Samsung Electronics Vice Chariman Jay Y.Lee met India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. He reiterated Samsung’s long-term commitment to the people of India as a strategic partner.
Lee apprised the Prime Minister of Samsung’s business operations and citizenship activities in the country. He stated that how Samsung is actively partnering in “Make in India” and “Digital India” initiatives with a commitment in growing India as an important production base and central R&D hub. Samsung continues to view India as an important strategic partner.
He said Samsung’s ultimate goal is to be not just a foreign investor but a true local business in India, where Samsung will work with local communities to build a better future. Besides Make in India, Samsung is also committed to ‘Make for India’, an initiative to create meaningful local innovations for the Indian consumers.
In India, ‘Samsung Smart Class’ program helped over 200,000 students from low income families to experience e-learning at 376 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya schools. In addition, 18 Samsung Technical Schools are imparting skills to youth to enable their employability. Last year in January, Samsung invested Rs. 517 crores for the expansion of Noida mobile phone plant.