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Japanese Industrial Townships

Japan Industrial Townships are envisaged as Integrated Industrial park with ready-made operational platform, well equipped with world class infrastructure facilities, plug-in-play factories and investment incentives for Japanese companies.

In Action Agenda for the India-Japan Investment and Trade Promotion and Asia-Pacific Economic Integration

signed between Ms Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon’ble Minister of State for Ministry of Commerce & Industry, India and Mr Yoichi Miyazawa, Hon’ble Minister for Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan on 30th April 2015 both the Ministers agreed to take steps to develop 11 potential sites as Japan Industrial Townships in India. Later, Pithampur Industrial Park, Madhya Pradesh was added to the list.

12 Candidate Sites for Japanese Industrial Townships

The State Governments have identified sites to develop JITs and offered to provide world class internal and external infrastructure.

Special Incentives to Japanese Industrial Townships (JIT) proposed by some States:

 
Indicator Rajasthan Maharashtra Gujarat Madhya Pradesh Haryana Uttar Pradesh
Power

Yes 

Yes 

Yes 

Yes 

Yes 

Yes 

Roads

Yes 

Yes 

Yes 

Yes 

Yes 

Yes 

Water

Yes 

Yes 

Yes 

Yes 

Yes 

Yes 

Exemption of CST

Yes (0.25% instead of 2%)

Yes (100% of CST Abatement)

No

Yes (100% reimbursement of VAT
and CST for 10 years)

No

No
Exemption of Electricity Duty

Yes (50 % for 7 years)

Yes (100%)

Yes (For 5 years)

Yes (For 10 years)

Yes (Special Package of
Incentives is available for mega projects)

Yes (For 10 years)

Exemption of Stamp Duty

Yes (50 %)

Yes (100% within investment
period for acquiring land)

N.A.

Yes 

Yes 

Yes 

Exemption of Entry Tax

Yes (Investment more than 750
crores)

N.A.

Yes 

Yes (For 7 years)

Yes 

Yes  (Only on Iron and Steel to
be used as raw material)

Exemption of Land Acquisition Tax Yes (50% for seven years) N.A. N.A.

Yes (upto 50%)

Yes 

Yes 

Single Window Clearance

Yes 

Yes 

N.A.

Yes 

Yes 

Yes