National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has signed a MoU with the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-Delhi) for setting up a Centre of Excellence for Use of Artificial Intelligence in data-driven decision making and advance data management system for Highways.
An MoU has been signed in presence of NHAI’s Chairman Dr Sukhbir Singh Sandhu and IIT-Delhi’s Director Dr V Ram Gopal Rao Director and other senior officials.
Under this partnership, IIT-Delhi will work with NHAI on developing advance analytics based on AI and ML, prepare simulation models, enhance data storage and retrieval capacities to further strengthen NHAI’s capabilities in data-driven decision making.
The collaboration will be undertaken on the identified thrust areas like the project management and data management, highway network traffic demand and incident management, highway safety, highway work-zone management, highway pavement management system. IIT Delhi will also give inputs for NHAI data management policy.