Lucknow, India, January 27, 2015:Â IESA (India Electronics & Semiconductor Association), the premier trade body representing the Indian ESDM (Electronic System Design and Manufacturing) industry, has announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Uttar Pradesh for promoting ESDM industry ecosystem in the state.
Under the MoU, IESA will assist the Uttar Pradesh Government in:Â
- Fostering the Start-up Ecosystem and Indigenous Product Development: Setting up ESDM Incubation Centres in the state at mutually identified locations
- Development of Strategic Roadmap:Â Development of Strategic Roadmap for ESDM Industry in the state
- Cluster Development: Preparation of Detailed Project Reports for the Brownfield/Greenfield EMC at identified locations
- Investment Promotion: Setting up International Desks for the state in mutually identified foreign locations.
- Talent / Skill Development
IESA has already provided immense support to various state governments like Government of Maharashtra and Odisha by proposing strategic roadmaps and attaining faster approval of EMC Applications, thereby catalyzing the economic growth of the states.
â€œGovernment of Uttar Pradesh has identified ESDM as a focus to ensure economic growth, enhance employment opportunities, promote indigenous product development and safeguard investorsâ€™ business intention in the state. Along with IESA, we are confident to create a favourable ecosystem for electronics manufacturing in the state and build Uttar Pradesh for a brighter tomorrow,â€ saidÂ Jiwesh Nandan, IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of IT and Electronics, Government of Uttar Pradesh
â€œIESA has been making proactive contributions to speed-up design-led electronics manufacturing in India and we take pride in partnering with the Government of Uttar Pradesh to promote start-up ecosystem, set-up EMCs, and create platform for talent and skill development and provide strategic roadmap to the state for ESDM sector. Â We commend Government of Uttar Pradeshâ€™s effort to ensure â€˜Make in Indiaâ€™ in the state and we are confident to induce the required momentum needed to ensure success for â€˜e-Uttar Pradesh 2015â€™. The IT and electronics policy issued by the Government of Uttar Pradesh indicates the sincere and serious intent defined under the leadership of Honâ€™ble Chief Minister Shri Akhilesh Yadhav to expand the ESDM footprint in the state.â€ said Ashok Chandak, Chairman of India Electronics and Semiconductor Association
â€œWith similar agenda, state governments from Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh are participating in IESA Vision Summit 2015 and we expect to bring more such successes in the years to come,â€ he added
IESA will provide a strategic roadmap to Government of Uttar Pradesh to drive the stateâ€™s electronics manufacturing agenda. In this collaboration, the State Government will provide the requisite support to IESA and obtain necessary permission, registrations, approvals, and clearances etc. as per the existing facilities, rules and regulations of the state. The State Government will also help to avail incentives under various schemes announced by State and Central Government, wherever applicable. The State Government will facilitate and support IESA to complete the initiatives in a time bound manner.