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.

Twinstar Display Technologies To Set Up India’s 1st LCD Panel Fab

Twinstar Display Technologies To Set Up India’s 1st LCD Panel Fab

February 15, 2016 at 4:33 am 0 comments

Twinstar Display Technologies, promoted by Volcan Investments will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Maharashtra, to set up India’s first LCD Manufacturing Unit, known as Panel Fab. Volcan Investments, whose other investments include Vedanta Resources and Sterlite Technologies, will sign a MoU with the government ofRead More

L to R: Paolo lo Collela, head, Ericsson India; Mats Olsson, chairperson, Ericsson India; Stefan Lofven, prime minister, Sweden; and Magnus Nilsson at Ericsson's upcoming facility in Pune

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven Visits Ericsson’s Upcoming Facility At Chakan

February 15, 2016 at 4:05 am 0 comments

Swedish prime minister Stefan Lofven concluded his two-day visit to India by visiting Ericsson’s upcoming facility at Chakan in Pune. Being set up with an initial investment of $15 million, Ericsson’s Chakan plant will serve as an export hub for the company’s exports to South East Asia, West Asia andRead More

Usha Shriram Partners Champion Computers To Manufacture Mobile Phones

Usha Shriram Partners Champion Computers To Manufacture Mobile Phones

February 6, 2016 at 2:27 pm 0 comments

Usha Shriram has partnered with Champion Computers to start manufacturing of mobile handsets in India under USHA SHRIRAM brand. Champion Computers has initially planned to manufacture 6 feature phones and 4 smartphones with a frequency of adding 3-4 new models every month. The mobile phones hence produced will be 100Read More

Qualcomm Announces Make in India Contest; Offers $350,000 As Prize Money

Qualcomm Announces Make in India Contest; Offers $350,000 As Prize Money

February 4, 2016 at 7:49 pm 0 comments

In support of the Make in India Week, DIPP (Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion) and Qualcomm today announced Make in India Contest for start-ups. The start-up contest named “QPrize Make in India” will give $350,000 in equity investment as prize money for the winning company. The goal of thisRead More

L to R: CK Tien, representative, Taipei Economic and cultural center in India; Ravinder Zutshi, managing director, Optiemus Infracom; Amitabh Kant, secretary, DIPP, Government of India; and Robert Hwang, president & COO, Wistron

Optiemus Signs Wistron For Make In India; Mobile Manufacturing To Start By March 2016

November 24, 2015 at 2:18 pm 0 comments

Optiemus Group, distributors for HTC and Samsung phones in India has set up a JV with Wistron, a Taiwanese ODM (Original Design Manufacturer) player for Make in India and plans to set up mobile manufacturing in Noida by March 2016. The JV partners plan to invest $200 million over theRead More

Hartmut Liebel, President & CEO, iQor

iQor Signs MoU With Electronics Skills Council For Skill Development

November 5, 2015 at 8:44 am 0 comments

iQor, a leading aftermarket services company in India has signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI) for electronics sector skill development training for Indian youth. The MoU was signed by NK Mohapatra, CEO, Electronics Sector Skills Council of India and Sanjay Vidyarthi, managingRead More

Electronics And IT Hardware Sector To Require 89 Lakh People By 2022

Electronics And IT Hardware Sector To Require 89 Lakh People By 2022

October 28, 2015 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

According to National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), incremental human resource requirement in Electronics & IT hardware sector is 89 lakh by 2022. Electronics & IT Hardware is one of the emerging sectors for employment growth in India. Industry currently employs over 4.3 million people across manufacturing, sales and marketing (includingRead More

How AP Gets India’s First Mobile Manufacturing Cluster

How AP Gets India’s First Mobile Manufacturing Cluster

October 22, 2015 at 9:57 am 0 comments

India gets its first integrated electronics and mobile manufacturing cluster in Andhra Pradesh. The cluster named as Shri Venkateshwara Mobile & Electronics Hub is situated at Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, and is being inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The inauguration of the manufacturing cluster also coincidesRead More

Micromax, Celkon, Karbonn And Lava To Co-locate Mobile Manufacturing At Tirupati

Micromax, Celkon, Karbonn And Lava To Co-locate Mobile Manufacturing At Tirupati

October 21, 2015 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

Micromax, Celkon, Karbonn and Lava will co-locate their mobile manufacturing at Sri Venkateshwara Mobile & Electronics Manufacturing Hub at Tirupati. The foundation of Tirupati Mobile & Electronics Manufacturing Hub will be laid tomorrow by prime minister Narendra Modi along with chief minister of Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu at Tirupati.Read More

Arvind R Vohra, country CEO & MD, Gionee India with William Lu, president, Gionee

Gionee To Invest $50 Mn in India Manufacturing; Ropes Dixon and Foxconn

September 11, 2015 at 1:21 pm 0 comments

Gionee is planning to invest $50 million in the next three years for mobile manufacturing in India. Taking its Make in India announcement ahead, Gionee India today announced its association with world’s leading manufacturer Foxconn and Dixon to begin India production. Gionee’s Make In India will happen at the facilitiesRead More