The Chhattisgarh government has signed a 10 year agreement with Tata Technologies for transforming 36 government Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) into an Industry 4.0 Technology Hub. The total cost of the project is Rs Rs 1,188.36 crore.
The Pune based Tata group company Tata Technologies will upgrade these 36 ITIs which will serve as skill incubation centres and will also strengthen the technical proficiency of students and potential employers.
Under the agreement Tata Technologies will introduce new courses in the identified ITIs and train over 10,000 youth of the state per year in advanced skills.
Selected 36 ITIs
The ITIs to be transformed are of Baikunthpur, Odgi Wadrafnagar, Mainpat, Bagicha, Lormi, Koni-Bilaspur, Korba, Janjgir, Akaltara, Hasaud, Raigarh, Kharsiya, Rajnandgaon, Dongargaon, Manpur, Chhuikhadan, Pandariya, Gunderdehi, Dallirajhara, Gurur, Durg, Patan, Dharsiwa, Hirapur, Arang, Abhanpur, Bhatapara, Simga, Bagbahra, Pithora, Kanker, Antagarh, Charama, Nagarnar, and Dantewada regions.
Fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.o
The term Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) was coined by Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum in 2016.
In the 4IR, computers are inter-connected and communicate with one another to make decisions without any human involvement. Under Industry 4.0 smart factories will be created which will incorporate advanced digital production to increase automation and industrial production efficiency.
Industrial revolution refers to the change in human history from an agrarian society/economy to an economy/society dominated by Industry and machine manufacturing .
The First Industrial revolution started in England in about 1750-60. It was based on the use of water and steam driven machines for production purposes.
The second Industrial revolution which started in the late 19th century and early 20th century . Electricity was used for mass production of goods through the Assembly lines production system.
The third Industrial revolution was triggered by the use of computers which led to automation in production systems and development of smart and autonomous systems fueled by data and machine learning.
Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh : Bhupesh Singh Baghel