Workshop on CEZ organised under Sagarmala programme

Q.  Ministry of Shipping has organised a Coastal Economic Zones workshop under which programme in July 2016?
- Published on 22 Jul 16

a. Sagarmala
b. Sagarmanthan
c. Sagarpath
d. Sagarjanak

ANSWER: Sagarmala
To provide a boost to the Make in India initiative and promote port led industrialisation, Ministry of Shipping organised a workshop on Coastal Economic Zones or CEZs under the Sagarmala programme in New Delhi.
  • Workshop focused on 14 coastal economic zones identified under the National Perspective Plan of the Sagarmala.
  • Workshop apprised participants that CEZs will be aligned to relevant ports in the maritime states and will house Coastal Economic Units for setting up manufacturing facilities.
  • The CEZs have been conceptualised as spatial economic regions extending 300-500 km of coastline and 200-300 km inland from the coast.
  • CEZ will be an agglomeration of coastal districts within the State.

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