The Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises has inaugurated six Technology Innovation Platforms which will focus on the development of technologies for globally competitive manufacturing in India.
These platforms will facilitate industry (including OEMs, Tier 1 Tier 2 & Tier 3 companies & raw material manufacturers), start-ups, domain experts/professionals, R&D institutions and academia (colleges & universities), to provide technology solutions, suggestions, expert opinions etc. on issues involving manufacturing technologies. Further, it will facilitate the exchange of knowledge for research & development and other technological aspects. Over 39,000 students, experts, institutes, industries and labs have already registered on these platforms.
Prakash Javadekar, Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises said these platforms are a gift to the nation and will help in bringing all India’s technical resources and the concerned industry on to one platform to kick start and facilitate identification of technology problems faced by the Indian Industry and crowdsource solutions for the same.
The six technology platforms have been developed by IIT Madras, Central Manufacturing Technology Institute (CMTI), International Centre for Automotive Technology(iCAT), Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), BHEL and HMT in association with IISc Banglore. These platforms will focus on the development of technologies for globally competitive manufacturing in India.
Following are the links to register on the six technology platforms: