PLI Scheme for Auto Sector Attracts Investment Of Rs 74,850 Crore Over A Period of 5 Years

PLI Scheme for Automobile and Auto Component successful in attracting proposed investment of₹ 74,850 crore against the target estimate of investment ₹ 42,500 crore over a period of five years

75 Applicants approved under “Component Champion Incentive Scheme”; 20 Applicants were earlier approved under “Champion OEM Incentive Scheme”.

Proposed investment of ₹ 29,834 crore expected from approved applicants under Component Champion Incentive Scheme

Incentive upto 18%, to encourage industry to make fresh investments in indigenous supply chain of Advanced Automotive Technology (AAT) products of PLI Scheme for Automotive Sector.

PLI scheme for Automobile and auto components and PLI for ACC along with FAME Scheme to enable India to leapfrog to environmentally cleaner, sustainable, advanced and more efficient Electric Vehicles (EV)based system.

Major boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Make in India and AtmaNirbharBharatAbhiyan.

New Delhi, NFAPost: The Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Automobile and Auto Component Industry in India has been successful in attracting proposed investment of Rs 74,850 crore against the target estimate of investment Rs 42,500 croreover a period of five years.

The proposed investment of Rs 45,016 crore is from approved applicants under Champion OEM Incentive Scheme and Rs 29,834 crore from approved applicants under Component Champion Incentive Scheme.

A total of 115 companies had filed their application under the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Automobile and Auto Component Industry in India which was notified on 23 September2021. Out of which, 5 (five) Auto OEM companies had applied for both the parts of the scheme.

eeeThe scheme was open for receiving applications till 23:59:59 hours IST on 9 January 2022. Incentives are applicable under the scheme for Determined Sales of Advanced Automotive Technology (AAT) products (vehicles and components) manufactured in India from 1 April 2022 onwards for a period of 5 consecutive years.

Reacting to the response Union Heavy Industries Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey said the overwhelming response shows that Industry has reposed its faith in India’s stellar progress as a world class manufacturing destination which resonates strongly with Prime Minister’s clarion call of AtmaNirbharBharat – a self-reliant India.

“India will surely take a huge leap towards cleaner, sustainable, advanced and more efficient Electric Vehicles (EV)based system,” said Union Heavy Industries Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey.

The Government approved the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Automobile and Auto Component Industry in India for enhancing India’s Manufacturing Capabilities for Advanced Automotive Products (AAT) with a budgetary outlay of ₹25,938 crore.

The Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Automobile and Auto component industry proposes financial incentives to boost domestic manufacturing of Advanced Automotive Technology (AAT) products and attract investments in the automotive manufacturing value chain.

Its prime objectives include overcoming cost disabilities, creating economies of scale and building a robust supply chain in areas of AAT products. It will also generate employment. This scheme will facilitate the Automobile Industry to move up the value chain into higher value-added products.

The scheme has two components viz. Champion OEM incentive scheme and Component Champion incentive scheme. Total 95 applicants have been approved under this PLI scheme.

MHI had earlier approved 20 applicants (along with their 12 subsidiaries)for Champion OEM Incentive scheme. Subsequently, MHI has processed the applications received under Component Champion incentive scheme and 75 applicants (along with their56 subsidiaries) have been approved under this category of the scheme. Two Auto OEM companies have been approved for both the parts of the scheme.

Following is the list of applications approved under Champion OEM Incentive scheme:

Champion OEM (Except 2W & 3W)

Sl No Applicant Name

1 Ashok Leyland Limited

2 Eicher Motors Limited

3 Ford India Private Limited

4 Hyundai Motor India Limited

5 Kia India Private Limited

6 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

7 PCA Automobiles India Private Limited

8 Pinnacle Mobility Solutions Private Limited

9 Suzuki Motor Gujarat Private Limited

10 Tata Motors Limited

Champion OEM 2W & 3W

Sl No Applicant Name

1 Bajaj Auto Limited

2 Hero MotoCorp Ltd.

3 Piaggio Vehicles Private Limited

4 TVS Motor Company Limited

New Non-Automotive Investor (OEM)

Sl No Applicant Name

1 Axis Clean Mobility Private Limited

2 Booma Innovative Transport Solutions Private Limited

3 Elest Private Limited

4 Hop Electric Manufacturing Private Limited

5 Ola Electric Technologies Private Limited

6 Powerhaul Vehicle Private Limited

Following is the list of applications approved under Component Champion Incentive Scheme:

Existing Automobile and Auto Component Manufacturing companies approved under Component Champion Incentive Scheme:

