Electronics and semiconductor manufacturing industry in India Current Affairs, GK & News

China’s WTO Dispute over US Chip Sanctions

China has recently raised a dispute with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over the US chip sanctions. About the US Chip Sanctions On October, the United States issued new export controls preventing the sales and services by the US businesses to Chinese chip manufacturers. The purpose of these restrictions is to prevent China from buying ..

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Foreign Direct Product Rule (FDPR)

The US Government recently imposed FDPR to limit China’s access to advanced computer chips and chip-making equipment, which are used for military modernization and development of weapons of mass destruction. Key facts The foreign direct product rule (FDPR) was recently applied on China’s advanced computing and supercomputer industry to prevent it from obtaining advanced computing ..

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Andhra Pradesh signs pact with Triton Solar Company to set up a solar battery manufacturing plant

The Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) has recently signed pact with Triton Solar Company of the USA to set up a solar battery manufacturing plant in AP under the public-private-partnership (PPP) model. The plant helps in switching over to electrical vehicles and secures 200 Megawatt of solar power storage supply to meet the state’s ..

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Tamil Nadu draws FDI faster, states study

As per a latest study, Tamil Nadu has left behind states like Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh in attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). The state has attracted investments of around Rs 6,711 crore in 2011-12, which is 66 % higher than Andhra Pradesh and 41 % more than Gujarat. As per the study conducted by Frost ..

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M-SIPS: Special incentive package for ESDM sector

ESSDM-Electronic System Design and Manufacturing The Union Cabinet approved the proposal to grant a special incentive package to encourage large-scale manufacturing in the ESDM sector. It will promote the manufacturing of indigenously designed and manufactured chips building a more cyber secure network in the country. The scheme is named the Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme ..

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Draft ‘National Policy on Electronics, 2011

The draft of the National Policy on Electronics which is the first of the three interdependent and synergistic policies for IT, Telecom and Electronics released by the Government. The wished-for National Policy of Electronics, 2011 projects making a worldwide competitive Electronics Systems and Design Manufacturing (ESDM) industry counting nano-electronics in order to fulfil the India’s ..

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