Bhubaneswar, 17.08.2017 (OdishaLIVE Bureau): Addressing the 29th GISFI and IEEE 5G Summit held at Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar on 17th August 2017 ,Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD, NALCO stressed on smart services- 24X7 power supply with minimum consumption, drinking water supply with zero wastage, hundred percent effluent recycling with zero discharge, multimodal transport with enhanced safety, improved medical care, controlled devices for household gadgets among others.

He further said that new 5G technology with internet of things, MIMO technology, energy efficient network etc. is capable of handling ultra-intensive net load and help in real time decision making.

Dr. Chand further informed that by 2020, thirty billion sensors will be collecting data and one person with average six devices will have global internet connection. The enormous data and its analysis also pose severe threat to security. Besides, extensive digitalization will require the system to be made people friendly through codes and symbols for ease of handling.

“NALCO, being the only Navratna CPSE having headquarters in Bhubaneswar, has been an integral part of the development process of the state. The company is taking many initiatives, in the field of capacity expansion, investment in new projects, Research and Development, Technology Upgradation to enhance the growth trajectory,” added Dr. Chand.

Among others, Prof. Damodar Acharya, General Chair, Prof. Ramjee Prasad, President, GISFI, Mr. Tom, Sebastian, Danish Innovation Centre, Prof. Seshadri Mohan, University of Arkansas, USA, Prof. Bhabani P. Sinha, Technical Programme Committee Chair, Prof. Amit Banerjee, Vice-Chancellor, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University and Prof. Srikanta Patnaik, Convener, Organizing Committee, were present on the occasion.


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