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Accelerating India’s Semiconductor Industry: PM Modi Inaugurates ‘Semicon India 2023’ in Gandhinagar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Semicon India 2023, semiconductor industry, investment opportunities, technology demonstrations, global experts, Gujarat, Micron Technology, ATMP facility
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Gujarat has brought significant attention to India’s semiconductor industry as he inaugurated ‘Semicon India 2023’ in Gandhinagar. The national-level event focuses on catalyzing progress in the semiconductor sector through networking, technology demonstrations, and exploring lucrative business prospects. With the participation of leading global experts and prominent semiconductor companies, the event aims to shape the future of this critical industry in both India and Gujarat.
Highlights of ‘Semicon India 2023’:
The ‘Semicon India 2023’ event was inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi at 10.30 am in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. This national-level conference seeks to attract investments in India’s semiconductor sector through informative presentations and stimulating panel discussions led by industry experts.
Global Experts and Industry Participation:
The three-day conference, which concludes on July 30, has gathered experts from various corners of the world specializing in semiconductor chip, display fab, chip design, and assembling. Their insights and knowledge will shed light on emerging opportunities in India’s semiconductor landscape.
Prominent Companies in Attendance:
Several prominent companies in the semiconductor sector, including Foxconn, Micron, AMD, IBM, Marvell, Vedanta, LAM Research, NXP Semiconductors, ST Microelectronics, Grantwood Technologies, Infineon Technologies, and Applied Materials, are participating in the event. Their presence underscores the significance of India’s semiconductor market on the global stage.
Gujarat’s Semiconductor Initiative:
The Gujarat government signed a MoU worth Rs 22,500 crore with semiconductor chip giant Micron Technology during PM Modi’s visit. This agreement is aimed at establishing an Assembly, Testing, Marking, and Packaging (ATMP) facility in the state, further boosting India’s semiconductor capabilities.
Government Representatives’ Participation:
Minister of Electronics and Information Technology, Railways and Communication Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar, and Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar attended the event on behalf of the Union government. Heads of leading semiconductor industries also participated in the event, further showcasing the importance of this industry.
The event emphasized the investment opportunities available in India’s semiconductor sector, encouraging both domestic and international stakeholders to explore potential collaborations and partnerships.
The ‘Semicon India 2023’ event in Gandhinagar marks a significant milestone in India’s journey towards becoming a prominent player in the semiconductor industry. With the active involvement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, global experts, and major semiconductor companies, the event highlights the nation’s commitment to technological advancement and economic growth in this critical sector. As India continues to strengthen its semiconductor capabilities, it positions itself as a key player in the global tech landscape, paving the way for innovation and progress in the years to come.