Can the Phased Manufacturing Programme make India a mobile superpower?

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) initiated the Phased Manufacturing Programme (PMP) in 2015 with the objective of strengthening the domestic manufacture of mobile handsets. The programme has met with a reasonable amount of success so far. By...

Bengal will announce IT policy next month: CM

West Bengal will announce its IT policy in January, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here on Thursday. The policy announcement will come at the annual investors’ meet to be held on January 16 and 17. The State government has been...

HDFC ERGO launches solar energy shortfall insurance policy

Non-life insurance provider HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company recently announced the launch of the solar energy shortfall insurance policy to account for non-traditional and non-physical damage related risks that solar projects regularly face. The policy will cover utility-scale solar farms,...

INSPIRE 2017 intends to create a platform for deliberations & sharing of best practices...

The first edition of the International Symposium to Promote Innovation & Research in Energy Efficiency(INSPIRE 2017) was kicked off in Jaipur today. Ashok Jain, I.A.S., Chief Secretary, Govt. of Rajasthan inaugurated the five-day symposium organized by Energy Efficiency Services...

Need clear policy to spur investment in EV battery manufacturing: Report

India's goal for 100 per cent electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030 needs a robust and competitive battery manufacturing supply chain but lack of clear long-term policies and technology uncertainty are preventing investments, says a report. As per the report...
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Railways Plans To Go Full Electric In 5 Years, Set To Save Rs 11,500...

Addressing the National Executive Council members of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced the plan to phase out diesel engines from the railways in the next five years. The primary reasons...

Govt readies institutional framework to push electric mobility

The government plans to set up a committee for an institutional framework on large-scale adoption of electric vehicles in India as a viable clean energy mode particularly for shared mass transport to help bring down alarming levels of pollution...

Karnataka cabinet approves Electronics System Design, Manufacturing policy

The Karnataka cabinet on Monday approved the Karnataka Electronics System Design and Manufacturing Policy 2017-22, aimed at encouraging the hardware sector. According to PTI, official sources said after the cabinet meeting “We are good in software, but not in hardware,...

Niti’s battery swapping policy proposal not viable: Gadkari

The battery swapping policy as proposed by the Niti Aayog to promote advanced electric mobility is not viable in India, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said recently. Accelerated adoption of electric and shared vehicles could save USD 60 billion in diesel...

Ravi Shankar Prasad urged Panasonic to explore EV & Lithium-ion batteries market in India

Panasonic’s Global President, Kazuhiro Tsuga today met Minister of Electronics & IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad in New Delhi. The Japanese giant is bullish about the Indian market. Abid Hasan In the last few years, Panasonic is betting big in the Indian...

Govt planning ‘rent a roof’ policy in solar power push

The Union government is working on a “rent a roof” policy to support its ambitious plan to generate 40 gigawatts (GW) of power from solar rooftop projects by 2022, said Anand Kumar, secretary in the ministry of new and...

IT ministry to form industry-specific groups for new mfg policy

The IT ministry is constituting industry-specific groups in areas such as mobiles, automotive electronics and consumer electronics that will offer inputs for the new electronics manufacturing policy in the works. A senior official of the Ministry of Electronics and IT said to ET that...

Telangana to have policy on electric vehicles

Chandrababu Naidu led Telangana Government has prepared a draft policy on electric vehicles which proposes benefits for manufacturers and to put in place the necessary support system towards embracing the new mode of transport in the state. The policy has three...

Govt to announce package for telecom investors

Aimed at boosting the domestic manufacturing of telecom equipment and smart phones, the Centre is likely to announce a package to investors in the proposed new telecom policy. The policy, which will be rolled out early next year, will emphasis...

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