VOL XVII, ISSUE 20

31 October 2018

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Israel to supply missile Defence systems to India for $777 mn 

 

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the nation’s largest aerospace and defense firm, announced Wednesday that it had won a $777 million contract with India to supply a maritime version of the Barak-8 missile defense system. The deal was signed with Indian state-owned company Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), which serves as the main contractor in the project. Israel is a major defense supplier to India, selling an average of $1 billion of military equipment each year. “IAI’s partnership with India dates many years back and has culminated in joint system development and production,” IAI Chief Executive Officer Nimrod Shefer told Reuters. “India is a major market for IAI and we plan to… reinforce our positioning in India, also in view of increasing competition.” The Barak-8 was developed by IAI in collaboration with Israel’s Defense Ministry, India’s Defense Research and Development Organization, the navies of both countries, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, IAI’s Elta Group, and local industries in India. IAI develops and manufactures advanced systems for air, space, sea, land, cyber, and homeland security.

 

India, which has longstanding territorial disputes with neighbors China and Pakistan, has signed several big-ticket defense deals since Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power in 2014. It has been moving away from relying on traditional ally Russia for military hardware and in recent years, India has deepened its ties to Israel, diplomatically and militarily.

 

Source: https://www.timesofisrael.com/iai-wins-777-million-deal-to-supply-india-with-maritime-missile-defense-system/

 

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Make in India: Suresh Prabhu asks states to opt for local products for public procurement 

 

Commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu has asked states to emulate Centre’s model of giving preference to products manufactured under the Make in India initiative for public procurement to provide impetus to local manufacturing. Besides giving a “big boost to domestic manufacturing of goods and provision of supplies, it will also lead to growth in employment and income”, Prabhu wrote to all chief ministers earlier this week.  Under the Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India) Order, it was envisaged that all central government departments, their attached or subordinate offices and autonomous bodies controlled by the Centre should ensure purchase preference is given to domestic suppliers in government procurement.  t also provides 20% margin of purchase preference, while the minimum local content required shall ordinarily be 50%.  “As state governments/UTs and their companies, autonomous bodies, etc., also spend a significant amount on procurement of goods and services, similar policy measures at the state level can provide an additive thrust to the manufacturing sector in India, in line with the vision of 'Make of India',” Prabhu wrote. 



(ET, Oct 26, 2018)

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Xiaomi plans to launch money lending services in India, seeking RBI approval

 

 

 

After changing the face of the Indian smartphone market, Xiaomi is now reportedly planning to enter the consumer finance and business-to-business lending sector. According to a report by Economic Times, Xiaomi is apparently looking to float a non-banking financial company (NBFC), called Xiaomi Financial Services India, which will soon seek the Reserve Bank of India’s approval to operate as an NBFC. An NBFC does not let you deposit your savings and invest in mutual funds, however, it will provide loans for all sorts of purchases you want to make. For instance, according to Xiaomi’s reported regulatory disclosure, its financial services company will lend money to consumers for purchasing electronics, home appliances, lifestyle products, vehicles, furniture, tools, utensils and office equipment, and give credit to firms, corporates or any other entity.

 

The new firm plans to provide loans to consumers for purchasing electronics, home appliances, lifestyle products, vehicles, furniture, tools, utensils and office equipment. It also aims to extend credit to firms, corporates or any other entity "for the purpose of purchase and acquisition of goods, merchandise, assets of any nature", regulatory filings with the Registrar of Companies reveal. And its Memorandum of Association lists Xiaomi Corp cofounder Feng Hong and Xiaomi India Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain among its directors.

 

While Xiaomi is known mostly for its mobile phones in India, its product portfolio in China goes much beyond that, and over the next two years it plans to launch most of them in India. "Smart TV, scooters, cycles, air purifier, water purifier, shoes, power banks, T-shirts, back packs, laptops, drones," Jain said

 

(TECH 2, Oct 17, 2018)

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Indians spent over Rs 50k crore on Chinese phones in FY18 

 

Consumers in India spent more than Rs 50,000 crore in FY18 on purchasing smartphones made by just the top four Chinese brands, nearly twice what they spent on them in the previous fiscal. That trend is set to continue with Chinese brands dominating the Indian smartphone market, analysts and industry executives said.  The four — Xiaomi, Oppo, VivoNSE 0.00 % and Honor — along with a few other Chinese brands like Lenovo-Motorola, One-Plus and Infinix, make up more than half of the total Indian smartphone market by sales. Sales of Chinese brands are growing rapidly this year too, as per the data available thus far, analysts said.  The Chinese brands are launching high-specification models at lower prices than South Korean, Japanese and Indian companies and have successfully established themselves as global brands, in line with the Indian consumer’s preference for products made by multinationals, two analysts said. 

 

As per Registrar of Companies filings for FY18, Xiaomi Technology India's revenue from operations stood at Rs 22,947.3 crore, up from Rs 8,334.4 crore in FY17 while that of Oppo Mobiles India jumped nearly 50% to Rs 11,994.3 crore in the same period. The most impressive growth was posted by Vivo Mobile India, up 77.6% year-on-year to Rs 11,179.3 crore. Meanwhile, Huawei Telecommunications India's mobile business revenue went up 56% to Rs 5,601.3 crore. Honor, a leading smartphone e-brand under the Huawei Group, claimed to have registered an unprecedented growth of 281% in the first half of 2018 and rank among the among top 2 brands in the online segment in the second quarter (Q2) of this fiscal.

 

The combined sales of these four Chinese smartphone makers in FY18 almost doubled to Rs 51,722.1 crore from Rs 26,262.4 crore in FY17, despite already being on a higher base. However, while Xiaomi and Huawei have been profitable in the Indian market, BBK Electronics Corp's biggest brands Oppo and Vivo are yet to break even. Then, there's the OnePlus brand, which has managed to retain leadership in the Rs 30,000-plus premium segment for two consecutive quarters. India is the largest market for this brand, also a part of BBK's stable, accounting for about 30% of its global revenue that was pegged at $1.4 billion in 2017.

 

In comparison to the Chinese performance, top cat Samsung, which has been present in India for two decades, posted smartphone sales of Rs 34,261 crore in FY17 (the latest figures are not available with the RoC yet) while Apple posted sales of Rs 13,097 crore in FY18. Citing analysts the daily added that the Chinese aggression in the Indian smartphone market is expected to continue in the current fiscal, courtesy factors like the growing hold of the top brands and the launch of new sub-brands such as Pocophone by Xiaomi and Realme by Oppo. The high growth of newer Chinese players like Transsion Group with its Itel, Tecno and Infinix brands are also playing a crucial role in the numbers game. 

