Indian mobilephone manufacturer Micromax has started manufacturing devices in its Rudrapur plant, reports PTI. A spokesperson told the publication that all the tablets being sold in India are manufactured at this facility, but mobile phone production is only at initial stage. According to an earlier report, the company was expected to employ 400 people on a trial basis at the plant. Micromax was previously importing devices from China, where it has tie-ups with manufacturers such as Foxconn. It is not clear if the devices are fully manufactured here or if it's only an assembly plant. A lot of companies import electronics in knock down form to India and assemble them to save on import duty. Micromax Co-Founder Rahul Sharma had said that their end goal was to go global as an Indian hardware brand. Micromax has 17% smartphone market share in India, just behind the market…
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