NASSCOM Engineering Summit 2013: Panel Discussion I - India Impact of Engineering: Marvel from and for India - Kannan Lakshminarayan
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NASSCOM Engineering Summit 2013: Panel Discussion I - India Impact of Engineering: Marvel from and for India - Kannan Lakshminarayan NASSCOM Engineering Summit 2013: Panel Discussion I - India Impact of Engineering: Marvel from and for India - Kannan Lakshminarayan Presentation Transcript

  • India Impact of Engineering Marvel from and for India
  • INDOvation ?
  • Buzzwords • Indovation – SELCO, Tata Nano • Reverse innovation – John Deere, GE • Poly-centric innovation – Xerox, Microsoft • Frugal Engineering – Renault
  • A different ATM robust design for rural conditions biometric authentication dispense new and soiled notes no air conditioning required operate on 50W max power gramateller
  • Largest Footprint of Solar ATMs 60% Vortex Rural ATMs are Solar Powered: No Air-Conditioning. But, no Shut-down. 5
  • ERTL Test Certificate Tested up to 55°C Vortex ATMs can function without AC in the harshest summers 6
  • The ‘always’ ATM Grid power not available for days at a stretch… But Vortex ATMs are available every day Discovery Channel featured solar powered Vortex ATM installation in a village bordering the Thar desert, Rajasthan 7
  • The „anywhere‟ ATM A Vortex ATM being transported inside a ferry for installation in the Ganges Delta, Poschim Bongo 8
  • Awards and Recognition “One of 10 Start-ups that will change your life” Finalist at Asia Innovation Awards 2010 Technology Pioneer 2011 Vortex joins UN‟s Select Group 9
  • The Microspin Initiative Inclusive Textile Manufacture
  • The Technology Gap Yarn? Producers get mere piece-rate wages
  • The Design Challenge Spinning is done only on huge and complex machines. How can it be done in a village?
  • The Microspin Sequence Is gently carded Loose Lint In 3000 sft Then it is drawn as roving Finally, it is spun and reeled.
  • How to build a quality workforce? E-learning: complement to classroom learning… 14
  • But hands-on skills? 15
  • Demographic Dividend, or Malthusian Catastrophe? © Skillveri Training Solutions Pvt Ltd 16
  • So we took welding as an example… Auto Industry needs more than 1.5L welders immediately 5 Lakh more welders needed in infrastructure sector alone, by 2022
  • Conventional Skill Training Gas Welding Arc Welding TIG © Skillveri Training Solutions Pvt Ltd MIG 18
  • Optimum Sequence for Skilling TIG 2-Hands, double axis Arc Welding One Hand, double axis MIG One Hand, single axis 40% market share, © Skillveri Training Solutions Pvt Ltd fastest growing demand 19
  • Conventional Skill Training is Expensive Per hour of practice – Rs 250 to Rs 450 This results in fewer hours of practice © Skillveri Training Solutions Pvt Ltd 20
  • Aura • Measure the skill-elements • Precisely identify shortcomings • Give targeted feedback • Graded improvement © Skillveri Training Solutions Pvt Ltd
  • THE “QUALITY” CHALLENGE
  • Her definition of quality? NOT “six pieces of currency/sec” “I should get my money, even if there is no power” gramateller
  • „Quality‟ is what the user values NOT “strength, uniformity, fineness…” “Feel, Fall, Drape…” Cloth commands a premium
  • Existing simulators: awesome 3D-goggles, but… • Rs 200 L for a tool? • Welding & feedback: on different screens? • No audio feedback, especially in local languages © Skillveri Training Solutions Pvt Ltd 25
  • Thank you! Kannan@vortexindia.co.in