The Central Manufacturing Technology Institute (CMTI) is a society registered with the Government of India, operating as an autonomous institution under the administrative control of the Ministry of Heavy Industries (MHI). The institute has a Governing Council appointed by MHI, which includes representation from various sectors such as the Union Government, machine tool manufacturing and user industries, industrial associations, and manufacturing domain experts. The Governing Council is authorized for policy development and implementation. Additionally, the institute receives assistance from a Research Advisory Board (RAB) and a Technical Committee, which includes representatives from industries and academia, regarding technology advancement.
CMTI is committed to addressing the 4P challenges – Product, Process, People, and Production – through cutting-edge science and technology solutions. The institute introduces emerging machine and manufacturing process technologies that are new to India and at the forefront of global advancements. By pushing the boundaries of what is possible, CMTI pioneers breakthroughs that shape the industry’s future.
CMTI develops specialized and customized machines, process technologies, and automation systems in order to cater to the specific needs of customers and industries. By tailoring its solutions to meet the unique requirements of its clientele, CMTI ensures that it remains a trusted partner.
Furthermore, CMTI provides high-value-added technical services to foster the skilling and reskilling of industry and academic personnel, ultimately leading to enhanced capacity building and productivity. By nurturing the talents and capabilities of individuals, CMTI empowers them to push the boundaries of their potential and contribute to the overall advancement of the manufacturing sector.
Embracing a holistic approach, CMTI actively promotes advanced technology intervention, technology licensing, incubation, entrepreneurship, and open inclusive innovation. This commitment to innovation allows the institute to leverage its expertise in machines, processes, and allied areas, propelling the manufacturing sector into a future of limitless possibilities.
In Summary, CMTI activities have four-folds:
- The first is to develop emerging machine and manufacturing process technologies that are new to India if not to the world.
- The second is to develop specialized and customized machines, process technologies, and automation systems to meet the customers’ requirements.
- The third activity is focused on providing high-value-added technical services, skilling and reskilling of industry and academic manpower leading to capacity building and productivity enhancement in their business.
- The fourth important activity is promoting advanced technology intervention, technology licensing, incubation, entrepreneurship, and open inclusive innovation in chosen areas of machines, processes, and allied areas.