Vedanta Aluminium showcases digital innovations on National Start-up Day
January 18, 2024 2:00 pm
The company organized a special knowledge-sharing session with startup partners.
On National Startup Day, Vedanta Aluminium, India’s largest producer of aluminium, is celebrating its collaboration with nearly 60 cutting-edge technology startups on 90 diverse projects. Going beyond conventional notions of manufacturing, the company is utilising Industry 4.0 technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Natural Language Processing (NLP), Machine Learning (ML), Drone technology, Computer Vision, Robotics and more, to drive operational excellence and innovation across its functions.
In celebration of National Startup Day, the company invited several leading startups for a multifaceted knowledge-sharing session to showcase the successful outcomes of their collaboration and demonstrate the impact of emerging technologies across Vedanta Aluminium’s critical operations. These include diverse scenarios such as the company’s smelters, alumina refinery, power plants, mines, material handling, supply chain, and HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment) practices.
Aligned with the ethos of ‘Startup India’ and ‘Make in India’, this endeavour was an integral facet of the company’s initiative, Vedanta Spark, a unique global corporate innovation, accelerator, and venture program that empowers startups to create large-scale impact by leveraging transformative technologies to solve business challenges at scale. Under the Vedanta Spark project, Vedanta Aluminium has fostered partnerships with deep tech startups for projects like predictive and prescriptive analytics to enhance operational efficiency in smelters, IOT solutions for continuous monitoring of critical production parameters, advanced modelling for quality control of finished goods, startup optimization of power plants, AR/VR/XR simulations for safety training of employees, drone-based surveillance, and many more.
Your future advertising space? Our media data
Commenting on the collaboration, Raju Yadati – Founder & Director, Glovision Techno Services Pvt. Ltd. says, “At Glovision, we build cutting-edge cloud-based IOT applications for Vedanta Aluminium to optimize logistics and transportation, thereby contributing to safer and more productive mining operations. It has been our privilege to work with the company.”
Adding his views, Himanshu Srivastava, Director – Customer Success, ZestIOT, “We have deployed our propriety deep tech AI/ML algorithms which are used at the company’s Jharsuguda smelter operations to enhance accuracy and transparency in critical operations. We thank Vedanta Aluminium for their mentorship, which has been invaluable.”