Cabinet approves PLI Scheme to 10 key Sectors for Enhancing

PLI Scheme to 10 key Sectors- 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, the Government’s push for data localization, Internet of Things market in India, projects such as Smart City 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 Fab Display Fab Laptop/ Note books Servers IoT Devices Specified Computer Hardware    
Automobile and Auto Components Automobile and Auto Components
Automobile and Auto Components   Category 1
Bio pharmaceuticals Complex generic drugs Patented drugs or drugs nearing      patent expiry Cell based or gene therapy products Orphan drugs Special empty capsules Complex 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, Anti Infective drugs, Cardiovascular drugs,Psychotropic drugs and Anti-Retroviral drugsIn-vitro Diagnostic Devices (IVDs) Phyto pharmaceuticals Other drugs not manufactured in India Other drugs as approved  
  Telecom Products Core Transmission Equipment 4G/5G, Next Generation Radio Access Network and Wireless Equipment Access & (IoT) Access Devices and Other Wireless Equipment Customer Premises Equipment (CPE), Internet of Things Enterprise equipment: Switches, Router  
  Textiles Man-Made Fiber Segment Technical Textiles  
  Food Processing Ready to Eat / Ready to Cook (RTE/ RTC) Marine Products Fruits & Vegetables Honey Desi Ghee Mozzarella Cheese Organic eggs and poultry meat  
Solar PV manufacturing   Solar PVs
  White Goods   Air conditioners LED    
  Steel Products Coated Steel High Strength Steel Steel Rails All Steel Bars & Rods  
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