SEZs would have doubled Goa`s population: Minister

Setting up 7 SEZs in Goa would have resulted in immigration and doubled the population of the state and threatened its unique culture.

Goa PAC probing land allotment for SEZs

PAC chairman Manohar Parrikar said at the face of it, the scam is worth around Rs 51 crore but it could be much more.

Govt expands list of default activities in SEZs

The Centre on Monday expanded the
list of activities that can be carried out without prior
permission of inside SEZs by adding warehousing, and space for
banks/ATMs, providing relief to developers.

Delhi to get two new SEZs, govt to focus on IT-based units

After its satellite townships, it is the national capital which is aspiring to become an information technology hub with the Delhi government focusing on setting up service and IT-based industries here.

Goa minister goes against own govt, supports SEZs

Months after the state government bowed to public pressure and decided to cancel the three sanctioned special economic zones (SEZ) in Goa, a senior Cabinet minister Monday said he would "still welcome SEZ".

Exports from SEZs to grow by 15% this fiscal

Exports from the Special Economic
Zones are likely to grow by 15 percent in the current fiscal
over 2008-09, a senior government official on Thursday said.

New direct tax code: Commerce Ministry bats for SEZs

Commerce ministry has written to Finance Ministry to retain all the fiscal incentives for the Special Economic Zones in the new direct tax code, for which draft paper has been circulated in the public domain.

SEZs in North do not take off because of policy loopholes

Northern states do not provide
the right environment to get the Special Economic Zones (SEZs)
proposals formally approved or notified compared to states in
the South, says a study.