Japanese companies keen to set up medical electronics facilities in India

Wednesday, October 16, 2013: Taking a step ahead the relation that India and Japan share, some of the Japanese companies have expressed their interest in setting up of facilities for medical electronics. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan (METI) convened the ‘India – Japan business seminar on Medical Devices and Service’ on 11 [...]


US-India join hands to promote ICT and manufacturing

Wednesday, October 16, 2013: The recent US visit of Indian Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh has proved particularly fruitful for the Indian ICT and manufacturing industries. The two countries have vouched to promote these industries with joint endeavours. During the third bilateral summit between India and US, held on 27 September, the two leaders reflected [...]


Indian lighting source market to grow at 28 per cent CAGR till 2018

Tuesday, October 15, 2013: The expanding construction, automotive and infrastructure industries in India are said to be contributing to the growth of the lighting source market. And the recently released TechSci Research report titled ‘India Lighting Source Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2018’, the lighting source market in India is expected to grow at the CAGR [...]


“Govt is not encouraging domestic manufacturers; merely announcing policies is not sufficient”

Thursday, September 05, 2013: There is an acute imbalance in the Indian printed circuit board (PCB) market between demand and supply, which is widening year-on-year. The present value of the Indian PCB market is Rs 48 billion, of which domestic production accounts for just Rs 16.5 billion, resulting in 63.5 per cent of the demand being [...]

“Inculcate the concept of ownership in your employees and make them more accountable”

He hadn’t planned his life out or made calculated decisions. He accepted things as they came along, took them on as challenges and overcame them successfully. Due to sheer hard work and dedication, he has achieved success at the age of only 46; yet, he is hungry for more. A man, who believes stability and [...]

“As long as I have a vision, I will not retire”

Behind his stern looks lies a shy person. A man of few words, Rajiv Batra, managing director, Rabyte Electronics Pvt Ltd, has made the company a leader and innovator in the distribution and marketing of advanced technology semiconductors and components, through his dedication and hard work. Unlike those who are gifted with a family business [...]

Top 15 PCB Manufacturers In India

According to a study by Electronics Bazaar, there will be a major demand for domestically-manufactured PCBs in the coming years, as the government has made it mandatory to use India-made PCBs as a part of the value-addition clause under the Preferential Market Access (PMA) guidelines. This, in turn, should significantly boost PCB manufacturing in India. [...]

Top 10 T&M Brands Available In India

Saturday, September 07, 2013: While attempting to rank the top test and measurement (T&M) brands available in India, we faced certain challenges since each company has its own strengths and is a leader in a specific domain within T&M. While Agilent Technologies is a leader in aerospace and defence, wireless, semiconductor, automotive, etc., Anritsu Pte [...]

DeitY Identifies 10 Growth Areas for ESDM Sector; IESA Preparing Study Report

Thursday, September 05, 2013: As part of its continuing efforts to boost the domestic electronics manufacturing, Indian government has identified 10 areas, which can contribute to the growth of electronics industry majorly. Informing about this development, Dr Ajay Kumar, joint secretary, Department of Electronics And Information Technology (DeitY) said, “DeitY has identified 10 areas, which [...]

ELCINA Newsletter, 2nd Fortnight, August 2013

Highlights “Electronics Commission“ proposal unlikely to set nod Government plans to invest in electronics manufacturers through VCs Flexible Electronics at IIT Kanpur DeitY reviews implementation of Compulsory Registration Scheme Read Full Newsletter