Gujarat government’s five incentive schemes for manufacturing sector

The schemes aim to increase the contribution of the state’s manufacturing sector to GSDP from 27 per cent to 32 per cent by 2017 By EB Bureau Monday, April 07, 2014: In an attempt to boost the manufacturing sector in the state,...

BIS certification for 15 IT and electronics product categories: There will be no extension...

Companies that have submitted their products to BIS-recognised labs before July 3, 2013, but for which test reports are not yet available, will be exempted till October 2013 from paying a fee of Rs 25,000 for each application per month, till the submission of the test report

States market ESDM policies to attract investors

States that have come up with their electronics and IT policies are now vying with each other to woo investors. Let's compare their policies and find out what benefits they offer to investors By Srabani Sen Saturday, September 07, 2013: Along...

Journey of Andhra Pradesh Towards Industry 4.0

A technology enabled paradigm shift is now happening in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The state is moving towards the next industrial revolution – Industry 4.0. In a recent visit to Andhra Pradesh, Sudeshna Das, senior executive editor, EFY...

Chennai Corporation to install 6000 LED streets lights in the city

Chennai Corporation has announced plans to install more than 6000 LED streets lights in the city. This will be done by end of the year, according to the reports. Chennai Corporation is now focusing on the energy and power...

Goods and Services Tax (GST): A new beginning in the indirect taxation landscape of...

The GST, based on the concept of ‘one nation, one tax’, has finally been approved in the Rajya Sabha. Here is a brief overview of the impact it could have on Indian industry By EB Bureau The much awaited GST (Goods...
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It’s the electronics that ‘drives’ success

Napino Auto & Electronics has set up five SMT lines using Asys machines to manufacture regulators/rectifiers and capacitor discharge ignitors for the Indian automotive industry India’s automotive industry has been witnessing growth over the years, owing to a steady demand...

DeitY becomes Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology

The Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) has been converted into a separate ministry — Ministry of Electronics &Information Technology— after carving it out of the erstwhile Ministry of Communications & Information Technology. By EB Bureau The move acquires special...

Govt to give Rs 100 billion incentive to electronic manufacturers

The Cabinet on Wednesday amended the Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme (M-SIPS) to boost electronic manufacturing. Under the amended rules, companies that invest in manufacturing would get up to Rs 100 billion as incentives. New investment proposals would be accepted...

The Compulsory Registration Order (CRO): A scheme to curb poor quality electronic products

The supply of low cost and low quality electronic items has a long-term adverse effect on quality-conscious manufacturers in India, as well as on Indian consumers. In order to take care of this issue, the Department of Electronics and...

Jharkhand Distributes 3 LED Bulbs Every Second

Jharkhand Bijli Vitaran Nigam Limited (JBVNL) along with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) is distributing 30,000 LED bulbs daily in Jharkhand. This has been the average number of bulbs distributed over a span of four months. This number also...

The latest in SMT reflow ovens

Tuesday, June 11, 2013: Reflow ovens are used for reflow soldering of surface mounted electronic components onto printed circuit boards (PCB). These are of two types — infrared and convection ovens. These ovens contain multiple zones, each of which can...

The most promising state policies for the Indian ESDM Sector

Here’s an analytical and comparative study of the leading state policies for the ESDM sector in India The electronics industry worldwide has been on a growth trajectory. Globally, the size of this industry, as recorded in the latter half of...

Foreign Direct Investment Policy 2016 announced

In line with the announcements during Union Budget 2016-17, DIPP has released consolidated Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy of India 2016, which  subsumes and supersedes all previous Circulars/ Notifications/ Public Notices, which were in force as on 6th June,...

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