VOL XII, ISSUE 22

28 February 2013

 

SECTION I

Policy Scan

Govt. policy, business procedures & regulations

Highlights of Union Budget 2013-14

Notifications

Notification

SECTION II

Industry Scan

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General

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IT & Services

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Telecom

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Consumer Electronics

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Solar Energy

SECTION III

Business Opportunities/Enquiries/

Meetings

Availing benefits of MSIPS: Summary of Guidelines

Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI)

SECTION IV

Coming Events & General Information

Japan Desk in DeitY to facilitate investment in ESDM by Japanese companies

INATRONICS 2013

Secutech India 2013

MMRDA Grounds , Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai – February 28, March 1-2, 2012

EFY Awards 2013

Bengaluru – March 15, 2013

China Electronics Fair, Shenzhen

 Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Centre – April 10-12, 2013

Autotronics Taipei (10-13 April 2013),Taipei,Taiwan

Korea Sourcing Fair, Electronics & Components

Asia World Expo, Hong Kong – April 12-15, 2013

Nepcon China  2013

Shanghai World Expo & Convention Centre – April 23-25, 2013

LED Expo Mumbai

Bombay Exhibition Center (BEC), Mumbai, May 04 –06,  2013

Mechanical Electrical Plumbing Expo 

Indonesian InternationalConsumer Electronics Show

24 - 26 May 2013 Jakarta International Expo (JIExpo) Jakarta Indonesia

I Card Today

India AIDC Show Hyderabad

Printed Electronics Asia 2013

Pro Sound & Light Expo

Indian Electrical & Electronics Fair 2013

IPCA Expo 

Electronica India and Productronica India 

China Sourcing Fair: Electronics & Components,Hardware & Building Materials,Bathroom Products-Mumbai

EMMA Expo India 

India International Security Expo 

Electri Expo 

SmartCards Expo 

Consumer Electronics & Electrical Expo

Productronica  2013

Date :       11 - 14  November  2013. Venue :     Munich, Germany

SECTION V

ELCINA Events, Activities & Services

Madhya Pradesh to set up four Electronics Manufacturing Clusters

ELCINA Indian Electronics Industry Directory 2013 released on 22nd February 2013

Research Paper on Strategic Electronics Sector – July 2012

ELCOMOS REPORT

ELCINA Directory for 2012

Conference Facility at ELCINA House

Forthcoming ELCINA-CKM Programmes 

OSRAM PRODUCT DISPLAY CENTRE at ELCINA HOUSE

General

India-Japan forge robust alliances

Royal Philips to drop ‘Electronics’ from its name

Exports may miss target

Defence Ministry may ease norms for private players

 IT & Services

Microsoft goes to school to write Female Talent Code

With Tablet onslaught, PCs facing a slow death

Digital distribution on TV Ads with cloud based solution

Project to bring Broadband to 2.5 lakh villages

IT firms need to innovate, to survive

In high-tech Japan, fax machines roll on

Telecom

3G to remain dominant technology even in 2018

Samsung to unveil next Galaxy s on Apple’s turf:

Nokia launches cheap Net phone

Mobile subscribership plunge continues

Samsung to market India phone in China

Consumer Electronics

Akai returns to India, looks rural

Solar Energy

Policy Scan Govt. Policy, Business Procedures & Regulations

Highlights of Union Budget 2013-14

 

 

Key Points

 

Below are two significant excerpts from the FM’s speech which are highly relevant for the electronics industry:

 

“The National Electronics Policy 2012 is intended to promote manufacture of electronic goods in India. We recognize the pivotal role of semiconductor wafer fabs in the ecosystem of manufacture of electronics. I propose to provide appropriate incentives to semiconductor wafer manufacturing facility including zero custom duty for plan and machinery."

 

"to attract new investment and to quicken the implementation of projects , i propose to introduce an investment allowance for new high value investments. a company investing Rs100 crore or more in plant and machinery during the period 1-4-2013 to 31-3-2015 will be entitled to deduct an investment allowance of 15 per cent of the investment. This will be in addition to current rate of depreciation. there will be enormous spill over benefit to small and medium enterprises.”  

 

OVERVIEW OF THE ECONOMY

  • Getting back to potential growth rate of 8 percent is the challenge facing the Country.

  • Slowdown in Indian economy has to be seen in the context of slowing global economic growth from 3.9 per cent in 2011 to 3.2 per cent in 2012.

  • Between 2004 and 2008,and again in 2009-10 and 2010-11 the growth rate was over 8 per cent and crossed 9 per cent in four of those six years.

  • ‘Higher growth leading to inclusive and sustainable development’ to be the mool mantra.

CONSOLIDATING GROWTH

 

Tax Reforms

  • Work on draft GST Constitutional amendment bill and GST law expected to be taken forward.

  • A sum of Rs 9000 Crores towards the first installment of the balance of CST compensation provided in the Budget

  • Tax Administration reforms to be set up

 

INVESTMENT ENVIRONMENT

 

Investment, Infrastructure and Industry

  • The 12th Plan projects an investment of Rs 55,00,000 Crores (US$ 1 Trillion) for infrastructure sector of which 47% is expected come from private sector

  • Infrastructure Debt Funds will be encouraged; Tax Free Infrastructure bonds will be allowed to raise funding for this sector.

  • Support to DMIC Project continues with plans for 7 new cities finalized and work on 2 new smart industrial cities to start in 2013-14

  • Chennai Bengaluru Industrial Corridor being developed by DIPP and Japan Intl Cooperation Agency

  •  Communication with investors to be improved to remove any apprehension or distrust, including fears about undue regulatory burden.

  • Companies investing Rs 100 crore or more in plant and machinery during the period 1.4.2013 to 31.3.2015 will be entitled to deduct an investment allowance of 15 per cent of the investment.

  • Incentives to semiconductor wafer fab manufacturing facilities, including zero customs duty for plant and machinery.

MSME’s:

 

  • Benefits of preferences enjoyed by MSME’s to continue upto 3 years after they grow out of this category

  • Enhance refinancing capability of SIDBI to be enhanced from Rs 5000 to Rs 10,000 Crores

  • Fifteen additional Tool Rooms and Technology Dev. Centres to be set up with assistance of World Bank and Rs 2200 allocated for this.

Science and Technology

  • Despite constraints substantial enhancements given to Science and Technology,

Space and Atomic Energy.

  • 200 crore to be set apart to fund organisations that will scale up S&T innovations and make these products available to the people.

Post Offices

 

An ambitious IT driven project to modernise the postal network at a cost of Rs. 4,909 crore. Post offices to become part of the core banking solution and offer real time banking services. 

 

Health & Education

  • Rs 37,330 Cr allocated to Ministry of Health, of which Rs 21,239 Cr will be for the New Health Mission.

  • Rs 4727 Cr for Medical Education, Training & Research.

  • Rs 1650 Cr for 6 AIIMS like institutions.

  • Rs 65,867 allocated for Human Resource development an increase of 17% with focus on Sarv Siksha Abiyan and Right to Education as well as Rashtriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan.

Skill Development

  • Target of skilling 50 million people in the 12th Plan period, including 9 million in 2013-14.

  • An ambitious Scheme for skilling 1 Million youth with average monetary reward of Rs 10,000 each after successfully completing the course. NSDC to set the curriculum standards for different skills.

Rural Development

 

Rs 80,194 Cr allocated for Ministry for Rural development with Rs 33,000 for MGNREGS for supporting employment.