(ET, Oct 29, 2018)

 

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 SECTION I - POLICY SCAN                                                                        

 

New electronics policy lacks a punch

 

The draft New Electronics Policy is unlikely to attract any fresh investments into the electronics manufacturing sector as no specific exemptions or measures have been announced to the companies manufacturing here, according to experts. The draft document touched upon a wide range of issues. It is a statement of intent but lacks any details of specific measures/incentives or subsidies for players wishing to manufacture here, said Mahesh Uppal, a telecom expert. “Such details are critical to the investment plans of the companies. This will not impact any current plans. It would mean different things to different people since it is little with words like "promote", "support", "facilitate" etc. without giving much idea of their scope. Overall, the policy is weak on analysis of actual problems on the ground or of steps taken to date. It does not say why a new policy is required now,” he said. 

(DNA, Oct 17, 2018)

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Industry Inputs on Draft NPE 2018

 

The draft NPE 2018 identifies almost all concerns of Indian ESDM sector and has shown its intent for the redressal of the same, now industry is in a state of wait and watch tha what will be the roadmap to address the issues being faced by ESDM manufacturing in the country.  

  1. NPE needs to specifically address Components, PCB’s and Parts Manufacturing in the country. The policy is emphasizing ‘cutting edge technology’ and semiconductors while it should promote high tech across the entire Electronics Value Chain from components to finished goods. Every component has its cutting edges and growing areas which need support to grow quickly.

  2. MSIPS substitution: MSIPS needs to be substituted with similar benefits. Direct Tax Benefits upto 25% of the Capex which may be availed within 3 years of the year of investment against Income Tax payable. Interest subsidy of 5% on the term loans and Cash Credit limit. Operationally easy and simple with less bureaucratic hassel. This will promote investment in Plant and Equipment to scale up capacities and drive growth. This will also incentivise higher value addition with the investments made in Plant and Machinery.

  3. ITA-1 products and components need support to the extent of 15-20% to remain competitive against zero duty imports. It is recommended that high value added components (>30%) should be provided 20% support and components with lower Value addition (<30%) should be provided support of 15%  This can be provided through Income Tax exemption and interest subsidy. This will allow manufacturers to work at lower margins and compete at large with Chinese companies and invest in world scale capacities.

  4. For Export marketing & promotion the Govt should directly provide a rebate in the Direct taxes code upto 200% in the P&L Account, of the cost incurred in foreign exhibitions and when employing sales and marketing agencies and staff abroad.

  5. Testing and approval to global standards like UL/VDE/CCC/CSA/CE should be incentivised by directly allowing 200% of the cost incurred as expense in the P&L account so that we can aggressively get approvals for supply of products worldwide and not get stopped by Non tariff barriers raised across the world.

  6. EMC scheme: The Scheme may be modified to encourage state governments to take ownership of smooth operation and success of Clusters and provide Plug & Play facilities to the interested manufacturers. The funds under EMC may be diverted to the interested state governments with due accountability. PPP model may also be discussed and emphasis on sale of land be reduced and the Scheme may incentivize its provision and use for manufacturing at a low operational cost.

  7. PMA/PPO must be implemented in states irrespective of the state of manufacturing. Any good manufactured in India should get preferential treatment in all Indian state government procurements.

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 SECTION II - INDUSTRY  SCAN                                                                                            

 

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MediaTek plans to collaborate with India firms to develop AI based applications

 

Taiwanese chipset firm MediaTek plans to collaborate with Indian software companies to develop artificial intelligence-based applications which would in high demand with the adoption of emerging 5G technologies, a senior company official said. Artificial intelligence (AI) based solutions are expected to be in demand when 5G services would start rolling our across the world. Next generation technologies like AI, machine learning etc. help devices customize on their own as per the habit or usage pattern of customers.  “So far, for AI applications, Mediatek’s partners have been big international companies like Google and Facebook. But for the next step we want to collaborate with local start-ups who want to develop AI-based applications for Indian market,” MediaTek’s Wireless Communication General Manager T L Lee told PTI.

(FE, Oct 28, 2018)

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India-EU cooperating on data privacy, data protection issues: BEREC

 

Experts from the European Commission have met the Indian government several times in the past few months to discuss the work done on data protection. This comes at a time when data privacy and protection have been debated upon by the regulators, telecom and e-commerce companies, social media platforms and content creators in India.  "I have learnt that the European Commission has made several missions to India to introduce and explain what Europe is doing on General Data Protection on Regulation (GDPR). And to see that the Indian government has better understanding on what Europe is doing and why we are doing it," said Johannes Gungl , CEO of Telecommunication and Postal Services, Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC). In the last few months, several meetings have happened where experts came to India on GDPR, he added.  There has been lot of debate on what constitutes sensitive data and how should privacy be safeguarded in India. The ministry of electronics and IT (MeitY), which is in the process of finalising of the data protection legislation, is likely to leave it to sectoral regulators and relevant departments to define what constitutes sensitive personal information. Such data will have to be necessarily stored only in India. 

(ET, Oct 26, 2018)

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India says China agrees to increase imports from country: Minister Suresh Prabhu 

 

India's trade minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday that China has agreed to increase its imports from the country.  "Global disruptions offer a chance to increase Indian exports," Prabhu said at an event organised by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).  Prabhu said Chinese authorities will hold a meeting in November specifically with Indian exporters to address their concerns relating to market access and trade regulations. India's trade deficit with China is its widest with any country, with large amounts of electronics and other items flowing across the border with its northern neighbour. 

 

(ET, Oct 26, 2018)

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Triumph Scrambler 1200 To Be Launched In India Next Year In XC Trim

 

The all-new 2019 Triumph Scrambler 1200 was revealed earlier this week and the model is scheduled to make its way to markets globally by early next year. The British off-roader motorcycle brings a host of electronics to the segment, while keeping the minimalism intact, which will set it apart from its rivals in this segment. With the Indian launch expected in early 2019 as well, car and bike can now confirm that the new Triumph Scrambler 1200 will be arriving in the base XC trim first. The Scrambler 1200 XC is the "all-rounder" variant, while the XE version has been packaged to be more off-road friendly. This means that the Scrambler 1200 XC misses out on certain hardware over the XE.

