Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Production - India in the Era of Industry 4.0 Revolution


WEF - The Readiness for the Future of Production Assessment (Industry 4.0) - 2018

The readiness assessment done by the World Economic Forum indicates that India is not adequately ready at the moment to take advantage of the Industry 4.0 Revolution.


The driver is the construct used for the assessment. Six drivers are used in the assessment,

Driver 1 -Technology & Innovation

Concepts of the Construct


Technology Platform
• Availability of ICT
• Use of ICT
• Digital Security & Data

Ability to Innovate
• Industry Activity
• Research Intensity
• Available Financing

Driver 2 - Human Capital


Concepts of the Construct

Current Labour Force
• Labour Force Capabilities
Future Labour Force
• Migration
• Education Outcomes
• Agility & Adaptability

Driver 3 - Global Trade & Investment


Concepts of the Construct

Trade
• Trade Openness
• Trade Facilitation and Market Access
Investment
• Investment and Financing
Infrastructure
• Transportation and Electricity

Driver 4 - Institutional Framework


Concepts of the Construct

Government
• Efficiency & Effectiveness
• Rule of Law

Driver 5 - Sustainable Resources


Concepts of the Construct

Sustainability
• Energy and Emissions
• Water

Driver 6 - Demand Environment


Concepts of the Construct

Demand
• Market Size

Consumer Base
• Consumer Sophistication


The Readiness for the Future of Production Assessment (Industry 4.0)

Key Hypotheses

The Readiness for the Future of Production Assessment (Industry 4.0) developed by WEF is
intended to stimulate discussion and advance further research.
There are two key hypotheses and working assumptions
that are fundamental to the assessment’s framework that needs to
be tested and researched over time.

1. The most important drivers of future readiness are Technology & Innovation, Human Capital, Institutional Framework and Global Trade & Investment.

2. Scale is not a prerequisite for future readiness.

Download the report - WEF - The Readiness for the Future of Production Assessment (Industry 4.0) - 2018


http://www3.weforum.org/docs/FOP_Readiness_Report_2018.pdf


Saturday, January 13, 2018

2018 Sankranti Muggulu - సంక్రాంతి ముగ్గుల పోటీ



Sankranti Muggula Poti - Kakinada - Treasury Colony - 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxcZQ11UuTc

సంక్రాంతి ముగ్గుల పోటీ కాకినాడ ట్రెజరీ కోలనీ

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Dharma Marga - THE PATH OF RIGHTEOUSNESS

The motivation to write this knol is an orkut community:
Dharma Marga
http://www.orkut.co.in/Main#Community.aspx?cmm=33078149
The community is started by Pravin Choudhary .
He goes through every post in the community and responds to the posts every day. I try to follow his method for the communities that I started. But I can't match his routine.
The message Mr. Pravin Choudhary gives in his community profile is:
Today we have made ourselves too busy to care on religious values. Our attempt to talk over the piousness of every religion and spread the message of love and brotherhood for all human beings. We trust very strongly in 'All Religions are Same!' Sincerely we hate none. We hate all talk which divides us. Variations in religions must be tolerated and respected.  Wisdom must be shared as service to mankind.
Share your beautiful thoughts with all and learn good from all.
Dharmo Rakshati Rakshithaha
If you protect Dharma, Dharma will in turn protect you.
While I started writing on vedas beforehand, this community has a role to play in developing focus on behavior aspect. 
Hindu Dharma is based on Vedas. All the smrities and sutras are based on Vedas only. They elaborated the essential things in Vedas to make them more lucid and also to present their applications to contemporary issues.
My selection of 1000 statements from Sukla Yajurveda (Sukla yajurveda Sahasram) is also to further the same objective. It aims to bring before the current day public the behavioural prescrptions of Veda. It provides an opportunity to present managers of societies and other large groups to understand their implications for present day practice and come out with guidelines to their group members.
The directory of veda chapters written so far. (19th chapter is in progress now).
Directory Veda Knols - Sukla Yajurveda Sahasram
Brahmacharyam
According to me brahmacharyam is learning period. Every child is to go through brahmacharyam before becoming a householder. Persons who want to study vedas go through a process of sankalpa called upanayanam. But according to me every child is to go through brahmacharyam. Every child has to learn something to earn his livelihood as well as to take care of himself and his family members in day to day life.
Sanyasam
According to me sanyasi is a person who gives great service to the society but in return he expects very little from the society. A small piece of cloth to cover his secret parts is all he needs. He wants food at the time of lunch. He does not want a permanent house and he does not want any other comforts. He is prepared to use free goods that the nature provides and survive till God or nature allows him to survive. For a sanyasi, service to the society is service to God. In old age, our shastras say to people to take up sanyas. Give all wealth to children and expect very little from them.
Dharma Marga Community Members can write their comments and views here.
First click on the sign in icon at the top, then click on the edit button at the right hand top, wait for the edit tool bar to appear and write here.
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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

