New Delhi : India is the second largest smartphone consumer, but when it comes to manufacturing mobile phone technology and hardware, it lags behind.
Abridging this gap, Elevate India, organized a two-day mobile phone and technology exhibition and conference, “Glob Mobile Phone and Future Tech Exhibition and Conference,” which concluded on Tuesday at Hotel Grand, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.
During the key note address, Prof. N K Goyal, President CMAI Association of India said, “Not many companies in India conduct B2B events in this sector, where manufacturers with diverse expertise come together. We are glad to welcome delegates and exhibitors to Glob Mobile Phone and Future Technology event. This platform provides opportunity to different stakeholders for development of trade and commerce and manufacturing in electronics sector.”
Mr Sukvir Singh, Managing Partner, Elevate India, and Mr Zahin Shyada, Managing Partner, Elevate India, said, “We have taken the initiative as India is second largest market in the world of smartphone in the most growing industry of India. Despite exponential growth of the mobile phone in India, India continues to be the largest importer of the mobile phone technology and hardware than manufacturing it. Thus, we are the pioneers in taking an initiative towards contributing to the growth of Digital India and Make in India, Start Up India in mobile phone technology.”
He added, “We have seen biggest growth in SMEs in this industry also. Hence our conference is a platform for B2B professionals from the industry to exchange knowledge and opinions and collaborate for future avenues.
R.K. Pathak, Secretary, Telecom Export Promotion Council &DDG(IP), Department of Telecom, Government of India said, “As the emergence of smartphones in India we will shortly come up with mobile app IMADE in with one can do innovation and styling for self.”
Mr Zia Aksari, Founder and Editor, TelecomDrive.com said, “The Emergence of PhyGital model” for selling smart phones in India are immense. The channels through which mobile phones are sold are either offline or online. There is about 75 percent offline channels (LRF, MBOs, Dedicated stores) and about 25 percent online channels like Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal) and many others.”
The gathering comprised of delegates from diverse group of stakeholders including mobile charger developers, software manufactures, hardware developers, academicians, business development heads, corporate affairs of leading mobile companies, senior officials from Ministry of Communication & IT, Department of Telecom & CXOs from reputed mobile companies. (ANI)