Ministry of Chemical and Fertilizers extends timeline for submission of applications under PLI scheme for KSMs, APIs & medical devices.

The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers vide its notification dated 27th July 2021 has extended the timeline for submission of applications under the production linked incentive scheme for promotion of domestic manufacturing of critical key starting materials (KSMs) or drug intermediates and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and medical devices, till August 31, 2021.

The Applicant for the purpose of the scheme shall be any proprietary Firm or Partnership firm or limited liability partnership or a company registered in India proposing to manufacture eligible products and making an application for seeking approval under the scheme.

The decision to extend the timeline for the PLI for promotion of KSM and APIs, along with the PLI scheme for promoting domestic manufacturing of medical devices, was announced by the department through a notice issued on July 27. The eligible applicants may apply online through and the detailed guidelines for the scheme are available at