Launching of New Industrial Policy - 2017 for the UTs of DD & DNH

Launching of New Industrial Policy - 2017 for the UTs of DD & DNH
Friday, September 8, 2017
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Dear all,

We are pleased to inform you that, Shri Prafulbhai Patelji, Hon’ble Administrator, Daman Diu & Dadra Nagar Haveli has launched the New Industrial Policy - 2017 for Daman Diu & Dadra Nagar Haveli to promote vibrant industrial growth in the context of overall economic development of the UTs. The soft copy of the Industrial Policy is enclosed herewith. 

The Industrial Policy of UT of DD & DNH was notified just 2 years ago in 2015. As we all are aware that, the present Union Government is very keen to stimulate industrialization with new approach towards growth of industries across the country and adopted several new strategy like MAKE IN INDIA, STARTUP INDIA, STANDUP INDIA, EASE OF DOING BUSINESS etc. Hence, UT Administration also felt that there is a need to rework with existing industrial policy and new Industrial Policy should be framed in line with new policy initiatives of the Union Government across the country to generate more job opportunities in our UT

 The main objectives of New Industrial Policy – 2017 are as follows:

1. To catalyse economic growth in the territories and diversifying economic activity.

2. To emerge as a key hub for manufacturing activity, leveraging upon is comparative advantage, building upon the economic developments in the regional context, especially in the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra.

3. To provide employment to the youth through skill development and soft skill under Skill Development Mission and enhancing the employability of youth.

4. To ensure synergy between academia and industries.

5. To promote foreign investment and export led industry with a special focus on technology transfer, research and development.

6. To promote manufacturing of green goods and environment friendly technologies.

7. To give a specific thrust to the service sector, especially tourism and entertainment industry, the development of which holds an enormous potential for creating employment opportunities and bolstering economic growth.

8. Give a focused attention to small and medium enterprises and foster a climate of entrepreneurship.

9. To create an eco-system which nurtures innovation, research and development and investments in cutting edge technology. Developing a strong manufacturing sector with focus on employment generation and value addition in products.

10. To promote sustainable economic growth which is in harmony with broader environmental objectives and encourage energy, water conservation.

11. To promote processes and production of goods with high quality benchmarks.

This policy aims to articulate the various initiatives that would be undertaken to make these UTs a preferred and inspirational investment destination.

On behalf of industries of Dadra & Nagar Haveli, we convey our heartiest thanks to Shri Prafulbhai Patelji, Hon'ble Administrator, DD & DNH, Shri S.S. Yadavji, IAS, Hon'ble Advisor to Administrator, DD & DNH, Shri Gourav Singh Rajawatji, Hon'ble Secretary Industries/Collector, DNH, Ms. Soumya, IAS, General Manager, District Industries Centre, DNH and the entire administration for their sincere efforts in launching the “New Industrial Policy- 2017 for the UT of Daman Diu & Dadra Nagar Haveli. "

We acknowledge the sincere approach of administration for promoting the UTs into highly preferable industrial investment tourism destination for manufacturing and launching of investment friendly policy under leadership of Shri Prafulbhai Patelji, Hon'ble Administrator, DD & DNH.

If the policy is implemented in its true letter and spirit, we are sure that, this will give tremendous boost to the Industrialization in our UT of Dadra & Nagar Haveli. 

We once again congratulate Shri Prafulbhai Patelji, Hon'ble Administrator, DD & DNH and his team for such great endeavour.  

Thanking you,
With regards, 

For Silvassa Industries & Manufacturers Association, 

Narendra Trivedi,

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