The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) became the first construction sector to become digital completely.
The project management workflow of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has been transformed from manual to online portal. The platform Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cloud-based big data analytics have been used to bring in the transform. With social distancing being one of the key methods to prevent Covid-19 infection, the online platform will help National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) employees to continue their works without physical contact.
NHAI becoming Digital
The NHAI has completely become digital. This includes contractual decision, documentation and approvals that are now to be done through online portal alone. The NHAI E-Office module has also been integrated into the system. The stakeholders of NHAI, contractors, consultants and independent engineers are already using the platform.
The project management details are to be stored in digital format in the cloud based “Data Lake” which is linked to Geographic Information System (GIS) tagging.
Data Lake is a repository of data. It allows to store all structured and unstructured data at any scale. NHAI: First Construction Sector to become digital completely