(NDTV, Oct 26, 2018)

 

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Top 10 UPS Manufacturers in India

 

Power is an important topic, especially, in a land as big and as diverse in India. If you really see, the issue of power and energy in India can be highly divisive- in the way that for a person sitting in Lutyens Delhi, and for a person from the countryside, the energy requirement per day is hugely disproportionate. That means, that India’s power and energy industry has become a giant simply because of its huge population with an entire spectrum of energy requirements. Recently, solar energy has become a buzzword within India’s energy industry as it is being seen as a worthy proponent in India’s rural electrification push. So, in a nation where electricity can often be scantily available, Uninterrupted Power Supplies (UPS) emerge as a key place for energy storage in times of a power cut. Several reports claim that come 2021, India’s UPS industry will reach USD 1.2 billion- and that is a very big number.

(Eletimes.com, Oct 26, 2018)

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How to Solve India’s E-Waste problem

 

The Internet of Things is truly here. Reports say that by 2020, the number of connected devices in the world will cross the 30 billion mark. While this is great for business, there is a downside. E-waste is a very real consequence of this innovation, and it is growing faster than ever. India is among the top 5 e-waste generating countries in the world, and it will play a notable role in generating the projected 52.2 million tons of global e-waste volume by 2021. This will translate to e-waste of about 6.8 kg/inhabitant. Sadly, only about 5 percent of India’s e-waste gets recycled due to many reasons – poor infrastructure, poor policies and lack of awareness. Apart from the irreparable damage to the environment, this also leads to health concerns and wastage of natural resources. As 95 percent of the country’s e-waste runs through the unorganized sector – namely scrap dealers – there is a strong need to address this problem. Many have tried, but with very little to show for their efforts thus far. Fortunately, there is a new group of innovators who are now realizing the ability to convert India’s waste stream into a profit stream. After all, the value of raw materials in e-waste is estimated to be more than $60 billion. With the right technology, precious materials in e-waste can be refurbished for profit. 

(BusinesWorld, Oct 24, 2018)

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Paytm Mall Maha Cashback sale: Deals, discounts on Apple iPhone X, Galaxy Note 9, Vivo X21 and more: Paytm Mall Maha Cash back Electronics special sale

 

Paytm Mall has announced an Electronics Special sale, as part of the second leg of its Maha Cash back sale. The sale begins today, and will run until October 25, while offering exciting deals, cash back, discounts and more. In addition, American Express card holders can avail 10 per cent cash back of up to Rs 2,000 on a minimum purchase of Rs 10,000, while Kotak Credit Card holders can also receive additional cash back benefits of 10 per cent. Those seeking to purchase iPhones during the Paytm Mall sale can avail various deals. Shoppers interested in purchasing the  iPhone X can avail the phone at discounted rates, alongside cash back benefits of Rs 12,000. While the iPhone X 64GB storage variant can be purchased at Rs 86,300, its 256GB storage variant will be available for Rs 99,850. In addition, users can choose to purchase the iPhone XR with an exchange bonus of Rs 7,000. The cheapest model from the 2018 iPhone range can be purchased at Rs 76,900 (64GB storage option) and Rs 81,900 (256GB storage option) respectively. Similarly, those interested in purchasing iPhone XS will receive cash back benefits of up to Rs 10,000. 

(Indian Express, Oct 22, 2018)

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Chinese scientists develop Nano generator to power wearable electronics

 

Chinese scientists have developed a new Nano generator that can harvest energy from human motions to continuously power wearable electronic devices, state-run media reported. Scientists at Zhengzhou University have developed a washable and wearable Nano generator based on hydrophobic Nano fiber. It has a woven structure and can be attached to clothes to convert the mechanical energy generated by human activities into electrical energy, according to state-run China Science Daily. This washable Nano generator with its woven structure has provided new opportunities for the development of self-powered wearable electronics, state-owned Xinhua news agency said, citing the report. The research was published in the Journal of Materials Chemistry A.  

(DNA, Oct 21, 2018)

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Chatbot Building Platforms From India That Are Revolutionising Businesses

 

With chatbots gaining mainstream adoption in every domain and revolutionising human-computer interactions, these virtual assistants have begun to transform the customer service landscape in India. Not only is it making the execution of a task easier, it has brought a convenience in the way queries are solved. In this article, we list seven chatbot platforms from India that are helping various industries such as banking, retail, automobile and others come up with user-friendly chatbot platforms. The key technologies behind most of them are NLP, machine learning and deep learning The list is presented in alphabetical order. Read our previous list on chatbots here. 

(Analytics India, Oct 21, 2018)

 

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Flipkart takes massive lead over Amazon in festive season sales

 

Home grown e-tailer Flipkart has surpassed Amazon India by a huge margin in the latest five-day festive season sales on the back of higher purchases in mobiles and fashion verticals, general merchandise and exclusive launches, once again highlighting the fierce battle for supremacy that’s going on between the arch rivals. While the just concluded festive season sales set the cash registers ringing for both e-tailers, Flipkart, which was recently acquired by U.S. retail giant Walmart, accounted for more than half of GMV (gross merchandise volume) for the entire industry, according to its own estimates and those of RedSeer Consulting, a research and advisory firm focused on the consumer internet market.“Between Flipkart and Amazon, the share was 62-38. Higher share for Flipkart was driven by higher sales in both mobiles and fashion verticals,” RedSeer said.

 

Substantiating its market position, Flipkart says its internal review indicates that its share was in the tune of 68-70%, not just 62%. “Over the last five years, the Big Billion Day sales have seen a growth of 12x. Our ambitions are much bigger for next year when we take into consideration the kind of demand and response we have seen this year for our offerings and products across the board,” Smrithi Ravichandran, senior director, growth, at Flipkart, told Fortune India exclusively over a call.

 

(Fortune India, Oct 20, 2018)

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Flipkart festive Dhamaka Sale: Huge offers you need to know about

 

Walmart owned Flipkart is back with another grand sale in this festive season for its customers. Under its, Festive Dhamaka Sale, Flipkart is offering lucrative discounts on smartphones, electronics among other genres. Flipkart has tied up with Mastercard to offer incentives to first-time shoppers during the Festive Dhamaka Sale.  But customers are in for huge benefits as Flipkart's rival, Amazon India will also be running its second wave of Great Indian Festival sale with Flipkart's Festive Dhamaka Sale.  Flipkart's Festive Dhamaka Days sale will start from October 24, however, Flipkart Plus members can avail the deals starting at 9pm on October 23. Flipkart has also tied up with Axis Bank to offer payment-based incentives for the bank's credit and debit card users.  

