Showing “happiness” over the decision of the U.S. tech giant Apple Inc to commence primary manufacture of ‘iPhone SE’ in the city, the government of Karnataka guaranteed full support to the firm this week.
“I am happy to know that one of the most important technology firms in the world, Apple Inc, has determined to assemble its iPhone SE models in the city of Bengaluru. I pat on the back of the Apple team for their judgment and turning the plan into a reality,” R V Deshpande, State Industries Minister, claimed.
“The iPhone SE model is much admired and is in high demand all over the world. It is a topic of great pleasure that in coming time these phones will be accessible all over the world with a ‘Made in India’ seal,” he claimed to media in one of his statements. Apple Inc had earlier claimed that it is starting first production of a “minute figure” of ‘iPhone SE’ in the city of Bengaluru and initiate shipping to local users this month.
Saying that the government of Karnataka has guaranteed complete support for manufacturing facility of Apple in Bengaluru, Deshpande claimed that it is vital to note that there was solid war to get this project among states. “The actuality that Apple selected Karnataka has once more confirmed business friendly environment and investment attractiveness of Karnataka,” he stated.
The government of Karnataka in February had declared proposal of Apple Inc to start primary manufacturing operations in the city of Bengaluru. The phones will be produced by Wistron, a Taiwanese OEM at Peenya in Bengaluru for Apple. The Minister has also showed hope that this move will drive job creation and augment technology as well as innovation ecosystem in Karnataka.
The firm has also declared inauguration of ‘App Accelerator’ in Bengaluru, an enterprise that would offer support to developers of India and allow them transform the performance and design of their apps on its iOS mobile operating system.
For now, the people all over the country are waiting to use those iPhone models having the seal of ‘Made in India’ on them.