The Department of Telecom on Thursday authorized 31 proposals entailing an funding of Rs 3,345 crore over the subsequent 4 and a half years.
“The investment of Rs 3,345 crore in the next 4.5 years is just a beginning. Government is helping you (industry players) as a catalyst,” minister of state for communications Devusinh Chauhan stated.
The firms chosen for the PLI scheme embrace Nokia India, HFCL, Dixon Technologies, Flextronics, Foxconn, Coral Telecom, VVDN Technologies, Akashastha Technologies, and GS India.
The DoT notified the PLI scheme for telecom and networking merchandise on February 24, 2021, with a monetary outlay of Rs 12,195 crore, over the 5 years.
The scheme for telecom gear manufacturing in India is predicted to encourage the manufacturing of apparatus value Rs 2.44 lakh crore and create direct and oblique employment for about 40,000 folks.
The buyers can earn an incentive for incremental gross sales as much as 20 instances the dedicated funding, enabling them to succeed in international scales and utilise their unused capability and ramp up manufacturing.
“This is the first scheme among all PLI schemes, which includes MSMEs. Without this, we would have been handicapped,” Coral Telecom managing director Rajesh Tuli stated.