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Industrial Corridors

Brief about the Scheme

Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project was approved by Union Cabinet of India in 2007. Later, the institutional and financial structure of the project was approved by the Government of India are the Scheme was launched in September, 2011. Further, NICDIT(National Industrial Corridor Development and Implementation Trust) under this Department was approved on 07/12/2016 for the expansion of the scope of existing DMIC-Project. (The details in respect of other Industrial Corridors are given in Annexure-III.)

Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC)

Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project is a flagship programme of the Government of India with aim to enhance India’s competitiveness significantly in manufacturing through creation of world class infrastructure with reduced logistics costs. The project aims to create smart, sustainable industrial cities by leveraging high speed, high capacity connectivity backbone provided by the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) to reduce logistic costs in an enabling policy framework. These new cities will come up in the States of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra. This is the first time that the geographical planning was integrated with the digital planning with an Information & Communication Technology (ICT) backbone to create Smart cities of the future. In essence, technology is being used to enable India to leap frog in the process of urbanisation.

The Perspective Plan prepared for DMIC had identified 24 investment nodes {11 Investment Regions (IRs) and 13 Industrial Areas (IAs)} spanning across six States after wide consultations with stakeholders including the State Governments and the concerned Central Government Ministries. Out of the 8 Industrial Cities proposed in the first phase, work has commenced in 4 cities for which sanction was received in 2014–15 and 2015-16. This is the first time; India had embarked on the process of planned urbanisation with manufacturing as the key economic driver.

Chennai Bengaluru Industrial Corridor (CBIC)

The Chennai Bengaluru Industrial Corridor proposes to address infrastructure bottlenecks through a holistic approach while benefiting from the inherent strengths and competitiveness of each of the CBIC states. Accordingly high impact/ market driven nodesat strategic locations are proposed to be developed within the corridor to provide transparent and investment friendly facility these regions are proposed to be self- sustained nodes with world-class infrastructure, road and rail connectivity for freight movement to and from ports and logistics hubs, served by reliable power, quality social infrastructure, and provide a globally competitive environment conducive for setting up businesses.

CBIC Region covers parts of three States, referred as CBIC states, (viz. Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh). CBIC Region comprises of a combined population of about 47.5 Million constituting approximately 3.7% of total population of the country.

Amritsar Kolkata Industrial Corridor (AKIC)

Amritsar-Kolkata Industrial Corridor (AKIC) is being developed along the alignment of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) traversing a route length of 1839 km in six States. Objectives of AKIC to optimise the present economic and employment potential of the region, stimulate investments particularly in the manufacturing, agro-processing, services and export oriented units and promote overall economic development of the area through creation of high standard infrastructure and an enabling pro-business environment. AKIC is proposed to be developed in a band of 150-200 Kms on either side of EDFC, in a phased manner. AKIC will have an influence area across seven States of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.

East Coast Economic Corridor with phase-1 as Vizag- Chennai Industrial Corridor (VCIC):

East Coast Economic Corridor linking Kolkata- Chennai – Tuticorin has been envisaged with VCIC as phase-1 of the project. VCIC region encompasses one of the largest concentrations of industrial, mineral and urban nodes supplemented by strong local factor advantages which inter alia include good connection with its hinterland and major ports in the proximity of East Asian economies (around 80% of Andhra Pradesh).

Further, Odisha Economic Corridor is also being developed as part of East Coast Economic Corridor.

Bengaluru Mumbai Industrial Corridor (BMIC)

The Government of India is also developing Bengaluru Mumbai Industrial corridor between Bengaluru and Mumbai, which would have an Influence Area spread across the states of Karnataka and Maharashtra.

The Bengaluru Mumbai Industrial Corridor is intended to facilitate development of a well- planned and resource-efficient industrial base served by world-class sustainable connectivity infrastructure, bringing significant benefits in terms of innovation, manufacturing, job creation and resource security to the two states. The availability of world class infrastructure along the Corridor shall also enable increased investments in manufacturing and industrial activityinthetwostates.Attractingmore companies, inparticularmanufacturing companies, will be effective in strengthening global competitiveness of local manufacturers, which may result in accelerated regional development.

Hyderabad Warangal and Hyderabad Nagpur Industrial Corridor:

The Government of India is also considering Hyderabad Warangal and Hyderabad Nagpur Industrial Corridors, which would have an Influence Area spread across the states of Telangana and Maharashtra. These Industrial Corridors will facilitate development of a well- planned and resource-efficient industrial base served by world-class sustainable connectivity infrastructure, bringing significant benefits in terms of innovation, manufacturing, job creation and resource security to the identified areas.

