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ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR SEMICONDUCTOR MISSION

Context

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has constituted an expert advisory committee. This committee was formed to carry out the government's ambitions to make India a global leader in semiconductor manufacture, innovation, and design.

Key Points

  • The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has formed an expert advisory council. 
  • This committee was established to carry out the government's aspirations of making India a global leader in semiconductor manufacturing, innovation, and design.

Concerning the Semicon India Program

  • The Semicon India Programme was approved to develop semiconductors and the demonstration of manufacturing ecosystems over the next six years.

The India Semiconductor Mission (ISM)

  • A dedicated India Semiconductor Mission (ISM) has been established inside the Digital India Corporation to improve the country's plans to develop display ecosystems and semiconductors.
  • This initiative aims to make India a worldwide electronics powerhouse, as a shortage of microchips is hampering IT industry production. 

The significance of semiconductor chips

  • Semiconductor chips are necessary to manufacture household products, electronics, medical equipment, and automobiles.

The advisory committee's work

  • The Advisory Committee will assist ISM executives in improving the country's semiconductor mission more efficiently, systematically, and strategically. 
  • This committee will also make recommendations on developing display ecosystems and semiconductors in India. 
  • This committee's objective is to contribute to developing a robust supply chain, financing methods, investment promotion, innovation, research, global involvement, and IP generation for display ecosystems and semiconductors. 
  • They will also provide proposals to assist MSMEs and new businesses.

Chairman of the committee

  • Ashwini Vaishnaw, the Minister of Electronics and Information Technology, will chair the Advisory Committee. 
  • Ajay Prakash Sawhney, Secretary, MeitY, will chair this committee.

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