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Watch: A Live Digital Dialogue with Rakesh Anand, Mazagon Dock and Rajesh Uppal, Maruti Suzuki on IOT: Automated and Independent

14 Sep, 2020

In this week’s live digital dialogue, Sumedha Bose of Mosaic Digital hosted an insightful discussion between Shalil Gupta, CBO, Mosaic Digital ; Rakesh Anand, Ex-Chairman & MD, Mazagon Dock, and Rajesh Uppal, Sr. Executive Director (HR & IT), Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. on IOT: Automated and Independent.

Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, the 'Ship Builder to the Nation', is one of India’s leading Defence public sector undertaking shipyard under the Ministry of Defence. They construct warships and submarines with facilities situated at Mumbai and Nhava and have the capability to build warships, submarines, merchant ships up to 40,000 DWT since 1979.

Rakesh Anand, speaking from an experience of 40 years in the Naval Operations, Warship, and Submarine construction domains, explains how the last 5 months of the pandemic have reiterated the importance of designing and building these complex structures for resilience and reliability.

The sudden stoppage due to the pandemic led to drastic changes in the way or working, especially for manufacturing organizations like Maruti Suzuki. Rajesh Uppal sheds light on the work that went into enabling 80% of the workforce (from 10% earlier) to work from home within a week, and then gradually bring it back to normal while staying on track with the targets.

Watch the full episode for further insights into the adoption of Industry 4.0, its social impacts, the need for a full-stack technology vs. a gradual process, and more.

Leading up to India’s premier tech symposium, TechCircle 7 Digital Dialogues on 8th and 9th October, we will be hosting a series of Live Digital Dialogues with leading industry players on 11th, 18th, 25th September and 7th October at 4 pm.