Escorts Electric Tractors

Escorts Limited becomes the first and the only company in India to receive the CMVR certificate for electric tractors. CMVR stands for Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989. After exports, the company now plans to launch electric tractors in the domestic market. The company’s Agri machinery division (EAM) has received certificationContinue Reading

Solar equipment

The government has received expressions of interest to set up manufacturing capacity of nearly 35,000 MW of solar equipment, union power and renewable energy minister RK Singh recently told media. Domestic Solar equipment manufacturers have been anticipating the duty on solar equipment since FM Nirmala Sitharaman included it in herContinue Reading

domestic manufacturing

India is considering multiple efforts to discourage developers to import Chinese equipment and encourage investors to develop domestic manufacturing facilities. India first imposed a safeguard duty on Chinese solar cells and modules in 2018. A 25% duty was imposed in 2018, which has now reduced to 15%. However, the impositionContinue Reading

A number of flagship programs of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) such as KUSUM, have provisions for mandatory use of domestically manufactured solar PV cells. However it was seen that some manufacturers have been importing semi –processed solar PV cells (generally called blue wafer) and making final SolarContinue Reading