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Production Linked Incentive Scheme: Unlocking untold possibilities

The PLI scheme has been announced after intense stakeholder consultations. The scale of incentive for the entire scheme is over $26 billion, which can catalyse an enormous manufacturing output in the country. For inst...

Ericsson, Nokia want India to include their existing investments under PLI scheme

Finland’s Nokia and Sweden’s Ericsson want India to include their existing manufacturing-related investments to the production-linked incentives (PLI) scheme, which has recently been announced ...

PM Modi tells foreign investors: Invest in India’s green energy; reveals $20 bn plan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  said that there are huge renewable energy deployment plans for the next decade, which are likely to generate business prospects of the order of around $20 billion per year. Invi...

Expansion of PLI Scheme to Ten More Sectors

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to introduce the Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme in 10 more sectors for enhancing India’s manufacturing capabilities and exports (Atmanirbhar Bharat). Earlier, the g...

'PLI along with the ban on import of AC with refrigerant to further aid domestic manufacturers'

The government has banned import of air conditioners in order to boost domestic production. In a notification issued by the Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) on Thursday, split system and others ACs with refrig...

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India Will Need To Carefully China-Proof Telecom Sector

India has slowly but indeed started moving towards building an “Atmanirbhar Bharat” (self-reliant nation), following up a production-linked incentive scheme for making mobile phones and electronics earlier th...

Samsung To Invest Rs 5,000 Crore to Expand Noida Smartphone Display Manufacturing Facility

According to a report by the Business Standard, Samsung will invest nearly Rs 5,000 crore in a smartphone display manufacturing facility in Noida. It added that the export-oriented unit (EOU) is expected to be re...

Google, Walmart hit by India's move to limit some digital payments players

Global tech giant Google on Friday criticised India's move to cap the share of transactions some companies within the country's digital payments space can account for, saying it would hinder the na...

Apple sets a new sales record in India: Tim Cook

Apple chief executive officer Tim Cook on Friday said the iPhone maker has set a new September quarter sales record in India due to strong response of its company-owned online store in the country. In i...

Tata Group to invest Rs.5,000 cr to set up phone component plant for Apple

The Tata Group is investing ₹5,000 crore to set up a phone component manufacturing plant at the industrial complex in Hosur, Tamil Nadu. The new company, Tata Electronics, has been allotted 500 acres by TIDCO(T...

Oppo, OnePlus, Realme aim larger IoT, smart TV play in India

BBK Electronics-owned smartphone makers Realme, Oppo and OnePlus are preparing to increase their focus on their respective connected devices businesses in India, especially the growi...

Sahasra to invest Rs 350 crore over 4 Years

Indian electronics parts maker Sahasra has earmarked an investment of Rs 350 crore over the next four years for assembling mobile phone memory chipsets, laptop hard drives and motherboards in India with...

Micromax announces new sub-brand ‘in’ to realize vision of Aatmanirbhar Bharat

Making a comeback in the smartphone segment, Indian consumer electronics brand Micromax has unveiled a new sub-brand ‘in’ — riding on the Prime Minister’s call to realize an Atmanirbhar Bharat and close on the...

India is the battleground country for Samsung and Apple

Samsung Electronics and Apple are doing everything they can to capture India, with 1.4 billion potential customers and the world’s second-largest market.. They are competitively opening stores, upping the marketing ...

What is the PLI scheme and why is this particularly crucial for promoting mobile phone manufacturing in India?

Currently, the mobile manufacturing industry receives semi-knocked-down (SKD) units of mobile phones in India and assembles them locally, availing duty benefits. However, under this scheme proposed by the Modi-led gov...

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India: OTT Platforms And Digital News Media – New Regulator (And Perhaps A Legal Regime Overhaul)

The Central government has, with effect from 9 November 2020, brought under the jurisdiction and control of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB): (a) films and audio-visual programmes made available by o...

Bengaluru Tech Summit: Karnataka eyes pole position in bio, digital economies

The Karnataka Government is aiming to achieve the top position in India’s bio-economy and digital economy. Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Thursday said one of the key goals of the state is to achieve 50 per cent ...

Digital India led to more human-centric approach to development: PM Modi : With the Digital India initiative

India has witnessed a more human-centric approach to development, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the Bengaluru Tech Summit on November 19. PM Modi inaugurated the Summit ...

