Production stalled, MeitY & Commerce want visa norms for Chinese eased


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AT LEAST TWO Union ministries — Electronics and Information Technology and Commerce and Industry — are pushing for easier visa norms for entry of Chinese technicians after the domestic industry raised concerns that export orders were not being fulfilled due to delays in grant of visas. A senior official in the Commerce and Industry ministry told The Indian Express, “The department is aware of the concerns raised by the industry and we are pushing for limited entry of Chinese technicians to resolve the issue.” The issue was flagged in several forums including the Board of Trade meeting in January this...