- The Indian Electronics and IT Hardware sector has 6 key segments, namely Consumer Electronics, Industrial Electronics, IT Hardware, Telecommunication Equipment, Electronic Components, and Strategic Electronics.
- Consumer Electronics has traditionally been the largest segment with 27% share each in total production, Computers and Telecommunication Equipment have increased their share in the industry in recent times.
- Indian Electronics and IT Hardware sector production amounted to Rs. 947 billion in 2009 and has grown at a CAGR of 16.4% since 2002.
Projected human resource requirement in Electronics & IT Hardware Industry (in ‘000s)
|Others (Industrial Electronics)||107||168||334||567||461|
|Total Electronics and IT Hardware Industry in India||906||1,446||2,870||4,129||3,223|
Source: IMaCS analysis
This would translate to the overall employment in the industry increasing from the current level of 0.9 million to over 4 million by 2022.
Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI)
ESSCI is a Not‐for‐Profit Organization, registered under the Indian Companies Act, 1956. The Council has been promoted by six Associations i.e. CEAMA, ELCINA, IESA (formerly ISA) , IPCA, MAIT & ELCOMA, with financial support by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).
ESSCI’s mandate comprises plethora of deliverables including development of curriculum, courses, information database, delivery system. ESSCI is responsible for standardization, accreditation & certification processes to enhance the employability of the Indian workforce globally.