Six Technology Innovation Platforms launched to foster technological innovations in Heavy Industries

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Delhi, Dec 11
Ministry of Heavy Industries launched six web-based technology innovation platforms on 2nd July, 2021 in order to bring together the Industry & Academia to foster technological innovations in heavy industries. They offer opportunities to industries to seek optimum solutions for technological problems faced by them from the vast pool of scientific & technical manpower in the academia.

The details of the six platforms are as under:

(i)TechNovuus set up and maintained by Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI)focussing on Automotive sector (

(ii) SANRACHNA set up and maintained by BHEL focussing on the power sector and renewable energy sector (

(iii) DRISHTIset up and maintained by Central Manufacturing Technolgy Institute (CMTI), Bengalurufocussing on the various technologies associated with Capital goods (

(iv) ASPIRE set up and maintained byInternational Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) focussing on Automotive Technologies development (

(v) KITE set up and maintained by AMTDC-IIT Madras focussing on Robotics and Virtual Reality, Machine Tools (

(vi) SURGE set up and maintained by HMT MTL Ltd- IISc Bangalore is a Technology Innovation Platform focussing onMachine Tools sector (

This information was given by the Minister of State for Heavy Industries Krishan Pal Gurjar in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on Friday.


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