India's Electronics Import Bill Could Become Larger Than Its Oil Bill

How the government can help the electronics industry

Published: Mar 6, 2012 06:20:56 AM IST
Updated: Mar 1, 2012 04:32:29 PM IST

The demand for electronics in India is huge and growing. But very little of it is met through domestic production. Here’s the plan to correct that mismatch


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  • Jeevanandham

    As like GUI software ,this article designed with Graphics with electronic components is very easy to understand the Electronics Industry and Policy scenario of India . Govt. Policy is fine ,But so far we don't have any Semiconductor manufacturing Industries Most of the consumer electronics goods are manufactured in South Korea, China, Japan ,Taiwan and Vietnam . Even mighty Japan find it difficult to compete with South Korea . In this scenario where we could fit as we need to start from zero . The only possibility is as like Automobile Industry we need to allow the big players in the field ,to be allowed to bring FDI with a condition of producing 100 % content of Electronic consumer goods ,should be made in India instead of CKD manufacturing .

    on Mar 6, 2012