ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Planning for Electronics Development

Ashoka Mody The key to the growth of the Indian electronics industry ties in the identification of a few products with either a large domestic or export market potential. Production would then have to be organised on internationally competitive scales. This paper attempts to provide a basis and a method for identifying 'appropriate products: The electronics industry is classified into four sectors on the basis of technological and scale characteristics and the current and potential markets for these sectors are assessed. The author then indicates a few areas for special emphasis and outlines the nature of organisational support required by these product groups.

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