Sona BLW Receives Certification under PLI Scheme


Sona BLW Precision Forgings has announced on Thursday that it has obtained certification for the auto PLI scheme. The company submitted seven applications for various products under the PLI scheme and has received certification for its initial product, a hub wheel drive motor designed for electric two-wheelers, according to a regulatory filing by Sona Comstar.

Sona BLW Precision Forgings Limited is a leading automotive technology company specializing in the design, development, and manufacturing of high precision forged and machined components for the automotive industry. With a legacy spanning over three decades, Sona BLW has established itself as a global leader in the field of precision engineering.

The company’s product portfolio includes a wide range of components such as differential gears, gear sets, shafts, and other critical parts used in automotive drivetrain systems. Sona BLW’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities are equipped with advanced technologies and processes, ensuring the highest levels of quality and precision in its products.

Driven by a commitment to innovation and excellence, Sona BLW is dedicated to providing cutting-edge solutions that meet the evolving needs of the automotive industry. With a focus on sustainability and efficiency, the company strives to deliver value to its customers while contributing to a greener future.

The certification marks a significant milestone for the company, making it the first automotive component company to achieve this recognition. According to Sona Comstar’s MD & Group CEO, Vivek Vikram Singh, this achievement demonstrates the company’s dedication to showcasing India’s engineering prowess and addressing intricate engineering challenges for its clientele.

In 2021, the government launched the Automotive Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme to encourage the local manufacturing of advanced automotive technology vehicles and products. This scheme, dedicated to the auto and auto component sector, is allocated a budget of Rs 25,900 crore spread over five years, beginning from FY24.


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