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“India will not accept snooping by any country.”

If there is any attempt to access content we will support it through fair means. We will not accept any such manner of surveillance. We have been informed from other side that this is broad looking at trends. Never take a position either in diplomacy or domestically unless you are completely in control of it. [...]

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“e-governance among traders need of the hour.”

With the change in business scenario, not only in India but also over the globe, the domestic trade needs a facelift and as such e-governance among traders is the need of the hour. e-Governance promotes transparency and provides smooth conduct of business operations and also have higher government accountability. There is a need to create [...]

Mr. Kapil Sibal
Minister of Communications & IT

“Electronic chip plants will serve India’s strategic purpose.”

Setting up of electronic chip facilities will also be of nation’s strategic purpose as chips have security implications. There are strategic sectors like atomic energy sector, space, defence and power. In all of these you need chips. There are security considerations. It will serve our strategic purpose. There are security consideration. The fabs should be [...]

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“India to become global electronics hub.”

ESDM is the next sunrise sector for India and that the fast-growing demand for electronics hardware in the country, coupled with India’s growing strengths in semiconductor chip design, provide a huge opportunity for the country to become a globally-competitive electronics hub. In the coming months, the effort will be to create greater awareness and marketing [...]

Mr. Kapil Sibal
Minister of Communications & IT

“We have to have fab unit (computer chip plant) in India.”

Everything in this country is subject to fear that court may put you in jail tomorrow. We have to get out of that fear. If I have to go to jail for children of India, I’d rather go to jail than not empower my children. We have to take decision. One of the big decisions [...]

“Representatives of various countries willing to invest in India.”

By and large, we had positive responses from all the representatives, and they all want to invest in India, which will also generate many jobs to our people. First was about the predictability of policies. We told them that all these policies, whether for electronics or telecom, are for 10 years. Secondly, they were concerned [...]