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What is PLI for?

What is PLI for?
The Production-linked Incentive scheme must drive learning to compete, not production.
The Production-linked Incentive (PLI) scheme has spawned fresh and welcome interest in investing in domestic manufacturing. It will cost Rs 2 Trillion (around one percent of gross domestic product, or GDP) over five years. The winds of current industrial policy continue to blow inward. Since 2017, we have raised tariffs on thousands of tariff lines, covering sixty percent of items we import. Our simple average Customs duty of 17% is  now the highest of all emerging economies. PLI is meant to deepen domestic supply chains and so, over time, promote greater competitiveness in Indian industry. Will it work?

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