Make in India is an initiative of the Government of India to encourage multi-national, as well as domestic, companies to manufacture their products in India. It was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 September 2014 India would emerge, after initiation of the programme in 2015, as the top destination globally for foreign direct investment, surpassing China as well as the United States.
To take advantage of such a colossal exposure, on the 17th of February 2016, the E-Cell team headed by Prof. Yogesh K. and some of the students of the E-Cell committee made it to the Make in India Centre at the MMRDA grounds BKC. The promenades that were visited were No. 4 (Country Pavilion + IT& Electronics), No.6 (Automobiles and Auto Components), No.9 (Outdoor Area-Construction Equipment, Materials & Technology + Defence), No 27. (Culture + Textiles + Skill Development + Entrepreneurship) and No. 26 (Food Processing + IIT Pavilion + Design Pavilion + Start-ups).
The Make in India Week is aimed at showcasing to the world the achievements of the nation in the manufacturing sector and promote India as a preferred manufacturing destination.
Over the course of the week, it will offer access, insights and opportunities to connect and collaborate with India and global industry leaders, academicians, central and state administrations.
Outcomes of the Make in India Week
It was indeed a very enlightening experience, to be at the Make in India Centre, an intelligent and an enterprising initiative taken by the government of India to provide a foundation and inspiration for budding entrepreneurs, which really benefitted the students and shifted their gears towards becoming promising entrepreneurs.