DeitY, 2012

Year  Highlights
January 2012
  • Bio-Inspired Electronic Perception Machines
  • Technical Review on Hazardous Waste
  • Smart Energy Meter to be Developed
  • Cost Effective Digital Programmable Hearing Aid
February 2012
  • Preference to domestically manufactured electronic goods
  • 2/3rds of demand met by imports
  • IIT Mumbai develops an Ethernet Ultra-fast Router
  • USIBC supports Draft NPE 2011 
March 2012
  • It’s Department of Electronics and Information Technology
  • ELCINA forms Joint Venture for EMC
  • Feasibility Study Report on India Microprocessor
  • State Level ESDM Workshop at Kolkata  
April 2012
  • New display technology based on Organic LED
  • Electronics Sector Skills Council Formed
  • Budget 2012-13: Highlights for ESDM Sector
  • Developing Indigenous Conditional Access System 
May 2012
  • Capacity building in Electronic Product Design and Technology
  • ESDM Workshop held at Hyderabad
  • NIELIT Certifications in ESDM Sector
  • NMCC energizes LED manufacturing 
June 2012
  • 30% domestic value add in LED Lighting
  • Nielsen to undertake study for ESDM Brand Building
  • U.S. imposes duties on Chinese Solar imports
  • Additional Electronic items in Focus Product Scheme
July 2012
  • Support for setting up EMCs
  • Indigenous Design & Dev. of Digital STBs
  • ELCINA & VIC launched ESDM Model Cluster
  • India’s participation at CeBIT, Australia  
August 2012
  • M-SIPS Scheme for ESDM Approved
  • AP to set up EMCs in Hyderabad & Vishakapatnam
  • Industry consultation on PMA
  • Telecom Sector Skill Council formed
September 2012
  • DeitY promulgates mandatory registration of 15 Products
  • Andhra Pradesh Electronic Hardware Policy
  • Efforts to Expand Information Technology Agreement?
  • First Semiconductor Mfg. & Tech. Training Prg 
October 2012
  • Renaming of the Department
  • Modified-SIPS
  • Electronic Manufacturing Clusters (EMC)
  • Preference to Domestically Manufactured Electronic Goods
November 2012
  • Cabinet Approves NPE 2012
  • DoT notifies products for preference in govt. procurement
  • EMC Scheme Notified
  • Working Group for Development of Innovation and IP
December 2012
  • India: Second best in Manuf. Competitiveness
  • PM exhorts industry to take up Electronics manufacturing
  • Anti-Dumping Investigation of Solar Cells
  • Domestic Procurement of PCs & Dot Matrix Printers

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