Ericsson : “Swedish telecom major” Ericsson would play a crucial role in digital transformation of India, PM of Sweden Stefan Lofven said. Rounding off his 2-day visit to India, Stefan Lofven applauded the Indian Govts “bold initiatives” to improve business environment through ‘Make-In-India” that aims to promote production in the country. “Ericsson will have an important role to play in India’s digital transformation,” he told. Noting that Ericsson had about 22,000 employees at its facilities in India, he told, “I am proud that Ericsson is part of ‘Make-In-India'”, contributing it was a “company of future.” Lofven visited an upcoming expansion facility at Chakan plant near here which, he told that, it would also serve as an export hub for the company’s exports in South East Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa & West Asia regions. The company plans to manufacture current and future products for 2G, 3G & 4G technologies at this plant.