By Dr V. Veerappan, Chairman, The India Electronics and Semiconductor Association ( IESA]

This is a historical moment as Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns to power for a third consecutive term; we congratulate him on this milestone. The Hon’ble Prime Minister has played a pivotal role in the thrust being provided to semiconductors and electronics manufacturing. His vision has been decisive in driving huge investments that can put India on the global map and make the country a hub for electronics manufacturing for the world. We also congratulate Shri. Ashwini Vaishnaw who has retained his portfolio as Union Minister of Electronics and Information Technology and the newly appointed Minister of State, Shri Jitin Prasada. Minister Vaishnaw’s continuity will pave the way in ensuring a step up of support to the sector and Shri Jitin Prasada’s fresh perspectives will add to the sector’s contribution to economic growth and job creation. IESA is looking forward to working closely with MeitY in realizing the PM’s vision of a Viksit Bharat and accelerating India’s journey towards becoming a Global leader in Semiconductors and Electronics.”