Why SEZ in Dakshina Kannada?
Dakshina Kannada with an all-weather sea port, very satisfactory rail, road and air connectivity, availability of abundant water and skilled manpower is the perfect venue for setting up a SEZ. Mangalore has an established industrial belt with mega industries such as MRPL, MCF, Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Limited, Kudremukh Iron & Steel Company, BASF, ELF and the like.
Who are the promoters?
Mangalore SEZ is unique mainly because it is the only SEZ in India promoted jointly by Central and State Governments. Promoters include ONGC, KIADB, IL & FS and Kanara Chamber of Commerce & Industries.
Which are the areas that come under Mangalore SEZ?
Permude, Kalavaru, Bajpe and Thokur villages of Dakshina Kannada.
Which are the Projects coming under Mangalore SEZ?
Petrochemical Intermediate Industries, Down stream petrochemical units, Plastics, Speciality Chemicals and Synthetic Textiles
What is the total project area for MSEZ?
When will the MSEZ project become operational?
What are the benefits of MSEZ to
Investors and industries: hassle-free business environment and exemption from IT and other taxes and duties.
For Land displaced families: Apart from cost of land, house site, training and employment, house construction grant, subsistence grant and the like.
For the people of Dakshina Kannada: More jobs and greater business opportunities, infrastructure development, clean power and greater amenities.