On Nov 16, Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal met with Micron Technology CEO Sanjay Mehrotra to talk about the potential for collaboration and expansion in India's growing semiconductor industry. They discussed the vast opportunities presented by India's semiconductor ecosystem.
Piyush Goyal spoke to X and said he met Sanjay Mehrotra, the CEO and President of @MicronTech. The company explored the potential for collaboration and expansion in India's growing semiconductor ecosystem, recognizing the vast opportunities it presents.
In July, Mehrotra had a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. They talked about the US chip giant's efforts to strengthen semiconductor manufacturing in India.
In June of this year, Micron Technology announced its intention to invest $825 million in a new chip assembly and testing facility in Gujarat. Over the next decade, India aims to emerge as a significant global center for semiconductor manufacturing.
Meanwhile, Goyal, who is on a four-day visit to the US, also held a roundtable discussion with prominent academicians at Stanford University.
Taking to X, Goyal stated, "Held a roundtable discussion with prominent academicians at Stanford University. Highlighted the vast opportunities for collaboration with India's higher education institutions to foster a vibrant exchange of knowledge, research and pathbreaking solutions to key global issues."