 

GOVERNANCE

 

Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme to be rolled out throughout India to benefit the underprivileged linked to their Bank Account and Adhaar ID number.

 

TAX PROPOSALS

  • Tax Administration Reforms Commission to be set up.

  • In short term need to reclaim peak of 11.9 per cent of tax GDP ratio achieved in 2007-08

 Direct Taxes

  • No case to revise either the slabs or the rates of Personal Income Tax. Even a moderate increase in the threshold exemption will put hundreds of thousands of Tax Payers outside Tax Net.

  • Relief for Tax Payers in the first bracket of Rs2 lakhs to Rs 5 lakhs. A tax credit of Rs  2000 to every person with total income upto Rs 5 lakhs.

  • Surcharge of 10 percent on persons (other than companies) whose taxable income exceeds Rs  1 crore to augment revenues.

  • In case of foreign companies who pay a higher rate of corporate tax, surcharge to increase from 2 to 5 percent, if the taxabale income exceeds Rs 10 crore.

  •  Additional surcharges to be in force for only one year.

  • Education cess to continue at 3 percent.

  •  Concessional rate of tax of 15 percent on dividend received by an Indian company from its foreign subsidiary proposed to continue for one more year.

  •  Proposal to increase the rate of tax on payments by way of royalty and fees for technical services to non-residents from 10 percent to 25 percent.

  • Reductions made in rates of Securities Transaction Tax in respect of certain transaction.

  • Modified provisions of GAAR will come into effect from 1.4.2016.

Personal

  • No change in personal Income Tax Slabs

  • Tax Credits of Rs 2000 to every person who has total income upto Rs 5 Lacs

  •  Donations to National Childeren’s Fund eligible for 100% Tax deduction

  • Long term infra bonds also eligible for deduction; Home Loans made eligible for additional Rs 1 Lac deduction on a Loan of upto Rs 25 Lacs

Indirect Taxes 

  • No change in the normal rates of 12 percent for excise duty and service tax.

  • No change in the peak rate of basic customs duty of 10 percent for non-agricultural products.

Excise

  • 85.1 Excise duty on mobile handsets including cellular phones having retail sale price more than Rs. 2000/- is being increased from 1% to 6%. The duty on mobile phones priced up to and inclusive of Rs. 2000 (retail sale price) would remain unchanged. Notification No. 12/2013-CE, dated 1st March, 2013 (S. No. 263A) provides the details. Consequently notification No. 20/2011-CE, dated 24th March, 2011 is being rescinded. Notification No. 6/2013-CE, dated 1st March 2013 refers.

  • Exemption provided through Notif 7/2013-CE to Intermediate goods captively consumed in the manufacture of goods by units availing area based exemption in the States of Uttrakhand and Himachal Pradesh

  • 87.1 The validity period of concessional excise duty of 6% granted to specified parts of hybrid and electric vehicles is being extended by two more years up to 31st March, 2015. Proviso to notification No.12/2012-C.E, as amended by notification No. 12/2013-CE, dated the 1st March 2013 refers.

Customs

  • Period of concession available for specified part of electric and hybrid vehicles extended upto 31 March 2015.

  • Concessions to aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) industry.

  • Duty on Set Top Boxes increased from 5 to10 percent.

  • Duty on imported luxury goods such as high end motor vehicles, motor cycles, yachts and similar vessels increased.

  • 85.1 The BCD on Integrated Decoder Receiver, also known as Set Top Box, is being increased from 5% to 10%. S. No411 of notification No.12/2012-Customs, as amended by notification No. 12 /2013-Customs, dated the 1st March 2013 refers.

  • 85.2 LCD and LED TV Panels of 19” and above are presently exempt from BCD under notification No 12/2012-Customs (S. No. 432). In this connection, a doubt has been raised whether this exemption is available for LCD and LED TV Modules or otherwise. It is clarified that LCD and LED TV Panels and LCD and LED TV Modules are one and the same thing for the purpose of exemption under this notification. 7

  • 85.3 Presently, all goods required for the manufacture of the goods falling under heading 8541 are exempt from BCD subject to actual user condition. Solar cells and solar modules are classified under heading 85.41. It has been brought to the notice of the Ministry that this exemption has been denied at certain places although the imported goods are required for the manufacture of solar cells and solar modules. It is clarified that the BCD exemption under S No 39 of notification No. 24/2005-Customs, dated 1st March, 2005 is available to all goods including chemicals and electronic parts required for the manufacture of solar cells whether or not assembled in modules or panels.

  • 87.2 BCD is being exempted on lithium ion automotive battery for manufacture of lithium ion battery packs for supply to the manufacturers of hybrid and electric vehicles. Notification No.12/2012-Customs (S. No 438), as amended by notification No. 12/2013-Customs, dated the 1st March 2013 refers.

 

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Notifications

Notifications

Refer the following notifications: 

  • 6/2013 /CE dt 1-3-2013 (Excise Duty on Mobile handsets- Rescinds 20/2011-CE)

  • 7/2013 /CE dt 1-3-2013 (Excise Exemptions extended in Uttrakhand & Himachal)

  • 12/2013 /CE dt 1-3-2013 (Excise Duty on Mobile Handsets at 6%)

  • 12/2013 /CUS dt 1-3-2013 (Customs Duty on Set Top Boxes & Lithium Ion Automotive Batteries))

Service Tax

  • Certain clauses introduced under Service Tax to impose higher penalties and even imprisonment in case of non compliance

  • Section 78A introduced to make provision for imposition of penalty on Director, Manager/Secretary or other officer of company who is knowingly concerned with a specified contravention of service tax law

  •  Out of nearly 17 lakh registered assesses under Service Tax only 7 lakhs file returns regularly. Need to motivate them to file returns and pay tax dues. A onetime scheme called ‘Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme’ proposed to be introduced. Defaulter may avail of the scheme on condition that he files truthful declaration of Service Tax dues since 1st October 2007.

Dated 28-2-2013

ELCINA

New Delhi

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Industry Scan

General

India-Japan forge robust alliances

 

Japan looks at India as a favourable business destination now and wants to leverage opportunities  within key sectors of the economy.  The power packed discourse on strengthening bilateral ties between India and Japan, at WTC, Manesar, recently, endeavored to sketch the current scenario and future relations between the two countries.

 

Tamaki Tsukada, minister (economic), Embassy of Japan, India, elaborates on the challenges and prospective alliances. Our relationship has been declared as “strategic global partnership” since 2007.  We enjoy strong ties in politico-security and economic areas.  However, there is still a gap between the aspiration (that is the ideal type of a partnership) and what people are actually confronting on the ground.  Many Japanese business people have good faith in working with Indian partners in India.  But they are experiencing too many challenges on daily basis.  The clearance processes, across all levels, take too long besides the inadequacy of infrastructure like poor roads and frequent power cut.  There is growing interest in India among the Japanese business community and we need to encourage this positive trend. 

(ET, Feb 28, 2013) 

 

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Royal Philips to drop ‘Electronics’ from its name

 

Dutch manufacturing giant Philips said on Monday it intends to drop the word “Electronics” from its name as it shifts away from consumer based entertainment towards health, well-being and lighting products.  Based in Eindhoven in the southern Netherlands, Philips announced in late January it was selling its lifestyle entertainment branch, which makes audio, video and multimedia products to Japanese Company Funai in a  Pounds 150 million ($199 million) deal. 

