PM to address youth of India via video conference on the occasion of ‘India’s Techade: Chips for Viksit Bharat’

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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will participate and address the youth in the ‘India’s Techade: Chips for Viksit Bharat’ on 13th March, 2024 at 10:30 AM via video conferencing. He will also lay the foundation stone of three semiconductor projects worth about Rs 1.25 lakh crore with the goal of ‘Development of Semiconductors and Display Manufacturing Ecosystems in India’.

India Semiconductor Mission has been set up by the Government of India to create an end-to-end semiconductor ecosystem to enable India to lead the global semiconductor industry. This initiative is expected to foster employment opportunities for the youth of the country. The following units will be dedicated to the nation by the Prime Minister-

  • India’s first Fab facility in Dholera, Gujarat
  • OSAT facility in Sanand, Gujarat
  • OSAT facility in Morigaon, Assam


The occasion will witness the participation of students from 1814 institutes, including, all Central Universities, IITs, NITs, IIMs, IISER, IISc and other top institutes where Research, Innovation and STEM disciplines are prominent.

Apart from live streaming of the event, the HEIs will be conducting seminars/conferences during the day to encourage deliberations on India’s Techade vision, India’s Semi-Conductor Mission and a roadmap to achieve Viksit Bharat @2047 through research and innovation etc.

India’s Techade signifies India’s dedication to embracing the digital age to ensure sustainable development, create new job opportunities, enhance quality of life, and establish a strong presence in the global technology landscape.



Source PIB