New Delhi, April 18 -- The Indian government is eagerly anticipating that Tesla's plans could extend beyond just EVs to encompass innovative projects like battery technology and Starlink internet services.

Rajesh Kumar Singh, Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), expressed optimism that Musk's expected meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week could pave the way for Tesla to bring a range of cutting-edge projects to India, reported Moneycontrol.

We are hopeful that the Tesla chief will bring all kinds of innovative projects to India, including EVs, Singh stated in an interview.

The Indian government's recently announced EV policy, which offers lower import duties for manufacturers, is n...