Home Ministry gives nod to Huawei to set up unit in Tamil Nadu
Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has given nod to Chinese Telecom manufacturer Huawei to set up a manufacturing unit in Tamil Nadu for its components.
The security clearance was given by MHA in subject to certain conditions which the company must fulfil. It also includes condition of appointing of Indian nationals at key positions of Company.
In 2013, Huawei had first approached government for clearance purpose to set up a unit for electronics, telecom hardware and support services at SIPCOT SEZ at Sriperumbudur.
After this clearance, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) or Department of Telecommunications (DoT) from point of view of national security may reserve critical positions in the company.
DoT will fix mandatory security parameters in addition to the technical, quality and interface parameters for the company to meet security standards for technical equipment relating to the networking systems.