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Tamil Nadu government to set up advanced manufacturing hub in partnership with WEF

MD & CEO, Guidance, Neeraj Mittal while commenting on the partnership stated that the advanced manufacturing hub will boost the end to end manufacturing of high-value and high-tech products in Tamil Nadu.

Oct 9, 2020 13:01 IST
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Tamil Nadu’s Guidance, nodal investment promotion, and facilitation agency has decided to go into partnership with the WEF- World Economic Forum. The step has been taken to establish India’s first advanced manufacturing hub (AMHUB) in the state.

Francisco Betti, Head of Advanced Manufacturing and Production, World Economic Forum, Neeraj Mittal, MD & CEO, Guidance and Ion Cronin, project lead, Advanced Manufacturing & Production, World Economic Forum witnessed the partnership between World Economic Forum (WEF) and Guidance on October 7, 2020.

MD & CEO, Guidance, Neeraj Mittal while commenting on the partnership stated that the advanced manufacturing hub will boost the end to end manufacturing of high-value and high-tech products in Tamil Nadu. It will also shape the future of advanced manufacturing and production.

About AMHUB- Advanced Manufacturing Hub:

AMUHB is one of the 19 platforms that have been designed by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

The platform aims to focus on engaging entire regional production ecosystems to identify and address the regional opportunities and challenges that are brought by the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) by sharing best practices, amplifying regional success stories, and incubating new partnerships.

How AMHUB is significant in Tamil Nadu?

•  Tamil Nadu will be benefitted from the partnerships and pilot projects to scale new technologies, address regional opportunities and challenges that have been posed by 4IR, advance uses of advanced manufacturing.

•  In the area of workforce, reskilling/upskilling, it will help in identifying the skill gaps and bridge them from the global experience.

•  The state will also be able to promote sustainable manufacturing by adopting new models of collaboration in order to scale sustainable solutions in manufacturing. It will enable Circular Economy Transition and accelerate towards a carbon-neutral manufacturing industry.

•  Tamil Nadu will also be benefitted between the businesses and government that will maximize the potential of the strategies of industrial development and highlight them globally.

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