IIT Delhi And International Committee Of The Red Cross Launch Humanitarian Policy And Technology Platform

IIT Delhi campus (Asad K electro/Wikipedia)

Humanitarian Policy and Technology Platform has been launched by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in the National Capital Region (NCR).

In a statement issued by IIT Delhi, it has been said that the platform is established to generate and facilitate discussions and research on the new technologies for humanitarian action and the compliance of new technologies of warfare with International Humanitarian Law (IHL), reports The Hindu.

The Director of IIT Delhi, Professor V Ramgopoal Rao, believes that the platform will play a crucial role in response to the opportunities and the challenges in the era of rapid technological advancement.

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Likewise, Vice-President of ICRC, Gilles Carbonnier, believes that the platform will bring together experts from IIT, ICRC and multiple stakeholders from Asia in the queue to address the humanitarian concerns.

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