National Policy on Electronics 2019 (NPE 2019)

The Cabinet has approved a National Policy on Electronics (NPE) for the Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) sector of India. Vision of the NPE 2019 is to position India as a global hub for Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) by creating an enabling environment for the industry. NPE 2019 is a final version of the draft policy prepared by the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication in 2018. The policy has lot of importance for the country in the context rising electronics imports, higher domestic demand, potential for electronic manufacturing etc.