Govt plans to develop industrial cities
The Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry EM Sudarsana Natchiappan said in the Lok Sabha that under the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) Project, it is envisaged that the following investment regions/industrial areas will be taken up for development as industrial cities in the first phase: i) Ahmedabad-Dholera Investment Region, Gujarat. ii) Shendra-Bidkin Industrial Park, Aurangabad, Maharashtra. iii) Manesar-Bawal-Investment Region, Haryana iv) Khushkhera-Bhiwadi-Neemrana Investment Region, Rajasthan. v) Pithampur-Dhar-Mhow Investment Region, Madhya Pradesh. vi) Dadri-Noida-Ghaziabad Investment Region, Uttar Pradesh and vii) Dighi Port Industrial Area, Maharashtra. It is envisaged that the industrial cities will be launched with the development of townships of 25-50 sq kms, proposed to be completed by the end of 2019.