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Digital manufacturing

In conventional manufacturing, parts are produced by humans using power-driven machine tools, such as saws, lathes, milling machines, and drill presses, to physically remove material to obtain the shape desired.In digital manufacturing, parts are produced by melting successive layers of materials based on 3D models — adding materials rather than subtracting them. The “3D printers” that produce these use powered metal, droplets of plastic, and other materials — much like the toner cartridges that go into laser printers.3D printers can already create physical mechanical devices, medical implants, jewelry, and even clothing. But these are slow, messy, and cumbersome — much like the first generations of inkjet printers were. In the early 2020s we will have elegant low-priced printers for our homes that can print toys and household goods. Businesses will use 3D printers to do small-scale production of previously labor-intensive crafts and goods. Late in the next decade, we will be 3D-print…

National Skills University

India’s Gearing up  setting of National Skills Universities across the Country.The Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy has said that they have constituted a Working Group to explore the feasibility,  which can function as reputed national institutes responsible for aggregating skill development effort through implementation of a credible, aspirational and nationally acceptable skill training system.This proposed University will enable and mobilize a large number of youth to take up outcome based skill training and earn their livelihood, the flagship scheme, ‘Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)’ has been launched by the Government on 15th July, 2015.It is a skill certification and reward scheme where in trainees after their successful assessment and certification, get monetary reward through direct bank transfer to their account. The scheme has the target to benefit 24 lakh persons with training of 14 lakh fresh entrants and certificat…