Make in India

Infineon to Foster Local Entrepreneurship in Green Agriculture

In collaboration with Startup India on Motor Drive Design Challenge for solar pumps Infineon Technologies, a world leader in semiconductors, today announced the commencement of its ‘Infineon Solar Pump Motor Drive Challenge 2021′ initiative to encourage affordable and reliable solar powered irrigation systems for farmers – design and manufactured locally. Organized in collaboration with Startup […]

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Solar Plants, Batteries Among 10 Sectors In Expanded PLI Scheme

The Union Cabinet has approved the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for 10 “key sectors”, including telecom, electronics, solar PV and batteries. With this move, the government has delivered on its promise to encourage manufacturing with direct interventions, especially for the solar PV manufacturing. The battery sector, or advanced chemistry cell (battery) as the government […]

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BHEL Launches new Business Vertical ‘Make in India’

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has announced that it has launched its new business vertical – Make in India (MII) Business Development Group. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has announced that in an attempt towards meeting Prime Minister’s vision of an Atmanirbhar Bharat, the equipment manufacturer has launched its new business vertical – Make in […]

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With Phased Duties on Solar Imports, Government Hopes for Orderly Transition

At his press conference today, Power Minister R.K. Singh confirmed that duties, possibly starting at 25 percent, will be imposed on module imports from August 1. He wasn’t absolutely certain on duties for cell imports, but indicated they would be treated at a lower rate, possibly 15 percent. It is also not clear if customs […]

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With Focus On Chinese Imports, Familiar Tussle Returns For Solar Sector

Imports in the solar sector, where Chinese origin equipment is said to account for anything between 78 percent to 85 percent of equipment used, are back in focus. Reports quoting sources say that the government has sought product-wise details of cheap imports, comparison with domestic prices and tax disadvantage, if any, from industry to curb […]

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Govt Urges Stakeholders to Contact Nodal Officer for Grievance Redressal on Pref to Make in India Order

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an office memorandum stating that for any grievance redressal purpose with respect to its order on ‘Preference to Make in India’, industry stakeholders can contact to the nodal officer. For this purpose, Sutapa Majumdar is the MNRE’s nodal officer for dealing grievances w.r.t. the matter. […]

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BCD Status. Only Quantum The Issue

In what is now becoming the most common way to pick up views of the ministry, yet another Webinar, Amitesh Kumar Sinha, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has clarified yesterday that a decision will be taken on Basic Customs Duty, and soon. The issue is, in some way, a foregone […]

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PM Emphasizes on Financial Sustainability of Power Sector, Make in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized the need for improving the financial sustainability of the power sector in order to solve the issues prevailing in the sector especially the power distribution sector. He said during a detailed review meeting held on Thursday evening on the power sector with the Ministry of Power (MoP) and the Ministry […]

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Govt Exploring New Lending Institutions to Support Small Enterprises: Gadkari

The government is exploring new financial lending institutions to support small-scale units to provide financial support, said Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and Road Transport and Highways (MORTH). The Minister assured the industry stakeholders that the government is working towards strengthening the NBFCs which will help small businesses […]

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