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Procedure for implementation of PMA in government procurement through DGS&D finalised

Monday, October 07, 2013: Department of Commerce, Government of India, had constituted a committee under the chairmanship of Rita Teaotia, additional secretary, Department of Telecommunication, for the implementation of the policy for providing preference to domestically manufactured electronic products in the procurements carried out by DGS&D. The committee constituted vide its order dated Feb 28, [...]

DeitY grants interim extension under CRS

Wednesday, 07 August 2013: DeitY has announced over 332 extension orders out of the 471 applications received for it to grant an extension under its compulsory registration scheme (CRS). The remaining applications are in the advanced stages of scrutiny. BIS had received a total of 250 applications for registration, of which eight have been granted registration so [...]

PMA guidelines for LED products

LED products that fall under PMA Policy are those that utilise light produced by LEDs and cover applications like illumination, optical displays including LED TVs, back lighting, signalling, indication and transportation By EB Bureau Wednesday, August 14, 2013: The most recent additions under the Preferential Market Access policy are light emitting diode (LED) products. DeitY has [...]

List of High-Tech Items Added in the Focus Product Scheme of FTP, 2009-14

Following the decision of the ministry of Commerce & Industry dated July 09, 2013 to include 158 High Tech Products from Engineering / Electronics, Chemical and Pharma sectors in the Focus Product Scheme (FPS) of Foreign Trade Policy to incentivise export of these items, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the list [...]

Additional clarifications regarding Compulsory Registration Order, 2012

Saturday, August 03, 2013: Government of India, Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), has mandated Compulsory Registration for 15 electronic items vide ‘Electronics and IT Goods (Requirement of Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012’. Based on various queries raised by the industry, additional clarifications have been provided by Technical Advisory Committee. The clarifications are as follows: [...]

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Extension without fee for BIS Certification for ‘Submitted’ Products

While confirming that the deadline of July 03, 2013 will not be extended for 15 categories of electronics and IT products to get safety certificates from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) recognized labs, the Department of Electronics and IT (DeitY) has notified (below) that those manufacturing units which have submitted the products for testing [...]

PMA Notification for Laptop PC

Policy notified vide reference cited above the Department of Electronics and Information Technology) hereby notifies that preference shall be provided by all Ministries Departments and agencies under their control to domestically manufactured Laptop PCs as per the said policy…

PMA Notification for LED Products

The Government has notified the policy for providing preference to domestically manufactured electronic products in procurement due to security considerations and in Government procurement.

Guidelines for providing Preference to Domestically Manufactured Electronic Products in Government Procurement

PROCUREMENT I. Background 1.1 The Government has notified the policy for providing preference to domestically manufactured electronic products in procurement due to security considerations and in Government procurement vide Notification No.8(78)!2010IPHW dated 10.2.2012 (hereinafter called the Policy) . Clause 8 of the said Policy states that detailed guidelines for operationalizing the policy would be issued [...]

Setting up of Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication (Fab) Manufacturing Facilities in India

Setting up of an Empowered Committee for identifying technology and investors for setting up of Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication (Fab) Manufacturing Facilities in the country. 1. Decision: Cabinet has approved the proposal. 2. Point-wise details: 2.1 Proposal is to set up an Empowered Committee for identifying technology and investors for setting up two Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication [...]