Gujarat government signs MoU with Micron Technology for semiconductor assembly and test facility

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Micron-Technology-for-semiconductor-Gujarat government signs MoU with US chip maker firm Micron Technology for semiconductor assembly and testing facility in Ahmedabad

An Overview of the News

  • The MoU was signed in the presence of Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and Union Electronics and IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnav.

  • The semiconductor assembly and testing facility will be located at Sanand in Ahmedabad district.

  • The Central Government will provide 50 per cent financial assistance towards the total project cost.

  • The State Government of Gujarat will provide an incentive of 20 per cent of the total project cost.

  • The Semiconductor Assembly and Test Plant will generate 5,000 direct employment opportunities.

Micron Technology:

  • Micron Technology, Inc. is an American manufacturer of computer memory and computer data storage.

  • Their product portfolio includes dynamic random-access memory (DRAM), flash memory, and USB flash drives.

  • Micron markets its consumer products, such as memory modules, under the Crucial brand.

  • Micron and Intel collaborated to form IM Flash Technologies, which focused on the production of NAND flash memory.

  • Micron owned Lexar between 2006 and 2017, further expanding its presence in the flash memory market.

  • Establishment - October 5, 1978

  • Founders - Ward Parkinson, Joe Parkinson, Dennis Wilson and Doug Pittman

  • Headquarters - Boise Idaho

About Gujarat

  • Capital - Gandhinagar

  • Chief Minister - Bhupendra Bhai Patel

  • Governor - Acharya Devvrat

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