Government of Karnataka clears the path for Apple to manufacture iPhones in Bengaluru. “An Apple team discussed with us its proposal to set up a plant in Bengaluru to make iPhones for the Indian and global markets,” said Kharge in a statement here. “We welcome Apple’s proposal to commence initial manufacturing operations in Karnataka. Its intentions…
Micromax, a leading handset maker in India is planning to invest INR 3 billion to setup three new manufacturing facilities in the country. The new plants will be setup in Rajasthan, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh which will be operational by 2016.
“We have been allotted 20 acres land in Telangana and the civil structure is almost ready. Similarly, in Rajasthan, we have got 25 acres land and construction will start in a few days. Tirupati will also start soon,” Micromax co-founder Rajesh Agarwal.
“We will be able to provide employment to some 3,000-3,500 people in each factory… This is more than ‘Make in India’, it’s about making India a hub for electronic manufacturing as our electronics (import) bills will overshoot our crude bills in the next few years given the heavy demand,” he said. Read more