India’s first Autonomous Navigation facility, TiHAN launched at the IIT Hyderabad

Tags: Science and Technology

The Union Minister of State for Science and Technology, Jitendra Singh inaugurated India's first autonomous navigation facility, called TIHAN, on the campus of IIT Hyderabad.

  • Important facts

  • The navigation facility has been developed by the Union Ministry of Science and Technology with an outlay of Rs 130 crore.

  • What is Tihan?

  • It is a multi-disciplinary initiative that aims to make India a global player in 'smart mobility' technology for the future and the next generation.

  • The platform will facilitate high quality research between industry, academia and R&D laboratories locally and globally.

  • TiHAN stands for "Technology Innovation Hub on Autonomous Navigation".

  • Importance

  • TiHAN Test Bed strives to make India a global leader in autonomous navigation technologies.

  • TiHAN-IITH will help in precise testing of next generation autonomous navigation technologies.

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