(ET, Feb 26, 2013)

 

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Exports may miss target

 

Exports in all probability will miss the target and settle at $300 billion in 2012-13 because of slowdown in demand in traditional markets, commerce and industry minister Anand Sharma said.  The government has set an export target of $360 billion for the current financial year.

(TOI, Feb 21, 2013)

 

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Defence Ministry may ease norms for private players

 

The defense ministry is weighing proposals to give impetus to indigenization of defense production by easing norms for private players.

 

Following the storm over the alleged kickbacks in the Rs.3,760 crore Agusta Westland VVIP chopper deal, Defence Minister A K Antony said that reducing dependence on foreign vendors could help tackle corruption.

 

A South Block source said the first step would be to streamline the process of granting licences.  The more than 300 firms awaiting licences say the regulatory mechanism in a night mare.

 

The ministry is likely to make some changes in the tendering format and specify the technologies needed to be brought in.  If the ministry spells out the technologies to be transferred at the tendering stage, private players will benefit. 

(HT, Feb 22, 2013)

 

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IT & Services

Microsoft goes to school to write Female Talent Code

 

Global software firm Microsoft has rolled out in India DigiGirlz, a programme aimed at driving high school girls towards science ad engineering by giving them an opportunity to learn about careers in technology, connect with the company’s employees and participate in hands-on workshops

 

“Lack of women in sciences and engineering is a global problem.  Awareness is the key,” said Jacky Wright, vice-president of Microsoft It, who was in India for the launch of the programme that was started by the US firm at its headquarters in Redmond, Washington in 2000.

 

(ET, Feb 26, 2013)

 

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With Tablet onslaught, PCs facing a slow death

 

So it turns out that the tablet market isn’t quite a fad after all.  Research firm IDC has numbers to prove it, publishing the reported 2012 shipment figures for smart phones, tablets, laptops and desktops.  It won’t surprise you that smart phones continue to be top among these devices, but it may surprise you that shipments of tablets have nearly caught up with those of desktops.

 

Desktops are the dinosaurs of the PC industry as laptops first enabled mobility that smart phones later extended.  So may be the fact that only 20.1 million more desktops than tablets shipped in 2012 doesn’t impress you.  Instead, take a look at the laptop market, where tablet shipments approached 63.5% of laptop shipments last year.  The consumer tablet market arguably started with iPad in 2010.  In three years, the market is nearly equal that of desktops and is on track to surpass laptops possibly this year.  All it would take is roughly the same rate of growth for both tablets and laptops. 

(ET, Feb 25, 2013)

 

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Digital distribution on TV Ads with cloud based solution

 

Cable digitization may be a hot topic in the media and entertainment industry currently, but there’s a lot that’s happening on the digitization front in various other sections of this industry.  While the film industry began moving towards satellite based distribution of prints some time back, the advertising industry was  still relying  on physical transfer of video tapes from the creative agency to the media agency and then to individual television channels for broadcasting the ads.  That started changing in 2010 when the digital TV ad delivery platform  eBus Aldem, a joint venture between independent media consulting, marketing and advertising sales company Aldem  Ventures and cloud computing technology company eBus Media Netowrk, entered the scene.  The joint venture offered advertisers, agencies, media owners, content producers and broadcasters digital distribution of television commercials as an answer to the old delivery system.  Its technology using cloud computing enabled TV advertisements to be transferred from one location to another in less than 10 minutes.

 

Today, eBus Aldem isn’t the only company providing digital distribution services for television ads in India.  Several companies including Prime Focus Technologies have followed suit, but eBus clearly leads the pack.  Currently it makes about 60-70% deliveries of the total digital delivery market in a year.  The opportunities in the Indian market, and especially the potential of eBus, can be gauged from the fact that early this month London based media logistics company Independent Media Distribution (IMD) bought the entire stake in the eBus Aidem joint-venture for an undisclosed sum and signed a sales representation and business development contract with it.  IMD also acquired the New Zealand based eBus Media Network. 

(FE, Feb 19, 2013)

 

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Project to bring Broadband to 2.5 lakh villages(local electronics units pin big hopes – first made-in-India electronics project to give leg-up to fledgling domestic industry)

 

It is one of the most expensive and ambitious projects in India’s technology history connecting 2,50,000 gram panchayats in the country with a fibre optic network.  It would need Rs.21,000 crore and as it is cutting edge technology,. And close coordination between several government agencies.  While the government is preparing to start the project in the next two months, a set of big players with substantial investment plans are watching the progress closely.  The reason : The national Optic  Fibre Network (NOFN) is being considered as a test case for the government’s ability to deliver.

 

Tenders have been called for the NOFN and the final bidders will be known over the next two months.  At the moment, the network is being planned as a largely domestic exercise.  Homegrown telecom research agency Centre for the Development of Telematics (C-DoT) has been developing all the  relevant technologies  needed for NOFN, and it has linked technology transfer pacts with six Indian vendors – ITI, Tejas Networks, VMC, Sai Systems, United Telecoms and SM Creative – who will manufacture the gear if they win the contracts.

 

The NOFN project is being overseen by a new entity called Bharat Broadband Network (BBNL) and is being executed by BSNL and MTNL.  With 2.5 lakh villages to be covered, the eco-system that this project will spawn is going to be massive.  “Besides those involved in laying optical fibres, players ranging from those involved in testing , civil work, logistics, local vendors, antenna suppliers and technicians are going to benefit from  the project,” said a government official who is closely involved in this project.

 

Of the Rs.21,000 crore earmarked for this two-year p[project, almost 70% would be spent on domestic players.  Among those who will be sharing the rest will be the global chip-makers and the electronics industry as India lacks a fab to source chips from. 

(ET, Feb 18, 2013)

 

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IT firms need to innovate, to survive

 

 

Tata Consultancy Services promoted IT solutions provider CMC sees a growing market in India for Information Technology firms.  “The government will contribute immensely to the India IT sector,” R Ramanan, CEO and MD, CMC told FE. “Huge investments have been made in infrastructure, financial services and energy and utilities sectors for modernization of rail, roads and airports.”

 

Ramanan sees the domestic market growing with intense competition from global, firms eyeing India.

 

“The growth is definitely there but it will also become an intensely competitive market.  One has to be very innovative in their solutions and pricing models to survive in India.” 

(FE, Feb 18, 2013) 

 

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In high-tech Japan, fax machines roll on

 

 

Japan is renowned for its robots and bullet trains, and has some of the world’s fastest broadband networks.  But it also remains firmly wedded to a pre-internet technology –m the fax machine – that in most other developed nations has joined answering machines, eight-tracks and cassette tapes in the dustbin of outmoded technologies.          

 

Last year alone, Japanese households bought 1.7 million of the old-style fax machines, which print documents on slick, glossy paper spooled in the back.  In the United States, the device has become such an artifact that the Smothsonian is adding two machines to its collection, technology historians said.

(FE, Feb 18, 2013)

 

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 Telecom

3G to remain dominant technology even in 2018

(Ericsson CEO says Indian telcos are not at a risk for choosing  LTE-TDD platform for 4G)

 

The world’s largest telecom gear maker, Sweden’s Ericsson, is betting big on 4G, but admits that the third generation (3G) platform will continue to be the dominant technology until 2018.  EWricsson’s global president and CEO Hans Vestberg, in an exclusive interaction with Joji Thomas Philip, says Indian telcos are not at a risk as the country has opted for 4G on the LTE-TDD platform while most of the operators in the West have opted for another technology variant.  He also said that global data traffic on mobile networks had doubled in 2012, indicating  where the future lies for operators, vendors and consumers, Excerpts:

 

Following China, India has rolled out 4G services on the LTE-TDD technology while the rest of the world had opted for the FDD-LTE platform.  Have Indian 4G operators put themselves at a risk because their success depends on China?  Besides, FDD-LTE is more advanced, has larger number of deployments, and therefore has scale, and for which devices are also available. 

