In pursuance of an MOU signed between the Government of India and the Government of
Japan during the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s visit to Tokyo in December 2006 to promote investments and explore opportunities for
mutual cooperation, Government of India accorded ‘in principle’ approval to the project outline of Delhi - Mumbai Industrial
Corridor (DMIC) Project in August 2007. The DMIC is proposed to be developed on either side along the alignment of the 1483 km
long Western Dedicated Rail Freight Corridor between Dadri (UP) and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Navi Mumbai.
The project seeks to create a strong economic base with a globally competitive environment and state-of-the-art
infrastructure to activate local commerce, enhance investments and attain sustainable development. A model Industrial Corridor
of international standards is proposed to be developed with emphasis on expanding the manufacturing and services base and
creating a “Global Manufacturing and Trading Hub”. The DMIC runs across the six States of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana,
Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra and majority of projects in DMIC are envisaged to be implemented
through Public Private Partnership.
DELHI MUMBAI INDUSTRIAL CORRIDOR DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Development Corporation (DMICDC) was incorporated
The DMIC Development Corporation (DMICDC) was incorporated in January, 2008
for project development, coordination and implementation of the numerous projects.
The Authorised Capital of DMICDC of Rs.10 crore was held by Government of India (49%)
and private entities (51%). In pursuance of the Cabinet decision dated 15th September, 2011,
the equity held in DMICDC by IL&FS (41%) and IDFC (10%) were taken over by IIFCL (41%) and LIC(10%) respectively.
The Authorized Capital of DMICDC was increased from Rs.10 crore to Rs.100 crore. Secretary, Department of
Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) is the ex officio Chairman of DMICDC. The Chief Executive Officer of
DMICDC has been appointed on the recommendation of a Search Committee headed by the Cabinet Secretary.
In pursuance of the Cabinet decision in August, 2012, equity structure of DMICDC was revised whereby Government of India’s
equity is retained at 49%, JBIC’s (Japan Bank for International Cooperation) equity at 26%, HUDCO at 19.9%, IIFCL at 4.1% and
LIC at 1%.
The Cabinet in its meeting held in August, 2007 approved development of
24 investment regions/ industrial areas under the project. Following six Investment Regions and six Industrial Areas
were approved to be developed in Phase I of the project.
Dadri-Noida- Ghaziabad Region in Uttar Pradesh as General Manufacturing Investment Region
Manesar-Bawal Region in Haryana as Auto Component/ Automobile Investment Region;
Kushkhera-Bhiwadi-Neemrana Region in Rajasthan as General Manufacturing/ Automobile/ Auto Component Investment Region;
Bharuch-Dahej* Region in Gujarat as Petroleum, Chemical and Petro-Chemical Investment Region (PCPIR)
Igatpuri-Nashik-Sinnar* Region in Maharashtra as General Manufacturing Investment Region;
Pitampura-Dhar-Mhow in Madhya Pradesh as General Manufacturing Investment Region.
(* Ahmedabad-Dholera Investment Region in Gujarat and the
Shendra-Bidkin Industrial Park city near Aurangabadin Maharashtra were taken up subsequent to the approval of the Cabinet
on 16thAugust, 2007 on the recommendation of the respective State Governments, in place of Bharuch-Dahej Investment
Region and Igatpuri-Nashik-SinnarInvestment Region and approval of Cabinet taken on 15th September, 2011).
Meerut-Muzaffarnagar Zone in Uttar Pradesh as Engineering & Manufacturing Industrial Area;
Faridabad-Palwal Zone in Haryana as Engineering & Manufacturing Industrial Area;
Jaipur-Dausa Zone in Rajasthan as Marble/Leather/Textile Industrial Area; (Subsequently, Government of Rajasthan requested to replace
this IA with Kishangarh, Ajmer)
Vadodara-Ankleshwar Zone in Gujarat as General Manufacturing Industrial Area;
Industrial Area with Greenfield Port at Dighi in Maharashtra;
Nimach-Nayagaon in Madhya Pradesh as Engineering and Agro-Processing Industrial Area.
Following 12 investment regions/ industrial areas identified tentatively for development in Phase II of the project:-
Kundli – Sonepat Investment Region
Ajmer-Kishangarh Investment Region
Bharuch-Dahej Investment Region
Dhule-Nardhana Investment Region
Ratlam-Nagda Investment Region
Rewari-Hissar Industrial Area
Rajsamand-Bhilwara Industrial Area
Pali-Marwar Industrial Area
Surat-Navsari Industrial Area
Valsad-Umbergaon Industrial Area
Pune-Khed Industrial Area
Shajhapur-Dewas Industrial Area
Initially, the following eight investment regions/industrial
areas have been taken up for development as Industrial Cities:
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 and
vii. Dighi Port Industrial Area, Maharashtra
viii. Jodhpur-Pali-Marwar Industrial Area, Rajasthan
In pursuance of the GOI
approval for the creation of a dedicated corpus to facilitate the funding for
the development of a world class infrastructure at the Industrial Cities, DMIC
Project Implementation Trust was set up on 27th September, 2012. The
Trust is managed by the six Trustees i.e Secretary, Department of Economic
Affairs, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Secretary,
Planning Commission, Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, Department of
Industrial Policy & Promotion, Joint Secretary, Department of Expenditure and
CEO & MD, DMICDC. Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs is the Chairman of
the Board of Trustees and CEO & MD, DMICDC is the Chief Executive Officer of the
Trust. The Trust has met four times as on 14 November, 2013.
In the third meeting the
following investment proposals were considered and approved:
Model Solar Power Project Neemrana, Rajasthan
Desalination Project at Dahej, Gujarat
Logistic Data Bank Project
The following six
investment proposals worth Rs.2215.03 Crore were considered and approved in the
fourth meeting of DMIC trust which was held on 10th September, 2013:
Vikram Udyogpuri, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
Integrated Industrial Township at Greater Noida, UP
Modal Logistics Hub at Greater Noida near Dadri
iv. Improvement of
Water Supply System to Pithampur Industrial Area and Phase-1of
Pithampur-Dhar-Mhow Investment Region, Madhya Pradesh
Integrated multimodal Logistics Hub, Rewari Haryana
Construction of New Rail Line from Bhimnath to Dholera Special
Investment Region in Gujarat.
During 11th Five Year Plan, after appraisal and approval by competent
authorities, an amount of Rs.219.00 crore was released to the DMICDC for
carrying out project development activities.
During 12th Five Year Plan (2012-2017), an amount of Rs.7546 crore has been
allocated for DMIC Project.
During 2012-13, as Settlor of the DMIC Project Implementation Trust Fund, DIPP
has transferred Rs.312.4 crore and Rs.99 crore as initial and additional corpus
to the Trust Fund respectively during 2012-13 for DMIC project development and
During 2013-14, an amount of Rs.507.8 crore has been allocated for DMIC project
implementation and development. A sum of Rs. 207.80 crore ( 206. 99 crore for
project implementation and Rs. 0.81 crore for grant-in-aid to DMICDC for project
development related activities) was provided in the Budget Estimates for the
financial year 2013-14 as grant to DMIC Project Implementation Trust Fund.
Additionally, funds amounting to Rs. 300 crore were also provided in the Budget
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