So you want to build some hardware project? 


Sooner than later, you may want to build a hardware project. One of the common problems you might face is how to source components for the project? If you are based in Delhi, Nehru place and Lajpat Rai Market have large numbers of shops selling components. Here are a few addresses:

1. Mehta Brothers, 614, Lajpat Rai Market. Delhi 110006. Telephone number: (011)-23865675, 23869876

(They sell discrete components, ICs, SMD components, connectors, tools etc)


2. Pulsar Electronics, Mumbai. The best source of electronic components. They also do Charge on Delivery. Phone: (022)-56990440, 56680217, mobile: 09821252230 (Attn: Priyank). Email:

(send a mail at the above address to get a quote for the required components)

 3. Visha ELectronics (Again in Mumbai):

4. For PCBs: Ancomp, New Delhi (Near Nehru Place). Attention: Mr. Sanjeev Kapoor. e-mail: Mobile: 9810118162.


5. For Atmel components: Oriole Electronics Pvt. Ltd. 116, Vardhman Tower, Preet Vihar Community Centre, New Delhi 110092. Tel: 011-22454525. Attn: Mr. Nair.

6. A great site for buying components and kits: Sunrom Technologies (based in Ahmedabad).


Useful Links:

  1. RS-232 Connections that work!

  2. Common Tools

  3. PCBs



Dhananjay V. Gadre

Disclaimer: The above information is provided as a helpful guide (based on personal experience) and not as commercial endorsement. The author is not related to the above companies in anyway. If you would like to add more companies to this list, please drop me an e-mail.