About AICRA

ABOUT AICRA

Building an ecosystem for development of Robotics and AI sector

Council for Robotics & Automation (AICRA) a not-for-profit organization is the apex body, setting up standards in Robotics & Automation and education industry as well as helping over 35,00+ members organizations and professionals to solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities.

Established in 2014 and ever since, AICRA's relentless pursuit has been to constantly support the Robotics & Automation industry, providing support systems to institutions such as quality assurance, information systems and train-the-trainer (TTT) academies either directly or through partnerships. To strengthen supplementary skill development, AICRA focuses on fostering private sector led efforts that include both non-profit and for-profit initiatives with the goal of building models that are scalable.

AICRA is focused on building the architecture integral to the development of the automation sector through policy advocacy, and help in setting up the strategic direction for the sector to unleash its potential and dominate newer frontiers.

The executive board of AICRA is the senior governing body that's composed of the President, President - elect Secretary, Vice President, Treasurer, 8 members with geographic, technical, and operational experience, the Parliamentarian (non-voting), and up to 5 at-large, competency-based members. The Executive Board works closely with the AICRA staff, made up of dozens of seasoned experts in areas like non-profit management, finance, event planning, marketing, training, publishing and more.

Vision Statement

In pursuit of making India a global leader in the field of Robotics, IOT and Artificial Intelligence; building an ecosystem that enables education institutions to produce best talent as well as creating workplace for them, helping industry to develop best products and creating market place to showcase.

Mission Statement

  • Upgrade Robotics, IOT and AI skills to international standards through significant industry involvement and develop necessary frameworks for standards, curriculum and quality assurance.
  • Enhance, support and coordinate private sector initiatives for technical skill development through appropriate engagement models; strive for significant operational and marketing involvement.
  • Play the role of a "market-maker" by bringing financing, particularly in sectors where market mechanisms are ineffective or missing.
  • Establish India as a hub for innovation, products and technology start-ups.
  • Be an industry platform for sharing and building best practices and collaborative engagement.


  • Policy advocacy on robotics skills development
  • Launch youth oriented robotics event - RoboFiesta in collaboration with IIT-GN
  • Built industry vision and impact for industry, academia and country.
  • Launch of flagship industry events to benefits members
  • Global outreach and MOUs with International Associations.
  • Curriculum design for academia in coordination with industry
  • Engaged 1200+ education institution for technology skills development
  • Catalyse industry transformation as solution partner
  • Launch of World Robotics Championship series - TechnoXian
  • Focused industry councils in states
  • Career Development Unit (CDU) initiative for Engineers
  • Project development initiative for academia.
  • Introduction of Robotics Literacy Program (RLP)
  • Evangelising and build the robotics education and engineering R&D sector
  • Launch of Robotics & AI Lab (NxR)
  • Introduced India STEM Summit & Awards
  • Organizing Global AI Summit & Awards'19
  • Initiative to upgrade existing computer institutes into Robotics Skill Centres
  • Foundation of AICRA Publishing house. Launch 1st industry oriented magazine "FutureTech"