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PLI scheme to boost India manufacturing output by $520 billion in 5 years says PM Modi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the production linked incentive (PLI) scheme will boost India’s domestic manufacturing and export abilities and further production by $520 billion in the next five years.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the production linked incentive (PLI) scheme will boost India’s domestic manufacturing and export abilities and further production by $520 billion in the next five years.

Addressing a webinar on Friday, PM Modi said the government is continuously carrying out reforms to boost domestic manufacturing.

In this year's Budget, about Rs 2 lakh crore was earmarked for the PLI scheme for the next five years and "there is an expectation that the scheme would result in increasing the production by about $520 billion in the next five years", said PM Modi.

He added that there is also an expectation that the current workforce in the sectors, which will avail the benefits of the PLI scheme, will be doubled and job creation will also increase.

The Prime Minister said the government is working to reduce compliance burden, further improve ease of doing business and cut down logistics costs for the industry.

"PLI scheme would boost manufacturing in sectors from telecom to auto to pharma. PLI is aimed at expanding manufacturing and boosting exports," he said.

 

Source: INDIA TODAY

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