Question raised in Lok Sabha on Selected Areas for SEZs, 17/07/2019. There were 7 Central Government Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and 12 State/Private Sector SEZs prior to the enactment of the SEZ Act, 2005. In addition, 416 proposals for setting up of SEZs in the country have been accorded formal approval under the SEZ Act, 2005.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Special Economic Zones, 10/07/2019. There were 7 Central Government Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and 12 State/Private Sector SEZs prior to the enactment of the SEZs Act, 2005. In addition, 416 State/Private Sector SEZs prior to the enactment of the SEZs Act, 2005.

Over 30% of India’s protected area has been covered under the final ecologically sensitive zone (ESZ) notification, the Environment Ministry informed the Lok Sabha.

The Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was introduced in Lok Sabha on June 24, 2019. The Bill amend the Special Economic Zones Act, 2005.

The World Investment Report supports policymakers by monitoring global and regional foreign direct investment trends and documenting national and international investment policy developments.

Nandakumar Pawar, head of SEAP, said, “This is direct violation of the Bombay high court’s orders to protect mangroves and wetlands.

The government has plugged a loophole that allowed the import of plastic waste into India for processing.

The Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 was promulgated on March 2, 2019. It amends the Special Economic Zones Act, 2005 which provides for the establishment, development and management of Special Economic Zones for the promotion of exports.

Cabinet approved Kanpur metro rail project at an estimated cost of Rs 11,076 crore, which will be completed in five years.

Clearing the way for the imposition of safeguard duty on solar cell imports, the Supreme Court on Monday vacated a stay by the Orissa High Court.

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