A washing machine being assembled at Panasonic’s “eco ideas” factory at Jhajjar in Haryana on December 12, 2012. Photo: AFP
A washing machine being assembled at Panasonic’s “eco ideas” factory at Jhajjar in Haryana on December 12, 2012. Photo: AFP

India’s US$1.2 trillion plan to snatch factories from China relies on digital technology and the strength of speed

  • Under a 100-trillion-rupee (US$1.2 trillion) mega project, Narendra Modi’s administration is creating a digital platform that combines 16 ministries
  • The project is called called Gati Shakti, Hindi for strength of speed

A washing machine being assembled at Panasonic’s “eco ideas” factory at Jhajjar in Haryana on December 12, 2012. Photo: AFP
A washing machine being assembled at Panasonic’s “eco ideas” factory at Jhajjar in Haryana on December 12, 2012. Photo: AFP
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