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 needs a vibrant domestic telecom equipment manufacturing: By Sanjay Nayak, CEO, Tejas Networks

India needs a vibrant domestic telecom equipment manufacturing: By Sanjay Nayak, CEO, Tejas Networks

May 21, 2014 at 9:43 pm 0 comments

In the last 10 years of our telecom growth, networks were built using imported equipment totaling over Rs 500,000 crore. A combination of flawed trade policies and lack of government policy support for domestic industry killed the opportunity for the domestic telecom product industry. In contrast, China used a similarRead More

Cabinet approves Rs 63,412 crore for India’s semicon fab

Cabinet approves Rs 63,412 crore for India’s semicon fab

February 14, 2014 at 6:55 pm 0 comments

The Cabinet has approved setting up of two semiconductor wafer fabrication (FAB) manufacturing facilities in India worth Rs 63,412 crore. The semiconductor wafer fabrication facility will be spearheaded by Jaiprakash Associates (with IBM and Tower Semiconductor as partners) and HSMC Technologies India (with ST Microelectronics and Silterra Malaysia as partners).Read More

Proven technologies could become obsolete: Dr R Chidambaram

Proven technologies could become obsolete: Dr R Chidambaram

January 24, 2014 at 2:51 pm 0 comments

India needs to shed the temptation of working with proven technologies unless they are being improved continuously. Dr Chidambaram, principal scientific advisor, government of India said that proven technologies if not updated continuously could become synonym for obsolescence. The need, therefore, is for India to become the first introducer ofRead More

Laird to set up manufacturing plant in Vietnam

Laird to set up manufacturing plant in Vietnam

January 10, 2014 at 6:58 am 0 comments

Laird is expanding its Asian presence through the establishment of a new manufacturing facility in Vietnam and the expansion of a Design Centre in Seoul, South Korea, broadening its geographic market presence and overall customer diversity. The overall cost of investment will be approximately $7 million in 2014 with aRead More

Worldwide semiconductor revenue reaches $315 bn, up 5.2 Percent

Worldwide semiconductor revenue reaches $315 bn, up 5.2 Percent

December 7, 2013 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $315.4 billion in 2013, a 5.2 percent increase from 2012 revenue of $299.9 billion, according to preliminary results by Gartner. The top 25 semiconductor vendors’ combined revenue increased 6.2 percent, a significantly better performance than the rest of the market, whose revenue growth was 2.9 percent.Read More

Government approves setting up IT investment region in Hyderabad

Government approves setting up IT investment region in Hyderabad

September 21, 2013 at 9:05 pm 0 comments

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved setting up of Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR) near Hyderabad subject to fulfilling certain conditions. The ministry of road transport & highways, ministry of urban development and ministry of railways will be initiating detailed feasibility study/action. The total investment for theRead More

Government approves semicon fab worth Rs 51,550 crore

Government approves semicon fab worth Rs 51,550 crore

September 13, 2013 at 9:21 pm 0 comments

The Indian government has approved setting up of two semicon fab manufacturing facilities in the country worth Rs 51,550 crore. Jaiprakash Associates and Hindustan Semiconductor Manufacturing are the two consortiums approved by government of India for semicon fab. Both these facilities are expected to provide a big boost to theRead More