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News Entry# 423097
Oct 29 (20:12) Intel mulls setting up semiconductor test and assembly facility in India (www.livemint.com)
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BENGALURU :Intel Corp. may be exploring the possibility of setting up test and assembly facility of silicon wafers in India although no definite plan seems to have been made. Silicon wafer is a material used for producing semiconductors, which can be found in all types of electronic devices.

So far, the India units of semiconductor companies such as Intel and AMD have been focusing only on design and engineering. The manufacturing of chips, known as fabrication, is done mostly out of its factories or fabs in US, China, and Taiwan.
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“Assembly test manufacturing is an exciting area that I would want to think about and see how things are progressing," Nivruti Rai, country head, Intel India said in an interview. “When it starts happening, you generate an ecosystem of suppliers that unleashes the large potential India has…our supply chain organization is looking at growing significantly in India."

“The need to start full-scale manufacturing is a function of demand and supply. As of today, we have enough ability to meet the supply we have and as situation changes, we will obviously change and grow," Rai added.

According to industry body India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA), India needs to set up a $1 billion seed fund with the goal of promoting innovation in this area and supporting 100 fabless companies in the next five years to make the country self-reliant on semiconductors.

A fabless company designs and sells the hardware and semiconductor chips but does not manufacture the silicon wafers, or chips, used in its products. Instead, it outsources the fabrication to a manufacturing plant or foundry.

Electronics production currently contributes 3.3% to the country’s economy. But the latest Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) report states that with additional measures, it has potential to reach $410 billion or 8.2% of India’s $5-trillion GDP target by 2025. Boost in ESDM manufacturing can also generate 1 crore jobs providing an alternate source of employment to the IT sector, the report said.

“India has to build a fabless ecosystem with a fund of $500 million, setup and spur up local chip assembly, test, marking and packing (ATMP) capability; semiconductor lab (SCL) fab should be upgraded to a 65 nano metre fab to meet growing strategic needs; 14 nano metre fab should be built jointly between government and India Inc. for fabricating emerging internet of things (IoT) chip and smart processors," Vinod Dham, founder and managing partner at IndoUS Venture Partners, a venture capital firm, said at the recent IESA vision summit.

Intel India has been steadily moving up the value chain with a lot of critical work being done out of the country. It has been focusing on leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to solve India’s problems in three key areas of healthcare, smart mobility, and education.

“Out of over 100,000 employees globally, the US is the largest engineering talent base for Intel followed by India. Every single development that happens in the US also happens here. We are no longer an internal outsource as we are doing cutting-edge development and work," said Rai. As part of its focus on AI, earlier this month, Intel India collaborated with the government of Telangana, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) and Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) to launch an applied AI research centre in Hyderabad. The AI centre will be in addition to the existing design centre it launched last year.

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