#ProgressiveIndia - Progressive India Bulletin Board


$20 Trillion India GDP Dream and Plan


India Economic Growth Story - GDP $20 Trillion from $2 Trillion


What the Prime Minister Modi said on 31 December 2017 (Mann Ki Baat) Regarding  #PositiveIndia?


About #PositiveIndia, some countrymen shared those incidents of this year which left a special impact on their minds, a very positive one at that. Some people even shared their personal achievements.

Let us enter into the New Year with such little achievements, begin our New Year and take a concrete steps in the journey from ‘Positive India’ to ‘Progressive India’.

So the hashtag #ProgressiveIndia is now available on social media platforms.


Rain drops become Rivers
Little Achievements #ProgressiveIndia News






January 2018

1 Jan

1. 12th CALL for Proposals under Biotechnology Ignition Grant 1st Jan - 15th Feb 2018
2. Automobile companies are likely to employ 40,000 engineers in next three years in the areas of robotics, machine learning, cognitive solutions, and artificial intelligence,
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/jobs/auto-engineers-likely-to-be-in-demand/articleshow/62320863.cms

2 Jan

1. Passenger vehicles - Car and SUV sales crossed the 3-million mark for the first time ever in India.
The estimated sales per 2017 is 3.2 million  (2.9 million in 2016)
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/car-sales-grow-highest-in-4-years-to-cross-3m-in-2017/articleshow/62330862.cms

2. ET Poll on Stock Market Indexes at year end 2018 - Modal estimate - 38,000 sensex - 12,500 Nifty.

3 Jan

1. Nikkei India Manufacturing PMI rose to 54.7 in Dec 2017. "India's goods-producing economy advanced on recovery path."
2. Scooter sales improved with growth in December 2017 whereas in December 2016 there was fall of 22%.
3. Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) commissioned giant cracker project to produce ethylene. The capitla expenditure involved was $15 billion.
4. Tech. companies likely to provide 2 lakh jobs in 2018 (expectation - 1.5 lalh jobs in 2017).
Country's organised sector created 4 lakh jobs in 2016-17
http://commerce.gov.in/writereaddata/uploadedfile/MOC_636281140249481285_annual_report_16_17_eng.pdf
5. Online retail gross merchandise value (GMV) grew by 23 per cent to $17.8 billion in 2017, up from $14.5 billion last year. The sales are projected to increase by 60 per cent to $28-30 billion in GMV in 2018 (RedSeer Management Consulting).
http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/india-s-online-retail-sector-grows-23-to-17-8-bn-in-2017-239877-newsdetails.htm


4 Jan

1. Total Bank credit rose 9.9% toRs. 81 lakh crore in the fortnight ended December 22.
2. Indian Railways proposes highest plan outlay of Rs. 1.46 lakh crore for the next fiscal 2018-19. Last year the outlay was Rs. 1.31 lakh crore.

5 Jan

1. Patents have been filed for 5 new AYUSH drugs developed by the Central Research Councils of M/o AYUSH
http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1515718


11 January 2018
World Bank projects growth of 7.3% in 2018 and 7.5% in the next two years. Growth will accelerate further. India has to take steps to boost investment.


31 December 2017  #ProgressiveIndia - Mann ki Baat 31 December 2017

Estimates for #100 billion economic sectors in India


E-commerce market in India may touch $100 billion by 2020
December 8, 2015
http://www.businesstoday.in/current/corporate/e-commerce-market-in-india-may-touch-100-billion-by-2020-says-study/story/226903.html

India’s luxury sector to hit $100 billion in 8 years
APRIL 07, 2017
Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that  the market size of the luxury sector in India expected to hit $100 billion in eight years from the current $7-$8 billion. The global luxury industry is worth around $2 trillion.
http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/indias-luxury-sector-to-hit-100-billion-in-8-years/article17870573.ece

Creative economy has the potential to be a $100 billion industry within the decade.
Broadcasting industry contributes 48% of total size of the creative economy
Digital India Foundation (DIF)
August 8, 2017
http://businesswireindia.com/news/fulldetails/bolster-economic-growth-through-creative-industries-indias-usd-100-billion-imperative/54482