(DNA, Oct 18, 2018)

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PM Narendra Modi to unveil a CSR portal on October 24 

 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil a portal for corporate social responsibility (CSR) and volunteering at a town hall with technology, startup and telecom chieftains on October 24 in an ambitious bid to consolidate such efforts to maximise their effect and help boost the government’s initiatives.  The ministry of electronics and IT is making hectic preparations for the launch of the portal, which is being developed by MyGov and will host CSR activities that have already been kicked off. The idea is to create a resource pool and find a way to “harmonise efforts,” not just across companies, but also to “align” them with the priorities of the government in areas such as the Skill India, Digital Literacy, Financial Inclusion, and Swachh Bharat campaigns, said a person aware of the development. 
 

(ET, Oct 19, 2018)

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Medlife awarded India’s Best Pharma Delivery e-Platform Company

 

Medlife, India’s largest online e -pharmacy Company, has been awarded India’s Best Pharma Delivery e-Platform Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan at the 5th Annual 2018 India Best Practices Awards. The Annual Best Practices Awards in India is presented across industry sectors such as Electronics & Appliances, Energy & Environment, Digital media, Industrial Automation & Process Control, Metals & Minerals, Mobility, Tech Vision and Transformational Health, following a comprehensive research and analysis were done by the eminent jury members.  Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards is part of the Global program that recognizes outstanding industry achievements by companies across the globe. It recognizes companies for their overall performance and efforts in achieving excellence in the ever-changing business environment through superior leadership, technological innovation, customer service and strategic product development.  Medlife with a market share of over 45% in the e-pharmacy space in India has been exploring newer horizons in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities and not restricting its operations to Metros while developing various customer-centric healthcare product and services and providing the solution to people belonging to every pocket of the society. 

(Biospectrum, Oct 16, 2018)

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Carrier looks to tap opportunities in India market

 

Commercial cooling products maker Carrier on Monday announced the launch of its new technology development centre at its Gurgaon facility, as part of efforts to consolidate its position in the Indian market. The company is eyeing the opportunities coming in the commercial and light commercial air-conditioning segment here as large number of offices, commercial buildings, airports, hospitals etc are coming here. "We are looking for situation by localising more and more products in India, under make-in-India campaign and for that we are augmenting our engineering capabilities," UTC Climate, Controls & Security Managing Director, India, Arun Bhatia, told.  The new facility features state-of-the-art laboratory and testing facilities would aid in the development of Carrier heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) products; and will serve as an engineering hub in the region, the company said in a statement. 

(ET, Oct 16, 2018)

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Information Technology

 

E-comm firms bleed red ink as increasing revenues are no match for soaring expenses

 

Even as their revenues skyrocket, Indian e-commerce firms continue to see their losses mounting. Flipkart, the largest homegrown e-commerce marketplace, witnessed a whopping 750 per cent increase in its losses at ₹2,064 crore in FY18 as it intensified its battle to take on the local unit of global behemoth Amazon. Last fiscal, Flipkart’s losses had stood at ₹244 crore. Paytm Ecommerce’s losses increased 150 times to ₹1,800 crore even while its revenues rose 100 times to ₹775 crore.  Amazon India is yet to file its 2018 earnings report. But its largest seller, Cloudtail (a joint venture between Amazon and Narayana Murthy’s Catamaran Ventures), saw its losses increase four times and expenses rise 26 per cent though it posted 27 per cent revenue growth for FY18 at ₹7,149 crore.  Flipkart, in which global retail giant Walmart Inc made a $16-billion investment in August, saw a 40 per cent jump in its revenues to ₹21,600 crore in FY18, according to information sourced from business intelligence platform Tofler on its annual filings with the Registrar of Companies. This is the total amount of sales the company garnered during the fiscal as people thronged the platform for hefty discounts and cash-backs offered through its mobile wallet PhonePe.

(BusinesLine, Oct 28, 2018)

 

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India added 1,200 tech startups in 2018: Nasscom 

 

India added 1,200 new technology startups in 2018 as against 1,000 last year, software lobby Nasscom said in a report on the startup ecosystem. The number of new tech startups had fallen for the first time in five years in 2017 as funding had slowed.  There are now about 7,700 tech startups in the country, making it the third largest in the world, the report said. The pace of growth in the number of startups added to the Indian ecosystem doubled to 15% year-on-year in 2018, with total funding also doubling to $4.2 billion. “The number of startups being added could be because of more accelerators and incubators coming up,” said Padmaja Ruparel, president at Indian Angel Network.  The number of incubators and accelerators grew 11% year-on-year to over 200, the report showed. While the number of startups rose, seed-stage funding fell 21% in 2018. Early-stage funding remained flat at 4%, accounting to $1 billion. Last year, seed-stage funding had dropped 53%. 
 


(ET, Oct 26, 2018)

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Shifting gears to roll out electric vehicles

 

The global automotive industry is on the verge of a big disruption. Digitisation, increasing automation, and new and emerging technologies would revolutionize the way people move. The Indian automotive industry has begun to feel the ripple effects of this global disruption. How prepared are automotive stakeholders and consumers? With growing concerns towards sustainable development and mitigating climate change, there is a need to shift from the current unsustainable approach to a more sustainable effort. Urban passenger mobility has undergone significant changes over the past few decades due to rapid industrialization and the boom of the IT sector. Travel patterns have become increasingly complex and difficult to predict and manage. This has put increasing pressure on bigger cities and their transport and infrastructure.

 

(BusinessLine, Oct 24, 2018)

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Towards an electric future

 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is right in saying that the International Solar Alliance (ISA) could replace the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) as the key energy supplier in the future. However, alongside a rapid use of solar power, the world also needs to switch over to battery-driven electric vehicles to substantially replace oil. The automobile, aviation, and shipping industries continue to be big oil guzzlers. Tropical India may be well placed to build large capacities of solar power, but, it is not in so advantageous a position to easily switch over from oil- and gas-fed auto engines to batteries. The world's third largest oil importer lacks both technology platform and key raw materials to manufacture low-cost, high-energy batteries. Therefore, the focus should be on domestic manufacture using high performing technologies and easily available raw materials. India must make sure that its switchover to alternative energies does not once again become import-dependent. To give an example, India's thrust for solar power in the last three years made it import-dependent on China, Taiwan, and Malaysia for cells. Cell imports from these countries accounted for over 90 per cent of their total inbound shipments. This must change to make the switch over to new and climate-friendly energies truly meaningful.


