Celkon sets up handset facility in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD, JUNE 11:
Mobile handset firm Celkon Mobiles has set up a manufacturing facility in Hyderabad. With an initial capacity of 10,000 phones a day (three lakhs a month) with four lines, the company plans to double the capacity to six lakh phones a month.

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“The Medchal facility is our step into manufacturing. We are planning for a bigger facility at the proposed Mobile Manufacturing Hub being planned in Telangana,” Y Guru, Chairman and Managing Director of Celkon Mobiles, told Business Line.

Telangana IT Minister K Taraka Rama Rao will formally inaugurate the facility in a week.

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Guru said manufacturing of phones in India would help bring down the cost of phones by 5-6 per cent. “We will pass on the benefit to our customers,” he said.

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Originally published by: The Hindu Business Line