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97% phones used in country are made in India: Union Minister Mr. Rajeev Chandrasekhar

  • IBEF
  • October 28, 2022

Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Mr. Rajeev Chandrasekhar stated that over 97% of mobile phones used in India are manufactured in India.

The minister made the remarks while speaking at the CyFY2022 event, which was hosted by the Observer Research Foundation (ORF). In 2014, more than 92% of mobile phones used in India were imported; today, more than 97% of mobile phones used in India are manufactured in India. We currently export electronic devices worth US$ 12 billion. According to him, the right to privacy and data protection are fundamental rights in India, and the data protection bill will be very progressive in acknowledging and enshrining these rights.

The new personal data protection bill is expected to be introduced in Parliament during the budget session in February of next year.

Disclaimer: This information has been collected through secondary research and IBEF is not responsible for any errors in the same.

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