Center approves Maharashtra’s first Electronics Manufacturing Cluster near Pune. | So Good News
Making this announcement, Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar said in New Delhi, “We already have EMCs in Noida, Tirupati, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu – multinational companies and Indian startups have set up their units. The Government of India is a supportive partner in these EMCs and it is working with state governments to facilitate these EMCs for electronics manufacturing in the state. “. Ranjangaon He added that the EMC in Pune will facilitate investments of over ₹ 2000 crore in the near future and create employment for over 5,000 people.
The Minister announced that the Ministry of Electronics and IT plans to promote the 1,000 Crore Semicon India Future Design program to support semiconductor design startups in the state and will soon visit Maharashtra for a roadshow. C-DAC, He informed that Pune shall be the nodal office for this purpose.
Chandrasekhar said the numbers have increased since Prime Minister Modi took charge in 2014, from one lakh crore to six lakh crore in 2014.
“In 2014, 92 percent of all mobile phones used by Indian consumers were imported, but now 97 percent of all mobile phones used by Indian consumers are manufactured locally. In 2014 we had zero exports in the electronics manufacturing space and currently we have shipped 70,000 crore worth of equipment. ” He explained in detail.
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Politics over projects
Approval for EMC has been given to the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) and the state industrial agency of the state government. “Prime Minister Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis are committed to the development of the country’s electronic sector. Both of them were actively involved with the center for this EMC at Ranjangaon in Pune. “ Chandrasekha said.
While the Maharashtra government welcomed the government’s step, Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena alleged that the government was trying to save its face from the wrath of the people of Maharashtra. The Sena alleged that the Vedanta project has a ₹ 1.53 lakh crore chip factory and ₹ 22,000 crore. Tata-Airbus transport aircraft projects have been taken to Gujarat. Discussions on the matter were almost over when Maharashtra was ready to welcome the project.
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