SEZ to transform into Employment & Economic Enclaves: Ministry

By Accommodation Times Bureau

NEW DELHI

The SEZ Policy Review Committee, headed by Baba Kalyani, was of the opinion that SEZ should now transform into “Employment and Economic Enclaves” (3Es) which will be an integrated ecosystem that focuses on ease of doing business, quality and infrastructure in order to reduce costs, Ministry in statement said.

This was the final round of consultations with the committee members under the chairmanship of the Commerce Secretary. The group held its first meeting on June this year under the chairmanship of Commerce & Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu. Subsequently, the group met again on July and  August, 2018.

The objective of the Committee was to evaluate the SEZ policy framed in 2000 and suggest measures to make the policy WTO compatible, give suggestions which will encourage manufacturing and services sector and lead to maximizing utilization of vacant land in SEZ and create seamlessness between SEZ policy and other schemes like Costal Economic Zone, Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor, National Industrial Manufacturing Zone, Food Parks and Textile Parks.





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