14 Coastal Economic Zone identified Under Sagarmala

cezBy Accommodation Times News Services

Total fourteen Coastal Economic Zones (CEZ) have been identified along the coastline of the country in the National Perspective Plan of the Sagarmala programme. These CEZs are aimed at promoting development of port-proximate industrial clusters. This will encourage port-led development and lead to reduction of logistics cost and time for movement of EXIM and domestic cargo and enhance the global competitiveness of Indian manufacturing sector. This will aid the ‘Make in India’ initiative and lead to employment generation. The details 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, Dhamra Petrochemicals, Marine processing
CEZ-14 West Bengal Kolkata, Haldia Leather processing

 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Shipping Shri Mansukh L. Mandavia in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 28th Nov 2016..





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