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Govt. Gets Proposals Worth Rs 515 Billions To Set Up Semiconductor FAB Units In Noida And Prantij

By Srabani Sen The Cabinet on Thursday (Sep 12, 2013) gave an initial approval to set up two semiconductor wafer fabrication (fab) manufacturing facilities in the country. However, the Cabinet would now seek proposals from more chip manufacturers before giving the final nod. The Cabinet took the decision after reviewing proposals from two consortia, and [...]


Long Awaited Electronics-Specific Venture Capital Funds For Manufacturing Likely To Get Rolling Soon

The government has hinted that the entry of Venture Capital firms into electronics manufacturing projects is finally on the anvil with DeitY already into advanced talks with some of the players who could invest in one of the government’s projects starting next month. While it is undoubtedly a welcome sign to boost local manufacturing for [...]

“There is a good opportunity for industries from two countries to forge partnerships and take advantage of the new incentives”

It is indeed a pleasure to announce yet another land mark policy initiative by Govt. of India relating to the electronics sector. DeitY has, promulgated the Electronics & Information Technology Goods (Requirements for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012. Details are given separately in this edition. The order puts in place, a new framework which enables mandating quality of electronic goods. Even though [...]