Draft National Policy on Electronics 2018 (NPE 2018) for Public Consultation

Electronics Industry is the world's largest and fastest growing Industry and is increasingly finding applications in all sectors of the economy. The Government attaches high priority to electronics hardware manufacturing and it is one of the important pillars of both "Make in India" and "Digital India" programmes of Government of lndia.

The National Policy on Electronics 2012 (NPE 2012) provided the road map for the development of Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) sector in the country. Implementation of the Schemes/ Programmes under the aegis of NPE 2012 has successfully consolidated the foundation for a competitive Indian ESDM value chain. The Government now seeks to build on that foundation to propel the growth of ESDM industry in the country.

Against the aforesaid backdrop, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has formulated a draft National Policy on Electronics 2018 (NPE 2018). It is requested that views/ comments on the draft Policy may kindly be provided by 23.10.2018 at the following email id: soni[dot]santosh[at]meity[dot]gov[dot]in

In view of several requests received in MeitY seeking more time for submission of views/ comments on the draft NPE 2018, it has been decided to extend the last date for submission of views/ comments till 15th November, 2018 at the following email id: soni[dot]santosh[at]meity[dot]gov[dot]in. No further extension of time for submission of views/ comments shall be provided.

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