Special Economic Zones (SEZ) – Development applications under the SEZ Act, 2005 in West Bengal are screened by a Committee which makes its recommendations where after the proposals are forwarded to the Central Government for consideration of the Board of Approval (BOA) and Central Government. So far, 12 SEZs have been notified, 23 have been given formal approval & 14 have been given in-principle approval. To facilitate a Single-Window Clearance of SEZ development applications, there is an Umbrella Committee headed by the Chief Secretary, West Bengal vide Notification No. 241-CI dt. 30th June 2009

Last Updated on: May 20th, 2011