(ET, Feb 26, 2013) 

 

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Samsung to unveil next Galaxy s on Apple’s turf

 

Samsung Electronics said it will launch its new Galaxy S smart phone on March 14 in New York taking its flight for market supremacy to Apple’s doorstep after reportedly being inundated with requests from US mobile carriers.  The Galaxy S TV model will heat up competition in the crucial US mobile phone market, where Apple surpassed Samsung Electronics as the top mobile phone seller for the first time in the fourth quarter of 2012.

 

It will be the first US launch of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy smart phone in three years, company spokeswoman Chenny Kim said, and comes amid a Samsung advertising blitz in the US that has included light hearted jabs at Apple’s fans. 

(FE, Feb 26, 2013)

 

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Nokia launches cheap Net phone

 

 

Chinese handset makers will lead an onslaught on smart phone titans Samsung and Apple at the world’s biggest mobile fair, which opened in Barcelona, Spain.

 

Offering big-screen, slick, slim smart phones at lower prices, Chinese manufacturers Huawei, ZTE and Lenova will  leverage the Mobile World Congress to chip away at the mighty duopoly, analysts say.

 

The handset  battle is part of a broader revolt against a handful of companies with a stranglehold on the booming industry’s handsets, operating systems and microchips, they say.

 

Nokia has unveiled four new devices, including its cheapest phone at Pounds 15 euro (around R1,100), and sought to strengthen the smart phone portfolio in an tempt to regain the ground it has lost to Samsung and Apple.

 

Nokia 105, the company’s “most affordable phone to date” at Pounds 15, is designed for first-time buyers to woo them with colour screen, FM radio and dust and splash-proof keypad.  In India, Nokia’s lowest priced device is available at about Rs.1,250.

 

Nokia’s other device – 301 – is designed to provide more affordable Internet and e-mail access and is expected to be available for Pounds 65 euros (Rs.4,600). 

(HT, Feb 26, 2013)

 

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Mobile subscribership plunge continues

 

India’s mobile subscriber base has declined by about 70 million users in the last six months.  The total number of cell phone users has fallen from 934 million in June to 864 million in December.

 

Telecom operators, under pressure to boost profits, have been disconnecting inactive mobile users, which is a key reason for the plunge.

 

Experts believe that this process will continue for another six months, and will bring the user base further down.

(HT, Feb 19, 2013)

 

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Samsung to market India phone in China

 

 

Samsung Electronics is to market a phone designed in India for sale in China and other leading emerging nations in a sign of the growing interplay between the two countries with the most mobile users.

 

India pioneered a number of basic innovations in the global handset industry, from an early Nokia device offering a torch and extra-long battery life for rural users without electricity, to phones with louder call volumes to counteract the nation’s clamorous streets.

 

But the latest move by Samsung is the first time a more upscale “made in India” phone has been entirely designed domestically with exports to other big emerging nations in mind.

 

The move underlines how India’s mobile phone market, which is the world’s second largest by users and worth up to $10bn in annual sales, is becoming an increasingly important focus in the battle between leading handset makers such as Samsung and Motorola. 

(FE, Feb 18, 2013)

 

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Consumer Electronics

Akai returns to India, looks rural

 

 

Akai, the consumer electronics giant, that shook up the Indian television (TV) market in the nineties by offering colour TVs at a price below Rs.10,000 with enticing offers and freebies?

 

It is back now with a new agenda.  The company is readying for fresh innings in India by establishing a healthy chain of distribution and service centres across the country with a special focus on small towns.

 

In its new avatar the company plans to add smart phones and cooling solutions by next year to its current range of flat panel TVs, DVD players and audio video systems. 

(HT, Feb 22, 2013)

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Solar Energy

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Business Opportunities/ Enquiries/ Meetings/New Products/Support

Availing benefits of MSIPS: Summary of Guidelines

 

M-SIPS scheme was notified in Gazette of India in July 2012 and documents to apply under MSIPS scheme including the Guidelines for operation of M-SIPS have also been released and is available at www.deity.gov.in.

 

MSIPS is investment based scheme and the financial incentives are as under 

  • 25% of capital expenditure if the ESDM unit is in non-SEZ and 20 % of capital expenditure if the ESDM unit is within SEZ. This capex subsidy is available for investments made within 10 years from the date of approval of the project.

  • Reimbursement of CVD/excise on capital equipment for non-SEZ units

  • Reimbursement of central taxes and duties (like custom duties, excise duties and service tax) for 10 years in select high- tech units like fabs, Semiconductor Logic and Memory chips, LCD fabrication.

 

MSIPS scheme provides refund of capex for new units or for expansion of more than 25% of existing capacity in a DeitY Notified Greenfield or Brownfield Electronics manufacturing cluster for production of products across ESDM value chain from Raw Material, Components, Design & Chip, Assembly, Testing, R&D and Packaging. Government has allocated 10,000 Crore Rupees for 12th FYP for MSIPS Scheme. The scheme is open for all initial applications which are received by DeitY on or before 26-07-2015.

 

Investment for the purpose of MSIPS will have to be done before 10 years from approval of their application. Any incentive by State government is extra.

 

Applicant proposing to invest in a project under one of the verticals of ESDM listed under Annexure 2 of the Notification needs to be a legal entity or consortium of legal entities registered in India. For availing incentives under this scheme there are minimum investment requirements defined for different products varying from Rs 5000 Crore for Memory Fab to Rs 1 Crore for Mobile phone and accessories.

 

The details can be obtained from Annexure IV of MSIPS Guidelines uploaded on DeitY website.

 

M-SIPS is for state-of-the-art technologies i.e. technologies which are currently in vogue or has market potential currently and in near future. It is open for new investment proposals as well as for investment in expansion projects and applicable for all stages of value chain involved in the development of electronics products and accessories like it includes design, manufacturing, testing, packaging etc.

 

M-SIPS scheme is available for investments in almost all verticals of the ESDM sector like Telecom eqpts. including mobile sets, Opto-electronics, IT hardware, Bio-metric/ identity devices, Consumer electronics, Power supply for ESDM products, Medical electronics, Semiconductor wafering, Solar photovoltaic, Semiconductor chips & components, Fabs for ESDM products ,LEDS, LCD, Avionics, Electromechanical components, nano-electronics, e-waste processing, Automotive electronics, Electronics manufacturing services etc.

 

For applying into this scheme, application is to be made to Nodal Officer (MSIPS), DeitY. Application to be made either by a legal entity or consortium of legal entities registered in India, for approval of a project under the scheme. In the case initial Application is made jointly by more than one legal entities, each one of them should sign the application.

 

The project proposed under the scheme may include one or more electronic products, however applicable threshold would be sum of the thresholds required to manufacture each of the products separately. An applicant may submit one or more than one Initial Applications under the scheme. Initial application may be made both for the new units and for the expansion units. The project proposed in the initial application may include multiple manufacturing facilities at one or more locations. The project proposed in the initial application may be implemented in one or more phases, however, in such cases Financial Closure (FC) of at least threshold value and at least one phase of the project (in the case of multiphase project) to be submitted at the time of Initial Application.

