CONCOR has already handed a work order for developing 1,000 containers to BHEL and Braithwaite and is set to float an open tender for more containers
The government is now set to gradually discontinue procurement of containers from China and instead rope in BHEL and Braithwaite to manufacture these carriers
The Centre is planning to set up three large manufacturing zones for power and renewable energy equipment in order to cut India’s dependence on Chinese imports
At a meeting, RK Singh asked state power ministers to not use Chinese equipment and to procure power sector equipment from domestic manufacturers
At the July 3 meeting with state power ministers, the Centre is expected to enlist support from states in tightening the noose around Chinese imports
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