Dr Guruprasad Mohapatra, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, gives insights on the initiatives taken by the Commerce Ministry to improve ease of doing business in the SEZs
In the context of several non-IT SEZs performing poorly in recent years, Janaki Krishnamoorthi looks at the performance of Kandla SEZ one of the oldest multi-product SEZ. All is not well with IndiaÂ’s Special Economic Zones (SEZs), particularly in the non-IT/ITEs sector. Many of these SEZs are grappling with a sharp slowdown in growth. Not many new SEZs have come up in recent years.
Sustaining interest of private players in IndiaÂ’s road sector is of paramount importance. For doing so if the government needs to make some small sacrifices in the immediate future, it is indeed worth as this will reap rich dividends in the future through overall development of the economyÂ—and tax reforms will go a long way in this direction, proposes Hemant Kanoria.