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Government of India
Ministry of Shipping
08-December-2016 17:39 IST
Fourteen Coastal Economic Zones to come up under Sagarmala

The Ministry of Shipping has identified fourteen Coastal Economic Zones (CEZ) along the coastline of the country under National Perspective Plan (NPP) of Sagarmala Programme

The Ministry of Shipping has identified fourteen Coastal Economic Zones (CEZ)  along the coastline of the country under National Perspective Plan (NPP) of Sagarmala Programme.  The CEZ are  spatial economic regions spread over multiple coastal districts with strong port linkage. Within each CEZ, there could be multiple industrial clusters that could contain industrial units with requisite support infrastructure.  The details of  identified CEZs are as under:-

 

CEZ

State

Linkage Port

Potential Industries

CEZ-1

Gujarat

Kandla, Mundra

Petrochemicals, Cement, Furniture

CEZ-2

Pipavav, Sikka

Apparel, Automotive

CEZ-3

Dahej, Hazira

Marine clusters

CEZ-4

Maharashtra

Goa

JNPT, Mumbai

Power, Electronics, Apparel

CEZ-5

Dighi, Jaigarh, Mormugao

Refining, Steel, Food processing

CEZ-6

Karnataka

New Mangalore

Petrochemicals

CEZ-7

Kerala

Cochin

Furniture

CEZ-8

 

Tamil Nadu

VOCPT(Tuticorin)

Apparel, Refining

CEZ-9

Karaikal

Leather processing, Power

CEZ-10

Chennai, Kamarajar(Ennore) and Katupalli

Steel, Petrochemicals, Electronics, Shipbuilding

CEZ-11

Andhra Pradesh

Krishnapatnam

Electronics

CEZ-12

Vizag, Kakinada

Food processing, Petrochemicals, Cement, Apparel

CEZ-13

Odisha

Paradip, Dhamara

Petrochemicals, Marine processing

CEZ-14

West Bengal

Kolkata, Haldia

Leather processing

 

Based on the land parcels available in close proximity to a deep draught port and with strong potential for manufacturing, four CEZs have been identified to be taken up in the first phase of development.  These are in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. No special provision regarding tax holiday, employment and extent of investment has been made so far.                                       

 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Shipping Shri Mansukh Lal Mandaviya in reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

 

 

 

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