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Govt. may bring separate policy for electronics to boost FDI

In a move that may be a boost for hi-tech companies like Apple, Samsung, etc., the government is likely to formulate a separate policy for electronics to attract higher foreign direct investment (FDI) and make the cou...

Data storage rules out of e-commerce policy

In a major change from the e-commerce policy draft, commerce minister Piyush Goyal has decided to keep data localization norms out of the final policy, leaving the proposed data protection legislation t...

Digital India & BPO policy 2.0 on anvil

The government's ambitious projects including Digital India and Bharat Net will get a major boost with Ravi Shankar Prasad taking charge of both communications and electronics and IT ministry on Monday. Digital India ...

TS moots India’s first Blockchain District in a draft policy

Making a giant leap towards realising its dream of becoming the national blockchain capital, Telangana has released a draft blockchain policy, conceptualising India’s first ‘Blockchain District’—‘a physical ...

India’s much-hated e-commerce policy is doing what companies could not in years

A government policy that was seen as a death knell for several Indian e-commerce companies is instead proving to be a big boon for the sector. The cash burn of e-commerce players in India is expected to decline to 12%...

New e-commerce policy - Indian retailers seek to override the fallout

The advent of e-commerce in India 'smartly' altered the shopping habits of Indian netizens. Anything and everything - from groceries to apparel to electronics etc. – is now just a click away. For a while, it appeare...

India: The National Policy On Software Products 2019

The Union Cabinet on February 28, 2019 has approved the National Policy on Software Products to develop India as a Software Product Nation and aims to formulate several schemes, initiatives, projects and measures for ...

National Electronics Policy Unveiled: Targets Rs 26 Lakh Crore Make In India Revenue, 100 Crore Mobile Manufactures By 2025

The Union Cabinet on Tuesday (19 February) approved the National Electronics Policy 2019 which aims to achieve a turnover of Rs 2,600,000 crores ($400 billion) by 2025 via the domestic electronics manufactur...

National Electronics Policy 2019 to boost manufacturing drive exports

Industry experts believe that the National Electronic Policy 2019, passed last week by the Union Cabinet, can provide an impetus to Make in India (MII) and its efforts to become a global hub for Electronic System Desi...

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Government looks to develop electronics component manufacturing base in India: MeiTY Secy

The government is now working on policies to develop electronic components manufacturing base in the country and encourage exports, secretary in the Ministry of Electronics and IT Ajay Prakash Sawhney said.&...

Chinese  smartphone makers ringing in more investments into India

Chinese phone makers that have tasted blood with deep discounts, flashy ads and online offers in India are thirsting for more, as record shipments and rising price points prompt them to pump up investments. Smartphone...

Government wants feedback on draft Ecomm guidelines:

The government is seeking feedback on draft guidelines that seek to protect consumers who shop online. The Ministry of Consumer Affairs introduced the draft ecommerce guidelines for consumer protection&...

Xiaomi component supplier, Holitech, to invest $200 mn in country over 3 years

Expanding its manufacturing base in India, Xiaomi on Saturday announced that Holitech Technology, a global component supplier, has inaugurated its first component manufacturing plant in India. Holitech Technology has ...

Trai seeks views on allotting 700 Mhz to railways; DoT says will cost govt. over Rs.1 lakh cr

The telecom regulator has sought stakeholder views on the pros and cons of allotting a chunk of valuable spectrum in the 700 Mhz band for free to the railwaysfor passenger safety and security applicatio...

Huawei offers to sign 'no-backdoor' pact with India govt, telcos to underline security commitment: CEO

Huawei has offered to sign a ‘no-backdoor agreement’, which will stipulate that it will not allow any snooping on its network or handing over of data, with the Indian government and mobile phone companies and...

MSMEs file 668 plaints against BSNL to recover dues

As many as 668 complaints have been filed by the micro, small and medium businesses (MSME) against the state-controlled Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), a highest for any Central public sector enterprise, to recov...

India remains second largest region of internet users in the world: Mary Meeker report

India has the second largest internet user base in the world constituting 12% of the total 3.8 billion global user base, where China has the largest internet user base making 21% of the total base, according...

Vodafone Idea, Airtel in talks with Samsung for 4G and 5G amid uncertainty over Huawei's future

Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtelhave initiated separate exploratory talks with Korean telecom gear maker Samsung for supplying equipment for their respective 4Gand futuristic 5G netwo...

DoT may prohibit BSNL from LWE-II connectivity program

The Department of Telecom(DoT) is expected to prohibit state-controlled Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) in the ambitious Left-Wing Extremism (LWE) - II program, despite telco's lowest proposal and completion ...

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Make-in-India: Need a brand-new policy to curb imports

If Prime minister Narendra Modi doesn’t take corrective action fast, his plan to reduce import-dependence in electronics—mobile phones, in particular—will go the way of the oil sector where, despite th...

