The government aims to expand the ambit of the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme to include as many as ten more sectors such as food processing and textiles other than the already included mobile phones, allied equipment, pharmaceutical ingredients and medical devices. Apart from cutting down on imports, the PLI scheme also looks to capture the growing demand in the domestic market.

Production linked incentive scheme:

Needed reform:

Sectors currently having the PLI scheme:

Sectors are likely to be brought under the ambit of the PLI scheme in the coming days, reports have suggested that food processing, textiles, leather as well as battery manufacturing are likely candidates.

Source:”Indian Express”.