 

Capital expenditure for the purpose of MSIPS application includes: 

  • Contribution of Land to Capex calculation is limited to 2%

  • Expenditure incurred on plant , machinery and equipment is eligible

  • Expenditure on leasing or hire and purchase of plant, machinery and equipment shall be treated as capital expenditure (AS 19)

  • R&D and IPR/ technology

  • Utility machines

  • Captive power plants if set-up exclusively

Financial Closure for the purposes of the Scheme means:

  • Firm loan agreement for debt portion of the investment proposed and

  • Legally binding commitment from equity providers to provide or mobilize funds towards equity or

  • Legally binding commitment of funding from internal accruals, in case of an existing unit

  • State-of-the-art technology for the purpose of the Scheme is a technology currently in vogue or has market potential currently and in near future and assessed as such by the Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC)

  • Separate guidelines will be issued with regard to disbursement of incentives under the ‘Scheme’.

Notification on Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme (M-SIPS), Guidelines for the Operation of the Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme, Application Fee Under MSIPS, MSIPS Initial Application Form for new project, MSIPS Initial Application Form for expansion project are available on www.deity.gov.in/esdm. Details on Investment Thresholds and Financial Incentives for ESDM are given at Annexure 4 of the MSIPS Guidelines, while List of verticals of ESDM for which incentives are available under M-SIPS is available at Annexure 5 of the MSIPS Guidelines. An Online Portal for submission and processing of MSIPS application is being developed and will be active soon.

 

The Department of Electronics and Information Technology will constitute one or more Technical Evaluation Committees (TECs), which will provide its recommendation regarding the technology proposed by an applicant and whether the said technology is “State-of the- art” or not. DeitY shall also constitute an Appraisal Committee in accordance with para 6.1 of the ‘Scheme’ to ensure timely consideration of the Initial applications and Follow up Applications.

 

The Department of Electronics and Information Technology shall process the recommendations of the Appraisal Committee for the approval of the Competent Authority. After receiving the approval of the Competent Authority, the Department of Electronics and Information Technology shall issue a letter communicating approval of the project. The approval of the project would inter-alia include the details relating to points referred to in para 10.4 of these Guidelines. The date of formal approval will be the effective date for the purposes of calculating ten years of eligible period available for investment under the Scheme. 

An applicant will be eligible for claiming incentives for that phase of the project which is approved for implementation. Investments made before the date of approval of a project will not be considered for calculation of eligible incentives under the ‘Scheme’  However, investments in land made up to 6 months before the date of approval of a project will be considered for calculation of eligible incentives under the ‘Scheme’. The applicant whose project has been approved will be required to submit through the online portal a quarterly progress report of the project to the PMU / Department of Electronics and Information Technology . 

For more information in this regard, please refer to www.deity.gov.in/esdm or contact Nodal Officer, MSIPS Ms Vandana Srivastava, Additional Director, DeitY (Email: vandana.srivastava@nic.in 

 

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Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI)  

ESSCI is a not for profit  Organization, registered under the Indian Companies Act, 1956 on 19th December 2012, under the chairmanship of Mr. Ajai Chowdhry. The Council has been promoted by Five Associations i.e. CEAMA, ELCINA, ISA, IPCA & MAIT, with financial support by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). To focus on establishing an effective and efficient eco-system for development and imparting of skills for the electronic systems, design and manufacturing industry including relevant curriculum, courses, information database, delivery system, standardisation, accreditation and certification processes to enhance the employability of the Indian workforce globally.

The  mandate for the ESSCI is

  1. Setting up Labour Market Information System (LMIS) to assist planning and delivery of training

  2. Develop a sector skill development plan for the Electronics Industry based on the National Policy on Electronics

  3. Development of National Occupational Standards (NOS) customized & implemented towards Indian Standards & Requirements and adopted by the Electronics Industry

  4. Developing skill competency standards and qualifications for upgrading youth/work force at par with the developed countries

  5. To help the member organizations across market verticals sharpen their business focus, updating on the merging market trends and development

  6. Standardisation of affiliation and accreditation process & participation in the process

  7. Plan and execute training of trainers

  8. Ensure delivery of training programs by accredited organizations as per industry norms and standards.

Current Scenario & Objective of the Project 

Electronics Industry in India presents unique opportunities and challenges. The electronic industry in India has grown from the production of Rs.328 billion to Rs.947 billion in the year 2009 at a CAGR of 16.4%. As per DIT Taskforce Report 2010, the Indian electronics industry has a potential to be USD 400 billion by 2020. The Indian ESDM sector has 8 verticals, namely Consumer Electronics, IT Hardware, Telecommunications Equipment, Electronics Components, Strategic Electronics, Automotive, Medical & Healthcare and Industrial Electronics. Consumer Electronics & Telecom Equipment are the largest segments with about 27% share in total production.  

As the sector presents a large opportunity with increasing thrust on higher value addition in manufacturing and product development, the employment in the ESDM industry is estimated to grow phenomenally. It is estimated that the sector employed about 0.9 million in the year 2008 which s estimated to increase to over 4 million by 2022. This would translate to an incremental human resource requirement of about 3.2 million.

While there is a huge need and demand for skilled workforce, there are neither national occupational standards nor any mechanism to streamline and standardize education / skill development for Electronics Profession in the country.  As a result, there is an inconsistency in the competency level, affecting efficiency, productivity and delivery of goods & services. 

The objective of this Project is to develop National Occupational Standards (NOS), in consultation with all concerned, particularly electronics industry, to be used as benchmark of performance, together with knowledge, skills and understanding expected from Electronic Professionals at different functional levels. These standards will be used to provide  a  foundation  for  standardized  education  &  training, assessment  &  certification  of professionals,  accreditation  and  quality  assurance  of  training  institutions, laying  down career paths, providing placement support   through LMIS and so on and so forth with an overall clear objective of ensuring availability of competent and skilled manpower to the electronics sector.

Memberships 

ESSCI is inviting following types of memberships to organizations in the field of electronics and skill development:- 

  • Associate Membership

  • Industry Membership

Advantages to members under various categories

  • ESSC will impart skills for the electronic systems design and manufacturing industry by training a workforce of 2 Million people by 2020; an industry association (being part of ESSC) would be part of this great initiative, which would greatly benefit the industry and the member companies.

  • Council will be a nodal body that will understand the skill requirements of the electronics industry and would ensure development & delivery of world class skills for the industry from time to time.

  • ESSCI would establish an effective ecosystem to help in strengthening     relationships with Government of India both at the Central & State level for the electronics industry.

  • Members would have regular interactions with international organizations

  • which would empower them with knowledge & awareness of the latest and

  • best practices followed across the world and would facilitate joint venture(s)/

  • and / or co-operation.

  • Affiliations with major engineering colleges and technical institutes for curriculum development and course delivery with a special focus on the requirements of the electronics industry.

  •  Members would have full access to knowledge, reports at subsidised rates and events that the Council may conduct from time to time.

  •  They would be given preference to participate in training programmes which are organised & sponsored by the Council. However, Associate Members which are skill development providers will not get any preference in the selection of the training partners for ESSCI; they would also have to go through the RFP or any other process to be followed by ESSCI.

