Special Economic Zones2
Gaurav Pansari | St. Xaviers’ College
In the new world trade environment, Indian economy is beaming like anything. Withthe government welcoming foreign investment, with policies designed to ease entry,location decisions, and choice of technology, production, import and export FDI isbound to increase exponentially. Investors are also attracted to India by its rich mineraland agricultural resources. The country boasts a well-established major manufacturingsector that encompasses almost all areas of activity.A policy was introduced on 1.4.2000 for setting Special Economic Zones in the countrywith a view to provide an internationally competitive and hassle free environment forexports. This study aims at creating awareness about the scheme of SEZ and analyzingthe performance of SEZ and the impact they have actually had in the Indian economy;whether they have served the purpose for which they were formed or not?
I am grateful to St. Xaviers’ Col
lege, Kolkata for providing me the opportunity to do thestudy on such recent development in the nation. I am also grateful to my project guideProf. S. Prakash for guiding me through the course of the project. I am sincerelythankful for the guidance rendered by him. I would like to thank my family and friendsfor the support rendered to me during the study. The practical training I had during myinternship during the graduation period helped me a lot in knowing about theintricacies of the Industry.