On Tuesday, Telecom and IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw announced that Apple’s largest iPhone manufacturing facility would be built in Hosur (Tamil Nadu), which is close to Bengaluru.
Story so far: At the Janjatiya Gaurav Divas event, Vaishnaw stated that 60,000 people would have jobs thanks to the unit.
- The first 6,000 of these 60,000 workers would be tribal women from regions near Ranchi and Hazaribagh.
- Apple has hired Tata Electronics, which has a factory in Hosur, to produce iPhone enclosures.
Foxconn: Foxconn, an Apple supplier, planned to add 53,000 more workers over the course of the next two years, bringing the total number of employees at its plant in south India to 70,000.