India is uniquely positioned in the information era, with local tech solutions that have the potential to go global

We live in an information era, where change is disruptive and ideas and solutions can traverse beyond defined boundaries. What gives India a vantage point is its young population. Young minds should be encouraged to i...

A New Framework for a Secure Digital India

Across the globe, governments are putting national security considerations at the centerstage of their regulatory interventions. These regulations cover domains that in recent years have included non-traditional secur...

Electric vehicle adoption in India will be led by three-wheelers

A joint research by KPMG and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) expects India to see a gradual, phased adoption of electric vehicles. The market penetration will be the fastest in the three-wheeler (3W) s...

Microsoft to drive public sector on digital path: India head

Microsoft on Friday said it is committed to partnering with the public sector in India to enable a technology-led transformation and build a strong digital skilling ecosystem that empowers everyone to benefit from tec...

Harley-Davidson unveils its 1st electric bicycle 'Serial 1’

Harley-Davidson has unveiled its first-ever electric bicycle inspired by the brands very first motorcycle from 1903. The new business called 'Serial 1 Cycle Company' started as a project within the moto...

India should remove Chinese firms Huawei, ZTE from 5G & other ICT networks, US official says

A official in the Donald Trump administration has sought to push India to remove Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE from India’s upcoming 5G trials and other Information and Communication Technology (ICT) networks as the ...

Global Automated Test Equipment Market To Be Valued At $4.82 Billion By 2025: Research And Markets

The global automated test equipment market was valued at $1.1 billion in 2019 and is expected to be valued at $4.82 billion by 2025 as per a report by Research And Markets. It added that it will grow at a CAGR of 3.6 ...

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In Electronics, India Aims to Become a ‘Factory for the World’

China is losing its luster as a place for cheap, reliable manufacturing of high-technology goods. But what other country can match it in both price and scale? The answer might be India.

Despite a population of n...

Dr.Somnath being considered for Chairmanship of ISRO: P Kunhikrishnan in race for in-space

Two scientists from Kerala are likely to head two space research institutes in India. While VSSC director and Alappuzha native Dr S Somnath is being considered for the chairmanship of Indian Space Research Organisatio...

Slight dip in e-comm sales contribution with stores opening up

Tata-owned electronics and smartphone retail chain Croma has seen decline in sales contribution from its e-commerce platform after more of its stores opened up, said chief marketing officer Ri...

Why India needs to push boundaries in electronic manufacturing

It is hard to imagine someone who doesn't own a mobile phone in India. Life without one seems impossible to comprehend in today's day and age. In fact, India has the second largest mobile subscriber base in the world....

Online conference under chairmanship of Union IT Minister is organized to mark 3 Years of UMANG App

To mark the occasion of 3 years of UMANG and 2000+ services milestone, an online conference is being organized under the chairmanship of Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Union Minister for Electronics and Information Tec...

Samsung Partners IIT-Jodhpur to Set Up Samsung AR-VR Innovation Lab Under its Digital Academy Initiative

Samsung India today inaugurated the Samsung AR-VR Innovation Lab at IIT-Jodhpur, taking the total count of such labs under the Samsung Digital Academy initiative to seven, strengthening its commitment towards the gove...

TERI partners Norway’s Greenstat for Centre of Excellence in hydrogen

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Greenstat Hydrogen India have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at accelerating the deployment of hydrogen technologies in India. The MoU covers p...

Long-term assessment of PV panel degradation under hot, humid tropical climates

Scientists at Hungary’s Szent István University and the Eindhoven University of Technology, in the Netherlands, have conducted a 12-year assessment of solar module degradation rates at an off-grid solar power gener...

Bifacial PV modules no longer exempt from US Section 201 import tariffs

The U.S. Section 201 tariff exemption for imported bifacial solar modules has been repealed, with panels now subject to a 20% penalty – the same tariff imposed on almost all imported crystalline silicon solar panels...

Sun Source Energy bags 4 MW floating solar+2 MW storage project in Andaman & Nicobar

Noida-headquartered distributed solar energy company Sun Source Energy has announced that it has been awarded a grid-connected floating solar-plus-storage project in Andaman & Nicobarislan...

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