Automation Industry Association (AIA) founded in 2004, is Indias apex automation industry body, with over 50 high tech automation companies. The technologies they represent encompass electrical automation, mechanical automation, continuous & batch process automation, robotics, machine vision, assembly & material handling systems, sensors, controllers, actuators, communication devices, HMI, real-time software, simulation, training, and a host of interface and supporting sub- systems. AIA has pioneered the vendor-neutral approach in spreading knowledge and creating awareness on Global standards and practices.


Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad is affiliated to Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow and is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education. The College was established in 1998 and offers B.Tech. courses in seven disciplines of Engineering. The college also offers postgraduate course in Computer Application (MCA) and M.Tech in Automation and Robotics, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Power & Energy Systems, VLSI Design and Mechanical Engineering. The College is ISO 9001:2008 certified by BSI, UK and four of the Engineering disciplines are accredited by National Board of Accreditation, AICTE. The college strives for excellence and has the distinction of receiving Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow Academic Excellence Award for Best Engineering College consecutively for last two years in session 2008- 2009 and 2009-2010. The college also has the distinction of being the only Engineering College in the state of Uttar Pradesh to have received approval from Deptt. of Science & Technology, Government of India, for establishment of Centre of Relevance and Excellence (CORE) in the field of Automation & Robotics under the mission REACH of TIFAC. The college has also established the first Nodal Centre in U.P. for the Virtual Labs Programme under the National Mission on Education through ICT, a MHRD initiative.