  • Members will have the benefit of engaging with a statutory body which would work towards the attainment of the national goal of providing necessary skills for achieving the goal of rapid growth of electronics manufacturing.

  • To help the member organizations across market verticals sharpen their business focus and achieve greater competitiveness.

For further details on the above please contact:- 

            Rohit Mehra

            Mobile: 09910025050

            E-Mail: rohitmehra@essc-india.org

 

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Coming Event & General Information

Japan Desk in DeitY to facilitate investment in ESDM by Japanese companies 

A High Level Delegation led by Shri Kapil Sibal, Hon'ble MCIT visited Japan from 12-16 Feb 2013. The delegation included Shri J. Satyanarayana, Secretary, DeitY, Prof Rajat Moona, DG, CDAC, Shri Deepak Sharma, Additional Director, DeitY and Shri Rakesh Singh, Chief Secretary, Government of Punjab. The industry representatives included, Dr. M.V Ramana Rao, MIC Electronics Ltd., Mr. A. V. Ravi, Nichia Corp., Mr. Pankaj Mahendroo, ICA and Mr. Rahul Sharma, ASSOCHAM. 

The delegation met Mr. Toshimitsu Motegi, Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan. Both sides agreed to set up a Joint Working Group (JWG) between India and Japan to develop and work on an agenda of cooperation and investment promotion. It was also decided that a Japan Desk will be established in DeitY to expedite and facilitate the proposals of investment from Japanese companies, to facilitate their interactions with the other agencies of Government of India and with the State Governments.  

During the visit, a workshop of Japanese companies was held by JETRO. Over 30 companies participated in the road show. Secretary, DeitY made a presentation regarding the opportunities in the ESDM sector. Mr. Sibal spoke on the need for promoting collaborations between the Japanese and Indian companies at multiple levels, especially the collaboration between the MSMEs in both the countries. Another seminar was organized by ASSOCHAM to help industry meet with the visiting delegation. The delegation also held one to one meetings with CEOs of global MNCs in Japan including Mr. Takashi Kawamura, Chairman, Hitachi Ltd, Mr.Makoto Kawamura, Chairman, Kyocera Corporation, Mr. Hironori Chiba, GM, EPSON of SEIKO-EPSON among others. Mr. Kourou Kato, President and CEO, DOCOMO also called on the delegation. 

The meetings reflected genuine interest amongst the Japanese companies to participate in the growth story of electronics in India. The Joint Working Group and the Japan Desk proposed to be set up will provide an institutional mechanism for facilitating this effort and converting the potential into real investments.

 

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INATRONICS 2013

The 4th Indonesia Largest Electronics & Component Exhibition 2013
26 - 29 March 2013 - JIExpo (Jakarta International Expo), Jakarta – Indonesia

 

PT. Global Expo Management
Perkantoran Mutiara Taman Palem, Block C5 /19
Jl. Kamal Raya Outer Ring Road, Jakarta Barat, 11730, Indonesia
Telp  :  +62 - 21 - 5435 8118
Fax    : +62 - 21 - 5435 8119

 

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Secutech India 2013

MMRDA Grounds , Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai – February 28, March 1-2, 2012

For details please contact : Asian Business Exhibition & Conferences, Mumbai

Tel :+91-22-40504900, Fax : +91-22-2636-7676

E-mail :info@secutechexpo.com 

 

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EFY Awards 2013

Bengaluru – March 15, 2013

For details please contact Electronics For You, New Delhi, Mr. Arun Singh

Tel : 26810601/02/03, Fax No.011-26817563, E Mail: efyenq@efyindia.com

Web: www.efyawards.com

 

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China Electronics Fair, Shenzhen

Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Centre – April 10-12, 2013

For details please contact : Ms. Jennifer Zhou, Beijing, China

Tel : +86-10-51662329 Extn 37/68, E Mail: cefinfo@ceac.com.cn

 

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Autotronics Taipei (10-13 April 2013),Taipei,Taiwan

10 Apr - 13 Apr - Taipei World Trade Center

7th edition of Autotronics Taipei 2013, will be held in Taipei, Taiwan

It is a leading international  Automobile Electronics Show.

 

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Korea Sourcing Fair, Electronics & Components

Asia World Expo, Hong Kong – April 12-15, 2013

For details please contact :  www.chinasourcingfair.com/hk/etb

                                             www.koreasourcingfair.com/hk/ecs

 

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Nepcon China  2013

Shanghai World Expo & Convention Centre – April 23-25, 2013

For details please contact Mr. Mike Deng, Reed Exhibitions Shanghai Branch

Tel: +86-21-2231-7018 Fax : +86-21-2231-7181, E Mail: mike.deng@reedexpo.com.cn

 

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LED Expo Mumbai

Bombay Exhibition Center (BEC), Mumbai, May 04 –06,  2013

For details please contact:  Soorya Trade Fair Inc. Tel: 080-25231675

Fax: 080-25231675

 

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Mechanical Electrical Plumbing Expo 23 - 25 May, 2013 | Mumbai, India By INIS Enterprises Private Limited 


Mechanical Electrical Plumbing Expo 2013 has arrived for the first time in the Indian trading market that is the prime meeting area for the building and other industrial sectors. The show focuses on three industrial sectors namely on the mechanical, electrical and plumbing and associated to these three segments many key industrial players have turned up to visit this event and utilize the advanced technologies and ideas that have been put up...


Visitor RegistrationBook a Stall (Get 10% off)

 

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Indonesian International Consumer Electronics

Show24 - 26 May 2013

Jakarta International Expo (JIExpo) Jakarta, Indonesia

 

Address:GedungPusatNiaga Lt. 1 Arena PRJ Kemayoran

City:Jakarta

Country:Indonesia

Hall Number:Hall A

Tel:  +(62)-(21)-53660804.

 

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I Card Today


05 - 07 July, 2013 | Bengaluru, India


I Card Today is the exhibition for smart cards, ID, cards, biometrics & RFID sector in India. It will serve as a meeting place for the industry, attract key decision makers and bring together the vendors and consumers to interact and share information about the latest technology equipments...


Visitor RegistrationBook a Stall

 

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India AIDC Show Hyderabad


05 - 08 July, 2013 | Hyderabad, India


For 4 days, India AIDC Show Hyderabad will offer unlimited business potential for Electronics & Electricals industry. Being hosted by Print Packaging.Com Private Limited, Hyderabad, India, the show will be attended by wholesalers, Retail & OEM, Logistics & Automotive, Garment & Textiles, Airlines etc...


