Hyderabad is emerging as Smart Manufacturing Hub: Jayesh Ranjan

Hyderabad, Nov 11,  Mr Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce and
IT, E&C Departments, Government of Telangana said that Hyderabad is emerging as a Smart
Manufacturing Hub. Addressing the flagship conference on Manufacturing Excellence, Man’Exe–2020 with the
theme “SMART Manufacturing: Resurgence of Manufacturing sector” , organized by CII
Telangana in partnership with Government of Telangana, Mr Ranjan said that earlier PSUs and
its ancillary units have led the manufacturing revolution in Hyderabad now the state capital has
emerged as Smart Manufacturing Hub due to the strong presence of Pharma, Aerospace sectors.
Our Pharma Manufacturing is considered to be one the best in the country. Even though COVID
had disrupted the supply chains of many sectors now they are back to the normal. The State
Government is committed to strengthen the manufacturing sector in the state as it would
provide employment opportunities to many people, Mr Ranjan added.
Mr Vijay Kalra, Head Mahindra Institute of Quality & Chairman – Safety Council Mahindra
Group said that Hyderabad is the IT-Pharma & Engineering capital of the world. He said that as
the customers have global exposure and the company is striving to deliver the best of the best
products. Quantity, Quality & Time will go together and in the current scenario where the many
companies are facing resource constraints we need to have a strong robust system in place to
ensure good quality products are manufactured at low cost.
Mr D Raju, Immediate Past Chairman CII Telangana & Managing Director & CEOKirby Building
Systems & Structures Pvt Ltd said that now the focus is on Make in India, Make for the World.
The companies should inculcate a habit of manufacturing for the world.
This can help the Indian industries find their true place in the global value chains, along with
propelling them to be among the world’s largest companies. To truly progress in the sector of
manufacturing, investments in research and innovations are highly important and. industries
should strive to increase their investments in these areas, Raju said.
Mr Krishna Bodanapu, Chairman, CII Telangana & MD, CYIENT Ltd said that Man’Exe is
currently in its 16th edition and over years, it has been in the forefront to lead manufacturing in
Telangana towards advanced technologies, improving efficiency and quality.
Automation and smart manufacturing has a great potential to propel manufacturing in
Telangana. Automation and smart manufacturing will help Indian companies offer quality
products at competitive prices, by improving labour and capital productivity, he said.
The conference was also addressed by Prof B S Murthy, Director, IIT-Hyderabad, Mr Ram Vetsa,
Co Convenor- Manufacturing Panel, CII Telangana & Plant Head- Mahindra- Zaheerabad, Ms
Shobha Dixit, Co Convenor, Manufacturing Panel, CII Telangana & Director, ALPLA Ltd.