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Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
08 DEC 2021 6:32PM by PIB Delhi
Special Economic Zones

Eight Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have been approved for the Agro and Food Processing sector in India.  Out of these 8 SEZs, 7 have been notified and 3 SEZs are operational.  Presently, there is no SEZ for Agro and Food Processing sector in Maharashtra.  Details of Agro and Food Processing SEZs in India is given below:

List of Agro and Food Processing SEZs in India

Sl. No.

Name of the developer

Type of SEZ

Location

SEZ status

1

Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (KINFRA)

Agro Based Food Processing

Malappuram District, Kerala

Operational

2

Parry Infrastructure Company Private Limited

Food Processing

Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh

Operational

3

CCCL Pearl City Food Port SEZ Ltd.

Food Processing

Tuticorin District, Tamil Nadu

Operational

4

Nagaland Industrial Development Corporation Limited

Agro and Food Processing

Demapur, Nagaland

Notified

5

Ansal Colours Engineering SEZ Limited

Agro and Food Processing Products

Sonepat, Haryana

Notified

6

CCL Products (India) Limited

Agro based Food Processing

Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh

Notified

7

Tripura Industrial Development Corporation Limited

Agro Based Food Processing

South Tripura District, Tripura

Notified

8

Akshaypatra Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.

Food Processing

Mehsana, Gujarat

Formal

Approval

 

The State-wise revenue generated by Food and Agro Industry units in SEZs during the last two years and current year is given below:

 

(Rs. Crores)

State-wise

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22 (Upto 30.09.2021)

Andhra Pradesh

7.80

14.41

5.12

Gujarat

21.94

41.32

25.65

Karnataka

6.93

19.64

7.06

Kerala

7.22

6.08

3.39

Madhya Pradesh

17.65

13.23

6.44

Maharashtra

0.02

0.01

0.05

Uttar Pradesh

0.02

0.01

0.01

West Bengal

0.17

0.01

0.31

Total

61.75

94.71

48.03

The units in the SEZs are taking necessary safety standards as laid down in relevant Act/Rules.

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Smt. Anupriya Patel, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

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