Government Asks Apple To Manufacture, Export More From India; Promises Sops For Electronics Industry

The government on Monday exhorted iPhone maker Apple to expand manufacturing base in India, and use the country as export hub, as it promised to line up fresh incentives and sops to galvanise electronics as well as phone industry in coming 2-3 months.

Apple’s manufacturing investment so far is only the “tip of the iceberg”, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, adding the government wants global giants like Apple & Samsung to have a “robust presence” here.

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“India will offer you Human Resource, investor-friendly policies, and incentives for making in India, and for exports,” the minister said after holding a CEOs roundtable with over 50 electronics and phone companies.

Source: Economic Times

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