Center for Skill and Entrepreneurship Development

The digital space has witnessed major transformations in the last couple of years and as per industry, experts would continue to evolve itself. The latest entrant to the digital space is the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT can be defined as interplay for software, telecom and electronic   hardware   industryand promises to offer tremendous opportunities for many industries.

With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT), fed by sensors number in the trillions, working with intelligent systems in the billions, and involving millions of applications, the Internet of Things will drive new consumer and business behavior that will demand increasingly intelligent industry solutions. Which, in turn, will drive trillions of dollars in opportunity for IT industry and even more for the companies that take advantage of the IoT.

The number of Internet-connected devices (12.5 billion) surpassed the number of human beings (7 billion) on the planet in 2011, and by 2020, Internet-connected devices are expected to number between 26 billion and 50 billion globally. Therefore, to leverage India’s strength as a leader in the global service industry, through suitable promotion and supportive mechanisms the draft IoT policy has been formulated to create IoT ecosystem in the country.

The Indian Government’s plan of developing 100 smart cities in the country, for which Rs. 7,060 crores have been allocated in the current budget could lead to a massive and quick expansion of IoT in the country. Also, the launch of the Digital India Program of the Government, which aims at ‘transforming India into digital empowered society and knowledge economy’ will provide the required impetus for development of the IoT industry in the country. The various initiatives proposed to be taken under the Smart City concept and the Digital India Program to setup Digital Infrastructure in the country would help boost the IoT industry. IoT will be critical in making these cities smarter. Some of the key aspects of a smart city will be:

India IoT scenario

To create an IoT industry in India of USD 15 billion by 2020. This will also lead to increase in the connected devices from around 200 million to over 2.7 billion by 2020. As per Gartner Report the total revenue generated from IoT industry would be USD 300 billion and the connected devices would be 27 billion by 2020 globally. It has been assumed that India would have a share of 5-6% of global IoT industry.


Generator Monitoring System Lab


Smart Manufacturing Lab


Internet of Things Basic Lab


Smart Public Transport Lab


Smart City Lab

The lab is equipped with Diesel Generator and related hardware.
Outcome: A Diesel Generator Monitoring Systems Lab helps the students to learn about the integration of an IOT controller with the Diesel Generator to monitor the pressure, fuel capacity, engine running time and other scales to monitor the system.

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IoT basic lab is equipped with PTC Thingwork Platform and Arduino Uno, Raspberry Pi model b, Intel Galileo gen 2, temp humidity sensor HTU21D ,Am2302 temp & humidity sensor, Arduino Ethernet shield 2, XBee wire antenna, XBee adaptor & explorer, Arduino Wi-Fi shield, Wi-Fi router, half mini Wi-Fi card, half to full height Wi-Fi adaptor, usb cable 2.0, 8gb micro SD card, 5v 1 amp power supply, A-B USB and various hardware.

Outcome: The lab is focused on collecting data from various assets counting from Brown filed to green field projects. This lab helps the students to understand the basics of IOT, the concept and how it is applied in the industry to make it more productive.


The lab is equipped with complete water management installation and various hardware

Outcome: Smart Cities Lab develops and monitors sustainable urban infrastructure and buildings, improves the power supply through smart grid technology, detects and counteracts problems with aging urban infrastructure, calculates and communicates optimal transportation routes under congested traffic conditions, and deploys ubiquitous sensing devices to facilitate everyday activities in a crowded urban environment.


The lab is equipped with stamping machine and various hardware.

Outcome:Industry 4.0 holds the promise of increased flexibility in manufacturing, better quality and improved productivity, which enables companies to take on the challenges of producing more individualized products with a short lead-time to market. Students thereby learn as to how higher quality products and services ultimately enhance an Industry’s competitiveness.


The lab is equipped with E Rickshaw and various hardware.

Outcome: The Smart Public Transport Lab develops new solutions and methods for public transport planning, operations and management. In the lab we are passionate about performing high level scientific research and innovations with a practical relevance and impactful outcomes.