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Harshitha Puvvala, Jayesh Ranjan, Ramadevi at AIRA launch

Don’t underestimate the power of the Robots

Lockdown pushes AI-driven robotics industry growth

All India Robotics Association vision is be to make India the global leader in robotics production and technologies and create a business export path of USD 350M in less than two years.

HYDERABAD, Dec 15 (BNC Network) Aiming to make the country the global robotics leader techies have come together to form All-India Robotics Association, (AIRA) in Telangana. AIRA will function under Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, IT & EC, Govt of Telangana, who formally did the launch   today.

Ranjan said during the lockdown many manufacturers using industrial robots have overcome manpower shortage and continued uninterrupted production.  The power of Robots is also being increased by adding AI, because of which robots are also becoming intelligent now, he said.

The State Government has decided to promote eight emerging technologies, including  Robots. The incentives that atre available for hardware manufacturing will also be extended to Robotics, Ranjan added.

With the rise in industrial automation the Indian Industrial Robotics market is also gaining strength. Currently, India has well over 5000 Robotic units, companies, start-ups across the country. Nearly one million people work in this industry.

AIRA founder president Harshitha Puvvala said the association’s vision is be to make India the global leader in robotics production and technologies and create a business export path of USD 350M in less than two years.

The not-for-profit body will also work to create and standardize Robotics Education Curriculum, standardized Design technologies and to make India a global Robotics manufacturer. AIRA will also establish a world-class Robotics Centre & Museum in Hyderabad.

The association will also support every Indian Robotics start-up and create a clear path for them in terms of approvals, business growth, opportunities, funding, imports of electronic components, latest production technologies, skill development, educational opportunities, she said. 

Ramadevi, OSD, Department of IT&EC, Government of Telanana said “we want AIRA to be the Indian Silicon Valley Robotics.”

Silicon Valley Robotics is the largest cluster of robotics and AI technology innovation and investment in the world.

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