(Millennium Post, Oct 22, 2018)

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Global Marine Electronics Sphere Market 2018 Industry Progression, Growth Estimation to 2025

 

The Global Marine Electronics Sphere Market Insights, Forecast to 2025 provides fundamental data to strategists, senior administration, and advertisers working in the market. This one of a kind report features each and every aspects of the Global Marine Electronics Sphere industry and shows it in an easy to read format. Alongside deliberately breaking down the market into various segments, the report covers industry-particular drivers, restrictions, difficulties, and openings in the market. The report tracks the global market competitors, status, share, future trends, growth rate, sales, SWOT analysis, channels, distributors, and development plans for forecasted year between 2018 to 2025.  In addition, the import, export and revenue figures are also added. It categorizes the industry into key geographical regions, sub-regions, types and applications. Major Players in the Marine Electronics Sphere Market report included are: ATLAS ELEKTRONIK, FLIR Systems, Furuno Electric Co., Ltd, Garmin, Johnson Outdoors, Kongsberg Maritime, Kraken Sonar, Navico, Neptune Sonar, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, R2Sonic, Sound Metrics, Thales Group, Ultra ElectronicsMarine Electronics Sphere

(DigiBulletin, Oct 19, 2018)

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Mindtree posts 65% rise in Q2 profit at Rs 206 cr

 

Mid-sized IT firm Mindtree on Wednesday posted 65.4 per cent rise in consolidated net profit at Rs 206.3 crore for the quarter ended September 30. The company had registered a net profit of Rs 124.7 crore in the year-ago period, it said in a statement. Revenues rose 31.8 per cent to Rs 1,755.4 crore in the quarter under review from Rs 1,331.6 crore in the year-ago period. On sequential basis, the net profit was higher 30.4 per cent, while revenue grew 7.1 per cent. In dollar terms, the company’s net profit increased 50.4 per cent to USD 29.1 million in the said quarter, while revenue was up 19.5 per cent to USD 246.4 million from the year-ago period. “Our deep expertise across both digital and run landscapes are delivering competitive advantage for our clients, while fuelling Mindtree’s continued growth,” Mindtree CEO and Managing Director Rostow Ravanan said. He said by investing in an ‘automate-everything’ platform-based approach, Mindtree is “consistently driving larger deals and industry recognition”. 

(BusinessLine, Oct 18, 2018)

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Cyient Q2 net profit up by 14% 

 

Engineering services company Cyient, formerly Infotech Enterprises, has registered a total income of ₹1,187 crore in the second quarter ended September 30, 2018, as against ₹965.4 crore in the same period last year, showing a growth of 23 per cent. It posted a net profit of ₹127 crore (₹111 crore) in the quarter, an increase of 14 per cent. The board of directors declared an interim dividend of ₹6 a share of ₹5 for the financial year 2018-19. Contribution from the Americas increased to 52 per cent from 50.1 per cent in the comparable quarter previous year, with contribution from Asia-Pacific (including India) remaining flat at 24 per cent. 

(BusinessLine, Oct 17, 2018)

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How HP puts commercial tablets to work in India

 

Increasing use of app-based transaction models and need for mobility solutions are driving the growth of commercial tablet segment in India, according to Vickram Bedi, Senior Director, Personal Systems, HP India. The company, which launched tablets for enterprises and government last year, is keen on expanding the category. Bedi, who was here for the launch of a PC on Tuesday, told BusinessLine the company is in talks with its customer base for expanding the tablet network. “Some of those customers have requirement for either field sales force or mobility requirement. Those are the companies we are in touch with,” he added. HP launched tablets in 2017 designed for specific functions such as biometric authentication for Indian enterprises and government for its digital India initiatives Bedi explained. Initially launched to cater to the digital India programme, use of the tablets was expanded to cover companies that need to go in the field and collect some data.

 

(BusinessLine, Oct 18, 2018)

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From IKEA to Swiggy, How This Indian Startup Is Driving Electric Vehicle Adoption In India

 

If you want to sell electric vehicles (EVs), India looks like a great place to start. The country's billion-plus citizens live in 14 out of the 20 most polluted cities in the world, according to WHO, gasoline already costs more than $5 a gallon, and the price only seems to keep rising. India's EV market, meanwhile, is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of over 37% in the next five years, and 87% of drivers have indicated that they are ready to make the switch to EVs. Aiming to capitalize on the growth, brothers Rahul and Raja Gayam partnered with their friend Sri Harsha Bavirisetty in 2011 to launch EV maker Gayam Motor Works (GMW) in Hyderabad.  In the last three years, GMW, which staked out its position in the market with the world’s first electric auto-rickshaws and an innovative battery-swapping technology, has sold over 5,000 vehicles to more than 15 countries, including Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the U.S., Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and Philippines. 

 

(Forbes, Oct 15, 2018)

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How to get back into the electronics race

 

A sure way to manage the current account deficit and the rupee is to jump-start investment-production-exports cycle in critical sectors like electronics, computer, and telecom. Many would consider this to be an impossible task considering that most of our $60-billion electronics imports come from China. But we must remember that in 1980s India was ahead of China in these sectors. Details of how we stumbled since then provide many lessons in moving forward. In the mid-1980s, India with an annual export of $70 million was ahead of China in electronics and computers hardware sector. Firms such as Wipro and HCL had end-to-end capabilities in hardware design, manufacturing, sales and services. To expand operations, firms needed to import components. But despite several meetings at the highest level, import duties on components remained high and clearance a big hassle. The government then was more concerned about the misuse of imported components and future revenue losses. It also did not allow import of Printed Circuit Board, the most critical element for computers.

