News about SEZs

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  • Four mega projects shelved in the State - Hindu: Diet & Nutrition    (2018-06-18T18:30:00Z)
    A major setback to the development of North Andhra
  • New Bill may stamp out ports TAMP woes - DNA: Bangalore    (2018-06-17T18:30:00Z)
    New Bill may stamp out ports TAMP woes
  • 4 lakh farmers have ended life in last 25 years: AIKS - Hindu: Medicine & Research    (2018-06-17T18:30:00Z)
    All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) president Ashok Dhawale said here on Sunday the neoliberal policies of 1991 had such a devastating impact on agriculture
  • Safety manual remains a promise; accountability a pipe dream? - Hindu: Home    (2018-06-16T18:30:00Z)
    There seems to be no let-up in accidents at various industries in Visakhapatnam and its neighbourhood with fire safety mechanism going for a toss.Desp
  • Shree Ganesh Jewellery promoter arrested by DRI in multi-crore fraud case - Sify Finance    (2018-06-14T18:30:00Z)
    Shree Ganesh Jewellery House Ltd promoter Nilesh Parekh has been arrested for fraud in diversion of over 1,700 kg of primary gold, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence said on Friday.
  • Multi-product SEZ at Mahindra World City to boost Rajasthan economy - DNA: Wide Angle    (2018-06-14T18:30:00Z)
    A multi-purpose special economic zone was inaugurated at the Mahindra World City on Thursday. This shall create opportunities at the world city for various industries from diverse sectors like auto ancillaries, food processing, processed construction material and other industries in addition to existing IT/ITeS, Engineering etc.  It targets to attract an additional investment of Rs 3000 crore in next five years.  “Rajasthan’s robust policy framework is focused on meeting the emerging needs of businesses and citizens alike. We remain committed to driving such measures and through them drive the key parameter of Ease of Doing Business and thereby ensuring that Rajasthan continues to build its position.” said industries minister Rajpal Singh Shekhawat. Also present on the occasion chief secretary DB Gupta emphasised on importance of well planned industrial development in the state and the contribution of MWC in the direction. Chairman of RIICO and MWC, Rajeeva Swaroop said of increasing Rajasthan’s ...
  • MWC Jaipur announces inauguration of its Multi-product SEZ - Projects Monitor    (2018-06-13T18:30:00Z)
    Mahindra World City, Jaipur announces inauguration of its Multi-product Special Economic Zone The post MWC Jaipur announces inauguration of its Multi-product SEZ appeared first on Indias first NewsPortal on Projects.
  • Adani Group to revivecoal terminal in Vizag - Hindu: News    (2018-06-07T18:30:00Z)
    Port was mulling over scrapping the deal
  • DNA EXCLUSIVE: RBI discredits three Vadodara firms as ‘fraud’ accounts - DNA: Bangalore    (2018-06-06T18:30:00Z)
    DNA EXCLUSIVE: RBI discredits three Vadodara firms as ‘fraud’ accounts
  • बाबा कल्याणी, विशेष आर्थिक जोन (सेज) नीति का अध्ययन करने वाले समूह के प्रमुख होंगे - Govt of India: PIB Hindi    (2018-06-05T18:30:00Z)
      बाबा कल्याणी, चेयरमैन, भारत फोर्ज भारत सरकार ने विशेष आर्थिक जोन (सेज) नीति का अध्ययन करने के लिए प्रतिष्ठित व्यक्तियों के एक समूह का गठन किया है। सेज नीति 1 अप्रैल, 2000 से लागू है। इसके बाद मई, 2005 में संसद ने विशेष आर्थिक जोन अधिनियम, 2005 पारित किया और इसे 23 जून, 2005 को राष्ट्रपति की स्वीकृति मिली।
  • Baba Kalyani heads group to study SEZ Policy - Govt of india: PIB    (2018-06-05T18:30:00Z)
    Baba Kalyani, Chairman, Bharat Forge Government of India has constituted a group of eminent persons to study the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Policy of India. The SEZ Policy was implemented from 01st April, 2000.
  • Price of progress - FrontLine: Cover Story    (2018-06-04T18:30:00Z)
    Industries are a key driver of the Tamil Nadu economy, but they are also a main contributor to ecological damage. By RAMESH CHAKRAPANI
  • Embassy Group invests another Rs 300 crore in Bengaluru’s Infrastructure - Projects Monitor    (2018-06-05T18:30:00Z)
    Executes detailed MoU for 100Cr Kadubeesanahalli Metro Station with BMRCL  Bengaluru, 5th June 2018: The Embassy Group continues its pledge to the development and welfare of Bengaluru and its citizens with the commitment to invest more than Rs 300 crore for the city’s infrastructure projects like a Metro station, flyovers and walkways. Following its MoU [&] The post Embassy Group invests another Rs 300 crore in Bengaluru’s Infrastructure appeared first on Indias first NewsPortal on Projects.
