The union cabinet headed by PM approved the introduction of the productive – Linked Incentives (PLI) scheme in 10 key sector under which businesses will get incentives worth over Rs 1.46 lakh crore in 5 years . The approval comes with an aim to enhance India’s manufacturing capabilities and enhance export under Atmanirbhar bharat  .


  • The PLI scheme will be implemented by the concern union minister
  • The scheme will be within the overall financial limits prescribed
  • The PLI scheme across the  10, newly added , key specific sector will make Indian manufactures globally competitive
  • The  move also aim to attract investment in the areas of core competency and cutting edges technology. it will also   ensure efficiencies , create economies of scale and enhance export and make India an integral part of the global supply chain
Sectors Implementing Ministry/Department Approved financial outlay over a five-year period Rs. In crore
Advance Chemistry
Cell (ACC) Battery
NITI Aayog and Department of Heavy Industries 18100
Electronic/Technology Products Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology 5000
& Auto Components
Department of Heavy Industries 57042
Pharmaceuticals drugs Department of Pharmaceuticals 15000
Telecom & Networking Products Department of Telecom 12195
Textile Products: MMF segment and technical textiles Ministry of Textiles 10683
Food Products Ministry of Food Processing Industries 10900
High Efficiency Solar PV Modules Ministry of New and Renewable Energy 4500
White Goods (ACs & LED) Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade 6238
Speciality Steel Ministry of Steel 6322
Total   6322

The PLI scheme across these 10 key specific sectors will make Indian manufacturers globallycompetitive, attract investment in the areas of core competency and cutting-edge technology; ensureefficiencies; create economies of scale; enhance exports and make India an integral part of the globalsupply chain.

  • ACC battery manufacturing represents one of the largest economic opportunities of the twenty-first century for several global growth sectors, such as consumer electronics, electric vehicles, and renewable energy
  • India is expected to have a USD 1 trillion digital economy by 2025. Additionally, theGovernment’s push for data localization, Internet of Things market in India, projects such as SmartCity and Digital India are expected to increase the demand for electronic products.
  • The above will be in addition to the already notified PLI schemes in the following sectors

Sector Wise Product Lines

  Sector   Product Lines
  Advance Chemistry Cell(ACC) BatteryManufacturing   ACC Batteries
  Electronic/TechnologyProducts     Semiconductor FabDisplay FabLaptop/ NotebooksServersIoT DevicesSpecified Computer Hardware    
  Automobile and Auto Components   Automobile and Auto Components
  Automobile and Auto Components   Category 1 BiopharmaceuticalsComplex generic drugsPatented drugs or drugs nearing      patent expiryCell based or gene therapy productsOrphan drugsSpecial empty capsulesComplex excipients     Category 2   Active Pharma Ingredients (APIs) /Key Starting Intermediaries (Dls)Materials(KSMs) and /Drug   Category 3 Repurposed DrugsAuto-immune drugs, Anti-cancer drugs, Anti diabetic drugs, AntiInfective drugs, Cardiovascular drugs,Psychotropic drugs andAnti-Retroviral drugsIn-vitro Diagnostic Devices (IVDs)PhytopharmaceuticalsOther drugs not manufactured in IndiaOther drugs as approved  
  Telecom Products     Core Transmission Equipment4G/5G, Next Generation Radio Access Network and WirelessEquipmentAccess & (IoT) Access Devices and Other WirelessEquipment Customer Premises Equipment (CPE), Internet ofThingsEnterprise equipment: Switches, Router  
  Textiles     Man-Made Fiber SegmentTechnical Textiles  
  Food Processing     Ready to Eat / Ready to Cook (RTE/ RTC)Marine ProductsFruits & VegetablesHoneyDesi GheeMozzarella CheeseOrganic eggs and poultry meat  
  Solar PV manufacturing   Solar PVs
  White Goods     Air conditionersLED    
  Steel Products     Coated SteelHigh Strength SteelSteel RailsAlly Steel Bars & Rods  

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