Bhagwati Products Inaugurates Telangana Mobile Manufacturing Facility For Micromax

Bhagwati-Products-Inaugurates-Telangana-Mobile-Manufacturing-Facility-For-MicromaxTaking 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 and municipal administration & urban development, government of Telangana and P Mahendra Reddy, minister for transport, government of Telangana in the presence of other senior state dignitaries.

The Telangana manufacturing facility has been made operational from scratch in flat six months and will have the capacity to manufacture one million mobile phones per month. The facility currently employs 700 people and will increase the number to 1,000 employees in the next two months, boosting employment opportunities in the state.

KT Rama Rao said, “We are very happy that Micromax who has been a front runner in demonstrating technological prowess by bringing future disruptions at affordable price points and has chosen Telangana as the destination for setting up its manufacturing facility. We believe this partnership will provide new opportunities to youth of the state and develop an electronics manufacturing ecosystem of global standards in Telangana.”

He said this partnership will provide new opportunities to the youth of the state and develeop and electronics manufacturing ecosystem of global standards in Telangana.

Commenting on the inauguration, Rajesh Agarwal, co-founder, Micromax said, “By 2017, we aim to be India’s first and largest indigenous phone manufacturer. We have been the front runners for the ‘Make in India’ initiative, by assembling the products locally and quickly ramping up and building capacity of complete manufacturing in close partnership with the government.”

Bhagwati Products has been promoted by Rajesh Agarwal and his associates. The company has its first plant in Uttrakhand for manufacturing mobile phones, tablets, LED TVs, dongle and their spares and accessories as OEM supply to Micromax Informatics with the capacity to produce 16 lakh mobile phones, 1 lakh LED TV, 1 lakh tablets and 4 lakh dongles per month. The company has already gone for backward integration for manufacturing LED TV panel.

The Hyderabad plant is the second unit of Bhagwati Products and has the capacity of producing one million smartphones a month in the first phase. It also has a provision for expansion and a provision to manufacture LED TV and other electronic equipment in the future.

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