Vedanta to set up a semi conductors plant in India

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World largest electronic manufacturing company Foxconn will set up a joint venture with Vedanta group, to set up a semiconductor manufacturing plant in India . Foxconn is a Taiwanese company.

  • Vedanta will hold the majority stake in the new company and Anil Aggarwal of Vedanta will be the chairman of the new company. 

  • Vedanta  is the first company to announce an investment in the semiconductor space after the government of India announced a production linked incentive scheme for semiconductor and display board production in the country.

  • The Government of India announced a production linked incentive scheme and committed Rs 76,000 crore for semiconductor production in the next 5-6 years. 

  • The programme aims to incentivise companies/consortiums focused on Silicon Semiconductor Fabs, Display Fabs, Compound Semiconductors / Silicon Photonics / Sensors Fabs, Semiconductor Packaging, Semiconductor Design.

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Vedanta Group  

  • It is a multinational company headquartered in London, England.
  • Vedanta Limited is an Indian subsidiary of Vedanta Resources, which is the holding company of Vedanta Group.
  • It is in the business of Zinc-Lead-Silver, Iron ore, Steel, Copper, Aluminum, Power, Oil and Gas.
  • The Chairman of Vedanta group: Anil Aggarwal 

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