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‘8 Apple Factories Have Shifted To India From China, Samsung Already Here’: Ravi Shankar Prasad

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8 Apple Factories Have Shifted To India From China: On Sunday, Ravi Shankar Prasad said As India is emerging as a manufacturing hub, there is an ongoing realization among the global manufacturing ecosystem that they must have places apart from China.

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While interacting with the non-resident Biharis via video conference IT Minister of India, Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the global manufacturing ecosystem has realized that there is a need for them to look for other options for their new manufacturing centers apart from China.

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Growth of Mobile manufacturing factories in India

He also informed that when BJP came into power in 2014, only 2 mobile factories were established in India which has grown to almost 250 as of today. On the launching Atmanirbhar Bharat, many foreign companies were invited to set up their manufacturing centres in India and also Indian companies to match.

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India- China faceoff at LAC

The bold step by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi of banning of several Chinese apps has been applauded and supported by many countries including the US, UK, Japan and Australia. This step was highly required after the recent face-off with China at LAC.

Many rounds of talks had been held between the military officials of India and China, but the situation of LAC is still ‘delicate’. Many brigade commander level interactions have been of no use and could not produce any important outcome.

The situation is now worse than ever between India and China at LAC which is the first incident of this kind in decades. The situation started to degrade drastically after Galwan valley clashes on June 15, which led to the death of 20 Indian personnel. The casualties suffered by China have not been made public, but according to the intelligence report, it was 35.

There has been also a fresh attempt to change the power and status in the Pangong Lake area from the side of China.

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