India is on the cusp of a crucial moment in its progressive growth trajectory. A rapidly transforming country, driving to empower its citizens, that is helping India evolve as one of the leading economies in the world.
Honoring the clarion call of the Prime Minister of making India Atmanirbhar (Self-Reliant India), Hitachi India is committed to contribute to the country towards ensuring the fruition of this grand vision. We do this by solving the societal challenges through our advanced OT x IT expertise and innovative products and services that are focused on improving people’s quality of life. Our forward-looking Mid-term Management Plan 2024 aims to resolve challenges arising out of rapid urbanisation through effectually utilizing technology and data that foster a sustainable society. In the pursuit of this goal, we have identified Green, Digital, and Innovation as the key drivers for growth.
Sustainability is a core value at Hitachi, and we are committed to support in the overall development of the nation while contributing towards a sustainable society through our Social Innovation Business solutions, which consists of four key areas - Digital Systems and Services, Green Energy and Mobility, Connective Industries, and Automotive Systems Business.
The role of digital technologies in making essential public services available to the remotest of regions has been recognised as a key driver of change. Hitachi India is proud to be partnering with the Government of India to strengthen the nation’s IT infrastructure that will lend itself to the upliftment and empowerment of other sectors and make India truly global. Hitachi’s multi-faceted ICT, IoT, and AI enabled solutions are optimizing performances of Power Distribution Networks, digitalizing business operations equipped with Big Data Analytics capabilities, ushering Connected Industries solutions, revolutionizing Public Service Delivery touching the lives of millions, and digitally transforming institutions such as Payments, Education, Healthcare, and Agriculture using technology as the enabler for building a resilient, Digital India. For instance, Hitachi India is bringing cohesiveness, transparency, accountability and accessibility in the education system through its e-Governance platform for education, formulating data-based learning systems through technologies such as AI and Big Data analytics, setting up ICT enabled digital classrooms, and leveraging EdTech for creating innovative and fulfilling learning experiences. In doing so, Hitachi is bringing the benefit of e-Education to children in the remotest areas and contributing to SDG 4: Quality Education and SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth.
In the spectrum of healthcare, Hitachi’s complete e-Governance platform for health, Telemedicine platform, and Bluetooth-enabled telemedicine toolkit are laying a robust foundation for digital healthcare as well as inclusive healthcare, enabling uninterrupted care and access to specialised healthcare in less accessible or inaccessible areas, thus supporting the realization of SDG 3: Good Health and Well Being. Our smart agriculture solutions are, meanwhile, driving the growth of precision farming for more yield and improved farmers’ incomes for a better quality of life.
In fact, Hitachi’s innovative solutions and technology-based solutions are attempting to contribute to India’s larger national and global goals as well. Strengthening our footprint in the fast-evolving energy sector, Hitachi has been collaborating with customers and partners to boost India’s power infrastructure by co-creating advanced solutions and leveraging state-of-the-art energy platform. By doing so, we are building resilient, flexible, and smart grids for the near future. By not only connecting the wider parts of India to the grid but augmenting the country’s clean energy capabilities through our renewable energy solutions, Hitachi is effectively contributing to SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy.
Taking a step further, Hitachi India is redefining the growing nation’s mobility landscape, strengthening both passenger and freight transport, by offering its fully integrated Rail Solutions that make the movement of people and goods more efficient, faster, safer and a seamless experience which is at par with the best in the world. Hitachi India’s long partnership with Indian Railways is gaining strength through pioneering projects across rail signalling, train protection, and train control and management to accelerate the digital and green transformation of railways. A frontrunner in building smart, sustainable urban mobility infrastructure, Hitachi India is partnering in the success of Metros across many burgeoning cities, making commuting for millions of urban dwellers a safe and comfortable experience, while ensuring sustainable growth of the cities are in line with SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.
To fortify smart, connective industries of the future, our smart industry solutions such as intelligent water solutions are ensuring equitable distribution of water contributing towards SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation for All. Building sustainable workplace is also a crucial pillar of our sustainability strategy. Through Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), Hitachi aims to be a diverse company where everyone is welcome, treated equitably, and feel included.
Let us usher in a better tomorrow by embracing sustainability and bringing a radical positive change around us. Keeping true to our belief of "Hitachi Social Innovation is Powering Good", for us at Hitachi India, we remain committed to continue in improving people’s quality of life and lend more than a helping hand towards India’s achievement of the global SDGs. We remain committed to help build this new India and make technology and innovation synonymous to growth and prosperity.
Managing Director, Hitachi India