Modi govt’s huge increase for auto sector: Rs 26,000 crore PLI scheme accepted; to create 7.5 lakh jobs

PLI scheme for auto sector

2021-09-15 15:28:21

PLI scheme for auto sector
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Govt approves Rs 26,000 crore PLI scheme for auto sector

The Union Cupboard on Wednesday accepted a Rs 26,058 crore manufacturing linked incentive (PLI) scheme for auto, auto-components and drone industries to boost India’s manufacturing capabilities. The PLI scheme will incentivize the emergence of superior automotive applied sciences’ international provide chain in India. Union Minister Anurag Thakur mentioned that incentives price Rs 26,058 crore can be offered to trade over 5 years.

It’s estimated that over a interval of 5 years, the PLI scheme for the auto and auto parts trade will result in recent funding of over Rs 42,500 crore, incremental manufacturing of over Rs 2.3 lakh crore and can create extra employment alternatives of over 7.5 lakh jobs, Thakur mentioned.

The PLI scheme for vehicle and drone industries is a part of the general announcement of PLI schemes for 13 sectors made earlier in the course of the Union Funds 2021-22, with an outlay of Rs 1.97 lakh crore. The scheme for the auto sector envisages overcoming the associated fee disabilities to the trade for the manufacture of superior automotive know-how merchandise in India.

The motivation construction will encourage trade to make recent investments for the indigenous international provide chain of Superior Automotive Know-how merchandise, Thakur mentioned.

The scheme for the auto sector is open to present automotive corporations in addition to new buyers who’re at present not in vehicle or auto part manufacturing enterprise.

The scheme has two parts –  Champion OEM Incentive Scheme and Element Champion Incentive Scheme.

The Champion OEM Incentive scheme is a æsales worth linked’ scheme, relevant on Battery Electrical Autos and Hydrogen Gas Cell Autos of all segments, the minister mentioned.

The Element Champion Incentive scheme is a ‘gross sales worth linked’ scheme, relevant on Superior Automotive Know-how parts of autos, Fully Knocked Down (CKD)/ Semi Knocked Down (SKD) kits, car aggregates of 2-Wheelers, 3-Wheelers, passenger autos, business autos and tractors.

This PLI scheme for automotive sector together with the already launched PLI scheme for Superior Chemistry Cell  (Rs 18,100 crore) and Sooner Adaption of Manufacturing of Electrical Autos  (Rs 10,000 crore) will allow India to leapfrog from conventional fossil fuel-based vehicle transportation system to environmentally cleaner, sustainable, superior and extra environment friendly Electrical Autos (EV) primarily based system.

Additional the PLI scheme for the drones and drone parts trade addresses the strategic, tactical and operational makes use of of this revolutionary know-how.

A product-specific PLI scheme for drones with clear income targets and a give attention to home worth addition is essential to constructing capability and making these key drivers of India’s development technique.

The scheme will over a interval of three years, result in investments price Rs 5,000 crore, a rise in eligible gross sales of Rs 1500 crore and create extra employment of about 10,000 jobs.

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