|January 2012||Mr. B D Park appointed Regional President & CEO for Samsung South West Asia Operations|
|November 2011||Samsung creates a new mobile category in the Indian market by launching its revolutionary Galaxy Note with the market's largest HD Super AMOLED display, supreme portability and advanced Smart Pen feature to meet the consumers' creativity and productivity needs|
|September 2011||Samsung India strengthened its operations in the country by stepping up its investments in its mobile manufacturing facility at Noida. The Company brought in investments of over US$ 70 million towards tripling the mobile manufacturing capacity at Noida.|
|April 2011||Samsung South West Asia organised its first regional forum held under the theme of "Smarter Life". Announced Samsung's Smarter Life philosophy: Smart Design, Smart Experiences and Smart Connections.|
|December 2010||Brought the Nobel Museum's traveling exhibition "Alfred Nobel – Networks of Innovation" exhibition to India. The exhibition presents the entrepreneur and innovator Alfred Nobel's life through the latest technology, developed in collaboration with Samsung Electronics.|
|November 2010||Samsung India's state- of- the art refrigerator manufacturing facility at Sriperumbudur, Chennai was inaugurated on site by Dr. M.K Stalin, the Hon'ble Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and H.E Mr Kim Joong Keun, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to India along with Mr J S Shin, President & CEO, Samsung South West Asia.|
|October 2010||The First Company to launch Tablets in the Indian market, with the Galaxy tab 7"|
|September 2010||Samsung Electronics proposed a CDM project in India with government, environmental agencies and vendors to respond to climate change.|
|August 2010||Launches the first of its kind Samsung Takeback and Recycle (STAR) Program in India aimed at generating awareness and educating consumers on the importance of recycling e-waste|
|February 2009||Mr J S Shin appointed Regional President & CEO for Samsung South West Asia Operations|
|November 2007||Samsung Manufacturing Facility at Sriperumbudur inaugurated by the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Dr Kalaignar M Karunanidhi and Samsung Vice Chairman & CEO, Mr Jong Yong Yun|
|May 2007||Samsung India Software Centre (SISC) made the Global Hub for Software development for Samsung's worldwide requirements for Digital Media products|
|February 2007||Mr H B Lee appointed as the President & CEO of Samsung South West Asia Headquarters.|
|November 2006||MoU signed with Tamil Nadu Government for setting up a second manufacturing Complex at Sriperumbudur, near Chennai|
|June 2006||Samsung commences manufacture of LCD TVs in India|
|September 2005||Samsung awarded as the Best Retailer of the year 2005 in the consumer Durables category by the India Retail Forum.|
|February 2005||Mr S H Oh appointed as President & CEO of Samsung India Electronics Pvt. Ltd.|
|November 2004||Samsung received the Golden Peacock Special commendation Certificate for Corporate Social Responsibility (Private Sector) for the year 2004 from Mr. Shivraj Patil, Union Home Minister.|
|February 2004||India made regional headquarters for Samsung Southwest Asia.|
|November 2003||Inauguration Samsung's new, High-Tech, advanced Refrigerator facility.|
|August 2003||Commencement of production at refrigerator facility in Noida.|
|June 2003||Software technology park set up at Noida|
|December 2002||Construction commences for 5,000,000 refrigerator plant in Noida|
|December 2001||Samsung India wins the Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Commendation Certificate for Best Quality in the Electrical and Electronics Industry for the Year 1999|
|November 2001||Samsung India begins the domestic production of Fully automatic washing machines at its Noida facility.|
|July 2001||Samsung's seventh Colour Monitor Plant in the world and the First Colour Monitor Plant in India commences production. Plant Capacity: 1.5 million units|
|June 2001||Colour monitor plant set up|
|April 2001||Mr. K S Kim, MD of Samsung India between September 1998 - March 2001 returns to Korea as Sr. Vice President, Global Display Division, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
Mr. S S Lee takes over charge as Managing Director, Samsung India. Mr. Lee was MD of Samsung's subsidiary in Vietnam between January 1995 and March 2001.
