A recent report has highlighted that India has topped the list of countries with the highest number of internet shutdowns. This is a disturbing trend for a country that is rapidly digitizing and moving towards a more connected future. The report, published by digital rights group Access Now, revealed that there were 109 instances of internet shutdowns in India in 2020 alone. This is a staggering number that is significantly higher than any other country in the world. Internet shutdowns occur when governments or authorities order the blocking of…Read More
Flying Cars arriving sooner than expected
A personal flying vehicle capable of driving on conventional roads may be closer than we expected. With startups like China’s Xpeng Motors bursting onto the scene, flying car production could be just a couple of years away. One such vehicle is Guangzhou Xiaopeng Motors Technology Company’s or Xpeng’s AeroHT X2 flying car. The company’s eVTOL offering recently has taken to the skies in Dubai and Guangzhou. The X2 is a two-seater with a top speed of 130 km/h. The vehicle, which is capable of fully autonomous flight and is outfitted…Read More
AICRA Signs MoU with USI to reaffirm Atmanirbharta in the Defense sector.
The All India Council For Robotics & Automation has signed an MoU with the United Service Institution of India (USI), a national security and defense services think tank based in New Delhi to collaboratively work towards exploring and studying new technology offerings to the Indian Defense sector. This MoU also signifies the unwavering commitment of both Organizations in supporting the technology startups and Defense (Army, Navy, Airforce) for research and supplies to develop indigenous equipment and weapon systems in line with Atmanirbharta in Indian Defense. Maj. General Pawan Anand from…Read More
Major State To Represent Their Startup Program Rollout Strategy At Indiafirs Tech Startup Conclave
Startup India is an initiative of the Government of India. The campaign was first announced by Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi during his speech on 15 August 2015. The action plan of this initiative is focussing on three areas: Simplification and Handholding. Funding Support and Incentives. Industry-Academia Partnership and Incubation. All India Council for Robotics and Automation( AICRA) is organizing “IndiaFirst Tech-Startup Conclave & Awards 2022 – New Delhi Chapter” which is supported by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Industry & Commerce, and Invest India at…Read More