Rajeev Chandrasekhar Meets MAIT, Discusses Electronics Manufacturing

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Left is the Minister Shri Rajeev and right is Sandeep Kocchar, Sr. Director, MAIT

MAIT, along with other industry leaders, discussed ways to accelerate demand generation, create hubs for electronics, repair & calibration operations, inward and outward processing, building a component manufacturing base in India, and enablement of PLI to grow exports and make it a success

The recently appointed Union Minister of State for Electronics & IT, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, held a virtual meeting with senior leaders of MAIT.

“We are thankful to Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar for the productive discussion and his commitment to connect and support the industry. There has been an exponential progression of electronics and telecom industry in India, catering to the ever-growing requirements globally,” noted Nitin Kunkolienker, President, MAIT.

He added, “This sector can benefit the most from the key initiatives undertaken by the Government such as ‘Make in India’, ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ and ‘Ease of doing business’. Hence, it is essential to revive the economy by undertaking major reforms, and efforts shall be made to give importance to the new sectors/ industries for the economic development of the country”.

As the Government of India endeavours to make India a hub of Manufacturing with programs like “Make in India”, it also has set foot on the path of achieving desired results for the industry including “Ease of Doing Business” making electronics a bankable industry.

In this regard, MAIT, along with other industry leaders, discussed ways to accelerate demand generation, create hubs for electronics, repair & calibration operations, inward and outward processing, building a component manufacturing base in India, and enablement of PLI to grow exports and make it a success.

“MAIT is committed to working with the Government in building a better future and promoting local manufacturing of electronics goods and boost India’s participation in the global value chain,” said George Paul, CEO, MAIT.

The meeting was also attended by Shri Saurabh Gaur IAS, Joint Secretary, MeitY.

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