Bringing you quick updates on the tech space, policy making and digital rights from India and across the globe. Can India fill the supply gap in silicon chips? The world is facing a shortfall of silicon chips as manufacturers were disrupted by the pandemic last year. The world’s largest chipmaker Intel on Monday said that it is discussions with chip design firms to start manufacturing at Intel factories within the next six to nine months. It also said is in talks with auto-manufacturers to supply them silicon chips, even as electric vehicle manufacturers shut shop due to a dearth in semiconductor supplies. The Indian government, on the other hand, has been trying to attract manufacturers to set up shop in India as part of its Atmanirbhar Bharat campaign. It had announced a production-linked incentives (PLI) scheme for 10 key sectors…
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