Sunday, Jan 26 2020 | Time 10:13 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Vice Prez, PM greet nation on 71st Republic Day
  • Establishment of 'Rule of Law' is top priority for state govt: Murmu
  • Portugal registers first suspected case of novel coronavirus - Report
  • Seven dead, 16 missing after heavy rains lash SE Brazil
  • 5 0-magnitude earthquake jolts Puerto Rico
  • Healthcare sector says raise allocation, provide low-cost funding for infra
  • R-Day 2020: Security beefed up across National Capital
  • R-Day India: Google celebrates with Doodle
  • China reports 1,975 confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia, 56 deaths
  • Philippines' Taal Volcano alert level lowered to alert level 3
  • Top-level response to coronavirus activated in 30 Chinese provincial-level regions
  • 35 Cambodian students fall ill after eating contaminated food
  • Russian National Vinnik in bad condition at French Hospital - Lawyer
  • Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre confirms first Coronavirus case in Canada
  • Death toll from Turkey earthquake reaches 31 – Reports
States


IIT-Delhi, IISC, KIAMS to help SMEs face 'disruptive' techs like AI

Chennai, Mar 10 (UNI) To enable the Indian manufacturing to face the 'disruptive' technology like Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Union Government would set up four SAMARTH innovation centres in the country's top
institutions, including IIT, Delhi and the Indian Institute of Science(IISC), Bengaluru and at Kirloskar Institute in Pune.
This would help the industry shift to smart and a global eco system, Mr N Sivanand, Joint Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry, said in his address at the ongoing International Engineering Sourcing Show
(IESS) here on Saturday.
“The SAMARTH (Smart and Advanced Manufacturing Rapid Transformation Hub) centres would enhance competitiveness of the Indian industry, particularly in the MSME sector.
''Cooperation is also being sought from Germany to enabled the Indian firms face the ever-emerging challenge of the global “disruptive” technologies'', Mr Sivanand said at the EEPC India’s flagship event, being organised with the support of the Department of Heavy Industry and the Department of Commerce, Government of India.
He said the level and the earnest of the SAMARTH initiative could be gauged from the fact that the cooperation for the same was sought from Germany during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to that country last year.
Dr Ashwani Gupta, Scientist 'G' Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, said besides IIT, Delhi and IISC, Bengaluru, the other two centres would come up at the CMTI Bangalore and Kirloskar Institute of
Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS), Pune, for promoting smart and advanced manufacturing in the country.
The Department of Heavy Industry has approved a grant of Rs 78 crore to support these centres.
While the centre at the IIT, Delhi has already been inaugurated, the two others at IISc, Bengaluru and the KIAMS Pune were likely to start by September this year.
All these centers will become self sustainable within three years.
They have been mandated to cover nearby clusters and colleges.
SAMARTH Udyog would give a boost to the ‘Make in India’ program and would facilitate smaller units in adopting the latest technologies and proposes to cover a wide gamut of technologies and trends like, AI, additive manufacturing (3D Printing), advanced robotics, augmented reality, cloud computing, cyber security, simulation, system integration, analytics etc.
These centres would share each other’s resource to maximise the utilization of resources.
UNI GV CS 1524
More News

Pledge to uphold, safeguard values of our great nation: Punjab CM

26 Jan 2020 | 9:38 AM

Chandigarh, Jan 26 (UNI) Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Sunday called upon the countrymen to uphold and safeguard the values of our 'great' nation.

see more..

Dwaar Praday Yojana launched in MP

26 Jan 2020 | 2:09 AM

Bhopal, Jan 25 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath emphasised on Saturday that his cherished dream is to ensure the state is compared with the country’s leading – and not backward – ones.
“For achieving progress, it is vital that the system and the people effectuate a revolutionary change in their thinking and attitudes as collective endeavours yield better outcomes,” he was officially quoted as saying in Indore while dedicating to the public the Dwaar Praday Yojana envisaging rapid providing of five services to citizens. Madhya Pradesh is the maiden state to launch such a scheme.

see more..

Mangaluru man arrested for acid attack on sister-in-law

26 Jan 2020 | 1:52 AM

Mangaluru, Jan 25 (UNI) A 55-year-old man was arrested for allegedly attempting to throw acid on his sister-in-law and her daughter in Dakshina Kannada district, police said on Saturday.

see more..

Telangana ULB elections: TRS gets decisive victory in 7 Municipal Corporations

26 Jan 2020 | 12:56 AM

Hyderabad, Jan 25 (UNI) The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Saturday achieved a massive victory by getting a decisive victory in 7 municipal corporations out 9 in the Urban Local Bodies polled held on Wednesday last.

see more..

Every voter should exercise their franchise: Governor

26 Jan 2020 | 12:02 AM

Vijayawada, Jan 25 (UNI Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said that vote is a valuable right available to citizens of the country and every voter should exercise their right.

see more..
image