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Electronics e-Newsletter 2014

Month Highlights
August: 2014
  • Disbursement Guidelines issued under MSIPS
  • Online Application Portal enabled by BIS for CRS
  • PhD Students sanctioned for Academic Year 2014-15
  • Development of Indian Conditional Access System (CAS)
May: 2014
  • Union Budget Announcements for ESDM
  • Electronics India” Logo Freely Available for Use by Industry
  • Electropreneur Park: Incubator for Start-ups in Electronics
  • Industry-Govt. Working Group for Smart Card, RFID & Biometrics
April: 2014
  • DGS&D to provide Preference to Domestic Manufacturers of Electronic Goods
  • National Centre of Excellence in Technology for Internal Security
  • Scheme to Expand PhD Base in ESDM
  • MSIPS Applications worth `78,955 Crore
March: 2014
  • Electronic Voting Machine – Success saga of an Indian Invention
  • National Planning and Monitoring Council for Electronic Products
  • Draft Policy to Promote Fabless Design
  • MSIPS Applications worth `79,389 Crore
February: 2014
  • National Scheme to Promote MSMEs in ESDM
  • MSIPS Applications worth `76,500 Crore
  • Aakash IV Tablet Rate Contract Finalised
  • GoI Approves 2 FABs worth `63,000 Crore
January: 2014
  • Indian Linac for Cancer Patient Care 7th Greenfield EMC Approved
  • Government of AP organizes MSIPS awareness workshop
  • Electronics india collaboration platform
  • TSSC celebrates its 1st Anniversary


Electronics e-Newsletter 2013

Month Highlights
December: 2013
  • MSIPS Application worth `13,000 Crores
  • RBI eases FDI Norms
  • Revised PMA Policy notified
  • Development of Intellectual Property in ESDM
November: 2013
  • Government of Andhra Pradesh to set up ITIR in Hyderabad
  • First India-Japan Joint Working Group Meeting: Nov 13, 2013
  • CSI promotes Electronics awareness in Colleges
  • National Policy on Universal Electronic Accessibility
October: 2013
  • Semiconductor Wafer Fabs get in-principle approval
  • 12 Medical Equipments to get standards soon
  • Skill development of 90,000 persons
  • FDI in excess of 26% allowed in Defence Pdn.
September: 2013
  • Cabinet approves Setting up of FAB in India
  • U.S.-India cooperation in ICT and Manufacturing
  • Procedure for PMA through DGS&D finalized
  • Japanese companies support for Medical Electronics
August 2013
  • National CoE on Large Area Flexible Electronics at IIT Kanpur
  • Aakash-IV to be made available through DGS&D
  • Approval for ITIR near Bengaluru
  • Scheme for Providing Assistance for setting up Labs
July 2013
  • First Approvals of MSIPS
  • Policy for Providing Preference to DMEG being reviewed
  • Hon’ble MCIT leads a delegation to Israel
  • Relaxation to units having submitted products for testing
June 2013
  • Opportunities with Taiwan in Electronics
  • DeitY invites Comments on Aakash IV Specifications
  •  Taiwan to divert 10% of ICT Investment to India
  • Kapil Sibal Encourages States to Promote Electronics
May 2013
  • Indian and Japanese PMs urge promotion of Electronics Sector
  • Status of MSIPS Applications
  • DGS&D Initiates Implementation of Preference to DMEPs
  • Status of EMC Application
April 2013
  • Guidelines for EMC Scheme approved
  • MCIT’s Round Table on Dom. Mfd. Electronics Products
  • Japan-DeitY Joint working Group formed
  • Five Brownfield Electronic Manuf. Clusters (EMCs)
March 2013
  • Budget 2013-2014 Announcements for ESDM
  • Export of Set Top Box added to FPS list
  • 50% of Smart Cards to be procured from Domestic Manufacturing
  • ‘Japan Help Desk’ in DeitY formed
February 2013
  • President recognizes efforts to promote ESDM
  • Gujarat woos investment in ESDM
  • MCIT leads the marketing effort for ESDM in US
  • Japan Desk in DeitY to facilitate
January 2013
  • Guidelines for Brownfield EMC under M-SIPS
  • 50% of Laptop PCs and Tablet PCs under PMA
  • Minister Sibal urges industry to invest in ESDM
  • PM emphasized need for Innovation

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