42 mobile companies set up plants in India

January 22, 2017

A total of 42 mobile manufacturing companies have set up their plants in India in the past two years, and now a total 13 crore mobiles have been made in a year, compared with six crore earlier. Since the NDA government came to power at the Centre in 2014, a total one lakh direct jobs and three lakh indirect jobs were created in mobile manufacturing, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

Chinese companies like Gionee and Xiaomi are making their handsets at the Foxconn plant in Andhra Pradesh. Domestic companies such as Karbonn, Lava, Micromax, Intex, Jivi, iTel, and MTech too have set up their manufacturing plants in the country. Chinese company LeEco has also started its mobile manufacturing unit, while Holitech and Wind Communications expressed interest in expanding their business in India. (Deccan Herald)

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