Identification of States that will Lead NIMZ Project
Eight Investment Regions along the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project have been announced as NIMZs:-
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
Fourteen NIMZs outside the DMIC region have also been given in-principle approval (i) Nagpur in Maharashtra (ii) Prakasam in Andhra Pradesh (iii) Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh (iv) Medak in Telangana (v) Hyderabad Pharma NIMZ in Rangareddy and Mahbubnagar Distts., Telangana (vi) Tumkur in Karnataka (vii) Kolar in Karnataka (viii) Bidar in Karnataka (ix) Gulbarga in Karnataka (x) Kalinganagar, Jajpur District in Odisha (xi) Ramanathapuram District of Tamil Nadu (xii) Ponneri Taluk, Thiruvallur District, Tamil Nadu (xiii) Auraiya District in Uttar Pradesh; and (xiv) Jhansi District in Uttar Pradesh.
Out of these NIMZs, the NIMZs at (i) Prakasam in Andhra Pradesh and (ii) Medak in Telangana have been granted final approval.
The National Investment & Manufacturing Zones (NIMZs) are conceptualized as integrated industrial townships with all important elements necessary to help the growth of manufacturing, e.g. state-of-the-art infrastructure; clean and energy efficient technology; simplified business regulations; and the necessary social and institutional infrastructure.
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 Rajya Sabha today.
Source Ministry of Commerce & Industry 09-March, 2016