Hyderabad Bengaluru Industrial Corridor (HBIC):

The Government of India has recently received a request for developing Hyderabad Bengaluru Industrial Corridor, which would have an Influence Area spread across the states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. This corridor will act as an extension of Hyderabad Nagpur Industrial Corridor thereby connecting the central parts of the country with southern parts.

Detailed Write-up :

  1. Scheme Objectives: To enhance India’s competitiveness in manufacturing through the creation of world class infrastructure and reduced logistics costs.

  2. Coverage & Eligibility:

    1. DMIC project covers six different States i.e. Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
    2. AKIC Project covers seven different states i.e. Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.
    3. CBIC with extension to Kochi via Coimbatore includes 4 states, i.e. Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala.
    4. ECEC with 1st phase of VCIC includes the state of Andhra Pradesh
    5. BMIC Project includes the states of Maharashtra and Karnataka.
  3. Budget Availability / Utilization- “National Industrial Corridor Programme” as an overarching scheme withan overallsanctioned corpus of Rs. 20,084 crore out of which Rs. 6,115 crore has been utilized till date.

  4. Physical Progress against milestones:

    The detailed status of various Industrial Corridor Projects is enclosed at “Annexure-I”

  5. Salient Features:

    1. In case of DMIC project, the construction related activities were initiated and are nearing completion at the following four locations:

      • Activation area for Dholera Special Investment Region in Gujarat admeasuring 22.5 sq. kms;
      • Phase-1 of Shendra Bidkin Industrial Area in Maharashtra admeasuring 18.55 sq. kms;
      • Integrated Industrial Township project at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh admeasuring 747.5 acres;
      • Integrated Industrial Township project at Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh admeasuring approx. 1100 acres.
    2. Land allotment policies have also been finalized at all the above highlighted locations and a total of 67 plots have been allotted with a committed investment of Rs. 10,060 crore.

    3. Apart from the above highlighted projects, project developmental activities are also being taken forward for the following projects:

      • Integrated Multi Modal Logistics Hub (IMLH) Project, Nangal Chaudhary at Haryana;
      • Greenfield International Airport Project at Dholera in Gujarat;
      • Multi Modal Logistics Hub (MMLH) and Multi Modal Transport Hub (MMTH) at Dadri, Uttar Pradesh;
      • Multi Modal Logistics Park at Sanand in Gujarat;
      • Aerotropolis Project at Rajasthan;
      • Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) Project from Gurgaon to Bawal in Haryana and Ahmedabad to Dholera in Gujarat;
  6. Implementing Agency: DNational Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Limited (NICDC) [erstwhile Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Limited (DMICDC)] is the implementing agency which an acts as a knowledge partner to NICDIT in respect of all the Industrial Corridor projects for undertaking various project development activities.

  7. Monitoring and Review Mechanism:

    National Industrial Corridor Development and Implementation Trust (NICDIT)

    1. For coordinated and unified development of all the industrial corridors projects including DMIC, GoI on December 7, 2016 approved the expansion of the scope of existing DMIC-Project Implementation Trust Fund (PITF) and re-designated it as National Industrial Corridor Development and Implementation Trust (NICDIT). Accordingly, NICDIT is under the administrative control of DPIIT for coordinated and unified development of all the industrial corridors which are at various stages of development and implementation. Secretary, DPIIT is the chairman of NICDIT with CEO, NITI Aayog and other Secretaries to Govt. of India as its members.

      All the corridors namely Delhi – Mumbai Industrial Corridor, Amritsar – Kolkata Industrial Corridor, Bengaluru – Mumbai Industrial Corridor, Chennai-Bengaluru Industrial Corridor, Vizag Chennai Industrial Corridor and other corridors in future will function under the administrative control of NICDIT.

    2. An Apex Monitoring Authority under the chairmanship of the Finance Minister has been set up to periodically review the activities of NICDIT and progress of the projects. It consists of Minister-in-charge of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Minister of Railways, Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Minister of Shipping, Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog and Chief Ministers of State concerned as Members.
    3. Each industrial city /node in the Industrial Corridors is envisaged to be implemented by a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) in the form of a company set up under the Companies Act, as a joint venture between Govt. of India represented through NICDIT, and the respective State Government, in the manner approved for NICDIT (earlier DMIC Trust). The Board of the respective SPV’s is chaired by Principal Secretary (Industries)/Additional Chief Secretary (Industries Dept.) of the respective State Govt.(s).
    4. Progress of the Industrial Corridor projects is being monitored by DPIIT on a regular basis and the project is also being reviewed as part of the Project Monitoring Group (PMG), within DPIIT on a regular basis.

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