Transforming India into a global IT manufacturing hub

To be self-sufficient in electronic manufacturing, we should engage and empower SMEs

Anwar Shirpurwala
Anwar Shirpurwala, executive director, MAIT

Anwar Shirpurwala, executive director, MAIT

Information technology (IT) industry has played a key role in putting India on the global map and has over the years emerged as one of the most significant growth contributors for the Indian economy. While the Indian electronics sector has been witnessing a consistent growth in terms of market size, India lags behind in electronics hardware manufacturing capabilities due to myriad challenges including high cost of power and finance, high transactional costs, prevalent tax structure, getting permits & licenses,absence of component ecosystem and poor base of supply chain. 
Over the past two years, the Government of India has implemented a host of reforms which has been reflected in the World Bank’s annual Doing Business 2017 report which recognized India’s achievements in implementing reforms in four of its ten indicators – Trading Across Borders, Getting Electricity, Enforcing Contracts and Paying Taxes. GST will herald a new regime of in

Also Read

Electropreneur Park is set for launch this week

Digital India, Make in India will bring marked change: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Telecom firms cheer govt's digital push

Industry Welcomes Positive Steps Initiated by Government in Telecom Sector Seminar on Digital India - Investment & Business Opportunities

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Vietnam on Cooperation In the field of Information Technology (IT)

GST will uplift the electric vehicle industry: Ayush Lohia

Set up Rs 10-bn pharma technology upgradation fund: Dr Rajeev Boudhankar

Avoid protectionist barriers in medical devices sector: Varun Khanna

Budget should impart industry status to healthcare: Dr Rajendra Patankar

Spurt in economic activity will give boost to base metals market

First Published: Jan 17 2017 | 4:09 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on are available only to BS Premium subscribers. Already a BS Premium subscriber?LOGIN NOW

Register to