EE Times India
Feb 23, 2023
Second Semicon India Future Design Roadshow in Bengaluru
The road show aims to encourage startups, next-generation innovators, and global and Indian semiconductor majors to invest in the semiconductor design ecosystem of India.
Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, will be launching the Second Semicon India Future Design Roadshow in Bengaluru on Friday, February 24. The road show is being held with an aim to encourage startups, next-generation innovators, and global and Indian semiconductor majors to invest in the semiconductor design ecosystem of India.
The first event of this series was held at Karnavati University, Gujarat last year.
In December 2021, the Center had initiated the India Semiconductor Mission with an incentive outlay of Rs76,000 crore to attract investments in the sector.
The Minister is attending the opening of Renesas-TCS Innovation Centre today (February 23), where he will be addressing the executives from both the companies including Dr. Sailesh Chittipeddi, Board Member at Renesas, and Shri N. Ganpathy Subramanium, COO, TCS, at the TCS building.
Chandrasekhar will also hold an interaction with students of the BMS Engineering College as part of the ‘New India for Young India’ series. These sessions are aimed at encouraging Young Indians to explore the avenues for innovations in the digital space.
A former chip designer and tech entrepreneur turned politician, Chandrasekhar has been engaging with young Indians including startups and entrepreneurs across the country. Such interactions are very well received by students, academicians and entrepreneurs from the startup ecosystem.