India to launch digital gaming research initiative to develop gaming ecosystem


The gaming industry is booming with markets around the world. Taking cognizance of this incident, the Government of India has decided to launch the Digital Gaming Research Initiative in India. With this initiative, the Government of India aims to develop the gaming ecosystem in India and promote and popularize the Indian culture.

According to a report in PTI, the Science and Engineering Research Board’s “(SERB) Digital Gaming Research Initiative will have three verticals – Research and Development in Learning and Leisure Gaming Platforms, Collaborative Technical Design Process: SERB Game Labs, and Immersive Game Prototyping Focus. With on Indian culture and values.

Sharing the news on Twitter, SERB Secretary Sandeep Verma said that SERB’s Digital Gaming Research Initiative has to develop high-end technologies for immersive gaming environments consisting of deep graphics, VR (Virtual Reality), AR (Augmented Reality), Console to be launched and implemented. based design, and censored and mobile games. “The innovation will include cross-cutting research in engineering, computer science, visual graphics, fine arts and social sciences,” he said.
He also said that the initiative will focus on the development of Indian game engines, procedural content generators, design patents and copyrights on player and community-focused games, to name a few.

“SERB will soon announce the Digital Gaming Research Initiative working in collaboration with the Indian National Academy of Engineering @ inaehq1. Developing high-end innovative R&D capability by connecting academia and industry,” he wrote in the tweet.

Separately, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting announced the creation of the Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comic (AVGC) Promotion Task Force to recommend ways to realize and build on our domestic potential to serve our markets and global demand. is of. The task force will be headed by the Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and will have secretaries from various departments including the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and Department of Publicity. Industry and internal trade.

The task force will include the state governments of Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana; Heads of education bodies like All India Council of Technical Education, National Council of Educational Research and Training and representatives of industry bodies-MESC, FICCI and CII.

This work focus is to guide the development policies for the sector, setting standards for AVGC education in India, actively collaborating with industry and international AVGC institutions, and driving institutional efforts to enhance the global position of the gaming sector. will focus on development. Indian AVGC Industry.

The AVGC Promotion Task Force will submit its first action plan within 90 days.

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