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Apple engaging third party to make a few iPhone sets in Bengaluru: Govt

These iPhone models are being produced through a contract manufacturer in Bengaluru

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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major has started making certain models of in Bengaluru through a contract manufacturer, Parliament was informed on Monday.

"While has already started of certain models of in Bengaluru through a contract manufacturer, details of private business decisions are not maintained by the Centre," Minister of State for Commerce and Industry C R Chaudhary said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.

The government has received representations seeking concessions including duty exemption on and repair units, components, capital equipment and consumables for manufacturing, which have not been accepted, he said.

In a separate reply, the minister said as on July 15, 16,324 applications have been received of which 11,129 have been recognised as startups.

First Published: Mon, July 23 2018. 18:00 IST
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