1. Giving boost to Modi’s ‘Make in India’, Xiaomi announces second manufacturing plant in India

Giving boost to Modi’s ‘Make in India’, Xiaomi announces second manufacturing plant in India

Reaffirming its commitment to PM Narendra Modi's Make in India program, Manu Kumar Jain, Managing Director Xiaomi India on Monday said that he is extremely happy to announce the second manufacturing plant in India.

By: | Published: March 20, 2017 4:18 PM
Earlier this year, Xiaomi India announced that it has crossed billion in revenue in 2016 within the first two years of its operations in India — making it a first in the domestic industry.

Reaffirming its commitment to PM Narendra Modi’s Make in India program, Manu Kumar Jain, Managing Director Xiaomi India on Monday said that he is extremely happy to announce the second manufacturing plant in India. “Our combined production capacity in indoa = 1 phone/sec, during the operational hours. #MakeInIndia @makeinindia @XiaomiIndia. Now more than 95% of our phones being sold in India are #MakeInIndia @makeinindia @XiaomiIndia @RedmiIndia. We have been able to create employment for more than 5,000 people. 90+% of workforce are women. #MakeInIndia @makeinindia @XiaomiIndia,” he tweeted. He also thanked the Andhra Pradesh government, the state’s chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, Foxconn and all Xiaomi India employees for their support.

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Earlier this year, Xiaomi India announced that it has crossed $1 billion in revenue in 2016 within the first two years of its operations in India — making it a first in the domestic industry. The announcement came shortly after Xiaomi said it sold more than one million smartphones in the country in 18 days and over two million smartphones for the first time in third quarter of 2016, with nearly 150 per cent year-on-year growth. “This achievement is a great motivation for us to deliver even more high-quality, disruptive products in the coming year,” said Manu Jain, India Head, Xiaomi, in a statement.

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Redmi 3S and Redmi Note 3 are contributing significantly to the online smartphone market with nearly 50 per cent market share among top 10 phones in the country, the company said.

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    Niranjan Kumar
    Mar 21, 2017 at 7:47 am
    Wah kya bat hai अब तो दुनिया mad इन जर्मनी व जापान को पीछे छोड़ अपने मेक इन इंडिया पपे भरोसा कर रहे है अभी अभी सेटेलाईट परछेपन ने हिन्दुस्तान का सीना चौड़ा कर दिया
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    V anand
    Mar 21, 2017 at 6:34 am
    Chinese Company? NOWhy Indian companies are not being promoted?. This no startup .This is invasion of most unfriendly country.Just trying to kill Indian industry. What about inbuilt bugs which may pose security hazards to our country.
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    Drugs prasad
    Mar 21, 2017 at 6:01 am
    We heartily support all your good work
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    Hasibul Haque
    Mar 21, 2017 at 6:50 am
    Very Good News
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    U M
    Mar 20, 2017 at 11:05 am
    It is the gradual direct invasion of indian electronics market by China. what is the meaning for start ups and make in india bla bla etc.
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