Government to take up 15 SEZ proposals today

June 4th, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): The Government will consider 15 new proposals for Special Economic Zones (SEZ), including 11 information technology and electronic hardware projects here today.

The government has so far approved 428 SEZs, out of which 222 have been notified.

The meeting of the Board of Approval (BoA) of the SEZs will be chaired by Commerce Secretary Gopal Pillai.

Proposals of Larsen and Toubro (L&T) and Deccan Infrastructure and Land Holdings are likely to be considered during the meeting.

Listed on the agenda are six information technology and information technology enabled services (ITeS) zones by Deccan Infrastructure in Andhra Pradesh, and L&T’s proposal for a 15-hectare information technology zone in Gujarat.

The BoA will further consider conversion to formal approval, the in-principle nod to SEZ proposals of Gremach Infrastructure Equipments and Projects, Maharashtra Industrial Development Co-operation (MIDC) and Essel Infraprojects in Maharashtra. (ANI)

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