India Government to levy customs duty on solar modules, cells and inverters Updated : August 22, 2020 10:37 PM IST Sources in the know told CNBC-TV18 that the government proposes to exempt bid out solar projects from the customs duty hike. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.