India's first electronic manufacturing cluster set up

Q.  India's first electronic manufacturing cluster will come up in which state?
- Published on 14 Dec 17

a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Chhattisgarh
d. Karnataka

ANSWER: Andhra Pradesh
IndiaIndia's first Electronic Manufacturing Cluster (EMC) will be coming to Andhra Pradesh.

EMC has been designed and developed for providing facilities and amenities for manufacturing mobiles and allied products.

The Union Government, through Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeiTY) in 2012 had announced about setting up EMC in India, with grant-in-aid for establishing such clusters.

In 2015, Andhra Pradesh Government had announced first exclusive mobile and electronic manufacturing cluster in the new capital city Amaravati.

State Government had allotted 113.27 acres of land for new cluster, through Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (APIIC).

For this purpose, a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) called Sri Venkateswara Mobiles and Electronics Manufacturing Hub Private Limited was formed.

Besides, an anchor unit has been formed in name of Seven Hills Digital Park Private Limited (SHDPPL) for three companies.

The EMC will generate around 50,000 jobs every year.

Post your comment / Share knowledge

Enter the code shown above:
(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above image, reload the page to generate a new one.)