INDUSTRY – 4.0 Awareness Program: No. 15
The 15th Program in the series was conducted in Achariya College of Engineering Technology, Pondicherry on 3rd July 2017. There were 400+ students and staff of CSE discipline.
Dr. Albert Alex, AP-CSE welcomed the students and staff and special guests, Mr. Sekhar of ACMA and Mr. Ganesh, NIQR life member in Pondicherry and introduced the speaker, Mr. C. V. Gowri Sankar, Secretary, NIQR Chennai Branch. The special guests spoke briefly about the emerging trends in the manufacturing industry.
The faculty started the session explaining NIQR and its activities and its mission of sensitising 20000 minds this year about Industry 4.0. The program was from 10.15 AM to 12.45 PM. Starting with the industrial and economical Scenario of India, he showcased the challenges and opportunities facing India. Elaborating on the need of the day, he advised the students to be in the forefront to take up the challenges in embracing Industry 4.0 instead of being mere followers of technological changes as in the past.
Dr. L. Ramachandran, Principal of the College spoke about the recent technological changes in the data analytics field and asked the students to make full use of the lecture about the Industry 4.0. He thanked NIQR and the faculty for having ignited the minds of the students about skilling themselves apart from mere rote learning in the academia.