“Creating and owning technology is the key to an innovative India”: Baba Kalyani
At virtual event hosted recently by the India Japan Study Centre at IIM Bangalore, Baba Kalyani encourages Indian firms to forge partnerships with the country’s research centres and up their game
“At present, India is on the cusp of the fourth industrial revolution. Japan calls it Society 5.0. This is basically a convergence of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and all digital approaches, with a focus on how to make people’s lives matter and better, by bringing efficiencies into everything that one does. India is pretty much in the middle of this revolution,” said Baba N. Kalyani, Chairman & Managing Director of Bharat Forge Ltd.
The entrepreneur and technocrat spoke to Saideep Rathnam, Chief Operating Officer, India Japan Study Centre at IIM Bangalore, as part of the centre’s lecture series called ‘Tatsujin-Speak’ on 26th February. His talk on ‘Technological Innovation & Sustainable Economic Development! What can India and Japan learn from each other?” focused on the role of R&D centres and the private sector in accelerating the growth of a technology-driven ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’.Know more