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Artificial Intelligence will revolutionise emerging industries: NITI Aayog member V K Saraswat

Artificial Intelligence will revolutionise emerging industries: NITI Aayog member V K Saraswat

Hyderabad, Jan 27 (UNI) Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the disruptive technologies, which is going to impact efficiency, productivity, speed and innovation in the emerging industries, NITI Aayog Member Dr VK Saraswat said here on Sunday.

Delivering a speech on the topic 'Artificial Intelligence in Aerospace 4.0 at the National Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems : Opportunities and Challenges' being organised by the Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI) at IICT, Dr Saraswat said, 'Aerospace 4.0 is going to encompass all the features of AI in the next 15 years to cut down cost and cycle time of design, optimization, simulation, prototyping, manufacturing, supply chain, maintenance and product updates.”

G Satheesh Reddy, Secretary, Department of Defence R&D, Chaiman DRDO and the present Chairman of Aeronautical Society of India said, “There is a tremendous transformation taking place in the areas Unmanned Systems and associated technologies. Unmanned vehicles are going to play a major role in both defence and civilian sectors and there is an urgent need for the industries to gear up and work in these areas.

He also said that, “indigenous development of sensors will play a major role and will revolutionize applications like UAVs for commercial and defense applications and will greatly impact our daily lives in future.

He highlighted the contributions of DRDO in design and development of state-of-the-art UAVs and informed that a contest “Drone Olympics” is being organized by Ministry of Defence during the forthcoming Aero India event.

Dr VV Rao, Outstanding Scientist and Programme Director, Agni and Chairman, Organizing Commitee said, “Aerospace sensor technologies will play a vital role in futuristic unmanned systems.The scenario is changing fast with emergence of nano technologies and miniaturized embedded systems, he said.

Unmanned Systems will revolutionize agriculture, medical, space, defence and environment management.

He also gave an overview of the memorial lectures.

Dr RK Tyagi President AeSI briefed about the the history of AeSI and its glory. He has given details of various AeSI branch activities in last one year.

He has highlighted various major launch took place in last one year.

He informed that government has formed UAV policy last year, which will be implemented in 2019.

On this occasion, Dr Y Sreenivas Rao, Project Director, AD and Secretary, AeSI shared his thoughts on the role played by AeSI in promotion of Aerospace sector in India.


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