The IPR Think Tank set up by the Government of India submitted its first Draft of the National IPR Policy on 19th December, 2014. The document covers an overview of India’s IP system, the vision, mission and objectives of the policy as well as the integration of IP with the Make in India and Digital India initiatives.

Text of the notification issued by Ministry of Commerce and Industry on 22 May 2014 on anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of solar cells whether or not assembled partially or fully in Modules or Panels or on glass or some other suitable substrates, originating in or exported from Malaysia, China PR, Chinese Taipei and USA.

In order to revive investors’ interest in Special Economic Zones, Hon’ble Commerce & Industry Minister announced certain measures on 18th April, 2013. Based on the announcements necessary amendment to SEZ Rules, 2006 have been carried out vide Notification dated 12th August, 2013.

The Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Department of Commerce has formulated a ‘Draft Policy on Units in Special Economic Zones (SEZs) carrying on recycling of plastic scarp or waste’.

A power plant can be set up by developer(s)/co-developer(s) in a SEZ, as part of infrastructure facility in the processing area or non-processing area of SEZ.

Keeping in view the need to identify the various issues and formulation of recommendations for achieving the projected targets related to the industry and to focus on bringing out programs and their financial implications, a working group on cement industry for 12th Five Year Plan was constituted by the Planning Commission.

Notification of Ministry of Commerce and Industry dated 27 May, 2009 notified the Special Economic Zones at Mundra in the State of Gujarat.

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 55 of the Special Economic Zones Act, 2005 (28 of 2005), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Special Economic Zones Rules, 2006, namely: These rules may be called the Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Rules, 2009. They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

Order of Ministry of Commerce and Industry dated 27/08/2008 on M/s Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd.

Notification of Ministry of Commerce and Industry dated 02 May, 2008 on M/s Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone Limited.