|January 2001||Samsung India announces its Corporate Initiative for the Year 2001 -To be a Digital E-Company|
|December 2000||On December 2, 2000, Samsung India completed 5 Years of Operations in the country.|
|November 2000||Vice Chairman & CEO, Samsung Electronics, Mr. Jong Yong Yun visits India Announces fresh investments of US$10 million for setting up a high tech, state-of-the-art Colour Monitor Plant in India.|
|September 2000||Samsung India commences exports of 'Made in India' Colour televisions to Western Europe Samsung sponsors the Indian Olympic Team to the 2000 Sydney Olympics|
|July 2000||Samsung India produces its One Millionth Colour television in India - The first MNC to achieve this milestone in India|
|May 2000||Launch of Samsung Electronics India (P) Ltd - Samsung's 100 per cent subsidiary for IT and Telecom products in the country|
|February 2000||Sets up a Hardware R & D Centre for Colour Television at Noida.|
|November 1998||Samsung Running Festival held at New Delhi. Part of Samsung's Bangkok Asian Games Programme, it drew participation from around 8000 people from all walks of life.Samsung awarded 'SAP Star Award' by SAP AG|
|September 1998||Mr. K. S. Kim appointed as the new Managing Director of Samsung India. Took charge from Mr. B. M. Park who was MD, Samsung India between August 1995-September 1998.|
|January 1998||All India operations with launch in East|
|December 1997||Sponsorship of the lighting of the Permanent Asian Games Flame Ceremony at the National Stadium, New Delhi.|
|November 1997||Sponsorship of Indian Contingent to 13th Asian Games in Bangkok.|
|June 1997||CTV Factory Inaugurated with Initial Plant Capacity of 400,000 units per annum|
|June 1996||Foundation Stone laid for CTV Factory at Noida, Uttar Pradesh.|
|May 1996||Launch in SouthHome
|December 1995||Samsung India Electronics (SIEL) products launched in India.|
|Certificate for commencement of business received by Samsung India|
Samsung India has won several awards and recognitions for both its corporate initiatives as well as its product innovations in audio visual, home appliance, IT and telecom product categories.
Jan 2012: Samsung was presented with the Golden Peacock Award for the most innovative product for the year 2011 for the MV800 digital still camera.
Jan 2012: Samsung's MV800 digital still camera bagged the Asian Photography 'Best Innovation in Camera Technology' award for 2011.
Jan 2012: Samsung awarded as the Consumer Durable Company of the year at the 2011 NDTV Profit Business Leadership Awards in recognition for its initiatives and innovations taken up to respond and adapt to the ever changing business scenario as well as exceptional ability in business performance fuelling the Indian economy.
Dec 2011: Samsung emerged as the Most Aspirational Brand of the Year 2011 in the Best Brands Survey 2011 conducted by Financial Express and market research agency Synovate. Samsung was ranked high for its 'Flaunt Factor' linked to its attributes like quality, brand reputation and imagery. Samsung also ranked amongst the top 3 brands in the Overall Ranking of the Top Brands of 2011 and the Most Visible Brand of 2011 list.
Dec 2011: Mr. JS Shin, President & CEO, Samsung South West Asia was awarded the prestigious "MAN OF ELECTRONICS AWARD 2011" by Consumer Electronics and Appliance Manufacturers Association for his exceptional all round contribution to the Indian Electronics and Appliances Industry. Shri. Rajeev Shukla, Hon'ble Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs handed over the award to Mr. J.S. Shin.
Dec 2011: Samsung Electronics was awarded the best Manufacturer of BEE Star Labeled Appliances in the Air Conditioner category by the Hon'ble Union Minister for Power, Shri Sushil kumar Shinde. The Function was presided over by the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Manmohan Singh. Samsung won the Award based on criteria like the number of star labeled products sold, the energy savings achieved thanks to its technology and the growth in sales of energy efficient products over the previous year.
Sep 2011: While Samsung ranked 27th in Economic Times' annual Survey on the Top 100 trusted brands in India, it emerged as the most Trusted Consumer Durable brand in India, while maintaining its position as No. 2 company in the mobile phone category.
Jul 2011: Samsung was awarded as the 'Tablet Company of the Year' by Voice & Data at the V&D 100 Awards.
Apr 2011: Samsung was awarded the Golden Peacock Awards (GPA) For Corporate Social Responsibility for its Corporate Citizenship and Community Affairs initiatives that address education, sports, culture and environment management programs
Mar 2011: Samsung won 3 much coveted awards at the NDTV Gadget Guru Awards 2011 that honour innovation and products that truly make a difference in the world of technology.
• Design of the Year - 3D LED TV UA55C9000
• TV of the Year - 3D LED TV UA46C8000
• Smartphone of the Year - Galaxy S
Jun 2010: Samsung India won the 'Golden Peacock Eco-Innovation for the year 2010 for its for LED TV ranked as the most innovative product that shows the maximum customer satisfaction at minimum cost as determined by customers.
Mar 2010: Samsung won 3 awards at the NDTV Tech Life Awards 2010 to honour the year's coolest gadgets and the best technological innovations.
• Best Budget Mobile of the Year: Samsung Corby
• Best Television Display of the Year: Samsung 3D LED TV UA46B7000
• NDTV Gadget of the Year: (decided by the eminent jury panel and also by viewer's choice through public voting) Samsung LED 3D TV