Visitor RegistrationBook a Stall

 

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Printed Electronics Asia 2013

Date     :   9-10 July

Venue  :   Tokyo, Japan

Contact :  Cara Harrington

                Event & Marketing Manager

                Tel : +1 617 577 7890

                E-mail : c.harrington@IDTechEx.com

                Dr Peter Harrop, Chairman           

                Tel : +44 (0)7850 258317

                E-mail : p.harrop@IDTechEx.com

 

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Pro Sound & Light Expo


26 - 28 July, 2013 | Chennai, India


The Professional Sound & Light Expo(Pro Sound & Light Expo) is held at Chennai Trade & Convention Centre, Chennai, India. The exposition is aimed towards giving an edge to professional sound, light, media technology, music Audio-visual, Stage, theatre, Special events, architecture Communication cinema entertainment...
Visitor RegistrationBook a Stall (Get 30% off)

 

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Indian Electrical & Electronics Fair 2013

August 2 – 4, 2013

Sri Lanka Exhibition & Convention Centre

 Colombo, Sri Lanka

Contact   :    PICO, 12 D.R. Wijewardena Mawatha

                    Colombo 10, Sri Lanka

                    Tel : 00 94 11 2343239

                    Fax : 00 94 11 2343237

                    E-mail : emile.g@sl.pico.com. Lahiru.a@sl.pico.com

 

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IPCA Expo 


29 - 31 August, 2013 | Gandhinagar, India


By Indian Printed Circuit Association 
IPCA Expo 2013 is going to be held at the Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar, India for three days. This is going to be a one of its kind exhibition in the region as it is going to explore the emerging market of the Printed Circuit Boards in India...
Visitor RegistrationBook a Stall

 

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Electronica India and Productronica India 


04 - 06 September, 2013 | New Delhi, India


By MMI India Pvt. Ltd 
Electronica India and Productronica India is an event that helps in the cooperation between the ministries and official organizations and is supported by all the industries associated with the sector. It will bring together exhibitors from all around the country to come together and be a part of a platform that helps them to connect with their prospective buyers...
Visitor RegistrationBook a Stall

 

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China Sourcing Fair: Electronics & Components,Hardware & Building Materials,Bathroom Products-Mumbai


04 - 06 September, 2013 | Mumbai, India


As the largest exhibition featuring China-made products in India, the China Sourcing Fairs offers exhibitors a perfect platform to meet face-to-face with quality buyers from India and neighboring countries...
Visitor RegistrationBook a Stall

 

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EMMA Expo India 


05 - 07 September, 2013 | Chennai, India


By Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) 
EMMA Expo ranks among the best machine tools and electronics industry related trade events in India. Organized at the Bangalore International Exhibition Center, the event is highlighted by the topical business procurement meeting sessions and seminars that are held here on a regular basis...
Visitor RegistrationBook a Stall (Get 20% off)

 

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India International Security Expo 


26 - 29 September, 2013 | New Delhi, India


By India Trade Promotion Organization 
India International Security Expo is the ideal place where the professionals from almost all the industrial sectors can have a look at the advanced technology aided security and fire safety equipments and services...
Visitor RegistrationBook a Stall

 

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Electri Expo 


03 - 05 October, 2013 | Hyderabad, India


By Hyderabad International Trade Expositions Limited 
Electri Expo 2013 will be held for three consecutive days at HITEX Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad. Foreign and national business delegates, technocrats, electricians, corporate personnel and power trading companies will be present at this show to spread awareness about usage of energy efficiency products...
Visitor RegistrationBook a Stall

 

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SmartCards Expo 


16 - 18 October, 2013 | New Delhi, India
By Electronics Today 


SmartCards Expo is going to be organized with a view of bringing together engineers, entrepreneurs, consultants and professionals from the smart card industry. This show will be highlighting the modern tools and trends associated with smart cards...
Visitor RegistrationBook a Stall

 

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Consumer Electronics & Electrical Expo

18 - 20 October, 2013 | Guwahati, India


Organized by Hype Communications & Marketing Consultancy, NE Consumer Electronics & Electrical Expo will be scheduled between 18-20 Oct 2013 ....
Visitor RegistrationBook a Stall

 

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Productronica  2013

Date :       11 - 14  November  2013.

Venue :     Munich, Germany

 

Contact :   MMI India Pvt. Ltd.

                 Lalani Aura, 5th Floor, 34th Road,

                 Khar (West), Mumbai 400 052,

                 Tel: +91 22 4255 4700

                 Direct: + 91 22 42554723

                 Fax: +91 22 4255 4719

                 E-mail: Andrea.dsouza@mmi-india.in

                 Website: www.mmi-india.in

 

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ELCINA Events, Activities & Services

Madhya Pradesh to set up four Electronics Manufacturing Clusters 

Madhya Pradesh Government has decided to plan for four Green field Clusters under the Electronics Manufacturing Cluster Scheme of the Government of India. Land has also been identified at several places and DPR is being prepared Details or four clusters are as follows:

 

District Status and Proposed Area

 

Bhopal Land is possession; 50 acres

Gwalior Land is in possession; 50 acres

Indore land is being identified; 100 acres

Jabalpur Land is in possession; 40 acres

 

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ELCINA Indian Electronics Industry Directory 2013 released on 22nd February 2013 

The ELCINA Directory of Indian Electronics Industry 2013 was released by Chief Guest Mr. Ajay Shankar, Member Secretary NMCC on the second day of the EFY EXPO 2013 on 22nd  February 2013 Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, prior to the start of the conference on Synergising Investments with Market Dynamics Technology & Electronics Manufacturing. A number of eminent speakers and leading industry chiefs including Mr N Ramachandran, CMD, Mel Systems & Services, Dr. Markus Hildenbrand , Managing Director, Bosch Automotive Electronics India Pvt. Ltd. ,Mr Vinod Sharma, MD, Deki Electronics Ltd were present at the release.  

The Directory will also be available in an interactive soft copy format on a CD.  

For information and further details, please contact:

Vijay Vadhwa email: vijay@elcina.com

Phone: 011-26928053, 26924597

 

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Publication

Research Paper on Strategic Electronics Sector – July 2012

A Research Report on the ‘Landscape of Opportunities & Challenges in Strategic Electronics” has been prepared jointly by ELCINA and ISA was released by the Hon’ble Minister Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju, MoS, Defence. The research paper gives the details of the current opportunities on the Indian Strategic Electronics (ISE), Govt Policy & procurement procedures, landscape of Capabilities, Business Areas, Certification & Licenses, Aspirations & Goals of ISE Companies, IPR & Technology Safety Mechanisms, Focus Areas for the Industry to look for, Dept. of Electronics & IT Initiatives to boost growth of Electronics Industry in India and Recommendations for greater value additions in the country.

The paper has been authored by Lt. Gen. A. K. S. Chandele, PVSM, AVSM (Retd), Col.K. V. Kuber (Retd.) and Dr. Ajay Batra (VIC)

(copy of the research paper can be procured from ELCINA – details below).

Price of Research Report including Postage & Handling charges:

 

 

Directory Price

Domestic Sales

Rs.1,000/-

Foreign Sales

US$ 100


For obtaining copies, please send a Demand Draft/at par Cheque favouring “ELCINA Electronic Industries Association of India” to Mr. V.K. Vadhwa/Ms. Tandra Majumder, ELCINA House, 422 Okhla Industrial Estate Phase III, New Delhi-110020, Tel: +91-11-26924597, 26928053, 41615985 Fax: +91-11-26923440 Email: vijay@elcina.com/tandra@elcina.com. Copies can also be collected personally from ELCINA House at New Delhi on payment  through Draft/Cheque/Cash.

 

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ELCOMOS REPORT

A Study of Electronic Components, Hardware Market Manufacturing Output Study

Including related Assemblies & Value Chain in India

ELCOMOS is a most comprehensive study of electronic components and equipment industry conducted in recent years and attempts to bridge a huge information gap which has plagued the growth of this segment. Electronic components are the building blocks for this industry. A strong electronic component manufacturing base requires high capital investments and a supportive eco-system. ELCOMOS Report has endeavoured to build a comprehensive database on existing indigenous production of electronic components and hardware manufacturing value chain in India.  

 

The Study also assesses the size and trends in Output and the Market for electronic components and assemblies as well as equipment by various sectors; it estimates the demand-supply scenario within the country vis-à-vis imports and exports and attempts to identify the future drivers and enablers for the industry.

