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    Karnataka invites Intel to set up chip-making units in state

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    Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan on Wednesday invited chip major Intel to set up manufacturing units in Mangaluru or Belagavi. "There is a port in Mangaluru while Belagavi is a few hours from a port in Goa," he was quoted as saying in a press release.

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    BENGALURU: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan on Wednesday invited chip major Intel to set up manufacturing units in Mangaluru or Belagavi. "There is a port in Mangaluru while Belagavi is a few hours from a port in Goa," he was quoted as saying in a press release.

    The release referred to the connectivity through sea to export the chips made in Karnataka.

    The deputy chief minister said the government would ensure ease of business for Intel to set up its units.

    Ashwath Narayan, also in-charge for IT, BT, held a video conference with Intel India head Nivruti Rai and other top executives.

    Rai, while announcing Rs 1 crore as donation to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund, appreciated Karnataka government's way of handling COVID-19, the release said.

    Director, Intel (business operations), Manas Das handed over a cheque for the sum to the deputy chief minister.

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    4 Comments on this Story

    Ananda Sindhu40 days ago
    The title of article should have been "Intel India donates Rs. 1 Crore to Karnataka CM'S Relief Fund".
    Anil 41 days ago
    Didi, R u in learning mode ? Nothing to shy,
    Sridhar Sockalingam41 days ago
    The semiconductor industry air freights finished products, never by sea freight to ensure delivery cycle times are as short as possible. Seems the Karnataka team has not done it's homework.
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