India has built a pipeline of around 1,800 megawatt of domestic content requirement projects as against operational cell manufacturing capacity of only about 600 megawatt.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Special Economic Zones, 25/07/2016. In addition to 7 Central Government Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and 11 State/Private Sector SEZs set-up prior to the enactment of the SEZ Act, 2005, approval has been accorded to 412 SEZs, out of which 204 SEZs are functional and remaining 226 SEZs are non-functional as on date. States/UTs-wise details of functional/non-functional SEZs is at Annex-I.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Special Economic Zones, 18/07/2016. The proposals for setting up of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are approved by the Board of Approval (BoA) on recommendations of the concerned State Government. Approval of SEZs is an on-going process as they are created under the provisions of the SEZs Act, 2005. During the last three years and current financial year, 29 proposals have been received. Out of these, 23 proposals have been approved for setting up of SEZs. Details of the proposals approved including IT/ITES SEZs are at Annexure-I.

This technical paper is part of the technical materials prepared in response to the mandate from the Conference of the Parties (COP) to prepare technical materials to assist developing country Parties in their economic diversification initiatives.

Tourism potential lies untapped; migration of youth continues

Bhubaneswar: In June 2005 when the Naveen Patnaik government signed an MoU with the South Korean steel behemoth, Posco, for a 12-mtpa mega steel plant in the state, the public euphoria reached its

Ahmedabad: Industrial activities, coupled with unchecked pollution, would seriously affect the groundwater quality in Ahmedabad district, states a study by Mona Khakhar, an associate professor with

The project will be developed on 1,032 hectares at Naidupet in Nellore, will provide direct and indirect jobs to 40,000

Centre's green nod to Rs 114 cr multi-product SEZ in AP

Jharkhand is progressing fast on adopting best practices for making an investor friendly environment in the state to facilitate investments, employment generation and welfare of the people.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of V.V.Minerals Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate change & Others dated 08/02/2016. This application is filed challenging the insistence of obtaining a separate No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB), in respect of Special Economic Zone (SEZ) which is approved and notified by Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, under the provisions of the Special Economic Zones Act, 2005 (SEZ Act, 2005) .