 

(Business Line, Oct 15, 2018)

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Telecom

 

Data & cyber security may come under Trai, Telecom Commission

 

The remits of the telecom regulator and the Telecom Commission are in the process of being widened that may see them overseeing issues such as data privacy, security and cybercrime, which are currently being looked into by the IT ministry, people familiar with the matter said.  According to officials in the Department of Telecommunications and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), these changes, which will come through an amendment in laws, underline the fact that consumers access most of their data via mobile phones, and hence the telecom department will need to get involved.  “We have to realise that subjects such as data privacy and security all flow through the telecom network. In fact, 93% of all such data is consumed on telecom networks, for example ecommerce, etc,” said a senior government official, who did not want to be named.  Any change in the regulatory ambit of one of the two institutions — the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) or the TC — needs to be complemented by a similar widening of the scope of the other. This, since all of the regulator’s recommendations need to be cleared by the Telecom Commission (TC). 

(ET, Oct 29, 2018)

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Apple’s India revenue up 12% to Rs 13,098 crore in FY18

 

The Indian unit of Apple more than doubled its profit in the year ended March 2018, but sales grew at a slower pace which analysts attributed to weakened demand for iPhone models after their prices went up in January due higher import duties, and Chinese aggression in the premium smartphone segment. Apple posted a 12% increase in total income to Rs 13,097.64 crore in India in the last fiscal year, compared with Rs 11,704.32 crore the previous year, as per its latest filings with the Registrar of Companies. Net profit jumped to Rs 896.33 crore from Rs 373.38 crore, which the industry attributed to the high margin on the iPhone X and Mac computers. Increased sales of the iPhone 7 and 6 that are priced relatively higher compared with the iPhone 6 and 5S a year back also boosted profitability, said Tarun Pathak, associate director at Hong Kong-based market tracker Counterpoint Research. “This pushed up iPhone’s average selling price in India,” he said. 

 

(ET, Oct 27, 2018)

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India Mobile Congress 2018: Samsung’s Vision for 5G in India

 

At India Mobile Congress 2018, Samsung Electronics is showcasing the many ways on how our latest technologies and user-centric 5G networks will transform our homes, stadiums, streets, farms and more through Samsung’s 5G solutions. Many new 5G-powered business models and scenarios are being demonstrated at Samsung booth to provide a glimpse into a 5G world, that can shape India’s digital future in the years to come. During India Mobile Congress, Samsung also announced its plan for India’s first large-scale 5G trial, scheduled to take place in the first quarter of 2019 in collaboration with the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). 

(Samsung Newsroom India, Oct 26, 2018)

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IMC 2018 signals that India is ready for 5G business

 

The India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2018 will conclude on Friday bringing the first wave of 5G business for Indian telecom operators. largest telecom event in India – organized by COAI — attracted more than 18,000 people on Thursday, the day two of the summit, and 15,000 people on Wednesday, showing the demand for such platforms in India.The presence of Airtel chairman Sunil Mittal, Vodafone Idea chairman Kumara Mangalam Birla and Reliance Jio chairman Mukesh Ambani on a single platform during the inauguration of IMC 2018 — despite their competition in the Indian telecom market — shows the power of COAI under director general Rajan Mathews and his team. Airtel and Reliance Jio showcased their 5G use-cases, indicating that India will be ready for 5G in 2020. 

(Telecomlead, Oct 26, 2018)

 

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India will soon be among top 3 in fixed broadband: Ambani

 

Reliance Industries (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani said India will soon be counted among the world’s “top three nations in fixed broadband,” replicating the country’s success in becoming the largest consumer of mobile data in the world. He added that India will have full 4G coverage by 2020, by when it would also be ready to roll out ultrafast 5Gservices before other countries. India will rise from its lowly 135th rank in fixed broadband at a pace that “would surprise” the world, said Ambani, addressing delegates on the opening day of India Mobile Congress in Delhi on Thursday. This will mirror India’s rise to No. 1 in mobile data consumption in under two years from 155. This, according to Ambani, was the “fastest transition” from 2G/3G services to 4G anywhere in the world. By 2020, “every phone in India will be 4G enabled, and every customer will have access to 4G connectivity,” he said.

(ET, Oct 26, 2018)

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Smartphones emerge as bright spot for Indian manufacturing

 

India - Smartphone-maker Lava is a small player in India's booming mobile communications industry, but it has become a poster child for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious effort to make India a global hub for electronics manufacturing.  Just a few years ago, Lava imported cheap phones from China. Now it builds its own devices at two factories on the outskirts of New Delhi that employ about 3,500 people, and expansion plans are in the works. Modi's vow to create tens of millions of new jobs has stuttered on many fronts, but domestic smartphone production has emerged as a bright spot for Asia's third-largest economy. Along with local firms such as Lava, global smartphone giants including Samsung, Oppo and Xiaomi are expanding rapidly in India, and starting to bring along components suppliers while driving contract manufacturers like Foxconn to ramp up. 

(ET, Oct 25, 2018)

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Xiaomi India posts 175% revenue jump for 2017-18, almost twice profitable than previous year 

 

After Oppo and Vivo, now Xiaomi has also filed its India revenue details for the last financial year 2017-18. The company according to the details filed with Registrar of Companies (RoC) made Rs 230.6 billion (Rs 23,000 crores) in total, which is a jump of 175 percent in year-on-year revenue. Recently, BBK Electronics’ Oppo and Vivo had also filed their India revenue details which combined for the FY18 was Rs 23,173 crores.  The Chinese consumer electronics major, Xiaomi, forayed into Indian market with smartphones in 2014. The company has since then introduced products in various electronics categories such as wearables, home entertainment and more. According to the latest report from analytics firm Counterpoint Research, Xiaomi has dominance in smartphone segment in the country with a market share of 27 percent. Samsung comes in second with 23 percent, while Vivo, Micromax and Oppo make up the rest of the top five.

 

(BGR, Oct 24, 2018)

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India to be a late adopter of 5G services: Moody's 

 

India along with Indonesia, Malaysia and Bangladesh will likely be “late adopters of 5G” services as telcos in these markets are still focussed on “densifying 4G coverage,” Moody’s Investors Service said Wednesday.  “These markets have announced their intentions for 5G, but details and timelines are unclear,” the global rating agency said in its 2019 telecoms sector outlook for the APAC region. By contrast, Moody’s expects “Japan, Korea and Australia to lead the APAC region” in rolling out 5G services next year and expects “China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Phillippines” to be early adopters as well. 

