K’taka government to allocate 200 acres to semiconductor industry, Auto News, ET Auto


“The ecosystem for the flourishing of the electronics sector is very conducive and the country’s per capita consumption of electronics products is also increasing. This opportunity should be better used to build the nation by responding to Atmanirbhar initiatives. “, explained Narayan.

The government of Karnataka is ready to donate 200 acres of land near Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) to facilitate the growth of semiconductor industries, CN Electronics Minister Ashwath Narayan said on Saturday. IT / BT and S&T.

Speaking at a webinar on “Opportunities in India in Semiconductor Packaging – A Sector Perspective from an OSAT” hosted by the Electronic Industries Association of India (ELCINA), he declared, the government will also provide the necessary equipments such as water, electricity, etc. to the proposed land.

The Union government has championed the growth of the electronics industry by implementing incentive programs linked to production. Along with this, the government of Karnataka earmarked Rs 2000 crore as a grant for a period of 5 years to support the development of the industry, which has had a very positive impact, he said.

“The ecosystem for the flourishing of the electronics sector is very conducive and the country’s per capita consumption of electronics products is also increasing. This opportunity should be better used to build the nation by responding to Atmanirbhar initiatives. “, explained Narayan.

“All emerging industries such as robotics, artificial intelligence, medical devices, telemedicine, industry 4.0, consumer electronics, space and defense, etc. are primarily dependent on electronics. In view of this, to facilitate the growth of the industry, the government proposed the policy of engineering research and development and the upgraded ITIs, the GTTCs across the state with a revamped curriculum in the courses of the higher education, ”he explained.

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Currently, manufacturing facilities for semiconductor wafers for strategic needs are available at the Semiconductor Laboratory (SCL), Mohali; Gallium Arsenide Enabling Technology Center (GAETEC), Hyderabad and Society for Integrated Circuit Technology and Applied Research (SITAR), Bengaluru, the minister said.

He also predicted that the overall semiconductor market would grow 8.8% next year, “driven by double-digit growth in the sensors and logic category.” He previously said the market would rise 10.1%.


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