Japan’s providing skills to 40,000 technical people in 10 years by collaborating with engineering colleges and other institutions.
While speaking at the prestigious International Engineering and Technology Fair (IETF), the ambassador stated that Japanese Ambassador to India, Kenji Hiramatsu in Delhi is keenly interested in transferring technology to India. Anant Geete, Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, assured Indian manufacturers that the Government would take concrete steps for re-energizing the capital goods, automotive and heavy industries. Over 500 companies from 25 countries are expected to participate at this event held by the Confederation of Indian Industry every two years. IETF 2017 is supported by 10 Ministries of Government of India and Government of NCT of Delhi, besides several relevant industry associations.
The minister added that technology should play a major role in revamping the manufacturing sector. The industry should adapt state-of-the-art technology developed elsewhere and, at the same time, should encourage more indigenous innovation and research and development.Countries like Japan could provide the relevant technologies and investments in the core sectors of Indian industry. Japan is the partner country for the IETF for the fifth time.