NITI Aayog will work with ABB to prepare key sectors of the economy, such as the power and water utilities sector, industries like food as well as the heavy industries sector; and the transport (rail and metro) and infrastructure sectors for digitalization, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
The initiative also covers the fast growing segment of electric mobility. Jointly, NITI Aayog and ABB will work with government ministries, solicit feedback for areas critical to them and discuss solutions using industrial automation, and digitalization technologies.
NITI Aayog will facilitate policymakers and government functionaries’ participation in workshops and training programs organized by ABB India.
The first workshop for government officials would be organized in June, 2018, at the ABB Ability Innovation Center in Bengaluru. Workshops will be organized for other sectors such as power, urban development and transport in the near future.
NITI Aayog and all stakeholders will experience ABB Ability, digital solutions from ABB, targeting utilities, industries and transportation & infrastructure.
NITI Aayog will also make recommendations to government ministries for guidelines and policies regarding development and adoption of AI technology in sectors such as power & water utilities, manufacturing, e-mobility and infrastructure, with industrial automation and digitalization as the backbone.