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Samsung Noida factory opening Highlights: Four lakh jobs given in mobile manufacturing sector since 2014, says PM Modi

Samsung Noida factory Highlights: Samsung is gearing up to open what it calls the 'world’s largest mobile factory' in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Written by Anuj Bhatia | New Delhi | Updated: July 9, 2018 7:07:47 pm
samsugn noida factory largest in world Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in inaugrate Samsung’s new factory in Nodida.

Samsung is gearing up to open what it calls the ‘world’s largest mobile factory’ in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The Noida factory of Samsung will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in at around 5.30 pm today. Samsung’s 35-acre Noida factory will be world’s largest with a claim of 120 million mobile phones per year.

According to reports, the current capacity of Samsung’s mobile manufacturing plant in Noida, is around 67 million mobiles, which includes smartphones and feature phones. The new plant, which is being opened in Sector 81, Noida will basically double the capacity. Samsung also has a manufacturing unit in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu as well.

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Samsung Noida mobile phone factory, world's biggest mobile phone factory live updates

19:07 (IST)09 Jul 2018
Samsung to give strong competition to rival Xiomi

The factory will help Samsung to compete with rivals such as China's Xiaomi, which became India's biggest smartphone brand by shipments earlier this year. Samsung, which has been assembling phones in India since 2007, also plans to export India-made handsets, the company said in a statement. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has imposed taxes on imports of key smartphone components as part of a plan to encourage electronics manufacturing in India which would boost growth and create millions of new jobs.

18:55 (IST)09 Jul 2018
World's largest mobile factory in Noida

Samsung announced that it will double the capacity of its mobile phone factory in Noida making it the largest phone factory in the world. President Moon Jae-in underlining the importance of the old link between the two countries said the plant will create a new IT civilisation forged in the sweat of Indian and Korean workers.

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18:21 (IST)09 Jul 2018
PM Modi inspects production line

PM Modi and Prez Moon Jae-In signed the Samsung Galaxy S9 handset while inspecting the production line. 

18:18 (IST)09 Jul 2018
Modi-Jae-In inspect the production line of Samsung mobile factory

After inaugurating the factory both Modi and Jae-In visited the production line of Samsung and toured the factory. 

18:17 (IST)09 Jul 2018
PM Modi, Prez Moon Jae-In inaugurate Samsung factory in Noida

The two leaders inaugurated the largest Samsung mobile factory made with a budget of over Rs 4000 crore. The factory will provide jobs to more than 2000 people. The factory is being made under the Make in India policy of the Modi government. 

18:13 (IST)09 Jul 2018
UP and Korea share relations which is 2000 years old: Prez Moon

India and Korea are alike in many ways and we will reinforce our cooperation, says Moon Jae-In who talks about the relation between South Korea and Uttar Pradesh which dates back to 2000 years. 

18:11 (IST)09 Jul 2018
Moon Jae-In says the factory will benefit Indian and South Korean economy

The economies of the two countries will be benefitted from Samsung largest factory being inaugurated, there will be more jobs wherein more than 2000 jobs will be created in the factory, says Moon Jae-In.  

18:06 (IST)09 Jul 2018
4 lakh jobs given by mobile manufacturing units in India

India is ranked number two in mobile usage and in the last four years, the number of manufacturing factories in mobiles has gone up to 120 from 2 in 2014. More than 4 lakh people have been provided jobs in these manufacturing factories. Samsung has given employment to 70,000 people in the country. 

18:03 (IST)09 Jul 2018
Samsung speeding Make in India policy

The development of online services has helped both big and small businesses. The digital transaction has also increased, Rs 41000 crore transactions have been done using BHIM app in the month of June alone, says PM Modi.  The development of this factory will help in speeding the Make of India which is not just part of our economic policy but also a promise of good relations with countries like South Korea. 

17:59 (IST)09 Jul 2018
PM Narendra Modi addresses opening ceremony of Noida Samsung factory

PM Modi addressing the opening ceremony said that the new facility will strengthen the relations of India and South Korea. The R&D hub of Samsung is also in India and now their largest factory will also be here. Modi said that the company has made an important position in the daily lives of the people. 

17:55 (IST)09 Jul 2018
Yogi Adityanath says Samsung factory will provide 35,000 jobs

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said it was an important occassion for everyone. He touched upon how Korea and Uttar Pradesh had a historic relationsip when the pricess of Ayodhya was married to a Korean prince. He said the factory would give over 35,000 jobs directly and indirectly and hence the UP Government ensured that the unit got thje infrastructure and policy help it needed.

17:55 (IST)09 Jul 2018
Adityanath invites new ventures in UP

The manufacturing unit will produce new jobs for the organised and unorganised sector in the state. Adityanath invited new ventures to invest in Uttar Pradesh and said his government will help them in every field. 

17:54 (IST)09 Jul 2018
UP and South Korea have emotional connect which predates 2000 years: Yogi Adityanath

UP and South Korea have emotional connect, Queen of Ayodhya was married to the prince of South Korea about 2000 years ago says Yogi Adityanath. He adds that the two countries have strong trade and cultural relationship and thanks PM Modi.  Adityanath says that the manufacturing unit worth Rs 4915 crores is being inaugurated within a year after it began construction. 

17:49 (IST)09 Jul 2018
Samsung CEO thanks Indian govt for support

The completion of the factory was made possible by the cooperation of the Indian government and the government of Uttar Pradesh, says Samsung India CEO. 

17:41 (IST)09 Jul 2018
PM Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrive at launch venue

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrive at launch venue of Samsung's Noida factory.

17:38 (IST)09 Jul 2018
UP CM Yogi Adityanath arrives at launch venue of Samsung's Noida factory

The Noida factory of Samsung will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in soon. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has already arrived at the launch venue. This is the third time Adityanath has visited Noida, which is considered to be a jinx for UP chief ministers.

17:36 (IST)09 Jul 2018
World's largest mobile factory

The stage at the event clearly says: 'The world's largest mobile factory'. Under it is written, Make for the world. UP CM Yogi Adityanath is in front row with Union Minister Mahesh Sharma. 

17:36 (IST)09 Jul 2018
UP CM Yogi Adityanath arrives at launch venue of Samsung's Noida factory

The Noida factory of Samsung will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in soon. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has already arrived at the launch venue

17:31 (IST)09 Jul 2018
16:58 (IST)09 Jul 2018
Samsung Mobile phone factory: Check out videos of PM Narendra Modi, South Korean President Moon Jae-in in metro

Also read: Samsung to start World’s Biggest Mobile Factory in India, inauguration today: Here’s what we know

Samsung had announced an investment of Rs 4,915 crore for the Noida plant last year. This plant is where Samsung also manufactures other consumer products like refrigerators, television panels, smartphones.  Samsung’s Noida plant also has a Research and Development Centre, as well as a design centre as well. In total over 70,000 people are employed in this Noida plant.

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