New York [US]Sept. 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a good meeting with Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon and noted that India has the scale for ambitious projects, sources said.
Amon expressed his enthusiasm to work with India on ambitious digital transformation programs including 5G, PM WANI and others. He also expressed interest in collaborating with India to work in the semiconductor field.
The sources said Qualcomm’s CEO spoke about the incredible opportunities in India and added that India is a big market, but “we also see India as a big export market”.
He said it is the right time for India not only to produce for the Indian market but also to meet the needs of other countries.
Sources said Prime Minister Modi assured Qualcomm that India will work proactively on their proposals.
They said the prime minister emphasized that India has the scale for ambitious projects.
He said India has set 5G standards and urged Qualcomm to actively participate, as in the case of NAVIK.
Prime Minister Modi also said that since Qualcomm has already trusted Indian talent, it can now trust Indian talent and start producing with the benefit that the PLI scheme offers.
Sources said he also spoke about the new liberalized drone policy and said Qualcomm could participate in new opportunities in the new emerging market.
Qualcomm is an American multinational corporation that makes semiconductors, software and services related to wireless technology. The company has a huge presence in India, including in research and development.
PM Modi arrived in Washington on Wednesday and was warmly received by members of the Indian community at Joint Base Andrews in Washington DC. (ANI)