SAMARTH Centers: Empowering MSMEs with Industry 4.0 Workforce Training

Development of Industry 4.0 Maturity & Readiness assessment tool called Industry 4.0 Maturity Model (I4MM) specific for Indian manufacturing companies. Under this program, C4i4 has conducted assessment for over 200 factories till date

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Ministry of Heavy Industries under the Scheme for “Enhancement of Competitiveness in the Indian Capital Goods Sector” has set up 4 Smart Advanced Manufacturing and Rapid Transformation Hub (SAMARTH) Centres namely:

  1. Centre for Industry 4.0 (C4i4) Lab, Pune;
  2. IITD-AIA Foundation for Smart Manufacturing, IIT Delhi;
  3.  I-4.0 India @ IISc, Bengaluru; and
  4. Smart Manufacturing Demo & Development Cell, CMTI, Bengaluru.

The key achievements of the SAMARTH Centres are as given below:

  1. Development of Industry 4.0 solutions enabled Model Factory by C4i4, Pune and a production based Smart factory by CMTI Bengaluru;
  2. Over 50 use-cases of Industry 4.0 solutions were compiled for implementation support by C4i4, Pune;
  3. Development of Industry 4.0 Maturity & Readiness assessment tool called Industry 4.0 Maturity Model (I4MM) specific for Indian manufacturing companies. Under this program, C4i4 has conducted assessment for over 200 factories till date;
  4. C4i4 Lab, Pune launched ‘Free Online Assessment Tool’ for self- assessment purpose to help the MSMEs to understand their maturity level in their Industry 4.0 journey in order to accelerate the adoption of Industry 4.0.
  5. 6 Smart Technologies, 5 Smart Tools, 14 solutions developed by I-4.0 India @ IISc, Bengaluru;
  6. IIT, Delhi, offered 82 Summer internships during June-July, 2021; 61 Summer internship offered during June-July, 2022
  7. CMTI, Bengaluru trained about 5000 professionals on Smart Manufacturing & Industry 4.0.

 

SAMARTH Centres have been providing assistance to the MSMEs to train the workforce and make them aware about Industry 4.0 technologies in the following ways:

  1. Organizing Seminars/ Workshops and knowledge sharing events on Industry 4.0;
  2. Training industries to create awareness about Industry 4.0;
  3. Providing consultancy (in areas such as IOT Hardware, Software development, data analytics) and incubation support to start- ups including MSMEs.
Industry 4.0 SAMARTH Empowering MSMEs