Friday 26 June 2015

Celkon Inaugurates its First Indian Manufacturing Plant in India

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Chandigarh 27th June:- Celkon, today launched its first Indian state-of-the–art manufacturing facility in Medchal located adjacent to the Medchal industrial estate, Telangana. Minister for IT and Pachayat Raj, KalvakuntlaTaraka Rama Rao (KTR) inaugurated the unit along with Y Guru, CMD, Celkon Mobiles and Murali Retineni, Executive Director Celkon Mobiles. The move also comes in timely with the Govt. of India's 'Make in India' initiative. The manufacturing unit is 30,000 Sqft in area and is ready to start production from Day 1, making Celkon the first brand to start operations in the state. The unit will start with4 production lines which will deliver a production capacity of 2lakh units per month. The production lines will be increased to 12 and the production is expected to touch 5 lakhs per month with-in the next quarter. Additionally the state-of-the-art facility will also contain a 10,000 Sq. ft. warehouse for raw materials and a 5000 Sq. ft. warehouse for finished products. Around 60% of the mobile phones manufactured in the facility will comprise of feature phones and the rest will be Smartphones. The facility is ISO Certified.

Commenting during the inauguration of the unit Y Guru, Chairman and Managing Director, Celkon Mobiles said that we are elated to be amongst the first few Smartphone players starting our manufacturing operations in India. We envision the country to become a hub for manufacturing cutting edge devices and have been actively pursuing the cause for the last few years. Being a part of the Central Govt.'s 'Make in India' initiative, we feel that our manufacturing operations in India are beginning on a high note. This also comes in at a time when India is poised to become the largest consumer base for mobile phones and we are all set to bring-in the new phase of growth at Celkon.



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