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Strong policies needed for Make in India in electronics: Karnataka minister

Says India need to encourage global electronic makers to set up units

Alnoor Peermohamed  |  Bengaluru 

Karnataka IT Minister Priyank Kharge says the Centre is shooting itself in the foot by not being flexible enough when it comes to framing policies for attracting high-end electronics manufacturers such as Apple to the country. The ‘Make in India’ plan needs strong policies in place to work but the government needs to first ensure that an ecosystem is built in the country. For this, it should relax the local component sourcing norms for manufacturers for at least the first few years. “I understand that all the components cannot be manufactured here right ...

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First Published: Sat, March 25 2017. 22:07 IST
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