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Prama India and C-DAC Join Forces to Advance Thermal Camera Technology


Prama India has partnered with the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (Meity) to enhance Thermal Camera Technology. The collaboration, facilitated through a ‘Transfer of Technology’ (ToT) Pact, empowers Prama India to manufacture, market, and support innovative thermal solutions.

The official announcement of this technology partnership was made during the ‘Digital India FutureLabs’ launch event at IIITM, New Delhi. The event was graced by  Rajeev Chandrasekhar,  Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, and Jal Shakti, Government of India. C-DAC, renowned for its expertise in IT, Electronics, and associated areas, endorsed the partnership, recognizing its potential to revolutionize the industry.

Speaking on behalf of Prama India, a representative expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration, stating, “The signing of the Transfer of Technology Agreement for Thermal Camera Technology with C-DAC, Thiruananthpuram, marks a significant milestone in our journey towards indigenous manufacturing. We are dedicated to the vision of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ (Self-reliant India) and aim to contribute to a Developed and Secured India.”

Highlighting the importance of the partnership, the representative added, “This joint initiative by C-DAC and Meity has paved the way for Prama India to play a pivotal role in R&D and product innovation. Our technology collaboration with C-DAC will enable us to develop innovative solutions tailored to the needs of end-users.”

Under the agreement, Prama India has been designated as the Technology Partner of C-DAC for general-purpose thermal cameras. This endorsement solidifies Prama India’s position as a leading indigenous manufacturer of Video Security Products and Allied Systems.

Prama India, known for its commitment to ‘Surakshit Bharat’ (Secured India), operates a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility near Mumbai. The company’s ethos of ‘Made for India, Made by India, and Made in India’ underscores its dedication to producing high-quality video security products to address various security needs.

Rajeev Chandrasekhar, in his address, lauded the collaboration and emphasized its alignment with the Digital India initiative launched in 2015. He highlighted the significance of initiatives like the Digital India FutureLABS in fostering innovation and propelling India’s leadership in emerging technologies.

The Digital India FutureLABS Summit also witnessed the announcement of 22 Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) between C-DAC and industry partners for the implementation of FutureLABS. This initiative, coordinated by C-DAC, aims to capitalize on the opportunities presented by the Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) sector.

With a focus on key growth areas such as Compute, Communication, Automotive & Mobility, Strategic Electronics, and Industrial IoT, the FutureLABS initiative aims to leverage futuristic technologies like AI, Big Data, and Quantum Computing to drive transformative change in Indian research and development.


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