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Setting up of NIMZs

Government has granted “in-principle” approval to a total of 20 National Investment and Manufacturing Zones (NIMZs). Of these, 12 NIMZs are located outside the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) region. These are: (i) Nagpur in Maharashtra; (ii) Tumkur in Karnataka; (iii) Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh; (iv) Prakasam in Andhra Pradesh; (v) Medak in Telangana; (vi) Kolar in Karnataka; (vii) Bidar in Karnataka; (viii) Gulbarga in Karnataka; (ix) Jajpur in Odisha; (x) Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu; (xi) Auraiya in Uttar Pradesh; and (xii) Jhanshi in Uttar Pradesh. Out of these NIMZs, the Government has granted final approval to the NIMZ at Prakasam in Andhra Pradesh on 6th October, 2015 Under phase-I of the DMIC project, 8 Investment Regions have also been accorded ‘in-principle’ approval of Government for setting up as NIMZs as per guidelines approved by the Cabinet. These are: i. Ahmedabad-Dholera Investment Region, Gujarat ii. Shendra-Bidkin Industrial Park city near Aurangabad, Maharashtra iii. Manesar-Bawal Investment Region, Haryana iv. Khushkhera-Bhiwadi-Neemrana Investment Region, Rajasthan v. Pithampur-Dhar-Mhow Investment Region, Madhya Pradesh vi. Dadri-Noida-Ghaziabad Investment Region, Uttar Pradesh vii. Dighi Port Industrial Area, Maharashtra ; and viii. Jodhpur-Pali-Marwar Region in Rajasthan The Government of India has approved a fund of Rs. 17,500 crores as a Revolving Corpus for development of trunk infrastructure in the DMIC region. The Government of Japan has announced their financial support for DMIC project to an extent of US$ 4.5 billion in the first phase for projects with Japanese participation through a mix of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) lending. Apart from twenty NIMZs which have been accorded “in-principle” approval and in which one has been accorded final approval, the Government has received three more proposals for setting up of NIMZ outside the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor region from Government of Gujarat (Two) and Government of Tamil Nadu (One). The concerned State Governments have been requested for further clarifications/ details about these proposals. This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Commerce & Industry Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman in a written reply in Lok Sabha.

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