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National Investment and Manufacturing Zones (NIMZs)
Apr 02, 2016

The Government has recently announced eight Investment Regions along the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project as National Investment and Manufacturing Zones (NIMZs).

1. Ahmedabad-Dholera Investment Region, Gujarat

2. Shendra-Bidkin Industrial Part city near Aurangabad, Maharashtra

3. Manesar-Bawal Investment Region, Haryana

4. Khushkhera-Bhiwadi-Neemrana Investment Region, Rajasthan

5. Pithampur-Dhar-Mhow Investment Regioin, Madhya Pradesh

6. Dadri-Noida-Ghaziabad investment Region, Uttar Pradesh

7. Dighi Port Industrial Area, Maharashtra

8.  Jodhpur-Pali-Marwar Region in Rajasthan

• 14 NIMZs outside the DMIC region have also been given in-principle approval:
(i) Nagpur in Maharashtra, (ii) Prakasam in Andhra Pradesh, (iii) Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh, (iv) Medak in Telangana, (v) Hyderabad Pharma NIM in Rangareddy and Mahbubnagar Districts of Telangana, (vi) Tumkur in Karnataka, (vii) Kolar in Karnataka, (viii) Bidar in Karnataka, (ix) Gulbarga in Karnataka, (x) Kalinganagar, Jajpur District in Odisha, (xi) Ramanathapuram District of Tamil Nadu, (xii) Ponneri, Thiruvallur District, Tamil Nadu, (xiii) Auraiya District in Uttar Pradesh, (xiv) Jhansi District in Uttar Pradesh.

• Out of these NIMZs, the NIMZs at Prakasam in Andhra Pradesh and Medak in Telangana have been granted final approval.

• The National Manufacturing Policy is based on the principle of industrial growth in partnership with the States.

• It is the prerogative of the States to adopt the instrumentalities provided by the policy.

For the Financial Year 2016-17, Rs. 3.35 crores has been earmarked under the ‘Scheme for Implementation of National Manufacturing Policy’ for ‘Master Planning of NIMZs’ and Technology Acquisition and Development Fund (TADF).


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