How PLI-2 scheme is attracting traditional tech cos to manufacture in India

While PC, laptops, mobile phone makers are setting up a manufacturing hub in India, with players like HPE and Cisco coming in, it adds to diversity of hardware capability the country is building

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Shivani Shinde Mumbai
Networking gear manufacturer Cisco has in the past tried to set up a manufacturing unit in India twice. But its plan to have a manufacturing footprint in India only came true in 2023. The company gave full credit to the government of India’s various product linked incentive schemes.

Cisco is not the only tech products major to set up its base here. After Cisco’s announcement, HPE said that it will partner with domestic player VVDN Technologies for manufacturing high-end servers in India.

Both firms have also stated that they are expecting significant business momentum from these manufacturing hubs. HPE has said that it aims to make some $1 billion worth of products from VVDN’s plant in Manesar, Haryana in the

First Published: Aug 02 2023 | 4:08 PM IST

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