Intel Showcases Indigenous Laptops for 'Make in India' Initiative

Intel Showcases Indigenous Laptops for 'Make in India' Initiative
At the India Tech Ecosystem Summit in New Delhi, Intel India demonstrated a varied selection of laptops and IT products produced locally, underscoring its dedication to the Make in India initiative. The summit united multiple indigenous manufacturers to showcase a range of devices crafted and produced within India, emphasizing the role of technology in fostering growth. Notable moments included the introduction of a server manufactured locally, equipped with 4th Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors, presented by Mega Networks, and the unveiling of C-DAC's High-Performance Compute server, Rudra.
The showcase featured a lineup of more than 25 innovative products, such as mobile banking units, thin clients, all-in-one clients, and versatile kiosks. This presentation highlighted the extensive array of Make in India solutions from over 10 original design manufacturers (ODMs), original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and other contributors in the ecosystem. Furthermore, the event functioned as a platform for facilitating connections among government entities, enterprises, OEMs, local ecosystems, and Taiwanese ODMs, encouraging both domestic and international collaborations. Esteemed speakers from the government and prominent players in the ecosystem, including Microsoft and Google, delivered keynote addresses, sharing valuable insights into the future of technology in India.
Santhosh Viswanathan, vice president and managing director, India Region, Intel, said: "This comprehensive showcase featuring a vast array of locally designed and manufactured electronics and IT products signifies a shift beyond mere assembly to innovation and self-reliance, serving as a testament towards a future where India plays a substantial role in shaping cutting-edge technology on the global stage".
Gokul V Subramaniam, Intel India president, and vice president, Client Computing Group, stated, "Make in India initiative will bring diverse engineering disciplines to the forefront, one that will bring innovation and production leadership together to serve India and the global market".
In November of the previous year, it was reported that the technology giant is engaged in a partnership with eight companies spanning Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and Haryana to expedite laptop manufacturing in India. The roster of companies participating in this collaboration comprises Bhagwati Products Ltd, Dixon Technologies India Ltd, Kaynes Technology India Ltd, Optiemus Electronics Ltd, Panache Digilife Ltd, Smile Electronics Ltd, Syrma SGS Technology Ltd, and VVDN Technologies Private Ltd.