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Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw inaugurates SemiconIndia Conference

The Minister for Communications, Electronics & Information Technology and Railways, Ashwini Vaishnaw inaugurated the ‘SemiconIndia Conference of Electronics Manufacturing Supply Chain Ecosystem’. The Secretary, MeitY Alkesh Kumar Sharma, Ajit Manocha, President SEMI and Member, Advisory Board of ISM, Amitesh Kumar Sinha, Joint Secretary, MeitY & CEO ISM, other senior officials from MeitY, state governments, delegates from the global semiconductor industry, potential semicon investors and academicians also participated in the event.

Key points about the SemiconIndia Conference

  • Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw highlighted the success achieved in telecom manufacturing and Vande Bharat development enabled by the government.
  • The government is ‘willing to walk the talk’ and Its “Say-do” ratio is very high with readiness to receive feedback and sustain industry efforts for a lperiodtime.
  • The Secretary, MeitY, Alkesh Kumar Sharma highlighted that ‘electronics manufacturing is not sustainable without the development of semiconductor ecosystem in India which will drive overall economic growth in automotive, power, telecom, electronics, etc.
  • Ajit Manocha stated that India’s readiness for the semiconductor ecosystem is excellent and he would rate India’s readiness as 9 out of 10. He presented a global overview of the semicon industry and appreciated the efforts taken by the government for the development of the Semiconductors and Display Manufacturing Ecosystem in India.
  • Joint Secretary, MeitY, Amitesh Kumar Sinha provided the overview of the ‘SemiconIndia Program for building a sustainable, trusted, and reliable semiconductor and electronics manufacturing ecosystem in the country.

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