  • Realty turned agri lands into layouts: Pawan Kalyan - Hindu: National    (2018-06-01T18:30:00Z)
    Bhogapuram farmers taken for a ride, he says
  • Infosys to double headcount - Hindu: News    (2018-06-01T18:30:00Z)
    To evaluate Warangal for setting up a development centre
  • Ahead of World Environment Day, Infosys pledges to reduce plastic waste by 2020 - DNA: Top News    (2018-05-31T18:30:00Z)
    IT giant Infosys today took a pledge to reduce its per capita generation of plastic waste by 50 per cent by 2020 as it re-affirmed its commitment to environmental conservation. The pledge was taken during the celebrations of the World Environment Day at the company's Hyderabad SEZ campus in Pocharam here, focusing on the 2018 themeBeat Plastic Pollution. Telangana IT Minister K T Rama Rao, Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment, Atul Bagai, Head, UN Environment, Country Office, India office, and other dignitaries were among those present on the occasion. The company took a pledge to reduce the per capita generation of plastic waste by 50 per cent by 2020, a release said. As a responsible global corporation that is passionate about sustainable development, we take this opportunity to align with global sustainability efforts in combatting the issue of excessive use of non-recyclable plastic products. "On this World Environment Day, we pledge to make our campuses a plastic-free environment, a clear ...
  • GST ‘refund fortnight’ launched - Hindu: News    (2018-05-31T18:30:00Z)
    Refund to be made in 60 days
  • WTO to set up dispute panel on India-US case on export subsidies - General News    (2018-05-29T18:30:00Z)
    The World Trade Organisation's (WTO) dispute settlement body has agreed to set up a panel to examine America's allegations against certain alleged export subsidy measures in India. Last month, the US dragged India to the WTO's dispute settlement mechanism over export subsidies, saying that these incentives were harming the American companies. "At its meeting on 28 May, the WTO's Dispute Settlement Body agreed to a request from the United States for the establishment of a dispute panel to examine certain alleged export subsidy measures in India," the WTO said in a statement. The US has stated that all WTO members, including India, are required to provide subsidies consistent with provisions of the WTO's Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, including refraining from providing subsidies contingent upon export performance. The US has alleged that India appears to be providing such subsidies through various export promotion programmes, special economic zones and duty-free ...
  • M&M eyeing South Africa, Asean to serve as alternate manufacturing base - Latest News    (2018-05-29T18:30:00Z)
    Manufacturing companies can no longer be content with merely appointing a local distributor
  • Over 700% growth in merchandise exports at CSEZ - Hindu: Rx    (2018-05-29T18:30:00Z)
    The Cochin Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) has seen its merchandise export business grow by more than 705% during the month of April this year compared t
  • Exports from SEZs rise 5% to Rs 20,548 cr in April: EPCES - General News    (2018-05-29T18:30:00Z)
    Exports from the country's special economic zones (SEZs) grew 5.44 per cent in April to Rs 20,548 crore as against Rs 19,488 crore in the same month a year ago, EPCES today said. According to Export Promotion Council for EOUs & SEZs (EPCES), highest growth in outward shipments was recorded from the Cochin SEZ which witnessed a 704 per cent jump from Rs 461 crore in April last year to Rs 3,708 crore this year. "Total exports in April this year from SEZs amounted to Rs 20,548 crore as against Rs 19,488 crore in April 2017," said Vinay Sharma, Officiating Chairman of EPCES, adding that the government's policies have managed to register a healthy growth roadmap for manufacturing and service industry. EPCES said the major sectors recording healthy growth include biotech, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, computer, electronics, non-conventional energy, plastic, rubber, trading and services.
  • Even after 11 months, SEZ Rules not aligned with GST laws - Rediff: Business    (2018-05-27T18:30:00Z)
    References to the repealed laws for service tax, purchase tax, etc, continue in the SEZ laws.
  • Mahindra's new assembly plant to give boost to KwaZulu-Natal's economy - General News    (2018-05-27T18:30:00Z)
    Mahindra's new semi-knockdown assembly plant in the coastal South African city of Durban is expected to give a boost of more than R95 million (USD 7.7 million0 to the economy of the KwaZulu-Natal province. The plant in the Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone (SEZ), next to the airport, which was officially opened on Friday by provincial Economic Development MEC Sihle Zikalala and Indian High Commissioner Ruchira Kamboj, has a capacity to produce 4,000 of Mahindra's two models of its Pik-Up range, known as 'bakkies' locally. Besides sales in South Africa, where the Mahindra bakkies have been gaining ground, the assembly line will also turn out vehicles for export into the rest of Africa. Speaking at the launch, provincial Economic Development head Zikalala said Mahindra's decision to establish the assembly plant in KwaZulu-Natal was an indicator of the province's "rising star in terms of investor confidence." He added that the issue of unemployment in the region would also be ...
  • After 11 months of inception, SEZ Rules yet not aligned with GST laws - Business Standard: News Now    (2018-05-26T18:30:00Z)
    The commerce ministry should now wake up and suitably amend the SEZ laws
  • Volumes spurt at Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd counter - General News    (2018-05-23T18:30:00Z)
    Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd notched up volume of 14.43 lakh shares by 10:54 IST on BSE, a 17.97 fold spurt over two-week average daily volume of 80290 shares

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