The Board of Approval of the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) met here today to consider proposals for setting up of SEZs and also to approve other miscellaneous requests pertaining to SEZs.
Addressing the Board of Approval members, the Chairman informed that so far 570 formal approvals have been granted for setting up of SEZs out of which 346 have been notified. He further informed that over Rs. 1,30,341 crore have been invested in the Special Economic Zones during this short span of time and direct employment of the order of 4,18,129 persons has been generated in the Special Economic Zones. During the first half of current financial year, total export of Rs. 89,750.75 crore has been made from SEZs.
In this meeting, 10 proposals for setting up of SEZ were considered. The Board recommended grant of 6 Formal Approvals and 2 In-Principle Approvals.
ØIT SEZ - Delhi State Industrial & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd. at Baprola Village, New Delhi
ØGems & Jewellery SEZ - Delhi State Industrial & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd. at Baprola village, Delhi
ØIT/ITES SEZ – UralungalLabour Contract Cooperative Society Limited (ULCCS Ltd.) at Nellikode village, Kozhikode, Kerala