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BoA grants formal approval to 23 & in principle approval to 6 SEZs

Jun '07
The Board of Approval (BOA) of the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) met here to consider proposals for setting up of Special Economic Zones and also approve other miscellaneous requests pertaining to notified SEZs. In this meeting, 40 new applications were considered.

Out of this, 22 Formal approvals and 6 In principle approvals were granted. One proposal for conversion of In principle approval to formal approval was also granted.

Prominent among the Formal approvals are: IT/ITES SEZ by ETA Technopark Pvt Ltd in Tamil Nadu, IT/ITES SEZ by GENPACT INDIA in Andhra Pradesh; Multiproduct SEZ by Gopalpur SEZ Limited in Orissa; IT/ITES SEZ by Shivajimarg Properties Limited in Delhi; Biotech SEZ by Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation, Vadodara, Gujarat; Gems and Jewellery SEZ by Shirpur Gold Refinery Limited at Dhulia, Maharashtra and Three SEZs for Textiles, Leather and Engineering Goods by Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC), at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Prominent In principle approvals granted are : Multi product SEZ by SRM Infrastructure Private Limited in Alwar, Rajasthan; Multi services SEZ by Society for Innovative Education and Development at Alwar, Rajasthan and a Carpet and Handicraft SEZ by UPSIDC in Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh.

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