special economic zone

Adani Ports gets NCLT nod to buy 58.1 per cent stake in GPL

Gangavaram Port is the third-largest non-major port capable of handling fully laden super cape size vessels with nine berths and free hold land of 1800 acres.

published on : 11th October 2022

SEZ Act and rules may be notified together

The Bill, which was supposed to be tabled in the Monsoon session of parliament, will now be placed before the parliament in the next session.

published on : 8th September 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

Seeds closed day after toxic gas leak, CM orders safety audit of industries

Quoting doctors, the minister said that the condition of all 121 women is stable.  “The company would be solely responsible for the incident,” he asserted.

published on : 5th August 2022

Gas leak: Jagan orders safety audit of factories

At a review meeting, Jagan directed the setting up of a high-level committee to probe the gas leak, identify the cause and initiate steps to plug such incidents in the future.

published on : 4th August 2022

Over 100 women in hospital after toxic gas leak in Vizag

District police chief Gautami Shali said the gas leak was noticed around 6.45 pm. "More than 2,000 women were working in the afternoon shift that would have ended at 10 pm," she said.

published on : 3rd 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

Work from home allowed for maximum one year in special economic zone: Commerce Ministry

Employees of IT/ITeS SEZ units; employees, who are temporarily incapacitated; employees, who are travelling and who are working offsite, are included.

published on : 19th 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

Ennore power station near Chennai to begin operations in 2024: State minister V Senthil Balaji

The first unit of the Ennore Special Economic Zone thermal power station will begin its operations in March 2024, said Electricity Minister V Senthil Balaji on Tuesday.

published on : 15th June 2022

Andhra Pradesh gas leak: 'Industrial safety highly pathetic in SEZ', says Human Rights Forum

Says medical and health facilities in SEZ and various industrial units in Visakhapatnam are deplorably inadequate

published on : 5th June 2022

At least 178 fall sick as gas leaks at Andhra Pradesh's Anakapalle Special Economic Zone

Officials from the pollution control board and District Collector P Ravi Subhash rushed to the scene to find the source of the gas leak. 

published on : 4th June 2022

Adani Ports to acquire Ocean Sparkle Ltd

It was established in 1995 by a group of marine technocrats with P Jairaj Kumar as chairman and MD, who will continue as the chairman of the OSL board, according to a release here on Friday.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Five workers die in fish processing factory in Mangaluru SEZ

Following this incident, the police has taken the company authorities into custody for ignoring safety measures at the factory.

published on : 18th April 2022

Billionaire Gautam Adani loses USD 5 billion in net worth in one day

Shares of Adani Enterprises on Monday crashed 25 per cent intra-day to Rs 1,201 on the BSE. Similarly, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) plummeted 19 per cent during the day.

published on : 15th June 2021

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

DRI registers case against Nirav Modi for diverting diamonds

In 2014, DRI had booked a similar case of customs duty evasion against the 3 SEZ companies of Nirav Modi Group situated at Surat.

published on : 20th March 2018

Mamata says no to Wipro on Special Economic Zone status

The West Bengal Chief Minister said that it is difficult for the state government to give SEZ status to the IT company for its second development centre in the state.

published on : 6th July 2017