With per capita disposable income and private consumption having doubled between FY12 and FY21, India has emerged as one of the largest markets for electronic products in the world. The electronic devices industry valued at USD 118 bn in 2019-20 is segmented as Mobile Phones (24%), Consumer Electronics (22%), Strategic Electronics (12%), Computer Hardware (7%), LEDs (2%) and Industrial Electronics (34%) comprising of Auto, Medical and other industrial electronic products.

Recent Activity

Electronics Sector

  • Over 2.3X growth in domestic electronics production in 6 years; From USD 29 Bn (FY15) to USD 67 Bn (FY21)
  • Over 5x growth in production of mobile phones in 5 years; from 60 mn units (FY15) to ~300 mn units (FY21)
  • Digital Transactions per capita per annum have increased ~10x in 5 years.
  • India is a global R&D destination, with 1140+ R&D Centers of MNCs in India employing 900,000+ professionals


In order to position India as a global hub for ESDM, the Production Linked Incentive Scheme (PLI) for Large Scale Electronics Manufacturing, Production Linked Incentive Scheme (PLI) for IT Hardware, Scheme for Promotion of Manufacturing of Electronic Components and Semiconductors (SPECS) and Modified Electronics Manufacturing Clusters Scheme (EMC 2.0) have been notified. Refer to the Schemes for Electronics Systems Manufacturing microsite for further details. Additionally, the Semicon India Program with an incentive outlay of ~USD 10 Bn was launched with the vision to develop a sustainable semiconductor and display ecosystem in the country. This program will establish India as global hub for semiconductor and display manufacturing, promote self-reliance, strengthen resilience in global supply chains, and pave the way for India’s technological leadership in the industry.