HP powers ‘Make in India’ initiative by expanding its India-made PC portfolio
News Desk, News Nation 360 : Reaffirming its commitment to India, HP today announced local manufacturing of multiple PC products including laptops in India. Powering the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Government of India, HP has started manufacturing multiple models of laptops, desktop towers and mini desktops at the Flex facility in Sriperumbudur near Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Some of these products qualify under the public procurement order of the Government and will be available on the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) portal to meet the demands of the government departments and other customers. This is the first time HP is manufacturing such a wide range of laptops in India, with products such as HP EliteBooks, HP ProBooks and HP G8 series notebooks. HP has also expanded its locally manufactured commercial desktops by adding various models of desktop mini towers (MT), mini desktops (DM), small form factor (SFF) desktops and a range of All-in-One PCs. These products have both Intel and AMD processor options and cater to a wide range of customer segments. HP now also manufactures display monitors in India and is better positioned to address the
growing demand for display monitors needed for hybrid working and learning. According to Ketan Patel, Managing Director, HP India Market, HP has partnered closely with India since it began its operations in the country. As India made significant progress and emphasis on digital transformation, they have worked with the Government of India and state governments in their mission to empower the lives of millions of citizens and enhance the communities’ quality of life. This announcement marks a significant step for HP India towards local manufacturing in line with the ‘Make in India’ program. They hope to play a meaningful role in fulfilling the dream of “Atmanirbar Bharat”, by expanding the scale and reach of their manufacturing operations. Today, PCs are more essential than ever, enabling “work, learn, earn and entertain” opportunities. With the expansion of local manufacturing, HP India will be able to better serve the needs of its partners and customers.
Report :Anustup Kundu