Union Road Transport and Highways and MSMEs Minister Mr Nitin Gadkari said that he has invited electric vehicle (EV) major Tesla Inc to start manufacturing EVs in India.
While following the trend, the Government of India has taken several steps to streamline the adoption level of EVs in India. The policymakers have shared their perspective to attract and motivate EV production in India.
In his address at The Raisina Dialogue 2021, he said that it is golden opportunity for the company to start manufacturing in India.
“I had a video conference with Tesla management. I suggested them that it is a golden opportunity for them to start manufacturing here in India,” he said.
Gadkari also said that he has assured the company that the government will help them set up industrial clusters in the country.
Exuding confidence on Indian EV makers, he said that “Indian products are also improving and within two years, we will get e-vehicles of Tesla standard in the Indian market.”
“So, in the interest of Tesla, I suggested that you start manufacturing in India as early as possible it will be beneficial for you,” he said.