Technology Has Made Society Smarter: LG Sinha

Jammu- Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha said on Thursday that the impact of climate change is also visible in new & extraordinary innovations changing our lives and the industry experts, engineers, academic have an important role to invent new tools, new products and future path for prodigious change.

Sinha made these remarks while inaugurating the 8th National Conference & Exhibition on emerging and innovative trends in engineering technology at the Government College of Engineering and Technology, Chak Bhalwal here, an official spokesperson said.

The LG, he said, addressed the gathering of students and technocrats from across the nation and said the Industry 4.0 technologies and the fourth industrial revolution is driving economic growth and building skills for future jobs.

“Extraordinary engineering innovations will not only change our lives but also shape the future to realise socio-economic goal. Rapid adoption of digitisation in many fields of manufacturing & business will ensure smart factories significantly increase output of production lines,” the LG said.

He said that the impact of climate change is also visible in new and extraordinary innovations changing our lives.

“Industry experts, engineers, academic experts and the platforms like NCEEITET have an important role to invent new tools, new products and future path for prodigious change,” he said.

“High performance Industry 4.0 tools, engineering enterprise, technological dynamism to nurture an innovation-driven economy and our resolve to ‘Make in India, Make for the World’ will propel India to the category of advance economy,” he added.

Emphasizing that today’s engineering education must sync with tomorrow’s industry, the LG said that in the next 25 years of Azadi Ka Amrit Kaal Khand, the speed of technology evolution will help in achieving sustainable economic, social and environmental goals.

“Transformation and new invention in energy, material and information technology in the next 5 years will impact engineering sector. Global energy infrastructure will witness re-engineering and solar and wind will become effective and economically productive energy source,” Sinha said.

He said that the engineers will play a critical role to meet the basic needs of the human society and also to create solutions to modern world challenges. He also underlined that the Industry 4.0 technologies such as Internet of Things, Automation, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data & Analytics, the Cloud, simulations etc will allow industries to make data-driven decision, increase efficiency and accomplish the goal of smart factory.

“Every engineering invention has increased the ease of living. Technology has made the society faster, connected and smarter. This is a new normal and result of innovation and imagination,” the LG said.

“Industry 4.0 and new inventions will end the system of working in silos in engineering sector. Different fields of academics & engineering will come together in a self-supporting manner and strong relations will be established between Science, Technology & Information,” he added.

The LG also laid foundation stone of Electrical Engineering Block at GCET Chak Bhalwal and inspected the impressive models and exhibits displayed by the Industry Professionals and Students.

The students were motivated to develop curiosity & inquisitiveness and contribute in the making of AatmaNirbhar J&K and AatmaNirbhar Bharat with breakthrough innovations, discoveries and start-ups, and to find solutions to local problems of Jammu and Kashmir, the spokesperson said.

The LG, he said, appreciated Principal GCET, Chak Bhalwal for her outstanding work in taking the institution to new heights.

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