Make in India

Lack of local parts hampers Make in India campaign

In February, weather stations located around the north-east Indian state of Meghalaya recorded 600mm of rainfall in Cherrapunjee, a town of 15,000 people. Although the area generally gets more rain than almost anywhere else on earth, the state until recently lacked such real-time information on w…

Shift in plan: Make in India to focus only on few key sectors

Facing flak for attracting less-than-expected foreign investment in manufacturing sectors under the Make in India campaign, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has now decided to focus on a few key sectors, instead of all 25 that were included in the scheme. Launched in Septe…