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Cabinet approves over Rs 12,000-crore PLI scheme for telecom sector

Scheme on telecom products will be implemented from April 1

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The scheme also has higher proposed incentives for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs)

Neha AlawadhiArnab Dutta New Delhi
Following the launch of a production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for manufacturing, India on Wednesday launched the scheme for telecommunications (telecom) and networking products, with an outlay of Rs 12,195 crore over five years.

The Cabinet approved PLI for manufacturing telecom equipment, including core transmission equipment, 4G/5G next-generation radio access network and wireless equipment, access and customer premises equipment, Internet of Things-access devices, other wireless equipment, and enterprise equipment like switches, routers, etc.

The scheme will be operational from April 1 this year. The eligibility for the scheme will be subject to achieving a minimum threshold of cumulative investment and incremental

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First Published: Feb 18 2021 | 1:09 AM IST

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