/Tag: Electronics

India can match China’s chip making capacity

2021-01-05T13:03:36+00:00January 1st, 2021|The Big Story - India Global Business|

Following the success of the PLI scheme in attracting global smartphone makers set up facilities in India, the Modi government has launched an initiative to encourage chip making in the country. Executed properly, this could propel India past China in this critical segment of future-ready manufacturing.

Make in India slowly making a mark

2018-12-04T08:08:22+00:00January 19th, 2018|2018/2017, India Investment Journal January Edition, Make In India, Year|

The Narendra Modi government’s relentless efforts to boost domestic manufacturing and generate millions of new jobs in the country are slowly beginning to bear fruit. The Narendra Modi government’s Make in India initiative seems to be paying dividends. For the first time ever, domestic production of electronics exceeded imports. The domestic output of electronics in 2016-17 was $49.5 billion compared to $43 billion of imports. Electronics manufacturing is a major focus area of the Indian government and it has announced [...]

A world beyond the grid is becoming a reality in India

2018-12-31T13:24:54+00:00July 21st, 2017|2018/2017, India Investment Journal July Edition, Sector Focus/Renewables, Year|

Sunil Misra, as Director-General of the Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers Association (IEEMA), has an inside track on the country’s renewables challenge. He speaks to ‘India Investment Journal’ on what gives India an edge in this sector and how the 175GW target for renewable electricity generation by 2022 is on course. What are the main factors behind a surge in India's electrical industry sector? India has seen significant and continued growth in its GDP and per capita income. There has [...]

Is India’s rooftop solar market taking off?

2018-12-03T11:56:54+00:00May 26th, 2017|2018/2017, Flagship Scheme, India Investment Journal January Edition, India Investment Journal May Edition, REWIND 2017, Year|

A relatively slow-moving solar market in India is showing some signs of promise. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has announced a 1,000 MW tender in order to allocate rooftop solar projects on government buildings across the country. This is the largest ever rooftop solar tender announced in India till date. Riding on the success of a previous 500 MW rooftop solar tender announced in April 2016, SECI has now doubled the allocation size. This is a welcome move [...]