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It's Sahasra Electronics, the chipmaker who came in from the cold

It could have been Foxconn. But the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer said on July 10 it had withdrawn from its $19.5 billion semiconductor joint venture with Vedanta

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The chip assembly plant at Sahasra’s factory in Bhiwadi is capable of packaging six- to 12-inch wafers

Sourabh Lele Bhiwadi
Most of the 2.5-hour drive from Delhi to the Electron­ic Industries Association of India’s manufacturing cluster in Bhiwadi, in Rajasthan’s Alwar district, is on the NH48. But once you leave the highway, there is a bumpy two-lane road to test your resolve.

When you get into the campus, the first facility on the left catches the eye with its state-of-the-art symbols of modern engineering. It also has cutting-edge equipment hard at work. The urgency is understandable.
 
In three weeks, give or take a few days, this unit on the left will roll out India’s first semiconductor memory chip, marking the

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First Published: Aug 31 2023 | 10:47 PM IST

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