Indian Mobile Manufacturing Industry In 2016 : A Snapshot

Having India’s own mobile manufacturing industry has constituted a major part of Prime Minister’s Make In India initiative. And the industry has responded well to this initiative since so far.

Here we are bringing you a snapshot of Indian mobile manufacturing industry in 2016.

In the last one year 38 new mobile manufacturing units have been set up in the country that aims at producing more than 20 million mobile phones per month. This new units also created employment for more than 40,000 people in manufacturing.

In 2015 Indian mobile industry contributed 6.5% to India’s GDP and provided employment to over 40 lakh people. The same is expected to contribute 8.2% by 2020.

The Indian smartphone market grew from 150 million in 2014 to 275 million in 2016 and is now world’s second largest smartphone market, just below China.

India manufactured 110 million mobile phones in 2015-16 as compared to 60 million in 2014-15 showing a growth of over 90%. In value terms India’s mobile manufacturing industry produced mobile phones worth Rs 54,000 crore in FY15-16 compared to Rs 18,900 crore in FY14-15. The same is expected to reach Rs 94,000 crore by end of this fiscal.

India has a target of producing 500 million mobile phones from local manufacturing units by 2019. The country is also actively working towards setting up a components manufacturing industry in India and the department of electronics and information technology has set up a fast track task force (FTTF) in this regard.

Mobile Manufacturing Units Set Up In India From Sept 2015 to October 2016
Name Of Company No. of Units Location Monthly Capacity
Foxconn 5 4 in Sri City 2.5 million
Micromax 1 Hyderabad 3 Lakh
Million Club Manufacturing 1 Noida, UP 1 million
Lava 2 Noida, UP 2 million
Intex 4 2 in Noida,
UP 3 Jammu
4 Baddi, HP
3 million
Celkon 1 Medchal 5 lakh
Dixon Technologies 1 Noida, UP 1 million
GDN 1 Greater Noida, UP 1 million
Vivo 1 Greater Noida 3 Lakh
Videocon 2

1 Kashipur, Uttarakhand

1 Aurangabad, Maharashtra

1 million
Flextronics 1 Sriperumbdur, TN 1.3 million
SEPL 1 Haridwar, Uttarakhand 5 Lakh
TMB Electronics 1 Kundili, Haryana 4 Lakh
Innovative Industries 1 Delhi 4 Lakh
Labanyo Electronics 1 Noida, UP 2 Lakh
KMC Electronics 1 Kotdwar, UP 7 Lakh
Champion Computers 1 Delhi 3 Lakh
BGM Electronics 1 Shahibabad, UP 4 Lakh
SST Electronics 1 Kundli, Haryana 4 Lakh
Hyve Mobiles 1 Delhi 3 Lakh
Bingo Mobiles 1 Noida, UP 2 Lakh
Delhi Phone Battery 1 Haridwar, Uttarakhand 5 Lakh
Adcom 1 Delhi 1 Lakh
VSUN 1 Bawal, Haryana 1.7 Million
Hi-Tech 1 Kolkata 2 Lakh
Higher Industries 1 Mundka, Delhi 5 Lakh
Runsheng Electronics 1 Faridabad, UP NA
Compal 1 Greater Noida, UP NA
Penguine Electronics 1 Daman NA
Total 38 20.7 Mn

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