Under the National Policy on Electronics, several initiatives are being taken to promote R&D and IP development in the ESDM sector. A Working Group under the chairmanship of Shri Madhvan M. Nambiar, former Secretary, Civil Aviation has been set up to consider R&D and IP development proposals. The Working Group specially focuses on developing R&D ad IP development with active participation of industry.
The following initiatives are being taken in this direction:
- Setting up of Electronics Development Fund for promoting Venture Funds in ESDM area.
- Setting up of Incubators for supporting start-ups in ESDM sector.
- Development of Conditional Access System (CAS) for Set Top Boxes.
- Other projects as recommended by Working Group.
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