Tesla gets backing for import duty reduction proposal

2021-08-30 14:44:41

Several ministries from the government have backed Tesla’s proposal to lower import duties on fully assembled electric cars. These include the road transport ministry, department of promotion industry and internal trade and NITI Aayog. The final call now lies with the finance ministry.

The only ministry that has opposed this proposal is the heavy industries ministry, besides that there has been some uproar from major auto industry players, a report from TOI said.

Officials have indicated

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