Media Lab Asia (MLAsia) has been set up by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India as not-for-profit Research and Development organization under section 25 of Companies Act. After completion of the initial phase, Government of India has approved a full scope programme for MLAsia.
MLAsia works on the paradigm of collaborative research in the task of developing relevant and sustainable technologies and culturally appropriate solutions and bringing them to the daily lives of people. MLAsia works with Academic and Research and Development institutions, industry, NGOs and Government in this endeavour. The support for this unique endeavour from Government of India is amply demonstrated by way of constitution of a Board of Directors chaired by the Hon’ble Union Minister of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). Other members of the Board and the committee are eminent personalities in the country in their respective areas of specialisation.
The list of collaborative partners for development is growing and the network of national laboratories for undertaking different types of development work is expanding. Faculty and research staff of these associates are core participants of the programme.
Many projects undertaken in the areas of ICT for Livelihood Enhancement, Healthcare, Education, Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangs) and Women Empowerment are now undergoing deployment and are being made ready for national / large scale deployment.Media Lab Asia trade mark has been registered in the following countries:
Indonesia Japan Singapore
China Taiwan South Korea
Philippines Vietnam Thailand
|Last Updated on Thursday, 27 October 2016 10:56|