Industry4WRD Seminar: Paving the Way for Industry 4.0 and Industry4WRD Seminar for SMEs.
In response to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), the National Policy on Industry 4.0 was launched on 31 October 2018 by Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) to drive digital transformation of the manufacturing and related services sectors in Malaysia. The launch initiated a series of outreach programmes to familiarize the industry with the new policy – Industry4WRD, and to facilitate interested companies to enrol in the Readiness Assessment Programme.
On 5 & 14 March 2019, Mr. Sakthivel, was invited to be one of the speakers for the outreach programme by MITI. In his speech, Mr. Sakthivel enlightened participants on the need to promote the importance of migrating to Industry 4.0 to stay competitive and convince companies that Industry 4.0 can be adopted at an affordable cost with ready funds made available by the government to those who qualify.