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Digital Ocean’ -the first of its kind digital platform for Ocean Data Management developed by INCOIS of MoES

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    30th Dec, 2020


The Government launched the ‘Digital Ocean’ platform of Indian National Centre for Oceanic Information Services (INCOIS) as a one stop-solution for all data related needs of a wide range of users, including research institutions, operational agencies, strategic users, academic community, maritime industry, and the public.

What is About the Digital Ocean initiative?

  • Digital Ocean is a big step towards Digital India.
  • It will help expand ‘Blue Economy’ and promote Atmanirbhar Bharat.
  • It is developed by INCOIS of M/o Earth sciences.
  • Digital Ocean platform is a first of its kind platform for ocean data management.
  • It includes a set of applications developed to organize and present heterogeneous oceanographic data by adopting rapid advancements in geospatial technology.

How the initiative will be significant?

  • It will play a central role in sustainable management of our oceans and expanding our ‘Blue Economy’ initiatives.
  • The Digital Ocean will be promoted as a platform for capacity building on Ocean Data Management for all Indian Ocean Rim countries.
  • Deep Ocean Mission will help to explore the power of the ocean which will be reflected through data.
  • Digital Ocean will serve as a one stop-solution for all the data related needs of a wide range of users.
  • The sharing of this data will become critical factors in achieving better outcomes for strengthening economy.
  • It will contribute to our vision of AatmaNirbharBharat.

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