• ELECTRONICS
    National Electronic Policy 2019 to boost manufacturing, drive exports

    Industry experts believe that the National Electronic Policy 2019, passed last week by the Union Cabinet, can provide an impetus to Make in India (MII) and its efforts to become a global hub for Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM), apart from making electronics sector more competitive. “The policy offers significant support for the electronics […]

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    India’s draft electronics policy aims $400 billion manufacturing industry by 2025

    The country’s draft electronics policy released by the IT ministry on Wednesday has set an ambitious target of creating a $400 billion electronics manufacturing industry by 2025, with the mobile phone devices segment accounting for three-fourths of the production. The draft National Policy on Electronics (NPE) aims to promote domestic manufacturing in the entire value-chain […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Indian govt steps up focus on electronics exports, new policy to outline measures

    The government is drafting the upcoming National Electronics Policy (NEP) with an increased focus on exports as it looks to harness the local capacity in electronic goods, including smartphones built for the domestic market, a top official told ET. The idea is to ensure that there is no excess manufacturing capacity and instead utilise the same to build products for customers […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    National electronics policy to be finalised in second half of FY19: Sources

    The government is expected to bring, this financial year, an ambitious national electronics policy that seeks to position India not only as production hub to serve the booming domestic market, but also for exports. The proposed policy that spans diverse areas ranging from medical electronics to mobile phones and automotives will underscore India’s growing manufacturing […]

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    New policy on electronics, software, data security: Centre

    Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad In a bid to give a quantum boost to the Indian electronics and software manufacturing industry, the government is planning a new policy for electronics and software production, as well as for data protection and setting up startup clusters. Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad […]

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    EU Privacy Watchdogs Warn WhatsApp on Privacy Policy, Yahoo on Breach

    HIGHLIGHTS EU sent letters to WhatsApp and Yahoo Said they had concerns about WhatsApp’s recent change in privacy policy Asked Yahoo to communicate all aspects of the data breach European privacy watchdogs said on Friday they had sent letters to WhatsApp over its sharing of information with parent company Facebook and Yahoo over a 2014 […]

  • NEWS
    Policy terms can’t be changed during free look period

    iStockPhoto What are the important riders that can be bought with a basic term life plan? —Kunal Gupta Common riders available with a term life plan include: accidental death, permanent disability, and critical illness. Critical illness rider with a term plan is recommended. This helps avoid a separate pre-issuance medical check-up for a critical illness […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Open to More Policy Guidelines That Boost Electronics Manufacturing: Prasad

    To boost electronic manufacturing in the country, the government will come out with more policy guidelines if required, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday. “We came with all the policies like MSIPS, differential duty structure, ease of doing business… The entire ecosystem for electronic manufacturing was to be created… If further more is […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Open to greater policy pointers That boost Electronics manufacturing: Prasad

    to enhance digital manufacturing within the us of a, the authorities will pop out with extra coveragerecommendations if required, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday. “We came with all of the rules like MSIPS, differential responsibility shape, ease of doing business… Thecomplete atmosphere for electronic manufacturing became to be created… If similarly extra […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Amazon refunds policy change: Returns no longer possible for electronics

    Amazon is no longer accepting returns on electronics like Laptops, Tablets, etc. (Amazon App Representational picture) Amazon has changed its returns policy for electronic items like tablets, laptops, desktops, monitors, cameras and camera lenses. According to the Amazon policy page if you’ve bought a laptop or tablet or any of the other item in the […]