AICRA Membership

About Us


All India Council for Robotics & Automation (AICRA) a not-for-profit organization is the apex body, contributing to set-up standards in Robotics & Automation and education industry with a member base of more than 35000 from manufacturing, services and Academia. Established in 2014 and ever since, AICRA's relentless pursuit has been to constantly promote the Robotics & Automation industry, providing support systems, operate and expand their business by providing industry knowledge, sharing market trends and creating networking opportunities.

AICRA is focused on building the architecture integral to the development of the Robotics and automation sector through policy advocacy, Industry development programs. AICRA aims to be the platform-of-choice for the Indian industry to connect and exchange knowledge on topics related to Robotics and Automation and other emerging technologies.

Robotics and Automation Industry at a glance


Industry automation is becoming an important part of the Indian industrial sector on account of the rising efforts to make manufacturing processes more efficient and reduce defect rates. Industry automation is proving to be a huge success in the Indian market due to extensive use of new and improved technologies for producing better products. Automation systems with advanced features are being deployed in all the major sectors such as automotive, chemicals, manufacturing, and mining, etc., to perform a number of complex tasks and consistently provide customers with superior quality products.

Market Size


  • The capital goods and engineering turnover in India is estimated to have reached US$ 125.4 billion by FY17.
  • Engineering exports from India grew 16.81 per cent to US$ 76,204.38 million in FY18 from US$ 65,239.19 million inFyl7.
  • During FY08-FY18, engineering exports from India registered growth at a CAGR of 8.50 per cent.
  • Engineering exports include transport equipment, capital goods, other machinery/equipment and light engineering products such as castings, forgings and fasteners.

Inflow of Foreign Investment


  • Cumulative FDI inflows into the engineering sector increased to US$ 3.39billion in FY18* from US$ 0.89billion in FY10
  • The government's increasing focus on attracting foreign investors in manufacturing and infrastructure is likely to boost FDI in the sector.
  • FDI inflows include Automobile industry, Electrical equipment, Mechanical and Engineering industry, Industrial machinery, Machine tools, Agriculture machinery, Earthmoving machinery and Industrial instrument.
  • India export its engineering goods mostly to the US and Europe, which accounts for over 60 per cent of the total exports. Recently, India's engineering exports to Japan and South Korea have also increased with shipments to these two countries rising by 16 and 60 percent respectively.

Membership Eligibility Criteria

A Proprietary firm, Partnership firm, Limited Liability Partnership firm, Public Limited Company, Private Limited Company, One Person Company, Corporation or Co-Operative Societies or Associations registered under the relevant State Act and whose primary objectives shall include anyone or more of the activities mentioned below shall be entitled to the membership.

AICRA objectives

To help Industry, Govt. and Academia in an era of Robotics and Automation in India and become the platform-of-choice for the industry to discover, learn and adopt the latest technologies, we are engaged in -


Ideas are the seed of innovation. We talk about and regularly discuss the positive impact of technology, automation and robotics on business, the Indian economy and society at large.

It's important that people understand robotics and automation better. We are building a community of Professionals in Robotics and Automation where members can interact to others, get details of latest happenings in the world over Robotics and AI. Members can post news, share activities, see business tenders, write blogs etc.

Complex transformations like Industry 4.0, depend on people coming together in agreement. AICRA regularly brings the industry together with researchers and policy makers through meetings, conferences, seminars and symposia.

Indian industries have an opportunity to invest in research & development and take advantage of cutting-edge automation technologies. We recognise that this may promote and extend the interests and influence of AICRA's members and we consciously do that in a brand-neutral manner as much as possible.

Robotics and automation solutions need to comply with safety and compliance standards in the respective industry. Some areas need new regulations and safety standards altogether. AICRA plays a continuous role in discussing these rules and regulations as well as promote, improve and encourage training opportunities for people in robotics, automation and related disciplines.


Membership Services

AICRA time to time organizes various policy events and invite Policy makers to interact with Industry to undersand the gap and requirement and resolves policy issues. Members can be a part of various policy events like round tables, get together etc.

AICRA is engaged in reaching out to key decision makers across Indian businesses with content on Robotics and Automation adoption and benefits. Member can have access to the content channels and present their products to the potential buyers.

AICRA is building a community of Professionals in Robotics and Automation where members can interact to others, get details of latest happenings in the world over Robotics and AI. Members can post news, share activities, see business tenders, write blogs etc. Members can get advertisement on the portal.

Right manpower is very important for any organization especially in Robotics and Automation sector. Members can post open job positions to our community portal.

AICRA continuously look for ways to help its members achieve business goals, including partnerships with a variety of service providers. Members can avail services such as media outreach, training, magazine subscriptions, sponsored content etc

Throughout the year, AICRA organizes various events, exhibitions, conferences, seminars, round tables etc. Members may encash these opportunities to highlight their brand through sponsorship, Participation, delegate etc.

AICRA have MoUs with various countries and based on the demand from countries, we organize delegation to other countries. AICRA also welcomes the delegation to India in the interest of Robotics and Automation. Members can avail the opportunity to become one of the member of the delegation.

A Proprietary firm, Partnership firm, Limited Liability Partnership firm, Public Limited Company, Private Limited Company, One Person Company, Corporation or Co-Operative Societies or Associations registered under the relevant State Act and whose primary objectives shall include anyone or more of the activities mentioned below shall be entitled to the membership.


AICRA Membership Fee Structure

Members Membership Fee INR Validity Subscription Fee INR Validity
Corporate Membership
Turnover 20 - 50 Crore 1,00,000 INR /- One Financial year 25,000 INR /- One Time
Turnover 50 - 200 Crore 3,00,000 INR /- One Financial year 25,000 INR /- One Time
Turnover 200 - 500 Crore 5,00,000 INR /- One Financial year 25,000 INR /- One Time
Turnover 50 - 200 Crore 7,50,000 INR /- One Financial year 25,000 INR /- One Time
Academic Institutions Membership
Universities and Educational Institutes 50,000 INR /- One Financial year 25,000 INR /- One Time
Start-ups and SMEs Membership
Start-up / SME member 10,000 INR /- One Financial year 10,000 INR /- One Time
Affiliate Membership
Affiliate Members 25,000 INR /- One Financial year 25,000 INR /- One Time