Emflux One, India’s first electric superbike, on the track to be launched in 2020

Emflux Motors caught everyone's attention at the 2018 Auto Expo. The EV start-up based out Bangalore made a big announcement that they were making India's first electric superbike and it will be in the market in 2019....

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology finalizes Data Protection Bill

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has finalized the much-anticipated Personal Data Protection Bill, Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday. The next required step is a Cabi...

India has the potential to be a 1 trillion-dollar digital economy - Ravi Shankar Prasad

India needs a 'New Regulatory Framework' for the digital world, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad 'Minister of Law and Justice', 'Communications' and 'Electronics and IT' said while addressing industry...

Japan’s Fuji Electric buys Chennai-based UPS maker Consul Neowatt

Tokyo-headquartered Fuji Electric is set to acquire power electronics manufacturer Consul Neowatt Power Solutions in a bid to expand its power electronics systems business in India. The firm has entered into agreement...

Only 50% of investments in IT sector realized

Only about 50% of the investments committed in the Information Technology (IT) sector during the first Global Investors Meet (GIM) in 2015 has come through. Against a signed commitment for investments for Rs.10,950 cr...

Govt. plans Rs 15,000 cr investment for one lakh digital villages

The government plans to set the ball rolling for setting up 100,000 digital villages as early as next month. A proposal for Rs 15,000 crore has been prepared by CSC eGovernance Services India Ltd, which will be the no...

Vedanta’s $10 billion LCD project may fall flat

The Vedanta Group’s $10 billion project to set up India’s first plant to make flat panel displays for televisions from scratch is likely to be scrapped after failing to obtain subsidies under the government’s Mo...

Budget 2019: India’s Achilles heel? How Modi govt. can check rising imports of electronic goods

In his first term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi set an ambitious target of increasing the share of manufacturing sector in the country’s GDP to 25%. He also launched his flagship initiative Make in In...

MeitY expenditure under Digital India at Rs 3,328 cr in 2018-19

Ravi Shankar Prasad  : The electronics and IT ministry's expenditure under the Digital India programme more than doubled to over Rs 3,328 crore in FY2018-19 from the previous fiscal, Parliament was informed Thurs...

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Jharkhand reissues 2 MW canal solar tender after six-month interval

After attracting only one bidder for a 2 MW, grid-connected canal solar project auction that closed in February, the Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has reissued the tender. T...

West Bengal could get 1.7 GW of solar but coal will reign for at least 30 years

A state minister on Saturday revealed West Bengal could be in line for 1.7 GW of new solar generation capacity under two project proposals. Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay, minister-in-charge of the state’s Depart...

Indian customers against use of technology to track buying patterns - Verint survey

As many as 77 per cent of Indian consumers in a recent survey believe that organisations collect too much data about them and 74 per cent were against the use of technology tools to assess their buying patte...

Govt steps to safeguard e-shoppers may hit cos

The department of consumer affairs is proposing a slew of measures to protect the interest of online shoppers, which may have an impact on operations of e-commerce players across e-tail, online travel a...

Cerebra undertakes 15,00,000 KGs of EPR commitment of SAMSUNG as it's EPR client for the FY 2019-20

Cerebra Integrated Technologies Limited is pleased to announce that it has undertook part of SAMSUNG India Electronics Limited's (SEIL) EPR commitment for the current fiscal year (FY 2019-20) as its major client as a ...

Vikram Sarabhai founder of ISRO 100th Birthday: All you need to know

Vikram Sarabhai was a great scientist and institutional builder who had established several institutions in various fields. One of his greatest achievements is the establishment of the Indian Space Research Organ...

Pakistan continues to remain on the Enhanced blacklist of FATF

Ahead of the October meeting, in a major setback, Pakistan has failed to meet the standards set by Asia Pacific Group (APG) of Financial Action Task Force (FATF), and has to remain on the grey list. The APG which is w...

North Korea launches short-range missiles again, complicating US attempts for talks

North Korea fired what appear to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the South Korean military said, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks. A U.S. official, ...

No slowdown in B2B segment; govt orders have revived: LG

Korean consumer electronics major LG Electronics said there is no slowdown in institutional sales in India and the stalled government projects during the election have revived boosting prospects for its business-to-bu...

Companies cut down production and imports of TV sets by 20%

Consumer electronics companies in India including Sony, Panasonic and BPL have cut down on their local production or imports of television sets by as much as 20% ahead of the big shopping season, a...

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4th Edition-India PCB Tech Conference

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4th Edition CEO Forum

Venue: India Expo Mart, Greater Noida


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Electronica India 2019

Venue: Greater Noida, Delhi NCR, India

Date: 25-09-2019

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Taipei International Electronics Show (TAITRONICS)

Venue: Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Taipei, Taiwan

Date: 16-10-2019

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Organised by - EFY Group

Venue: KTPO Trade Center, Bangalore

Date: 13-02-2020

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