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India’s Commitment
towards Sustainable
Development Goals: Building a Better Future for All

India is making a significant progress in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a set of 17 global goals adopted by the United Nations in 2015 to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure peace and prosperity for all. The country is working towards a more sustainable and equitable future for all its citizens through various initiatives and policies including education, health, energy, and financial inclusion.

SDG 7 - “Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all”

Government Initiatives for Energy

National Hydrogen Mission

Mission aims to make India a Global Hub for production, utilization and export of Green Hydrogen and its derivatives. The Government of India seeks to achieve total green hydrogen production capacity of at least 5 MMT (Million Metric Tonne) per annum by 2030 with an associated renewable energy capacity addition of about 125 GW in the country.

National Solar Mission

Aims to accelerate the development and deployment of solar energy in the country, with a goal of promoting energy security and reducing India’s dependence on fossil fuels, as well as to address the challenges of climate change.

Dedicated Green Energy Corridor

A transmission network in India that aims to facilitate the integration of renewable energy sources into the national grid and to enable the large-scale transmission of clean energy across the country.

Off-Grid and Decentralized Solar PV Applications Programme

Aims to promote the use of off-grid and decentralized solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in rural and urban areas where it is not economically viable or technically feasible to connect to the grid.

How Hitachi India is Contributing Towards These Initiatives

Digitalizing Green Hydrogen Landscape

    Hitachi India brings together its complete suite of digital and green solutions that can support the Government of India in digitalizing the green hydrogen production, enhancing safety and reliability, and in overcoming key challenges in hydrogen adoption.

Boosting Solar Energy Capacity

    Hitachi Energy offers industry-leading expertise and an expansive portfolio of technologies, solutions, software and services designed to support every stage of solar project development - grid integration, deployment and utilization of storage, asset and operations management, generation, revenue forecasting, and more. Further, Hitachi Hi-Rel Power Electronics Pvt. Ltd. offers reliable and secure Grid Tied Solar Inverters equipped with superior conversion technology to achieve the conversion from direct current (DC) electricity produced by solar panels to Alternate Current (AC) electricity for transmission through the grid, thus strengthening India’s “solar-powered revolution.”

Green Energy Expansion

    Hitachi India is partnering with the Central and State Governments in landmark renewable energy projects such as North East-Agra transmission link, Raigarh-Pugalur HVDC link, Rihand-Dadri HVDC link, Kamuthi Solar Power Plant, among others. By boosting the production of renewable energy such as solar energy, wind energy and hydropower, Hitachi is supporting India in achieving its Net Zero target and empowering millions living in remote areas to access clean, green electricity.

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SDG 11 - “Making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable”

Government of India Initiatives for Mobility:

PM’s Gati Shakti Plan

A National Plan for Multi-modal Connectivity and integrated planning and implementation of infrastructure projects to reduce logistics cost.

Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles (FAME) scheme

Aims to accelerate the adoption and manufacturing of electric vehicles (EVs) in the country, with a goal of making them a more attractive and viable option for consumers and helping to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

How Hitachi India is Contributing Towards These Initiatives

Driving Sustainable Rail Mobility

Hitachi Rail India is putting its integrated rail solutions, comprising energy-efficient rolling stock, rail signalling, and train control and management, into action through collaborative co-creation to usher digital and green railways. Hitachi Rail has partnered with Indian Railways in accomplishing several milestones such as India’s largest Electronic Interlocking (EI) system at Juhi Yard and Signalling and Telecommunication for the landmark Western Dedicated Freight Corridor that are playing a significant role in reducing carbon emissions, enhancing passenger safety and comfort for an improved travel experience.

Further, Hitachi Rail is supporting the emergence of a robust urban transport infrastructure to decongest mobility in rapidly growing cities and lower carbon emissions. For instance, Hitachi’s proven Communication-Based Train Control (CBTC) rail signalling is powering Metros such as Noida Metro, Kolkata Metro, Mumbai Metro, and Navi Mumbai Metro to facilitate seamless mobility across the city and advance sustainable economic growth of the regions.

Mobilizing EV Adoption

Hitachi offers a complete Electric Vehicle (EV) portfolio comprising EV charging solutions, automotive components, and battery innovations to drive the sustainable growth of EV industry and increased adoption of EVs by fleets and individual owners.

EV Charging

Hitachi Energy has developed its ground-breaking grid-to-plug EV charging system Grid-eMotionTM Fleet that strengthens EV charging infrastructure by harnessing renewable energy through grid integration and by optimizing energy consumption from the grid using digital energy management system.

EV Battery Services

Hitachi India R&D Centre is collaborating with the global R&D team to develop innovative solutions such as Range Estimation, Route Planning, Battery Risk-Analysis, Life Prediction, and Optimized Operation and Charging Recommendations, which will significantly contribute towards lower costs and longer life of batteries.

SDG 9 - Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Government of India Initiatives for Payments:

Jan Dhan-Aadhaar-Mobile (JAM) trinity

Aims to provide every citizen with a bank account, a unique identification number (Aadhaar), and a mobile phone.

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)

Aims to provide banking services to all households in the country with universal access to financial services such as Banking/ Savings & Deposit Accounts, zero balance accounts, Remittance, Credit, Insurance, Pension in an affordable manner.

National Strategy for Financial Inclusion

An ambitious strategy devised by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the period 2019-2024. Aims to strengthen the ecosystem for various modes of digital financial services in all Tier II to Tier VI centres.

