SEZ Policy

Policy regarding Special Economic Zones

The government of Maharashtra has adopted the SEZ policy for developing special economic zones in the state. The SEZs, earmarked as duty-free enclaves,have a relaxed and business friendly policy regime , aimed at promoting rapid industrial development and employment generation  – SEZ consultants

The approved policy regime includes :

  • Exemption of all state and local taxes and levies for transaction with the SEZ and for supply from domestic traffic areas to the SEZ
  • Exemption from stamp dusty and registration fees
  • Grant for labour and environment related permits and approvals through a dedicated single window mechanism  
  • Permission to generate electricity foe own consumption
  • Expeditious process for land acquisition to set up SEZs

The SEZ policy aims at creating a simple and transparent system and procedures to attract large foreign and domestic investment in infrastructure for SEZ’s in Maharashtra

SEZ policy of Maharashtra provides attractive as follows:

  • Hundred per cent exemption from stamp duty and registration fees
  • Permission for captive power generation
  • Micro, small and medium enterprises policy highlights
  • Government is planning to initiates measures for availability of cheap and timely finance , technology up-gradation , upgradation of skill sets of those employed in MSME enterprises and marketing
  • Setting up of a special institution for the SMEs
  • New small scale industries are eligible for capital subsidy
  • Special capital incentives are offered for setting up small- scale industries in backward units
  • Interest subsidy is also offered to new textile, hosiery and knitwear SSI units

Incentives to promote quality competiveness, research and development and technology up-gradation

Incentives Subsidy (%) Limited to (INR Milion)
Capital equipment 5 2.5
Expenses incurred for quality certification 50 0.10
Cleaner production measures 25 0.50
Expenses incurred for patent registration 50 0.50

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