Special Economic Zones

Govt allows 100 per cent work from home for IT units in special economic zones

The permission for work from home has been granted for a period of one year, i.e up to December 31, 2023.

published on : 9th December 2022

12 years on, Thoothukudi SEZ has only a few takers; call for policy change

Industrialists are calling for a change in policy for Special Economic Zones so that factories other than export-oriented can also set up shop in the zone.

published on : 26th August 2022

Commerce Ministry announces new rule for work from home for special economic zones

Keeping in view the demand from the industry, the notification by the ministry was issued to make a provision for a countrywide uniform WFH policy across all Special Economic Zones

published on : 20th July 2022

Government likely to table SEZ bill in monsoon session of Parliament

The proposed bill is likely to replace the existing SEZ Act with the new law, which will enable the economic zones to become export hubs, as well as development hubs.

published on : 15th July 2022

Budget 2021: Few hits, many misses for IT sector, startups

The expectations of more policy related clarity on companies working out of Special Economic Zones, tax rebates, employee related measures were found amiss. 

published on : 2nd February 2021