NITI Aayog proposes solution to save jobs from automation, AI

In order to address the growing redundancy of low-skilled labour in India due to the advent of automation, national think tank NITI Aayog has proposed that the government set up a labour utilization fund, according to a report by Mint. The fund...

TechM to train additional 10K employees on automation this year

Tech Mahindra will train an additional 10,000 employees on automation this year as the country's fifth largest IT firm expands its focus on new technologies to become more competitive. According to PTI, Tech Mahindra Vice Chairman Vineet Nayyar said that...

Dyson to make electric cars from 2020

Dyson, the engineering company best known for its vacuum cleaners and fans, plans to spend £2bn developing a "radical" electric car. The battery-powered vehicle is due to be launched in 2020. Dyson says 400 staff have been working on the...

Government invites tender for 10,000 electric vehicles and 4000 charging stations in NCR

Taking a step closer to the goal of 100 per cent electric vehicles by 2030, the Indian government has invited tenders for up to 10,000 EVs that would reportedly be hitting the roads in the national capital region within the...

Maruti Suzuki electric car plans outlined

Maruti Suzuki has finally outlined plans to enter the electric car market in India. Recently, the government announced a policy where it intended to make India an electric car only market by 2030 after pressure from the likes of environmentalists and the...

IBM, Automation Anywhere join hands for data-intensive processes

IBM and Automation Anywhere, a developer of robotic process automation software, on Friday collaborated to offer solutions to help industries streamline their data-intensive processes such as banking, financial services, insurance and health care. As part of the agreement, the two...

Nikon India forays into instruments business for automotive sector

One of the global pioneers in imaging and optical sensing, Tokyo-based Nikon corp. India business unit has opened their Instruments business technical centre in Bangalore. This is the DSLR major’s second business unit after Gurugram in India. Both the centres...

B.One home automation IoT Hub launches in India

Blaze Automation, a company that builds smart home automation and security products, today announced the B.One Hub in India. The smart home control system includes a range of sensors and smart devices that allow users to control security, ambience, and...

Leadership vacuum puts brakes on automation

While the Indian IT sector continues to lay off employees in its shift towards automation, a dearth for leadership, coupled with reservations about data security, is hindering the digital disruption. For engineers, this means there won’t be a spur...

Havells India penetrates Rajasthan market with a launch

A well-known brand of Havells India, Crabtree penetrates into Rajasthan market, a growing home automation market, with the launch of home automation solutions under ‘Smart Wirefree’. The stock of Havells India surged as much as 1.5 percent at Rs...

ABB Group acquires Austrian machine automation firm

ABB Group announced the acquisition of Austria-based B&R, a solution provider in the automation of machines, for an undisclosed amount.   Through the acquisition, ABB expands its leadership in industrial automation and will be uniquely positioned to seize growth opportunities resulting...

Delta Thailand seeks growth in India

Thailand-based power supply manufacturer Delta Electronics (Thailand) is stepping up its presence in India, targeting a robust 50 per cent year-on-year rise in sales in 2017 on the back of increasing demand for telecom power systems and industrial automation....

Centum Electronics opens fourth manufacturing facility in Bengaluru

The electronics manufacturer Centum Electronics expanded operations with the launch of its fourth manufacturing facility in Bengaluru. The company has invested about Rs 20 billion, over two years, in the new facility, which was inaugurated by Defense Minister Manohar...

Incentivise automation in manufacturing to give a boost for Make in India

Automation industry is in an evolving phase. There are many factors which are considerably changing the outlook of the industry such as ever-increasing need of complying to global standards, the constant need for improving operational excellence, desire for zero defects,...

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