Industrial Infrastructure

  • The state has a robust industrial infrastructure, including 15 industrial areas, 12 specialised parks, four growth centres and industrial infrastructure development centres (IIDC). As of September 2014, the state had 22 notified special economic zones (SEZs).
  • The state has proposed 40 IT/ITeS parks (apart from IT SEZs), two biotech zones and a knowledge park. Development of integrated agro/food processing zones has been proposed at Hapur, about 54 km from Delhi.
  • Integrated logistics hubs (free-trade warehousing zones) have been proposed in collaboration between IL & FS, Mineral and Mining Trading Corporation and Mitsui (Japan).
  • Thus far, the state government has recommended 56 SEZs proposals to the Government of India. Of these proposals, 21 SEZs have been notified. Until date, Uttar Pradesh has nine functional SEZs.
  • Under a central government scheme, integrated industrial development centres have been established to encourage development of micro and small industries at Kosi Kotwan (Mathura), Etah, Banthar (Unnao), Baghpat, Masuri Gulawati (Ghaziabad), Kursi Road (Barabanki) and Chandauli.
  • The Greater Noida Phase-II has 19.0 per cent land reserved for industrial use.
  • An IT City is proposed to be built on about 100 acres of government land at Gajaria farms on Sultanpur Road in Lucknow. The state government granted approval for the city in April 2012.
  • Uttar Pradesh is the biggest beneficiary of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor project, with a 57.0 per cent share in the total length of 1,839 km.

Industrial parks

Infrastructure (type) Location Area (acres)
Growth centres Bijoli, Jhansi 385
Growth centres Shajahanpur 311
Growth centres Dibiyapur 246
Growth centres Jainpur 331
Agro parks Barabanki 180
Agro parks Varanasi 261
Apparel parks Tronica City 146
Textile and hosiery parks Kanpur 173
Leather technology parks Banthar, Unnao 233
Export promotion industrial parks Greater Noida 200
Export promotion industrial parks Shastripuram, Agra 102
Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) 13,000 sq ft, of which 9,296 sq ft of area is being utilised by 15 units. The park is fully operational.

Source : UP State Industrial Development Corporation,Adventure / Wild LifeExternal website that opens in a new window,ENVIS Centre : Uttar Pradesh

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