The minister urged automakers to purchase native merchandise and substitute imports.
He mentioned this whereas addressing an occasion of the automotive element sector on March 16 right here.
Goyal identified that India might now not afford to be closed and protecting however must open up home markets.
Additional, he requested the auto business to take a position extra in R&D (analysis and improvement), particularly e-mobility, set larger benchmarks for efficiency and aspire to take 5 Indian corporations in top-50 world automotive suppliers membership.
“India’s merchandise exports have reached nearly USD 390 billion as of March 14 and will definitely cross USD 400 billion within the present fiscal,” the commerce ministry mentioned on Thursday quoting the minister.