14 Coastal Economic Zones Being Developed Under Sagarmala
For promoting port-led industrialization, 14 Coastal Economic Zones (CEZs) covering all the Maritime States and Union Territories have been identified as part of the National Perspective Plan under the Sagarmala Programme. The Perspective Plans for all 14 CEZs have been prepared in consultation with relevant State Governments and Central Ministries. The list of 14 proposed CEZs identified in the National Perspective Plan for Sagarmalas are as follows:-
|No.||Proposed location for CEZ||State||Districts Covered||Potential Industries||No.||Proposed location for CEZ||State||Districts Covered||Potential Industries|
|1||Kachch||Gujarat||Kachchh||Petrochemicals, Cement, Furniture||8||Mannar||Tamil Nadu||Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi||Apparel, Refining|
|2||Saurashtra||Gujarat||Junagarh, Amreli, Bhavnagar, Ahmedabad||Apparel, Automotive||9||Poompuhar||Tamil Nadu||Cuddalore, Perambalur, Ariyalur, Tiruchirappallu, Thanjavur, Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam||Leather Processing, Power|
|3||Suryapur||Gujarat||Bharuch, Surat, Navsari, Valsad||Marine Clusters||10||VCIC South||Tamil Nadu||Thiruvallur, Chennai, Kancheepuram||Steel, Petrochemicals, Electronics, Shipbuilding|
|4||North Konkan||Maharashtra||Nashik, Thane, Mumbai, Pune, Raigarh||Power, Electronics, Apparel||11||VCIC Central||Andhra Pradesh||Chittoor, Nellore||Electronics|
|5||South Konkan||Maharashtra||GoaRatnagiri, Sindhudurg, North Goa, South Goa||Refining, Steel, Food Processing||12||VCIC North||Andhra Pradesh||Guntur, Krishna, West Godavari, East Godavari, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam||Food Processing, Petrochemicals, Cement, Apparel|
|6||Dakshin Kanara||Karnataka||Udupi, Dakshin Kannada, Kodagu, Mysore||Petrochemicals||13||Kalinga||Odisha||Puri, Jagatsinghapur, Cuttack, Kendrapara, Jajapur, Bhadrak||Petrochemicals, Marine Processing|
|7||Malabar||Kerala||Ernakulam, Alappuzha Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram||Furniture||14||Gaud||West Bengal||Purba Medinipur, South twenty Parganas||Leather Processing|
Port-led industrialization through the proposed development of CEZ under the Sagarmala Programme is expected to provide impetus to the “Make in India” initiative of the Government of India, that will aid in the creation of jobs in India. Finalization of institutional framework and roadmap for the development of CEZ based on the recommendations of the Inter-ministerial committee has been taken up.
This information was given by Union Minister of State for Shipping and Finance Shri Pon. Radhakrishnan in a written reply in Lok Sabha.