 

Among others, the Report is a comprehensive compilation of:

  • Overview of the Indian Electronics Industry and Industry Landscape

  • Detailed data on 25 categories of Electronics Components including Integrated Circuits (ICs), Diodes, Transistors, LEDs, Wound Components, Capacitors, Resistors, PCBs, TV/ Computer Picture Tube.

  • Connectors, Speakers, Switches, Cables, Relays, Fuses, Optical Discs, Magnets and more.

  • The Study also covers Raw Materials and Key Application Segments such as Telecom, Consumer, IT, Medical, Automotive as well as Electronic Manufacturing Services

For a Copy of the Report, please contact tandra@elcina.com or info@ elcina.com

 

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ELCINA Directory for 2012

 

The ELCINA DIRECTORY OF INDIAN ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY 2012 was released on 17th February 2012 during EFY Expo at Pragati Maidan by Mr Ajay Shankar, IAS, Member Secretary, NMCC.. The new Directory will contain key industry production and market data in addition to the other regular sections. This is a handy compendium with easy-to-read format, available in Print & CD Version. 

 

Price of New Directory (Print + CD Version), including Postage & Handling charges:

 

 

Directory Price

Domestic Sales

Rs.1,000/-

Foreign Sales

US$ 100

 

For obtaining copies, please send a Demand Draft/at par Cheque favouring “ELCINA Electronic Industries Association of India” to Mr. V.K. Vadhwa/Ms. Tandra Majumder, ELCINA House, 422 Okhla Industrial Estate Phase III, New Delhi-110020, Tel: +91-11-26924597, 26928053, 41615985 Fax: +91-11-26923440 Email: vijay@elcina.com/tandra@elcina.com. Copies can also be collected personally from ELCINA House at New Delhi on payment  through Draft/Cheque/Cash.

 

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Conference Facility at ELCINA House

 

The following Conference Facilities are available in ELCINA House for holding conferences/workshops/meetings  etc:-

 

Hall

Seating Capacity

Hotline Auditorium (1st Floor)

60 people

BSM Meeting Room (Basement)

25 people

ELCINA Board Room (Ground Floor)

15 people

 

All the above facilities are available with full power back-up (including air conditioning) with all modern equipments like LCD Projector/Screen, Internet through Wi-Fi, Audio Systems, Collar/Cordless mikes etc..  Beverages/Lunch/Dinner can also be organized on request.  For details and booking, please contact Mr. V.K. Vadhwa in ELCINA House (Tel – 011-26928050, 26924597, email – vijay@elcina.com)

 

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Forthcoming ELCINA-CKM Programmes 

 

Continuing its efforts to establish an extensive source of knowledge to serve Indian Engineering and Electronics Industry and cultivate a manufacturing culture in the country, ELCINA-Centre for Knowledge Management (CKM), since its launch in 2008, has been conducting various workshops on a variety of topics of interest to the satisfaction of the industry with focus on quality improvement and enhancing competitiveness. It has also been organizing In-house training workshops in companies for the benefit of the industry and the number of workshops is growing every year

 

S. No.

Workshop Topic

Date

Venue

1

APQP, PPAP

5th & 6th March, 2013

 

Rudrapur, Uttarakhand

2

Material Inspection – Sampling Plans & Quality Control

16 March, 2013

 

ELCINA House,

New Delhi

For more details and forthcoming programmes, please log on to - http://www.elcina.com/ckm/services-ckm.htm - and/or contact ELCINA Secretariat, New Delhi – rajesh@elcina.com or call on 9911445890

 

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OSRAM PRODUCT DISPLAY CENTRE at ELCINA HOUSE

The 'OSRAM DISPLAY CENTRE' in ELCINA House is a permanent Display Centre and serves to showcase the Indian electronics industry to visitors. The Display Centre has now 15 Full Stalls and 4 Half/Mini Stalls, presently occupied by the following Member-companies. 

Full Stalls

  1. Bharat Electronics Ltd, Bangalore
  2. EPCOS India Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
  3. Vishay Components India Pvt Ltd, Pune
  4. Teknik Electromeconic Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
  5. SGS Tekniks Manufacturing Pvt Ltd, Gurgaon
  6. Samtel  Group, New Delhi
  7. Deki Electronics Ltd, Noida
  8. Victor Component Systems Pvt Ltd, New Delhi
  9. Osram India, Bangalore
  10. Elin Electronics Ltd, New Delhi  
  11. Bhagyashree Industries, Secunderabad

Half/Mini Stalls

  1. Cosonic Components Pvt Ltd, Chennai
  2. Servel (India) Pvt Ltd, New Delhi
  3. CTR Manufacturing Industries Ltd, Aurangabad

A few Full and Half/Mini Stalls are vacant at present and members interested may kindly contact ELCINA House, New Delhi (saly@elcina.com) for booking the same

Terms and conditions for booking of stalls:-

  • Manufacturing & Service Member-companies of ELCINA are eligible to display their products 
  • Flexible shelves are provided inside the stalls.  Modification in fixtures of the basic structure will not be possible as it runs counter to uniformity.
  • Lockable Storage space will be provided below the stall for brochures/publicity materials etc.
  • Audio Visual clip/Power Point presentation will be displayed for the visitors on LCD Panel installed in the Display Area.
  • The rental charges for the Stalls for two years – FULL Stall (Rs.20,000/-)  and HALF/MINI Stall (Rs.12,000) + Service Tax (10.3%), as per govt rules.
  • Exhibits can consist of product samples, demo kits, brochures, posters etc.  
  • Each stall has got one power supply point of 15 Amps.
  • Renewal will be for a minimum period of two years or multiples there

 

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ELCINA Directory of Indian Electronics Industry - 2012
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Elcina Services

 

ELCINA Display Center

 

ELCINA has recently renovated its Display Center to meet the changing environment of the Industry. Small size Display booths are made to accommodate more and more cotopmpanies

 

ELCINA Conference Facility

 

(a) Auditorium

Hotline Mukesh Aggarwal Auditorium is ideal for holding Conferences / Seminars / Workshops or any Corporate programs

(b) Board Room

ELCINA Board Room is suitable for for senior executive and board meetings. The Board Room can accommodate 15 persons on the main table with a supplementary seating for 10 persons

(c) Conference Room

Conference Room can accommodate 25 persons in Class room seating style. This room is ideal for training sessions & corporate meetings with complete audio visual facilities . Seating arrangement is flexible and can be arranged as per the requirement.

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ELCINA Membership

 

Companies committed to electronic hardware manufacturing with substantial value addition through production of components, subassemblies, parts, capital goods/machinery for manufacturing of electronics hardware, EMS providers, service providers such as quality/product testing as well as companies designing components and subassemblies are eligible for membership. Equipment companies from all segments of electronics (i.e., Consumer, Telecom, IT, Defence, Industrial, Medical and Automobiles) are welcome to join ELCINA membership once they commence manufacturing, assembling or designing activities in the country.

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All Payments through local Cheque/Draft favoring

'ELCINA Electronic Industries Association of India'

payable in New Delhi.
For enquiries, call Mr. V.K. Vadhwa,
ELCINA HOUSE, 422 Okhla Indl. Estate, New Delhi - 110 020.
Tel: +91 (011) 26924597, 26928053; Fax: +91 (011) 2692 3440;
Email: elcina@vsnl.com

 

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