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14 Coastal Economic Zones being developed under Sagarmala

Shipping Ministry has identified 14 Coastal Economic Zones (CEZs) for promoting Port led industrialization. The project has been sanctioned under the National Perspective Plan of Sagar Mala scheme. The Perspective Plan for all 14 CEZs have been prepared in consultation with the concerned State Governments and Central Ministries. The list of 14 proposed CEZs identified in the National Perspective Plan for Sagarmalais as follows:-

                                              

No.

Proposed location for CEZ

State

Districts Covered

Potential Industries

1

Kachch

Gujarat

Kachchh

Petrochemicals, Cement, Furniture

2

Saurashtra

Gujarat

Junagarh, Amreli, Bhavnagar, Ahmedabad

Apparel, Automotive

3

Suryapur

Gujarat

Bharuch, Surat, Navsari, Valsad

Marine Clusters

4

North Konkan

Maharashtra

Nashik, Thane, Mumbai, Pune, Raigarh

Power, Electronics, Apparel

5

South Konkan

Maharashtra, Goa

Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, North Goa, South Goa

Refining, Steel, Food Processing

6

DakshinKanara

Karnataka

Udupi, Dakshin Kannada, Kodagu, Mysore

Petrochemicals

7

Malabar

Kerala

Ernakulam, Alappuzha Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram

Furniture

8

Mannar

Tamil Nadu

Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi           

Apparel, Refining

9

Poompuhar

Tamil Nadu

Cuddalore, Perambalur, Ariyalur, Tiruchirappallu, Thanjavur, Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam

Leather Processing, Power

10

VCIC South

Tamil Nadu

Thiruvallur, Chennai, Kancheepuram

Steel, Petrochemicals, Electronics, Shipbuilding

11

VCIC Central

Andhra Pradesh

Chittoor, Nellore

Electronics

12

VCIC North

Andhra Pradesh

Guntur, Krishna, West Godavari, East Godavari, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam

Food Processing, Petrochemicals, Cement, Apparel

13

Kalinga

Odisha

Puri, Jagatsinghapur, Cuttack, Kendrapara, Jajapur, Bhadrak

Petrochemicals, Marine Processing

14

Gaud

West Bengal

PurbaMedinipur, South twenty Parganas

Leather Processing

 

 

Port-led industrialization through the proposed development of Coastal Economic Zones under Sagarmala Program is expected to provide impetus to the “Make in India” initiative of the Government of India.

The information was given by Union Minister of State for Shipping and Finance  Pon. Radhakrishnan in a written reply to the Lok Sabha last week .


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