A ground reality of PM Modi’s flagship project

A lot rests on the success of Make in India. We as a nation have lacked innovations in the field of electronics and technology. If that is to change, the Make in India initiative has to be a mammoth success.

Electronics Manufacturing Industry is one of the largest & fastest growing industries in the world with a size of USD 1.75 Trillion and is expected to reach USD 2.4 trillion by 2020. The demand in the Indian Electronics Market alone is expected to reach USD 400 billion by 2020. With the present growth rate, India can manufacture goods required worth USD 100 billion only. To address the gap of supply & demand, Government of India has set a vision to transform India into a global hub for ESDM sector to cater both domestic and global demand.

The Spotlight on Indian Electronics 2020-2021, unveils about the dimensions and enormity of the Electronics Industry. With a complete overview on the Union Budget’s electronics segment, it portrays the outlook of the Electronics’ State wise policies. High Priority Market section will give you an outline of the Electronics market opportunities and trends which are changing the electronics manufacturing. At last, you will have a glimpse on the Bluechip companies. Have a great read!

India has emerged as the fastest growing major economy in the world as per the Central Statistics Organisation (CSO) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) and it is expected to be one of the top three economic powers of the world over the next 10-15 years, backed by its strong democracy and partnerships. 

Market size: India’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 6.3 per cent in July-September 2017 quarter as per the Central Statistics Organisation (CSO). Corporate earnings in India are expected to grow by over 20 per cent in FY 2017-18 supported by normalisation of profits, especially in sectors like automobiles and banks.

The tax collection figures between April-June 2017 Quarter show an increase in Net Indirect taxes by 30.8 per cent and an increase in Net Direct Taxes by 24.79 per cent year-on-year, indicating a steady trend of healthy growth. The total number of e-filed Income Tax Returns rose 21 per cent year-on-year to 42.1 million in 2016-17 (till 28.02.17), whereas the number of e-returns processed during the same period stood at 43 million.

Recent Developments

With the improvement in the economic scenario, there have been various investments in various sectors of the economy. The M&A activity in India increased 53.3 per cent to US$ 77.6 billion in 2017 while private equity (PE) deals reached US$ 24.4 billion. Some of the important recent developments in Indian economy are as follows:

  • The top 100 companies in India are leading in the world in terms of disclosing their spending on corporate social responsibility (CSR), according to a 49-country study by global consultancy giant, KPMG.
  • The total projected expenditure of Union Budget 2018-19 is Rs 23.4 lakh crore (US$ 371.81 billion), 9 per cent higher than previous year’s budget, as laid out in the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF).
  • India’s ranking in the world has improved to 126 in terms of its per capita GDP, based on purchasing power parity (PPP) as it increased to US$ 7,170 in 2017.
  • The Government of India has saved US$ 10 billion in subsidies through direct benefit transfers with the use of technology, Aadhaar and bank accounts.
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