BENGALURU: Union IT and communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Apple has come to India in a big way. At the inaugural session of the 23rd edition of the Bengaluru Tech Summit held virtually on Thursday, he said that even during the Covid period, “nine operating units, along with component makers, shifted from China to India”.
The manufacturing world, he said, was looking at alternative destinations.
“In view of the enormous success in accelerating mobile manufacturing, we came with the big idea of production-linked incentive (PLI),” he said.
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Prasad had said earlier that Samsung, Foxconn, Rising Star, Wistron and Pegatron were filing applications under the PLI scheme.
In his inaugural address at the tech summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the pandemic has shown the power of technology and how seamlessly Indians have adapted to it…Read more>>