M. Pecht, R. Sharma, D. Bansal and P. Srinivasan (CALCE EPSC, University of Maryland).
India is the fifth largest economy in the world and has the second largest gross domestic product among the emerging economies. Owing to its large population, the potential consumer demand is ever increasing and consequently under appropriate conditions, strong growth performance can be expected. The liberalization of the Indian economy that began in 1991 has started changing regulatory, financial, and monetary policies leading to a higher pace of growth. The software industry in India is already a world leader. The electronics industry is likely to follow.
This books covers important aspects of the Indian electronics industry. It discusses the historical background of its development; outlines tax structure, market strategies and economic policies; tracks the growth of telecommunications, consumer electronics, computer hardware and software, and medical electronic systems; describes problems facing the industries pertaining to power, transportation, communication networks and other enviromental considerations; and presents directions and strategies for radical industrial growth in the future. An extensive list of India's electronics industry companies and their contact information is also provided.
CALCE EPSC Press
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