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4000 households in Jharkhand to get electricity via solar energy

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has said that 4000 households of the state will get electricity via solar energy this financial year. Solar energy has been given major push by the central government and state governments are also been...

Telecom equipment accounts for 12% of e-waste in India

According to a recently released joint study by Assocham-KPMG, telecom equipment accounts for 12 per cent of e-waste that is generated in the country. Here it should be noted that India is the first largest e-waste producer in the...

First phase of NIMZ in Odisha to be complete by 2020

The central government has recently given green flag to Odisha government's proposal of coming up with a National Investment and Manufactuing Zone (NIMZ) at Kalinga Nagar. The move is to give a major push to Prime Minister's Make in...

Defence manufacturing could be India’s biggest job spinner: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that defence manufacturing could be the biggest job spinner in the country as the government puts focus on manufacturing arms and equioments at home. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, the prime minister said...

AP amends criteria for Chinese solar firm to avail incentives

The Andhra Pradesh government has gone out of its way to help a Chinese solar firm Hereon Solar Private Limited (HSPL) to open its manufacturing unit in Vizag. The state government amended certain criteria so that the company can...

EESL distributes LED bulbs in the range of Rs 75-95 across 16 states

The government has been quite vocal about adoption of LED bulbs in the country and under its scheme titled UnnatJyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA), the government is distributing LED bulbs in the price range of Rs 75...

LED lighting market in India to grow at 30% till 2021

According to recent report released by TechSci Research, the LED lighting market in the country is expected to grow by 30 per cent till the year 2021. The growth will ride on on account of rising personal disposable income,...

Installed solar capacity in India has reached 6,000 MW in 6 years

India has been quite focussed when it comes to solar deployments and this is now showing in numbers. In the last six years, India has installed solar capacity of 6000 MW and soon this country will become one of...

KPMG says global manufacturers are investing in high-tech factory floors

Smart manufacturing is the order of the day and today manufacturers are finding out innovative ways to increase productivity. In a recently conducted survey titled 2016 KPMG Global Manufacturing Outlook (GMO), it says how manufacturers are looking for innovative...

Bosch to invest Rs 770 crore for capacity expansion in India

German multinational engineering and electronics company, Bosch has said that it would be investing Rs 770 crore in 2016-17 it expand its manufacturing capacity in Karnataka and Maharashtra. “We are investing Rs.770 crore this fiscal to expand capacity in our...

Microsoft to end smartphone manufacturing

Microsoft has announced that it will lay off 1.850 employees and a union from Finland called it the end of smartphone manufacturing for Microsoft, who acquired it from Nokia. “Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced plans to streamline the company's smartphone...

Electronics manufacturers applaud domestic new sourcing norms for power sector

Electronics manufacturers across the country are very happy with the government's decision of starting a new procurement norm for the power sector. This was announced by Central Electricity Authority (CEA) last week. According to the new norm, “any equipment...

Russia keen on opening chip manufacturing facility in Haryana

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Finance and Industries Minister Captain Abhimanyu is on a visit to Russia after they were invited by Minister of Government of Moscow Sergey Cheremin to discuss numerous investment opportunities in Haryana and...

New Samsung Tab with Iris recognition technology is ready for Aadhaar authentication

By Sudeshna Das, Samsung India announced the launch of Galaxy Tab Iris featuring iris-recognition technology that is ready for Aadhaar authentication through an integrated and highly secure biometric device. The Galaxy Tab Iris will provide cashless and paperless services in...

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