Electronics Design & Manufacturing to be Part of National IT Policy: MeitY
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) was working on a new draft Information Technology policy with due focus on the ESDM (Electronic System Design & Manufacturing) sector, MeitY Joint Secretary Sanjay K Rakesh said.
Speaking at an event here, the MeitY official said that in last few years, there has been a sea change in government’ s policies, as far as the IT Sector is concerned and so in addition to IT & ITeS sector, the Ministry was also emphasising on indigenous manufacturing of ESDM products.
He said the government was now encouraging States to come up with more conducive industrial policies to attract private investment in the ESDM sector.
The two day event was organized by industry body Indian Chamber of Commerce in association with India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA).
Focussed on ESDM products manufacturing in India, the event saw participation of government officials from different states and other stake-holders in ESDM space.