Goa government scraps 12 SEZs

December 31st, 2007 - 11:27 pm ICT by admin  

Panaji, Dec 31 (ANI): The Goa Government today decided to scrap all the 12 Special Economic Zones (SEZs), and recommended the de-notification of the three zones to the Union Commerce Ministry.
Goa Chief Minister Digamber Kamat told reporters that this decision was taken after a lot of deliberations.
He said the State would write to the Centre to scrap eight proposals pending for approval, and would not notify the four already approved, adding that the rest of the three zones, would be recommended to the Centre for denotification.
The State Government faced a tough time last week with anti-SEZ protestors intensifying their movement. (ANI)

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