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Manufacturing will be India's focus in next 5 yrs: Ashwini Vaishnaw

New Delhi: Manufacturing will be India’s focus in the next five years owing to huge employment potential, IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Thursday.

World Economic Forum 2024: Ashwini Vaishnaw says India will be a major semiconductor destination in next 5 yrs

Davos: Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology Ashwini Vaishnaw highlighted the focused initiatives undertaken by India in semiconductor development during the World Economic Forum annual meeting.

India, European Commission sign MoU on semiconductors

New Delhi: India and the European Commission on Friday achieved a significant milestone in their technological partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on semiconductors.

Dell, Acer, Asus among 32 companies to apply for Rs 17,000 cr IT hardware PLI scheme

New Delhi: The Centre has received a total of 32 applications from top companies including Dell, Acer, Asus, Lenovo, Foxconn, and Netware for the Rs 17,000 crore production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme aimed at boosting the manufacturing of IT hardware.

Railways spent Rs 352 cr on implementation of anti-collision system Kavach so far in FY24

New Delhi: Indigenously developed anti-collision system 'Kavach' has so far been deployed on 1465 Route km and 121 locomotives (including Electric Multiple Unit rakes) on South Central Railway.

First Made-in-India semiconductor chips to be out by Dec 2024: Communications and IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

New Delhi: The first ‘Made-in-India’ chips are expected to be launched by December 2024 and the country is expected to have around 4-5 semiconductor facilities established within a year, Union Minister for Communications and IT Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Friday.

IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw welcomes Japan's interest in joining India's UPI

New Delhi/Tokyo: Union minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Friday welcomed Japan's interest in joining India’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI) payment system.

Amended PLI scheme for IT sector to produce 3 lakh jobs: Ashwini Viashnaw

New Delhi: Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Wednesday said that the recently approved modified production-linked incentive scheme for IT hardware manufacturing is expected to create approximately 75,000 direct employment opportunities as well as three times as many indirect jobs.

Indian Railways floats tender inviting pvt players to make 80,000 wheels annually

The India Railways Friday floated tender inviting bids from private players for setting up a wheel plant with a capacity of manufacturing at least 80,000 wheels annually, according to media reports.

Telecom minister Ashwini Vaishnaw urges BSNL workers to be customer-centric, resolve customer issues immediately

New Delhi: Telecom minister Ashwini Vaishnaw Friday told the employees of loss-making Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd to focus on customer issues and resolve them expeditiously to turn its fortunes in the highly competitive telecom market, media reports said.

5G spectrum: Telcos place bids worth Rs 1.45 lakh cr on day 1 of auction

New Delhi: The first day of the much-awaited 5G spectrum auction on Tuesday saw four rounds of auction with participants placing bids amounting to a total of Rs 1.45 lakh crore for the airwaves.

Indian Railways removes financial turnover requirement for contracts upto Rs 40 lakhs estimates

New Delhi/IBNS: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Friday said the new policy of e-auctioning for Commercial earning, Non-Fare Revenue (NFR) contract has simplified the process of tendering by bringing transparency and having no human intervention.