JNPT is developing the first-of-its-kind Port-based multi-product SEZ near Uran, in Navi Mumbai. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the SEZ in 2014 with a firm view to develop it as one of the best investment destinations for various industries. It will be spread over 277 hectares of land area to be developed under the EPC model (engineering, procurement and construction). JNPT SEZ is expected to generate more than 1.5 lakh direct and indirect employment in the region. The free-hold land of 277 hectares is expected to bring more than Rs 5,000 crore of investment in the region, mostly from port-based industries.
The SEZ will be developed with free trade warehousing zone, engineering goods sector, electronics and hardware sector and pharma sector. All regulatory clearance have been obtained for the project that is connected with efficient rail-road infrastructures, including 8-lane state and national highways, 9 railway sidings, western coastal hub. Also, the SEZ is significantly linked with the proposed western node of Golden Quadrilateral, Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) and international airport near Navi Mumbai. The SEZ comes with unmatched business incentives such as world-class utilities under one-roof and customizable plot sizes and all taxes and duty benefits under SEZ Act.
JNPT SEZ has on-boarded all civic bodies to ensure timely ‘plug and play’ facilities to investors. Facilities such as—common effluent treatment plant, water supply distribution network, power supply distribution, network supply through three 33/11 kV switching stations, fibre optics connection, up to 60 m row internal road network, sewage collection and treatment system, solid waste management, in-house treatment for biodegradable waste as part of the initiative to stay Green.