India eyes home-grown OS to compete with Android, iOS

The Indian government is hoping to spur the nation’s private sector to create a national mobile operating system that can compete with Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS.

Rajeev Chandrasekhar, the Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), said this week his agency plans to encourage the tech industry and academic institutions to collaborate on a home-grown Indian mobile OS, according to a report in The Economic Times of India.

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