"We have earmarked Rs 100 crore to set up a third manufacturing unit and are in talks with eastern states including West Bengal and Bihar for the purpose," DataWind chief executive Suneet Tuli told a news agency.
"We have already deployed funds of Rs 100 crore to set up a unit in Hyderabad, Telangana. This will be operational in 60 to 90 days," he added. Speaking about the government's initiatives in the previous Budget, he said that correcting the inverted duty structure was an important step to boost handset manufacturing here. "We are hoping that it extends to laptops and computing devices as well in the upcoming Budget," Tuli said.

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