Inspired from “Digital India Program” launched on 1 July,2015 by Honorable PM of India Narendra Modi, a One Day National Seminar on Broadband Technology in ESDM sector : Indian perspectives was organized in Electronics and communication department of CTAE, MPUAT Udaipur. Chief Patron Dr. P.K. Dashora Honorable Vice Chancellor MPUAT Udaipur advised students of Electronics and Communication department to establish the knowledge of communication of ancient India. He focused on utilizing the electronics and communication technologies to make the easy life of farmer. Senior director of DietY and Dgital India scheme Dr. B.M. Baveja discussed about the sectioned plans under Digital India programme. He also stated that up to 2017 approximately 100 thousand cr. rupees will be invested and near about 2.5 lac villages will be benefited by Broadband facilities. He also congratulated the project coordinator and head of department Dr. Sunil Joshi for running various projects on wireless broadband communication, which will beneficial for India. Dr. Baveja insured that govt. will provide necessary grant for various research in agro-electronics field.
Chief Technical adviser Prof. H.M. Gupta IIT Delhi express his concern over the lack of research in the field of IC designing, photonics and robotics in India. He emphasized to develop user friendly and reliable technique. Prof. Sandeep Sancheti, President of Manipal University stated that villages can be connected to broadband only through wireless means.
Dr. B.P. Nandwana, Dean CTAE had elaborated the running agriculture projects in CTAE. Dr. Sunil Joshi, Head of department Electronics and Communication stated that India is one of the fastest growing markets of electronic products in the world. Till today, we are solely consumers of electronic products and do not have indigenous manufacturing. The growth in Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) sector is expected to generate a real boom in core electronics sector by year 2020, through an anticipated FDI of Millions of Dollars in electronic manufacturing. The proceeding work conducted by Dr. Navneet Agarwal and vote of thanks was presented by Dr. P.C, Bapna.