The textile industry is expected to touch USD 250 billion in the next two years from the present USD $150 billion - domestic market USD 110 billion and export market  USD $40 billion.
6 July 2017
http://in.fashionnetwork.com/news/India-s-textile-industry-to-grow-by-100-billion-in-2-years-says-Gupta,847476.html

India’s spending on highways will be Rs 6.8 lakh crore ($100 billion) over the next three years (2017-20).
July 18, 2017
https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/2017/07/18/india-to-spend-nearly-rs-7-lakh-crore-on-roads-over-next-three-years-nomura


*Search Google for "$100 billion industry India"


Updated 2018 - 11,  5, 4,  3  January 

CII - AP Summit - Proceedings



Hope the State Government realizes the importance of Micro Sector and develops it with State Level Meetings.

Set target of 100 new micro businesses per year per Bank Branch in the State. Provide support through Political party members, Government Officials, Industry and Business Associations and Bank Managers


India - Vision for Jobful Growth



Presentation in Guntur - IASSI 2017 Conference
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January 2017

CII - AP Summit 2017


During the summit of 2017,  the AP Government and different companies had signed 665 MoUs entailing a total investment of Rs. 10.5 lakh crores. During the CII summit last year, 328 MoUs were signed entailing investment of Rs. 4.67 lakh crores in the State.
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/national/cii-partnership-summit-a-thumping-success-ap-cm/article9507728.ece


CII - AP Summit 2016 - Live Streaming - 10 Jan 2016


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Updated 10 January 2018, 10 January 2016

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Jobs/Employment Creation in India - Philosophy, Plans, Programmes



2018

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/jobs/indias-job-market-set-to-turn-the-corner-in-2018-as-campus-placements-show-spurt/articleshow/62001845.cms

https://qrius.com/informal-formal-understanding-job-segmentation-indian-economy/  - interesting article

Crystal gazing: Core sectors likely to see bounce back in jobs in 2018
GST implementation may also lead to new jobs in manufacturing in near future
M Saraswathy @maamitalks
http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/crystal-gazing-core-sectors-likely-to-see-bounce-back-in-jobs-in-2018-2467693.html


2017

Plan to Provide Employment to 2 Crore Persons Per Year in Micro Units Using Mudra Finance Scheme

http://guide-india.blogspot.com/2017/08/plan-to-provide-employment-to-2-crore.html

Small and micro businesses are very important for providing employment in all countries of the world.

Role of Small and Micro Business Units in Various Countries

http://guide-india.blogspot.com/2017/08/role-of-small-and-micro-business-units.html




Jobs market eyes 8.75 lakh hiring in formal sector
Jan 1, 2017
https://www.deccanchronicle.com/business/in-other-news/010117/jobs-market-eyes-875-lakh-hiring-in-formal-sector.html



A peek into SME vision of Giriraj Singh, the man now in overall command at the MSME Ministry
http://smepost.com/top-news/a-peek-into-sme-vision-of-giriraj-singh-the-man-now-in-overall-command-at-the-msme-ministry/25870

Cabinet reshuffle puts focus on job creation
Sep 04 2017.
It remains to be seen whether skills minister Dharmendra Pradhan, with his junior Anant Kumar Hegde, Santosh Gangwar as labour minister, and Giriraj Singh as MoS (independent charge) of MSME can deliver on employment generation
http://www.livemint.com/Politics/SKZs42P3yBkz9VkFnkxXRK/Cabinet-reshuffle-puts-focus-on-job-creation.html

http://www.thehindu.com/business/Economy/india-facing-problem-of-severe-under-employment-says-niti/article19570289.ece


Nitin Gadkari

We have a work order worth Rs 6 lakh crore — Rs 1.5 lakh crore work in the shipping sector and Rs 4-4.5 lakh crore in the road and transport sector. When there is an investment of Rs 1 lakh crore, 10 lakh people will get direct employment. So, if we have done work worth Rs 6 lakh crore, then we will give jobs to 60 lakh people.
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/my-target-is-to-create-5-crore-jobs-in-the-future-and-add-3-per-cent-to-the-nations-gdp-nitin-gadkari-4687742/


On Government's Claims Giving 7 Crore Mudra Loans, A Fact Check
The government's reliance on the MUDRA scheme of lending to small businesses to create jobs has not had the kind of result being advertised.
Sreenivasan Jain and Manas Pratap Singh | Updated: July 22, 2017
http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/on-governments-claims-of-creating-7-crore-jobs-a-fact-check-1728057


http://dfp.nic.in/chandigarh/RTI/Success%20Story%20on%20MUDRA.pdf


http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/india-big-data-niti-ayog-economic-growth-employment-periodic-labour-force-survey/1/1017590.html

