Modi’s ‘Make in India’ gets GE boost

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated American multinational General Electric’s (GE) first manufacturing plant in India. The plant will manufacture a range of diversified products for sectors such as energy, aviation, oil & gas transportation. To support Mr. Modi’s ‘Make in India’ initiative, GE Vice-Chairman John Rice announced the second phase expansion of this unit by saying that it was a testimony of GE’s commitment for the Indian market. In the first phase of the operation, the facility is focused on products and solutions for the power generation, oil & gas and transportation industries. In the phase II, the site will include manufacturing capability for new generation aviation engine components and sub assembly for the latest rail locomotives and diesel engines.

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