FM proposes a scheme for the manufacture of cell phones, semiconductors, electronic devices

NEW DELHI: The Finance Minister on Saturday proposed a scheme for the manufacture of cell phones, semiconductors and other electronic devices.

In his second Budget presentation, the finance minister said that India needs to boost national manufacturing and attract electronic manufacturing.

The vision of the government is to make each district an export center, said Sitharaman.

The government aims to facilitate clearances even at the state level and also set up investment clearance cell to give investors free investment advisory, she added.

Live plus Sitharaman also said youth and fishery extension work will be enabled by rural youth as '' and 500 fish farmer organisations will be set up.

In addition, he said the processing capacity will double by 2025.