Manufacturing

This section deals with all the news and developments around local manufacturing, telecom equipment manufacturing, electronics manufacturing, semiconductor manufacturing, Make In India and Government’s manufacturing policy.

India Imposes Basic Customs Duty On Key Smartphone Components

India Imposes Basic Customs Duty On Key Smartphone Components

April 3, 2018 at 11:12 am 0 comments

India recently become the second largest mobile phone manufacturing country in the world and to further strengthen country’s position vis a vis mobile manufacturer government has imposed a 10 percent basic customs duty on imports of key smartphone components, including populated printed circuit boards (PCBs). Populated PCBs account for roughlyRead More

Intertek Signs Deal With Egypt’s NTRA To Test India Manufactured Telecom Products

Intertek Signs Deal With Egypt’s NTRA To Test India Manufactured Telecom Products

December 22, 2016 at 1:37 pm 0 comments

Quality testing firm Intertek has bagged a deal from National Regulatory Authority (NTRA), Egypt, for testing wireless and telecom products manufactured by Indian companies for the Egyptian market.  Both the firms have signed an agreement in this regard. According to the MoU Intertek’s Electrical division will perform tests for theRead More

Industry Calls For Incentivizing Mobile Manufacturing Under GST

Industry Calls For Incentivizing Mobile Manufacturing Under GST

December 12, 2016 at 8:29 pm 0 comments

As mobile phones are becoming the principal device to access digital services and help the society digitally empowered, industry bodies and digital think tanks suggest Indian government should offer more incentives to India based mobile manufacturing companies. They want governnment to include incentivization in the yet-to-be rolled out GST (goodsRead More

India’s Mobile Manufacturing To Touch Rs 94,000 Cr By 2017

India’s Mobile Manufacturing To Touch Rs 94,000 Cr By 2017

August 31, 2016 at 11:41 am 0 comments

Responding enthusiastically to Prime minister Narendra Modi’s clarion call of Make in  India, the market size of the India’s mobile manufacturing is expected to reach Rs 94,000 crore by end of this fiscal. Electronics minister Ravi Shankar Prasad revealed this while inaugurating the mobile manufacturing plant of Chinese smartphone playerRead More

LeEco Opens Manufacturing Plant In India

LeEco Opens Manufacturing Plant In India

August 30, 2016 at 3:14 pm 0 comments

Chinese technology company and smartphone maker LeEco Tuesday opened up its manufacturinng plant in India. The plant is established in Greater Noida on a 2 lakh squarefeet area and the company is partnering with Compal Electronics for its product manufacturing. The LeECo manufacturing plant will have one product line thatRead More

Apple CEO, Tim Cook calls on the prime minister, Narendra Modi in New Delhi on May 21, 2016

Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls Narendra Modi; Discusses Manufacturing And Retailing

May 21, 2016 at 1:31 pm 0 comments

Apple CEO, Tim Cook called on the prime minister, Narendra Modi today and spoke on manufacturing and retailing in India. Cook shared Apple’s future plans for India and spoke of the possibilities of manufacturing and retailing in India. He appreciated the breadth of young talent in India, and said theRead More

Bhagwati Products Inaugurates Telangana Mobile Manufacturing Facility For Micromax

Bhagwati Products Inaugurates Telangana Mobile Manufacturing Facility For Micromax

April 14, 2016 at 2:50 pm 0 comments

Taking ahead Make in India campaign, Bhagwati Products inaugurated its second mobile manufacturing facility in Telangana for Micromax. Bhagwati Products has already invested over 100 crores in the mobile phone manufacturing facility in the first phase. The plant was inaugurated by KT Rama Rao, minister for IT, panchayati raj andRead More

Jaypee Consortium Pulls Out Of Semicon Fab Manufacturing Project

Jaypee Consortium Pulls Out Of Semicon Fab Manufacturing Project

April 13, 2016 at 8:41 am 0 comments

The Jaypee Consortium has pulled out of semiconductor fab manufacturing facility project with a proposed investment of Rs 26,300 crore. Speaking on the sidelines of Qualcomm event, Dr Aruna Sharma, secretary, department of electronics & information yechnology (DeitY), ministry of communications & information technology, government of India said, “JP AssociatesRead More

Make In India: Mobile Phone Manufacturing Reaches Rs 54,000 Crore

Make In India: Mobile Phone Manufacturing Reaches Rs 54,000 Crore

April 8, 2016 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

Thanks to Make in India initiative, India has manufactured mobile phone worth Rs 54,000 crore in FY 2015-16, showing a growth rate of 186 percent. In FY 2015-16, the number of mobile phone units manufactured was 110 million vis-a-vis 60 million in FY 2014-15. Feature phones contributed majority i.e. 60Read More

Budget 2016: Big Boost To Make In India

Budget 2016: Big Boost To Make In India

February 29, 2016 at 7:47 pm 0 comments

Budget 2016 has given a big boost to Make in India with respect to manufacturing of mobile phones and tablets in the country. Both India Electronics & Semiconductor Association (IESA) and Indian Cellular Association (ICA) has welcomed government move to promote local value additions in electronics. The Indian Cellular AssociationRead More