MSME Ministry Press Release on Achievement during 2014-2017
http://www.dcmsme.gov.in/Press%20Release.pdf

India's NEET very high

NEET  - Percentage Not in Education, Employment or Training in Youth aged 15 to 29 is a new concept
http://www.livemint.com/Money/JYalqNRTOtaQCIU4EuXGRO/More-than-30-of-Indias-youth-not-in-employment-shows-OECD.html


Can Modi govt create 50 million jobs by 2020?
Union labour minister Bandaru Dattatreya’s claims of generating 10.25 million jobs every year inspire little confidence
http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/dOWQEhRVxawARhpYKoqJXI/Can-Modi-govt-create-5-crore-jobs-by-2020.html

Updated 3 Janaury 2018,  2 September 2017



Sunday, December 31, 2017

BEST WISHES - HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR 2018








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BEST WISHES FOR HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR 2018


Give 2018 a positive start - Prime Minister Narendra Modi




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#PositiveIndia - 5 Successes in 2017 - Prof. NRao

Shared by K.V.S.S. Narayana Rao  to PMO


1. #PositiveIndia:

Employment Potential of Mudra Finance - Employment to 2 Crore Persons per Annum

Presentation of Prof K.V.S.S.  Narayana Rao, NITIE in a research conference on employment
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLTp7Y48PQQ

I am optimistic of India's future. I became an optimist when I first came to know of Modiji's dream target of #20 Trillion India GDP. India's unemployment problem can be solved through the Mudra Finance Scheme being implemented by Government of India very successfully by meeting the credit targets.




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2. #PositiveIndia -  Global level intellectual contribution from India

Taylor-Narayana Rao - Principles of Industrial Engineering  

Video presentation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pU8CdWfZZdU
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Blog Industrial Engineering Knowledge Center - Top 10 Global Blog

It appears in Top 10 Entries in Google and Bing searches for Industrial Engineering Blog
http://nraoiekc.blogspot.com/2017/11/top-10-blogs-on-industrial-engineering.html

4. #PositiveIndia

Functions of Industrial Engineering proposed on 25 July 2017

http://nraoiekc.blogspot.com/2017/07/functions-of-industrial-engineering.html





5. #PositiveIndia

300 Likes in Industrial Engineering Linked Communities

for November - Industrial Engineering Knowledge Revision Plan - Support for Industrial Engineering Focus Areas
http://nraoiekc.blogspot.com/2015/01/november-industrial-engineering.html


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#PositiveIndia - #PositiveKakinada - Video Co-Prepared by Me

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What the Prime Minister Modi said on 31 December 2017 (Mann Ki Baat) Regarding  #PositiveIndia?



Mann Ki Baat 31 December 2017

Heartiest New Year greetings to all of you.
Wishing the nation his greetings for the new year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that it was time to transform the country from 'Positive India' to 'Progressive India',  Wishing the nation his greetings for the new year.

My dear countrymen, I had talked about positivity during the previous episode of Mann Ki Baat. I am being reminded of one Sanskrit Shloka-

Utsaaho balwaanarya, Naastyutsaahaatparam balam |
Sotsaahasya cha lokeshu na kinchidapi durlabham ||

This means that a man full of enthusiasm is very strong since there is nothing more powerful than zest. Nothing is impossible for a man having positivity and zeal. In English too, it is said, ‘Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power’. During the previous episode of Mann Ki Baat, I had appealed to the countrymen to share their positive moments of 2017 and to welcome 2018 in a positive atmosphere.

I am very glad that a large number of people gave positive responses on social media platform, MyGov and the Narendra Modi App and shared their experiences. Lakhs of tweets were posted on Positive India hashtag (#), which reached out to more than nearly 150 crore people. In a way, a wave of positivity which emanated from India spread all over the world. All tweets and responses received were really inspiring. It was indeed a delightful experience. Some countrymen shared those incidents of this year which left a special impact on their minds, a very positive one at that. Some people even shared their personal achievements.

Let us enter into the New Year with such little achievements, begin our New Year and take a concrete steps in the journey from ‘Positive India’ to ‘Progressive India’.

Full text of the address
http://www.firstpost.com/india/narendra-modis-mann-ki-baat-full-text-pm-extends-new-year-wishes-in-final-address-of-2017-4282255.html

Updated 31 December 2017