An employee examines solar cells before lamination process at the Vikram Solar manufacturing plant in Oragadam, in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Photo: AFP
An employee examines solar cells before lamination process at the Vikram Solar manufacturing plant in Oragadam, in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Photo: AFP
India

India has a US$1.2 trillion plan to snatch factories from China

  • Hope is an initiative called PM Gati Shakti will fast-track projects to give India an advantage, especially with China mostly closed to the outside world
  • Asia’s third-largest economy offers cheap labour, and a talent pool of English-speaking workers, but rickety infrastructure may keep investors away

An employee examines solar cells before lamination process at the Vikram Solar manufacturing plant in Oragadam, in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Photo: AFP
An employee examines solar cells before lamination process at the Vikram Solar manufacturing plant in Oragadam, in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Photo: AFP
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