By Accommodation Times News Services
In the State of Uttar Pradesh, in addition to Noida Special Economic Zone (SEZ) set up by the Central Government and Moradabad SEZ set up by the State Government, a total of 19 SEZs have been notified. List of total number of SEZs notified and area of land allotted for each SEZ along with the activities proposed thereunder in the State of Uttar Pradesh is at Annexure.
Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are notified with the objectives of generating additional economic activity, promoting exports of goods and services, promoting investment from domestic and foreign sources and creating employment opportunities. As on 30th September, 2016, an investment of Rs.14,465 crore has been made in these SEZs and direct employment for 1,13,705 persons has been generated. The exports from these SEZs as on 30th September, 2016 is Rs.10,570 crore.
This information was given by the Commerce and Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman in a written reply in Lok Sabha on 28th Nov 2016.