How Hitachi India is Contributing Towards These Initiatives

Hitachi Payments is driving financial empowerment for the masses through its end-to-end solutions such as-

Cash solutions such as White Label ATM under the brand Hitachi Money Spot have a strong focus in Tier 3 to Tier 6 towns, empowering people with easy access to banking services.
Hitachi Payment’s digital payment solutions such as Point of Sale (POS) solutions, SoftPOS, Toll & Transit solutions, Internet Payment Gateway, and Digital Payment Platform among others are enabling people to access safe, speedy, and reliable digital payments across multiple touchpoints, contributing towards achieving the vision of financial inclusion.

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SDG 3 - “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages”

Government of India Initiatives for Health:

Ayushmaan Bharat

A flagship health insurance program of the Indian government that provides financial protection to poor and vulnerable families against high healthcare expenses. It aims to provide accessible, affordable, and quality healthcare to all citizens, particularly to those living in rural and underserved areas.

Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM)

Aims to create India’s Digital Health Ecosystem by connecting the digital health solutions of hospitals across the country with each other.

How Hitachi India is Contributing Towards These Initiatives

Digitally Transforming Health Infrastructure

Utilizing Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Hitachi MGRM Net is offering its state-of-the-art M-StarTM Health e-Governance Platform which enables seamless collaboration between all hospital departments and automates and re-engineers the existing manual processes thereby bringing operational excellence and enhanced patient care.

Further, Hitachi’s Health e-Governance platform has received certification from National Health Authority for Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) M1, M2 and M3 integration. The platform can be used for Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA) ID creation, ABHA ID verification, share Personal health records via a Personal Health Records (PHR) App and provide Electronic Medical Records (EMR) to healthcare workers with patient consent, thereby supporting the creation of integrated digital health infrastructure of the country.

Remote Healthcare through Telemedicine

Hitachi MGRM Net is bringing affordable healthcare to inaccessible areas through its innovative solutions such as its lightweight, sleek, and portable Bluetooth enabled Telemedicine Kit which can be installed at various e-PHCs (Primary Health Centres) and contains basic things like blood pressure monitor, pulse oximeter, foetal doppler, electrocardiogram (ECG), etc.

Further, Hitachi is accelerating the adoption of Telemedicine services across the country through its M-Star TelemedTM Platform which provides a 360-degree care approach to patients and seamlessly connects them to doctors. While patients can access medical records, upload reports, get on-demand appointments, and SMS/email notifications, doctors can get one-click access, view their scheduled appointments, patient queue, and patient’s Electronic Medical Record (EMR). Hitachi's solutions are ensuring that people living in remote areas can access quality healthcare and benefit from the government’s progressive healthcare schemes like Ayushman Bharat.

SDG 4 - “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all”

Government of India Initiatives for Education:

National Policy on Education (NPE)-2020

Proposes the revision and revamping of all aspects of the education structure, including its regulation and governance, promote each student’s holistic development in both academic and non-academic spheres, multidisciplinarity and a holistic education across the sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and sports for a multidisciplinary world.

How Hitachi India is Contributing Towards These Initiatives

Hitachi MGRM Net through its ICT-enabled M-Star™ Education Expert Systems lays the foundation for a digitally advanced education infrastructure and helps bring transparency, accessibility, accountability, security and compliance to the education system. The e-Governance platform-

  • Integrates all academic and administrative departments within an educational institution and caters to the requirements of all stakeholders within the domain of education, viz., Student, Teacher, Alumni, Management and Parent.
  • Provides a single source of truth architecture and near real-time information to stakeholders for decision making and monitoring.
  • Offers a web-based teaching and learning platform with a huge repository of digital content and additional resources.
  • Students in remotest areas can now access digital classrooms and high-quality e-learning materials for a holistic learning experience as envisioned under NPE-2020.

SDG 6 - Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Government of India Initiatives for Water:

Jal Jeevan Mission

Aims to provide safe and adequate drinking water through individual Functional Household Tap Connections (FHTCs) by 2024 to all households in rural India.

Yamuna Action Plan (YAP)

One of the largest restoration projects in the country to clean the river. YAP has three Action Plans with YAP-III currently under execution, involving rehabilitation of Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTPs) and construction of new WWTPs.

Clean India Campaign/Swachh Bharat

The Clean India Campaign, also known as Swachh Bharat, is a nationwide cleanliness campaign in India that aims to clean up the streets, roads, and infrastructure of India’s cities, towns, and rural areas, which further improves the quality of life for all citizens.

How Hitachi India is Contributing Towards These Initiatives

Equitable Water Distribution

Through Hitachi India’s intelligent water solutions, such as Pipe Network Management System (PNMS), Water Distribution Control System, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Hitachi India Infrastructure Division is collaborating with the Government of India and water bodies to usher smart water systems that harness technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data Analytics to ensure clean and equitable distribution of water to households for an improved standard of living.

Sustainable Wastewater Management

Hitachi India is accelerating digitalization of Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) using Internet of Things (IoT) technology to prevent sewage overflow and keep drinking water supply safe water from getting contaminated with sewage lines. For instance, Hitachi India Infrastructure Division collaborated with Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to automate Sewage Pumping Stations using IoT for sustainable wastewater management, thus ensuring cleaner surrounding and good health and sanitation, thus contributing towards the Swachh Bharat initiative.