SME Times News Bureau | 18 Dec, 2018
government on Monday claimed that the 'Make in India' initiative has accomplished
major achievements since its launch in 2014.
In an official release, the Centre said
under the 'Make in India', six industrial
corridors are being developed across various regions of the country. Industrial
cities will also come up along these corridors.
has become a net exporter of electricity - 7203 MU exported to Nepal,
Bangladesh and Myanmar during 2017-18, it said.
Under the flagship
scheme, one of the world’s largest 648-MW solar power plant in Tamil Nadu was
commissioned on September 21, 2016.
Two path breaking
prototype locomotives of WAGC3 & WAG11 class of 10,000 and 12,000 hp
respectively were developed indigenously by converting existing diesel
locomotive to upgraded electric locomotive, the release said.
Similarly, Asia's largest MedTech
Zone (AMTZ) has been set up in Andhra Pradesh.
The 'Make in India' initiative was
launched in 2014 with the objective of promoting India as an important
investment destination and a global hub in manufacturing, design and
This initiative aims to create a
conducive environment for investment, development of modern and efficient
infrastructure, opening up new sectors for foreign investment and forging a
partnership between Government and industry through a positive mind set.
Initially under Make in India
initiative action plans for 25 sectors had been prepared and which after review
is now focused on 27 sectors.
Department of Industrial Policy &
Promotion coordinates action plans for 15 manufacturing sectors while
Department of Commerce coordinates 12 service sectors.