Cisco launches its first ‘Make in India’ product

In line with the ‘Make In India’ initiative, networking giant Cisco Systems Inc. has launched a new product on switching portfolio which has been manufactured in India.

“This product will help Internet in office space and other places and it is a clear mark of digitizing India by Make in India,” said IT Minister Ravi Shanker Prasad while launching the product at Delhi.

Priced at $1500,this product will help small and medium businesses for  network connectivity.

“Five months ago, we launched our India manufacturing operations. Today we are excited to unveil our first Made in India product and deliver on our commitment to support the government’s Make In India initiative,” said John Kern, senior vice-president of supply chain operations and India executive sponsor at Cisco.

“We see today as a milestone in India’s journey to becoming a global hub for electronics manufacturing. India is a source of tremendous innovation for Cisco—across engineering, business functions and now, manufacturing,” Kern added.