Monday June 17, 2019

Akhilesh lays, among others, foundations for Mughal museum

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Agra: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav laid the foundation stones of a Mughal Museum, a Street Cafeteria, an Agra Heritage Centre and a Taj Orientation Centre here, today.

Accompanied by Tourism Minister Om Prakash Singh and senior officials, Yadav unveiled the plaques of the four buildings that are being built in the vicinity of the Taj Mahal.

Addressing the select gathering, the 42-year-old chief minister said that his government had accorded the rightful priority to the tourism sector and many initiatives had been taken to promote tourism in the state.

Officials said that the Mughal Museum would be built on a six-acre land.

The museum would come up near the eastern gate of the Taj Mahal and would be located some 1,300 metres away from the monument.

It would be used to apprise the tourists of the Mughal era, their weapons, dresses, culture and many other things, an official said.

The Taj Orientation Centre would be built by razing the existing Shilpgram and would have an open air theatre and an underground parking.

The Street Cafeteria would be built on the PAC ground at Fatehabad road by the Agra Development Authority (ADA). It would be a two-storeyed building having eight food stalls, one pavilion, two restaurants among other amenities, an official of the tourism department said.

The Agra Heritage Centre would come up at the Vaishya Hostel on an area of 11,000 square metres and would be used to promote tourism, art, culture and education. (IANS)

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India: Xiaomi Opens Mobile Component Manufacturing Plant in Uttar Pradesh

The local manufacturing plant is ready and will be in production within the third quarter of this year

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Holitech Technology would be manufacturing compact camera modules (CCM), capacitive touch screen module (CTP), thin film transistor (TFT), flexible printed circuits (FPC) and fingerprint module. Pixabay

Xiaomi supplier Holitech Technology on Saturday said it has inaugurated its first component manufacturing plant in Greater Noida and will invest nearly $200 million over three years in the country.

Holitech Technology would be manufacturing compact camera modules (CCM), capacitive touch screen module (CTP), thin film transistor (TFT), flexible printed circuits (FPC) and fingerprint module locally.

The local manufacturing plant is ready and will be in production within the third quarter of this year and aims to generate 6,000 jobs in three years, Xiaomi said.

Spread across four factories and spanning over 25,000 square metres, the component manufacturing plant will start mass production with a production capacity of over 300 million components per year.

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Xiaomi supplier Holitech Technology on Saturday said it has inaugurated its first component manufacturing plant in Greater Noida. Pixabay

“It has witnessed significant growth in the country and we are positive that Holitech’s plans for India will herald a new stage of evolution for the electronics manufacturing industry in India,” Muralikrishnan B, Chief Operating Officer, India, said in a statement.

The plant also boasts of class 1000 and class 100 clean room. A clean room is a contained space where provisions are made to reduce particulate contamination and control other environmental parameters such as temperature, humidity and pressure.

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“The phenomenal growth of Xiaomi along with their initiatives to promote local manufacturing has encouraged us to explore component manufacturing for Xiaomi in India,” said Chenguisheng, CEO, Holitech Technology. (IANS)