[FONT=Verdana]The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the apex industry body, hosted the 15th Lecture Series on Digital Innovation and Smart Manufacturing: On a virtual platform, Industry 4.0 and Beyond will be discussed in order to further the existing discussion on leveraging digital technology and physical domains for smart manufacturing in the automotive industry. The 15th Lecture was divided into two sessions, with industry leaders and experts discussing the impact of Industry 4.0 and how to achieve environmental sustainability by sharing the most up-to-date knowledge and best practices in smart manufacturing and related business and technological innovations.[/FONT]