 

(ET, Oct 24, 2018)

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China's BBK Electronics no. 2 smartphone maker in India after Samsung

 

The raging battle between South Korea's Samsung and China's Xiaomi for the top slot in the hyper-competitive Indian smartphone market tend to hog the headlines, but it is another Chinese player, BBK Electronics Corp, that might turn out to be a dark horse. According to The Economic Times, the mushrooming sales of its brands Oppo and Vivo may have helped BBK strengthen its position as the number two smartphone maker by revenue in the country in FY18. In the latest regulatory filings of Oppo and Vivo with the Registrar of Companies (RoC), the combined India revenue of these two brands stood at Rs 23,173 crore for the last fiscal, up from Rs 14,343 crore in FY17, when BBK emerged the second-largest phone maker. Both these brands crossed the Rs 10,000-crore sales milestone in the Indian market in FY18 - India is the largest market for them outside China. Oppo Mobiles India's gross revenue rose 49% to Rs 11,994.3 crore, while that of Vivo Mobile India surged 78% to Rs 11,179.3 crore.

(BusinessToday, Oct 22, 2018)

 

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Oppo, Vivo bolster BBK's No 2 position by revenue in FY18

 

China’s BBK Electronics Corp. may have strengthened its position as number two smartphone maker by revenue in the Indian market in the year ended March, riding on sales of its two largest brands Oppo and VivoNSE 0.00 %, four years after their entry.  As per the latest regulatory filings of Oppo and Vivo with the Registrar of Companies (RoC), the combined India revenue of these two brands owned by BBK Electronics was Rs 23,173 crore in FY18. In contrast with that, India’s largest mobile phone maker by revenue, Samsung, posted FY17 sales of Rs 34,261crore.  Lenovo India’s revenue in FY17 was Rs 11,950 crore driven by the Motorola and Lenovo brands, Apple’s was Rs 11,704 crore and Xiaomi posted Rs 8,379.33 crore. The FY18 revenue of these firms is not yet available with RoC. 


Sales of BBK brand phones added up to Rs 14,343 crore in FY17 when it became the second-largest maker with Apple and Lenovo closely following behind. Since then, both Apple and Lenovo-Motorola have lost ground in volume market share as per market trackers. Analysts said . BBK’s FY18 position is likely to improve even further since One-Plus numbers are yet to be added. Also owned by BBK, OnePlus hasn’t declared India revenue yet.

(ET, Oct 22, 2018)

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Honor 8X with 20-megapixel dual camera launched in India: Price, specifications

 

Expanding its “X” series of smartphones, Honor, a sub-brand of Chinese electronics player Huawei, on Tuesday launched “Honor 8X” in the Indian market. The smartphone comes in three variants — 4GB+64GB, 6GB+64GB and 6GB+128GB, priced Rs 14,999, Rs 16,999 and Rs 18,999, respectively. Powered by Octa-Core Kirin 710 chipset, the device comes with a 16.51cm “Full View” notched display, internal memory expandable up to 400GB and runs Android 8 Oreo. “Equipped with the latest Octa-Core Kirin 710 chipset with AI functionality, ‘Honor 8X’ will delight the consumers by elevating their overall user experience,” said P Sanjeev, Vice President, Sales, Huawei India-Consumer Business Group. Fuelled by 3,750mAh battery, the smartphone comes with a 20MP+2MP dual Artificial Intelligent (AI)-rear camera and 16MP selfie shooter

 

(FE, Oct 16, 2018)

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Lenovo K9 Launched in India: Watch Live Streaming, Live Updates

 

The Lenovo Z5 smartphone was launched in China earlier this year. The mid-range Android smartphone which promised flagship-grade performance at an attractive price could launch today. Lenovo launched the Lenovo Z5, the smartphone with a long list of innovative features, in June this year. The smartphone which was hereto restricted to the Chinese market could arrive in India today. The Chinese smartphone and Electronics Company recently sent out media invitations. Going by the tagline of the invitation, we expect the Chinese brand to launch the successor to the K8 Note at the event. The Lenovo Z5 achieved great popularity among smartphone buyers in China. The company is rumored to be working on a “Pro” variant of the Lenovo Z5, which will have upgraded cameras and superior hardware and specifications. But for now, the company could launch the standard variant, which recently received a substantial price cut. The Lenovo smartphone is already available in China. Hence, we know all the specifications and features of the handset. Still, Lenovo could confirm critical aspects such as availability and exact Indian price of the Z5 at the launch today.

 

(Mysmartprice, Oct 16, 2018)

 

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Defense & Solar Energy

 

Delta Central equips 2-MW Indian floating solar farm with invertors

 

Delta Electronics India Pvt. Ltd announced today it has supplied two 1-MW DelCEN1000 central inverters to a recently commissioned floating solar power project in India.  Local firm Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Ltd (GVSCCL) is the developer of the 2-MW grid-connected floating photovoltaic (PV) plant. In all, the facility required around INR 120 million (USD 1.6m/EUR 1.4m) in investments. GVSCCL is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) that was created in 2016 to execute projects proposed under the Smart City Plan for Vishakhapatnam, Delta said in its press release.

 

(Renewables Now, Oct 24, 2018)

 

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Consumer Electronics

 

LG Electronics eyes higher sales from premium products in India

 

LG Electronics said on Tuesday it plans to beef up its presence in premium products in India as it looks to increase the share of the segment in overall sales and boost profit margins. The South Korean electronics giant also emphasized that the recent hike in customs duties by India on LED panels imposed customs duty hike on LED panels in India would not have a significant impact on its profit margins from the country. Premium products presently account for 30 per cent of LG's global sales, including in India, but it plans to enhance this to 50 per cent with a renewed focus on the segment and a series of fresh launches. Addressing a delegation of visiting journalists from India, LG Group Senior Vice President Head of Appliance Overseas Sales & Marketing Chris Jung said the revenue growth of LG Electronics in India "will be great". 

 

(Money Control, Oct 23, 2018)

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Xiaomi's smart lighting solutions arm Yeelight enters India market

 

Xiaomi-owned smart lighting solutions maker Yeelight Monday announced its foray into the Indian market.  The company has introduced four products including a smart lamp, a light strip and two smart bulbs, priced between Rs 2,000 to 10,000, the China-based company said in a statement.   In the first phase, its products will be exclusively available on Amazon and later, it would also be available at retail outlets and experiential zones of major metro cities. Commenting on the development, Yeelight Founder and CEO Eric Jiang said:"With the smart lighting industry in India facing the upward growth trajectory, we are extremely excited to foray into the Indian markets."  

