Tamil Nadu to Announce Electronics Policy in February

The electronics policy draft of TN government is almost ready, final touches being made before the announcement The Tamil Nadu government is pushing to make the state a hub for electronics manufacturing. It will announce its electronics policy soon. The...

India Imposes Custom Duty On Li-Ion Cells & PCB Assembly

Lithium-ion cell and PCB assembly will face 5 per cent and 10 per cent customs duty, respectively. The government imposed basic customs duty on lithium-ion cell and printed circuit board (PCB) assembly used in cellphone battery packs in line...

Electronics Makers Seek Rs 1,000 Crore Seed Fund : Budget 2019

The association has urged the government to provide support to create 50 intelligent electronics incubators collaborating with industry in various technology. With the 2019 interim budget round the corner, stakeholders in the electronics sector are expecting the government to create...

Tamil Nadu Releases Startup & Innovation Policy 2018-23

The policy aims to create at least 1 lakh high-skilled jobs in the startup ecosystem, and develop 500 technology startups Tamil Nadu government has released Startup and Innovation Policy 2018-23 to provide an ‘an enabling and innovative ecosystem’ for startups...

US Team To Meet MeitY; Lobby For Roll-Back Of Import Duties On ICT Products

Meeting scheduled with officials from the Ministry of Electronics and IT on January 24. A team of US officials will be in India later this month to discuss the import duties levied or raised by the Centre last year on...

DGFT Prohibits Import of Electronics & IT Goods Without BIS Registration

Without BIS registration, any import of new electronics and IT goods would be re-exported by the importer. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has prohibited the import of new electronics and IT goods without registration with the Bureau of...

Gujarat Govt Eyes 2.20 Lakh Crore Investment In Renewable Energy

The Gujarat government is eyeing cumulative investment of Rs 2,20,000 crore during the next 10 years in the renewable energy sector. The Gujarat government is eyeing an investment of Rs 1,00,000 crore in the next three years in solar and wind power generation projects....

MNRE to Issue a List of Eligible Solar Manufacturers for Government Projects

The MNRE has stated that the projects for which tenders have not been finalised before the decision will be allowed to source outside the ALMM list only till March 31, 2020 The government is planning to issue a list of...

MNRE Extends Deadline for BIS Certification of Solar Inverters to June 30

The inverter manufacturers will be allowed self-certification without submitting samples to test labs as the series guidelines for submitting samples to test labs are under preparation In view of the lingering confusion around the implementation of Bureau of Indian Standards...

Gujarat: The land of accelerating growth

Gujarat tops the list of the fastest growing and developing states in the country, with Ahmedabad being on the Forbes’ list of the top three fastest growing cities in the world. Gujarat is also the third largest state economy...

Andhra Pradesh Targets 5 GW Of Solar Under New Policy

Under the new Solar Policy 2018 announced on Thursday, Andhra Pradesh has set a minimum target of 5 GW of newly installed PV power capacity over the next five years. Andhra Pradesh aims to install 18 GW of renewable energy capacity...

Handsets Association Unhappy With Draft NPE 2018

A well-known mobile handset body has undermined the proposed e-policy, saying it is not enough to attract global giants and advocates special incentives to help develop India as an electronics manufacturing center comparable to China and Vietnam. “Companies such as...

Electronics Hardware Production Grows Three-fold in 3 years: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The Minister also informs that the government has almost finalised the National Policy on Electronics (NPE) 2018 to boost electronics manufacturing in the country on a large scale Electronics & IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, on Friday,  said that the...

BharatNet Links 1.16 Lakh Gram Panchayats: Manoj Sinha

Sinha informed that the agencies for establishing Wi-Fi hotspots have been selected for around 1.05 lakh gram panchayats Minister of Communications Manoj Sinha said on Wednesday that under the BharatNet project, broadband services are ready in more than 1.16 lakh...

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