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Industrial Corridors

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The Government is developing or planning to develop 5 Industrial Corridors in the country, as follows:


i. Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) covering the States of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra. Out of 24 investment nodes identified for development, 8 industrial Cities as indicated below, have been taken up for development in the first phase of DMIC Project:


Name of the Node


Dadri-Noida-Ghaziabad Investment Region

Uttar Pradesh

Manesar-Bawal Investment Region


Khushkhera-Bhiwadi – Neemrana Investment Region


Pithampur-Dhar-Mhow Investment Region

Madhya Pradesh

Ahmedabad-Dholera Investment Region


Shendra Bidkin Investment Region


Dighi Port Industrial Area


Jodhpur Pali Marwar Industrial Area





ii. Chennai Bengaluru Industrial Corridor (CBIC) covers the States of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. The nodes namely Ponneri (Tamil Nadu), Krishnapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) and Tumakuru (Karnataka) have been identified during perspective planning.


iii. Bengaluru Mumbai Economic Corridor (BMEC) covers the States of Maharashtra and Karnataka. Dharwad has been identified by Government of Karnataka for further development. Government of Maharashtra has given in-principle approval for development of Sangli/ Solapur.


iv. Amritsar Kolkata Industrial Corridor (AKIC) covers the States of Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal. Rajpura-Patiala (Punjab), Gohna (Haryana), Prag-Khurpia Farms (Uttakakhand), Bhaupur (Uttar Pradesh), Gamhariya (Bihar), Barhi (Jharkhand) and Raghunathpur (West Bengal) have been tentatively identified as the sites for Integrated Manufacturing Clusters (IMCs) for further development.


v. East Coast Economic Corridor (ECEC) covers the States of West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.  Vizag to Chennai segment of this Corridor has been taken as phase-1 wherein Vishakhapatnam, Machilipatnam, Donakonda and Srikalahasti-Yerpedu (Andhra Pradesh) have been identified for further development.


In DMIC Project, land has been made available at the locations as indicated below:


i. Ahmedabad Dholera Special Investment Region in Gujarat - Activation Area  of  22.5

ii.  Shendra Bidkin Industrial Park in Maharashtra - Phase-1 approx.  8.39

iii. Integrated Industrial Township ‘Vikram Udyogpuri” near Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh - 1100 acres (approx.); and

iv. Integrated Industrial Township Greater Noida Limited - 747.5 acres (approx.)


For Chennai Bengaluru Industrial Corridor (CBIC) Project, respective State Governments identified land for Ponneri  - 4480 acres (approx), Krishnapatnam - 13971 acres (approx.)) and Tumakuru - 13000 acres (approx.).


For Bengaluru Mumbai Economic Corridor (BMEC), land parcel identified for Dharwad node is approximately 9213 acres.


For Amritsar Kolkata Industrial Corridor (AKIC), the land parcels available for IMCs are Uttarakhand (2934 acres), Jharkhand (2597 acres) and West Bengal (2658 acres).


For Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor (VCIC), 1887 acres of land is under possession of Government of Andhra Pradesh and 24056 acres of land is under acquisition/alienation.


Environment clearance has been obtained for DMIC nodes as indicated below:




Name of the Node/ Project




Shendra Bidkin Industrial Area (SBIA)

Clearance obtained for Shendra Industrial Park. Clearance  sought for Bidkin Industrial Park,



Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR)

Clearance obtained


Uttar Pradesh

Integrated Industrial Township Project in Greater Noida

EIA studies have taken place. Work has started in keeping with overall blanket approval taken by Greater Noida Development Authority.


Madhya Pradesh

Integrated Industrial Township “Vikram Udyogpuri” Project in Ujjain

Clearance obtained



Khushkhera Bhiwadi Neemrana Investment Region (KBNIR)

Jodhpur Pali Marwar Industrial Area

Clearance obtained



Clearance sought



Manesar Bawal Investment Region (MBIR)

Clearance obtained


Clearances from other bodies i.e. municipal and/or local bodies are obtained as part of notification of master plan. For DMIC Corridor, the environment clearances are obtained after due consultation process with various stakeholders that includes all the local and municipal bodies. Implementation works are initiated only after notification of master plans and environment clearance. Other Industrial Corridors are at initial stages of implementation.


This information was given by the Commerce and Industry Minister  Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today

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