• ELECTRONICS
    Prasad to seek electronics industry’s views, meet manufacturers on August 19

    Heads of 46 companies, including Apple, HP, Dell, Samsung, Ericsson to attend roundtable Minister of Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad will meet with the chiefs of 46 companies involved in electronics manufacturing, including Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi Dell, HP, Lenovo, Ericsson, GE and Bosch, to understand their concerns and ensure a conducive policy environment for […]

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    Ministry of Electronics and IT’s e-Kiosks target 30 million farmers

    NEW DELHI: With an aim to dispense pensions of eligible farmers easily under the government subsidy scheme, digital kiosks or Common Service Centres (CSCs) under the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) have set a target of enrolling 30 million small and marginal farmers by August 15. The pension is dispensed under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY), which was announced in […]

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    Bharat Electronics Limited 2019 Recruitment: Vacancy for Contract Engineer Post

    Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has released its official notification for the recruitment of Contract Engineer posts. Through this recruitment process, BEL will fill 05 vacancies on a Contract basis for one year for its Kotdwara Unit, Uttarakhand. Important Date: Name of the Event Date Application started on 7th August 2019 Application Ends on 28th August 2019 Eligibility […]

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    BPL returns to Flipkart to sell consumer electronics

    KOLKATA: Amazon exclusive consumer electronics maker, BPL India has decided to sell through Flipkart in a bid to reach out to newer consumers and also accelerate growth rate at a time when consumer spending on white goods is slowing down. With this, BPLNSE 1.93 % will now sell through both Amazon and Flipkart who together control over 80% of online sales of consumer electronics in […]

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    Imperceptible Wearable Electronics Only Microns Thin

    When we think of wearable electronics, devices such as smartwatches, chest-strap heart monitors, and wrist-worn activity trackers come to mind. In the future, and one that is seemingly not that far away, wearables may look like tattoos that are only microns thick. That may be thanks to researchers from the University of Houston, University of […]

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    India’s electronics production on accelerated path, but accounts for 3.3% of global market, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

    India’s electronics production is estimated at Rs 4.58 lakh crore in 2018-19, which despite accelerated growth in recent years, still represents only 3.3 percent share of the global market, Parliament was informed on July 18. The domestic electronics hardware manufacturing sector faces lack of level-playing field against competing nations on account of “several disabilities which […]

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    InnoVen Capital invests in consumer electronics firm boAt

    InnoVen Capital has invested Rs 16 crore (approximately $2.31 million at current exchange rates) in consumer electronics technology startup boAt, the venture debt firm said in a statement. InnoVen, which had earlier invested in other consumer-focused startups, said the move is in line with its strategy of capitalising on rising consumer spending in India. boAt […]

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    Get serious about electronics waste

    As the demand for electronic devices and equipment continues to surge, so too does the amount of electronic waste being generated. In 2017, 44.7 million tonnes of e-waste were produced globally, 90% of which was sent to landfill, incinerated, illegally traded or treated in a sub-standard way. The US and Europe account for around half […]

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    U.S. electronics makers worry sales to Chinese firms could fall more

    U.S. chip and components manufacturers are nervous about the U.S. trade position with China because many Chinese companies buy and use many billions of dollars of U.S.-made electronics products every year. Simply put, U.S. chipmakers don’t want to lose the enormous Chinese market to sell chips into, analysts said in recent interviews. The lucrative Chinese market […]