Skilling Awareness on Industry 4.0 is to foster industrial growth and contribute towards making India self-reliant by equipping the workforce with advanced skills and knowledge in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This initiative aims to address the evolving needs of the industry, embrace cutting-edge technologies, and empower individuals to thrive in an increasingly digitized and automated environment, with this aim Industry Integration & Knowledge Exchange Cell (IIKEC) Sharda University in Collaboration with Industrial Entrepreneurs Association (IEA) Greater Noida and Ministry of Heavy Industry, Government of India is organising Seminar on “Skilling Awareness on industry 4.0 for the industrial Growth to Make India Self Reliant ”on 12th January 2024.

Objectives of Event

Skill Development for Technological Proficiency:

Provide comprehensive training programs to empower the workforce with the skills required to navigate and harness the potential of Industry 4.0 technologies, including artificial intelligence, internet of things (IoT), robotics, and data analytics.

Enhanced Productivity and Innovation:

Foster a culture of innovation by promoting skill sets that encourage creative problem-solving and adaptability. Equip individuals with the ability to integrate new technologies into existing processes, thereby enhancing productivity and efficiency.

Promoting Digital Literacy:

Enhance digital literacy across industries by creating awareness and providing training on the use of digital tools and platforms. This will facilitate a seamless transition towards a more connected and digitally-driven industrial ecosystem.

Creating a Future-Ready Workforce:

Enable individuals to anticipate and adapt to future industry trends by providing them with a forward-looking skill set. This includes promoting skills such as critical thinking, complex problem-solving, and the ability to learn and adapt quickly.

Entrepreneurship and Start-up Ecosystem:

Encourage entrepreneurship by providing skills necessary for starting and sustaining businesses in the context of Industry 4.0. This will contribute to the growth of a robust start-up ecosystem, fostering innovation and self-reliance.

Industry-Academia Collaboration:

Facilitate collaboration between industries and academic institutions to ensure that educational curricula align with the evolving needs of the industry. This will bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application.

Inclusive Skilling Initiatives:

Implement inclusive skilling programs to ensure that individuals from all sections of society have access to opportunities for growth in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This will contribute to reducing economic disparities and fostering social development.

Global Competitiveness:

Position India as a global leader in Industry 4.0 by cultivating a workforce that is globally competitive. This involves benchmarking skill development initiatives against international standards and fostering a mind-set of continuous learning and improvement.

By achieving these objectives, the Skilling Awareness on Industry 4.0 initiative aims to equip the Indian workforce with the skills necessary to drive industrial growth, foster innovation, and ultimately contribute to making India self-reliant in the rapidly evolving global landscape.


Convener Details

  • Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh, Director IIKEC
  • Dr. Bhim Singh, Member IIKEC



  • Mr. Vikrant Choudhary,Member IIKEC


Chief Guest Details:


Speaker Details:

DR. SUHAS PANDURANG DESHMUKH - Academics - Government College of Engineering