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Title: Govt to provide land near ports for manufacturing solar equipment
Date:14 August 2020

India plans to offer land near its ports to companies for building solar equipment factories, as it seeks to attain self-reliance and challenge the dominance of China in one of the world’s largest green energy market, said two people aware of the development. With 110,000 hectares of land available across a dozen major ports, New Delhi believes that accessibility to a port will not only make it more cost-competitive to make solar equipment, but also facilitate exports. This also is in sync with India’s port-led development strategy to leverage its 7,600km-long coastline.

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