Sl. No. Applicant Name

1. Maruti Suzuki India Limited

2. Pinnacle Mobility Solutions Private Limited

3. Bharat Forge Limited

4. Hero MotoCorp Ltd.

5. Advik Hi-Tech Private Limited

6. Aisin Automotive Haryana Private Ltd.

7. Alicon Castalloy Limited

8. Aptiv Components India Private Limited

9. Aptiv Connection Systems India Private Limited

10. Asahi India Glass Ltd.

11. Asia Investments Private Limited

12. Automotive Axles Limited

13. Axletech India Private Limited

14. BASF Catalysts India Private Limited

15. Bosch Automotive Electronics India Private Limited

16. Bosch Chassis Systems India Private Limited

17. Bosch Limited

18. Cummins Technologies India Private Limited

19. Daicel Safety Systems India Private Limited

20. Dana Anand India Private Limited

21. Dana TM4 India Private Limited

22. Danblock Brakes India Private Limited

23. Delphi-TVS Technologies Limited

24. Denso Ten Minda India Private Limited

25. Garrett Motion Technologies India Private Limited

26. Hella India Automotive Private Limited

27. Hero Cycles Limited

28. Imperial Auto Industries Limited

29. International Tractors Limited

30. J.K. Fenner (India) Limited

31. Jay Ace Technologies Limited

32. Jay Fe Cylinders Limited

33. KalyaniTechnoforge Limited

34. Krishna Landi Renzo India Private Limited

35. Krishna Maruti Ltd.

36. Kyungshin Industrial MothersonPvt Ltd

37. Linchpin Technologies Private Limited

38. Lucas-TVS Limited

39. Lumax Auto Technologies Limited

40. MahleAnand Thermal Systems Private Limited

41. Mando Automotive India Private Limited

42. Minda Corporation Limited

43. Minda Industries Limited

44. Mitsubishi Electric Automotive India Private Limited

45. Motherson Sumi Systems Limited

46. Motherson Sumi Wiring India Limited

47. Musashi Auto Parts India Private Limited

48. Napino Auto and Electronics Limited

49. Neel Metal Products Limited

50. Neolite ZKW Lightings Private Limited

51. Nidec India Private Limited

52. Padmini VNA Mechatronics Limited

53. Pricol Limited

54. Rockman Industries Limited

55. Sandhar Technologies Limited

56. Sansera Engineering Limited

57. Schaeffler India Limited

58. Sharda Motor Industries Limited

59. Sona BLW Precision Forgings Limited

60. Steel Strips Wheels Limited

61. Sundram Fasteners Limited

62. Tata Autocomp Systems Limited

63. Tata Cummins Private Limited

64. Tata Ficosa Automotive Systems Private Limited

65. The Hi-Tech Gears Limited

66. Toyota Industries Engine India Private Limited

67. Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts Private Limited

68. Tube Investments Of India Limited

69. Valeo India Private Limited

70. Varroc Engineering Limited

71. Vitesco Technologies India Private Limited

72. Wabco India Limited

73. Yazaki India Private Limited

New Non-Automotive Investor (Component) companies

Sl. No. Applicant Name

1. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

2. Ceat Limited

The PLI Scheme for auto sector was open to existing automotive companies as well as new investors who are currently not in automobile or auto component manufacturing business.

The Champion OEM Incentive scheme is a ‘sales value linked’ scheme, applicable on Battery Electric Vehicles and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles of all segments. The Component Champion Incentive scheme is a ‘sales value linked’ scheme, applicable on Advanced Automotive Technology components of vehicles, Completely Knocked Down (CKD)/ Semi Knocked Down (SKD) kits, Vehicle aggregates of 2-Wheelers, 3-Wheelers, passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles and tractors, etc.

This PLI Scheme for automotive sector (₹25,938 crore) along with the already launched PLI scheme for Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) (₹18,100 crore) and Faster Adaption of Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles(FAME) (₹10,000 crore) will enable India to leapfrog from traditional fossil fuel based automobile transportation system to environmentally cleaner, sustainable, advanced and more efficient Electric Vehicles (EV) based system.

The PLI scheme for Automobile and Auto Component Industry has been a huge success in terms of the applications received from local as well as globally headquartered groups engaged in/ proposing to manufacture Advanced Automotive Technology vehicles/ products. Apart from Indian business groups, approved applicants include groups from countries such as Japan, Germany, USA, UK, Republic of Korea, Ireland, France, Belgium, Netherlands and Italy.

The overwhelming response shows that Industry has reposed its faith in India’s stellar progress as a world class manufacturing destination which resonates strongly with Hon’ble Prime Minister’s clarion call of Atma Nirbhar Bharat – a self-reliant India.

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