(ET, Oct 22, 2018)

 

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SECTION – IV - FORTHCOMING EVENTS &  GENERAL INFORMATION              

Overseas Shows

Event

:

Electronica Munich

Organiser

:

Messe Munchen

From

:

13 November 2018

To

:

16 November 2018  

City

:

Munich, Germany

Website

:

www.electronica.de

 

Event

:

Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

Organiser

:

Consumer Technology Association

From

:

08-January-2019

To

:

11-January-2019            

City

:

Las Vegas , USA

Website

:

https://www.ces.tech/

Domestic Shows  

Event

:

Convergence India 2019

Organiser

:

Exhibition India

From

:

29-January-2019

To

:

31-January-2019          

City

:

Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

Website

:

http://www.convergenceindia.org/

 

 

Event

:

India Electronics Week (IEW)

Organiser

:

EFY Group

From

:

26-February-2019

To

:

28-February-2019          

City

:

Bengaluru, India

Website

:

https://www.indiaelectronicsweek.com/

 

Event

:

Electronica India 2019

Organiser

:

Messe Muenchen India

From

:

25-September-2019

To

:

27-September-2019          

City

:

Greater Noida, Delhi NCR, India

Website

:

https://electronica-india.com

 

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SECTION - V - ELCINA EVENTS, ACTIVITIES & SERVICES                                          

 

 

 

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ELCINA Delegation to Taiwan, 4th to 12th October 2018 

ELCINA organized delegation to Taiwan along with the member companies from 8th October to 12th October 2018 and organised the 4th India – Taiwan Electronics Meet (ITEM) on 11th Oct, 2018 in Taipei. Also visited the 44th Taipei International Electronics Show (Taitronics 2018), organized by TAITRA/TEEMA at Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei during 9-12 Oct, 2018.

The 4th India – Taiwan Electronics Meet, 2018, a half day Conference and Buyer Seller forum for networking with Taiwanese companies and One to One discussions.

ELCINA has taken the initiative to launch the “India-Taiwan Electronics Meet (ITEM)” in 2015 as a bilateral business to business meet-cum-conference to promote collaboration between Indian and Taiwanese companies. ITEM aims to catalyse growth in collaborations and business between Indian and Taiwanese Companies from electronics sector.

Support from Institute for Information Industry and by Key Associations TEEMA, TPCA and TCA is of great value in organising and successfully bringing industry on one platform.

The event was very successful and about 80+ Taiwanese organisation participated and interacted with 15+ ELCINA member companies. Mr. Pankaj Kumar, IAS, Additional Secretary, Meity graced the occasion as the chief guest. Mr. Amrit Manwani, President ELCINA dwelt on ELCINA’s strong commitment to promote manufacturing and creating a supportive ecosystem to accelerate all-round growth of value-added manufacturing and electronic manufacturing/services in the country.

Apart from visiting Taitronics and ITEM, ELCINA also organised plat visits to Advantech and CviLux. The plant visits were very informative.  

 

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PUBLICATIONS

“Indian Printed Circuit Board Industry & Market Research Report

The evolution of miniaturization and sub-miniaturization in the design of electronic equipment led to the emergence of a new technique of inter-component wiring and assembly known as the printed circuit board (PCB). This technology has now become the backbone of electronic devices. They provide the required mechanical support structure and electrical connect for the circuit. In addition to providing the connectivity, they also help to reduce the overall size and enhance the efficiency of the device.

  • By 2020, the electronics market in India is expected to increase with a CAGR of 25.1 per cent to USD 400 billion from USD 104 billion in 2015

  • Currently only 35% of this demand is currently being met by local manufacturers. And for the rest 65%, India is still dependent on imports.

  • Hence, PCB- being the backbone of electronics holds a huge demand in India - Current demand of USD 2.01 Billion represents the demand based on the total PCBs (which includes both the bare board PCBs and the populated PCBs)

  • Current market size for bare PCBs is USD 1.2 Billion - Only 30% of this demand for bare PCBs is currently being met by local PCB manufacturers. And for the rest 70%, India.

You may order the same from by following the below link;

http://elcina.com//new_publication.php

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“Opportunities and Challenges in the Strategic Electronics Sector, with special focus on MSMEs”. 

We are pleased to inform you that, a Special Report (update 2016) has been prepared by ELCINA on “Opportunities and Challenges in the Strategic Electronics Sector, with special focus on MSMEs”.  This Report involved detailed research & discussions with varied stakeholders from Defence Sector. It provides updated information as well as recommendations for next steps for Strategic Electronics and policy changes that we believe are required to take the Defence Electronics Sector to new heights. The updated report was released during Strategic Electronics Summit 2016.

This Study provides on insight into the Defence Electronics eco-system in India and is a guide, both for the industry as well as the defence establishment to chalk out a path to success in this important sector. You may order the same from by following the below link;

http://elcina.com//new_publication.php

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 Super Capacitor-Market Landscape Study

A Supercapacitor or Ultracapacitor is a charge storage device that stores electrical charges via electrochemical & electrostatic processes and has an unusually high energy density when compared to common capacitors. Due to their beneficial properties like fast charging ability,

superior low temperature performance, long service and cycle life, and reliability, Supercapacitors hold the potential to replace or complement traditional batteries and capacitors in several applications. Supercapacitors are already being used worldwide in number of applications ranging from automotive, renewable energy to electronics. For more details you can visit below link:

http://elcina.com//new_publication.php

For enquiries, call Ms.Tandra Majumder,
ELCINA HOUSE, 422 Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III, New Delhi - 110 020.
Tel: +91 (011) 26924597, 26928053; Fax: +91 (011) 2692 3440;
Email: tandra@elcina.com  or info@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. Training Program Date Venue
1 Basic 7 QC Tools - Problem Solving Techniques 10th November, 2018 ELCINA House, New Delhi

2

RCA & CAPA for Quality Improvement   

 

19th November, 2018

ELCINA House, New Delhi

 

Please click the link below for more training programs

http://elcina.com/trainingProgram.php  

Please contact Rajesh Rawat (9911445890) for conducting the In-House / Open-House training programs or mail us at rajesh@elcina.com

 

Electronic Industries Association of India

ELCINA House, 422 Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase-III, New Delhi 110020 (India)

E-Mail: info@elcina.com Tel: 011-26924597 / 26928053 / 41615985

Website: www.elcina.com

 

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Electronic Industries Association of India (ELCINA )

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