The symbol has been used sinceVedictimes. Holiness is attached to the word when written or spoken. It is also added before a name to show respect.Sri is mentioned largely in allrenowned temple towns in the region,Srikalahasti,Sriperumbudur andSriharikota. The
famousTirumala - Tirupatithe abode of Lord Sri Venkateshwara (Srinivasa, Balaji) is alsolocated in same district.After the symbolAumandSwastika, Sri is the most popular symbol used in
Hinduism. Sri is also the sacred of Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealthand prosperity.
In 1947 when India got independence at Puerto Rico industrialist and government was busysetting up world first industrial park. Ireland and Taiwan followed Puerto Rico in sixties andin eighties China bring the SEZ to the global map with its largest SEZ at the metropolis of Shenzhen.India was one of the first in Asia to recognize the effectiveness of the Export Processing Zonemodel in promoting exports, with Asia’s first EPZ set up in Kandla in 1965. In 2000, after thirty-five years, Murlisone Maran, then Commerce Minister made a tour to the southern provinces of China and realized the importance of SEZ. On returning from the visit, heincorporated the SEZ into the Exim Policy of India and after five year, Special EconomicZones Act 2005 was introduced and in 2006 SEZ Rules was formulated.The main objectives of the SEZ Act include – generation of additional economic activity , promotion of exports of goods and services, promotion of investment from domestic andforeign sources, creation of employment opportunities, and development of infrastructurefacilities.