New Delhi, May 18 -- India will draw up additional guidelines for investments under its new electric vehicle (EV) policy announced in March, according to a government official.

Applications from auto companies based in countries sharing a land border with India, such as China, will face "much more onerous scrutiny."

The move comes as Tesla CEO Elon Musk cancelled a highly anticipated visit to India last month after postponing it at the last minute, citing "very heavy Tesla obligations."

Musk was scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi but instead made a surprise trip to China soon after.

"They (Tesla) are just silent... the (EV) policy was always meant for everybody," the official stated, adding that companies already oper...