Samsung opens world's largest mobile factory in India: The inside story


Samsung opened, what is being touted as the world's largest mobile factory, in India on Monday. The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and the President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in inaugurated the new mobile phone manufacturing facility in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the start of manufacturing at the new factory was also attended by the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu, and senior executives of Samsung Electronics, including Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee, Vice Chairman BK Yoon and, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Communications DJ Koh.

Samsung's new facility spread over 129,000 sq. metres will help bolster PM Modi's ambitious "Make in India" initiative while fulfilling the company's goal of making India an export hub for the world. The new facility will broadly help Samsung meet the growing demand for its products and services across the country, while for the common man, it would hopefully entail in cheaper phones and other products and services in the days to come.

"Our Noida factory, the world's largest mobile factory, is a symbol of Samsung's strong commitment to India, and a shining example of the success of the Government's 'Make in India' programme. Samsung is a long-term partner of India. We 'Make in India', 'Make for India' and now, we will 'Make for the World'. We are aligned with Government policies and will continue to seek their support to achieve our dream of making India a global export hub for mobile phones," HC Hong, Chief Executive Officer, Samsung India, said in a statement 
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