Batch I guidelines for phase II of JNNSM stands approved

Saturday, October 19, 2013: A draft proposal was submitted earlier seeking permission to change the payment of the Viability Gap Funding (VGF) assistance. The proposal has now been approved. The first batch of guidelines for the most ambitious solar...

Samsung embeds IoT technologies in devices to track usage pattern data

Samsung Electronics plans to include Internet-enabled sensors across its devices which can help the company get usage pattern data. Rishi Suri, Director, Consumer Electronics, Samsung India, Internet of Things (IoT) notified that the sensors will be an integral part of...

Now, India’s new FDI policy includes start-ups

India unveiled a new foreign direct investment policy framework that for the first time comprises provisions specific to startups, a sector that is top on the government’s agenda. The 2017 FDI policy circular lists startups as a separate section and...

NEW PROJECTS

General Electric Products manufactured: Lighting products, appliances, consumer electronics, etc US-based General Electric will set up a multi-facility infrastructure manufacturing unit in India, employing at least 3000 people. Initially, the company will invest Rs 2.5 billion (Rs 250 crore), and the...

Qualcomm bets on Chinese AI start-up SenseTime in bid to make mobile devices smarter

SenseTime Group, a Hong Kong-based artificial intelligence company specialising in facial recognition, has secured an investment from US mobile chip giant Qualcomm Technologies in what could be the world’s biggest ever fundraising by an AI start-up. SenseTime said on Wednesday...

In pact with Bell Helicopters India pushes defense manufacturing

India's Tata Advanced Systems has entered into a contract with U.S.-based Bell Helicopters to potentially make and assemble naval choppers, as Indian companies rush to expand their defense business after the south Asian nation began encouraging private participation in...

“Govt should come up with PMP for ACE industries to overcome challenges”: Amitabh Kant

Underlining ways to eradicate the challenges and to spur local manufacturing in Indian Appliance and Consumer Electronics (ACE) Industry, Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog said that government need to come up with phased manufacturing programme (PMP) for appliances manufacturing...

Govt’s hold on Preferential Market Access policy disappoints hardware firms

Thursday, July 11, 2013: The recent move from the Indian government has brought disappointing news for hardware firms and the IESA (India Electronics and Semiconductor Association) suggests that it will have a negative impact on the economy of the...

Delta bags National Excellence Award from Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

The leading power and thermal management solutions company Delta has bagged National Excellence Award from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) at the National Workshop on Rooftop Solar in New Delhi. By Belal Khan The award was presented...

Philips Lighting targets domestic and institutional sales in Northeast India

Philips Lighting is targeting new segments and now it has reached northeast India to focus on domestic and institutional sales in the region. The company has today inaugurated its LightSTUDIO in Guwahati offering professional lighting solutions. The company is...

Electric Kwid may be headed to India after its roll-out in China

French car maker Renault is working on an electric version (EV) of Kwid, its successful and affordable small car, increasing competition for India’s EV makers such as Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd and Tata Motors Ltd. Renault will introduce the electric...

Mirc Electronics eyes 20-25 percent growth in next 5 years

Mirc Electronics, which owns the Onida brand for manufacturing of electronics goods, has said it is looking to grow at 20-25 per cent for the next five years and plans to increase its dealers network. “We will grow at 20-25...

Mobile Manufacturing in India a $230 billion opportunity: ICEA Report

The right approach will benefit the whole mobile manufacturing eco-system in India. The focus on exporting mobile phones will have to increase Growing rapidly based on strong demands for smartphones in the Indian consumer market, mobile phone manufacturing in the...

Maharashtra IT policy: Additional sops likely for firms making LED systems

February 11, 2015: The government of Maharashtra is likely to declare its new Information Technology (IT) policy by March 9, 2015. As per the reports, the push would be on those component manufacturing, which are mostly procured through imports....

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