Eight Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have been approved for the zAgro and Food Processing Sector in India

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Special Economic Zones

By PIB Delhi

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 developerType of SEZLocationSEZ status
1Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (KINFRA)Agro Based Food ProcessingMalappuram District, KeralaOperational
2Parry Infrastructure Company Private LimitedFood ProcessingKakinada, Andhra PradeshOperational
3CCCL Pearl City Food Port SEZ Ltd.Food ProcessingTuticorin District, Tamil NaduOperational
4Nagaland Industrial Development Corporation LimitedAgro and Food ProcessingDemapur, NagalandNotified
5Ansal Colours Engineering SEZ LimitedAgro and Food Processing ProductsSonepat, HaryanaNotified
6CCL Products (India) LimitedAgro based Food ProcessingChittoor District, Andhra PradeshNotified
7Tripura Industrial Development Corporation LimitedAgro Based Food ProcessingSouth Tripura District, TripuraNotified
8Akshaypatra Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.Food ProcessingMehsana, GujaratFormalApproval

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-wise2019-202020-212021-22 (Upto 30.09.2021)
Andhra Pradesh7.8014.415.12
Gujarat21.9441.3225.65
Karnataka6.9319.647.06
Kerala7.226.083.39
Madhya Pradesh17.6513.236.44
Maharashtra0.020.010.05
Uttar Pradesh0.020.010.01
West Bengal0.170.010.31
Total61.7594.7148.03

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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