Made in India Mobiles (E)

Mobile usage in India is on the rise. By 2023, over 55% of our population will be using, not just any phone, but a smartphone. The problem is that people are buying imported phones and accessories, not Indian ones, to meet our smartphone needs. In this episode we track how India is upping her manufacturing capacity in the mobile phone sector. We travel to the Micromax factory to understand the technical know-how that propels their phone manufacture and the R& D that is pushing innovation in this sector. We also explore the mobile accessory sector which is growing alongside. We focus on UBON, one of India’s leading gadget accessory companies and explore the scientific innovation that propels their products. Watch how India is moving towards self-sufficiency in the mobile sector in this episode of Science for a Self-Reliant India