iPhone Manufacturing Unit In India
Six thousand tribal women living close to Ranchi and Hazaribagh, according to Telecom and IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, have received training to assemble iPhones.
The largest Apple iPhone manufacturing facility in India is being built in Bengaluru, close to Hosur, and it will employ about 60,000 people, according to Telecom and IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Tuesday. At the Janjatiya Gaurav Divas celebration, Vaishnaw claimed that 6,000 tribal women living close to Ranchi and Hazaribagh had received training to produce iPhones.
“Apple’s iPhone is now getting made in India and it’s the biggest plant in India is being set up at Hosur near Bengaluru. 60,000 people work in a single factory. The first 6,000 employees of these 60,000 employees are our tribal sisters from places nearby Ranchi and Hazaribagh. Tribal sisters have been trained to make Apple iPhone,” the minister said.
Apple has outsourced the manufacturing of iPhone enclosures to Tata Electronics, which has a plant at Hosur. The company gets iPhones manufactured by electronics giants – Foxconn, Wistron and Pegatron in India.