Semiconductors: Why India should not make chips – Instead, the focus should be on other parts of the global value chain

Synopsis: There is a burgeoning Electronics market, and also there is a consequent fight over the major powers to control the semiconductor industry. India can use this opportunity to improve to achieve digital India targets. Introduction  The global supply crisis in semiconductors has led many to suggest India should create chip fabrication facilities (fabs). The… Continue reading Semiconductors: Why India should not make chips – Instead, the focus should be on other parts of the global value chain

Chipped & vulnerable: GoI must make public investments to encourage private manufacturing in strategic semiconductor industry

Synopsis: There is an urgent need for India to scale up the manufacturing of semiconductors. Introduction India’s automobile industry is facing a major shortage of semiconductors. The supply situation isn’t expected to ease any time soon. That’s mainly because chip manufacturing is concentrated in a few countries. Why there is a shortage of semiconductors? The… Continue reading Chipped & vulnerable: GoI must make public investments to encourage private manufacturing in strategic semiconductor industry

Catching up on chip

Source: Business Standard Synopsis:  India needs to secure semiconductor chips to lead the race in the emerging ICT technologies Background The global semiconductor industry has become the arena for the most bitter technology battle between the US and China. Taiwanese semiconductor players are caught squarely in the middle. As per few observers, China’s recent aggression… Continue reading Catching up on chip