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Agenda of 57th BoA SEZ Meeting to be held on 15th March, 2013

Agenda for the 57th meeting of the Board of Approval to be held on 15th March, 2013, in the Room No. 47, Udyog Bhawan

Item No. 57.1:   Proposals for setting up of SEZs

S.

Name of the Location

Sector

Area

Land

SGR*

Status of

No

Developer      

(in ha)

Possession

 

application

               

(i)

M/s. UP Chuck Gajaria Farm,

IT &

40

Yes

Yes

New

  Electronics Sultanpur

Road,

Electronics

       
  Corporation Lucknow,

Uttar

         
  Limited Pradesh            

*State Government Recommendation

Item No.57.2:   Requests for co-developer

(i) Application for co-developer status from M/s. Vessel Warehousing Pvt. Ltd. for setting up operations in J. Matadee Free Trade Zone Pvt. Ltd., an FTWZ at Mannur and Valarpuram Villages, Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu

The above mentioned FTWZ stands notified over an area of 84.775 hectares. M/s. Vessel Warehousing Pvt. Ltd. has submitted a proposal for becoming a co-developer in the aforesaid FTWZ for:

(i) Development of additional warehouses including design, development management and construction

(ii) Operation, maintenance of customization and expansion of existing warehouse

(iii) Provision of all infrastructure facilities including sewage, road, lighting and water supply within the proposed co-developer area of 19.77 acres.

Co-developer agreement dated 1st February, 2013 entered into with the developer has also been provided. The draft lease agreement proposed to be executed has also been provided. DC MEPZ has recommended the proposal. The request of the co-developer is submitted for consideration of BoA.

The request of the co-developer is submitted for consideration of BoA.

(ii) Request of M/s. Kings Canyon Insignia SEZ Private Limited for co-developer in the sector specific SEZ for IT/ITES at village Gwal Pahari, Tehsil Sohna, District Gurgaon, Haryana, being developed by M/s. ASF Insignia SEZ Private Limited (formerly M/s Canton Buildwell Private Limited)

The above mentioned SEZ stands notified on over an area of 19.3028 hectares. M/s. Kings Canyon Insignia SEZ Private Limited has submitted a proposal for becoming a co-developer in the aforesaid SEZ for development and/or operation and maintenance of infrastructure over 741036 sq. ft. built up area, over land area of 3.648 acres, in the processing area. The proposal was considered by BoA in its meetings held on 30th March, 2012, 6th July, 2012 and 23rd November, 2012. In the last meeting BoA directed as under:-

CBDT representative was not satisfied with the rep ort received from DC NSEZ and objected to the present proposal in terms of the quantum of lease rent proposed, period of lease agreement etc. BoA noted the objections raised by CBDT to the proposal and accepted their contention that the matter needs further examination and therefore, deferred the proposal.

DC, Noida has forwarded revised co-developer agreement dated 15.2.2013 entered between the developer and co-developer stating that the lease rent for built up leaseable area has been reduced to Rs. 36 Sqft from Rs. 61.43 sqft and fixed lease rent for land has been indicated as Rs. 2.50 lakhs per month with escalation at the end of every 3 years. This results that fixed lease rent for land has been reduced from Rs. 61 lakh per annum to Rs. 30 lakh per annum with escalation @ 15% at the end of every 3 years. The lease period has also been reduced from 33 years to 30 years. The draft lease agreement proposed to be executed has also been provided (Annexure -1).

The request of the co-developer is submitted for consideration of BoA.

Item No. 57.3: Requests for Authorized Operations

(i) Proposal of M/s. Dr. Reddy™s Laboratories Limited, a sector specific SEZ for Pharmaceuticals at Devunipalavalsa, Ranasthalam Mandal, Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh for providing a second entry/exit gate in the SEZ

The above mentioned SEZ was notified on 11th November, 2009 over an area of 100 hectares. The developer has stated that at present the SEZ is having a single entry/exit through which all the movement of vehicular and passengers are taking place through the existing gate which is narrow and finding it difficult for movement of heavy vehicular traffic.

The developer has proposed for creation of another exit/entry for free movement of inbound and outbound vehicles and also in view of the safety point in case of an emergency. Details of activities in the processing area for which approval has been sought are as under:-

S. No.

Name of the authorized

No. of

Area per unit

Total area (in

   

activity

units

(in sqm) as per

sqm)/capacity

         

FSI/FAR norms

in MW

         

as applicable

 

(1)

 

(2)

 

(3)

(40

(5)

1.

Providing  second  gate  on One NA NA
  the  north  side  of  the  zone      
  for complete

materials

     
  movement

including

     
  coal/ash/rice husk/HSD      

DC VSEZ, after inspecting the site has observed that the entry (bridge) to the existing gate is very narrow and it will be difficult for movement of heavy vehicular traffic once the operations are scaled up. As such the second entry/exit in the SEZ is required not only for movement of heavy vehicular traffic but in view of the safety point also.

The request is placed before the BoA for consideration.

(ii) Proposal of M/s. Sri City (P) Ltd., a multi product SEZ at Satyavedu Mandal, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh for approval of authorized operation viz construction of 100 room hotel (3-4 star category in stages) in the non-processing area of the SEZ

The above mentioned SEZ stands notified over an area of 1088.581 hectares. The developer has requested for following authorized operations in the non-processing area of the SEZ:-

S. No.

Name of the authorized

No. of

Area per unit

Total area (in

 

activity

units

(in sqm) as per

sqm)/capacity

     

FSI/FAR norms

in MW

     

as applicable

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(40

(5)

1.

3 or 4 star hotel

100

30 sqm. room +

6000

   

rooms

30 sqm.

 
   

in

(commercial

 
   

stages

area, Restaurant,

 
     

Business centre

 
     

etc)

 

DC MEPZ, after examining the proposal has recommended the same for approval (Annexure -1A)

The request is placed before the BoA for consideration.

(iii) Proposal of M/s. L&T Shipbuilding Ltd. a sector specific SEZ for Heavy Engineering at Kattupalli village, Ponneri taluk, Thiruvallue District, Tamil Nadu for approval of authorized operations

The above mentioned SEZ was notified on 4th December, 2009 over an area of 607.87 hectares. The developer has requested for following authorized operations in the non-processing area of the SEZ:-

S. No.

Name of the authorized

No. of

Area per unit

Total area (in

 

activity

units

(in sqm) as per

sqm)/capacity

     

FSI/FAR norms

in MW

     

as applicable

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(40

(5)

1.

Residential Complex

100

100

10000

 

(1&2 BHK in G+8) with

     
 

car park

     

2.

Residential Complex

100

60

6000

 

(Transit house and GET

     
 

Hostel in G+5) with

     
 

service area

     

3.

Medical/Health Centre

1

800

800

4.

Residential Complex

25

116

2900

 

(Shipcrew Officer™s

     
 

Hostel) in G+7

     

 

5.

Residential Complex

18

66

1200

 

(Shipcrew Officer™s

     
 

Accommodation) G+2

     

DC MEPZ, has recommended the proposal for approval (Annexure -2)

The request is placed before the BoA for consideration.

Item No. 57.4:   Requests for increase/decrease in area

(i) Request of M/s. Flextronics Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. in sector specific SEZ for Electronic Hardware and related services at Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu for de-notification of a portion of land in the SEZ

The above mentioned SEZ stands notified over an area of 101.21 hectares. The developer has requested for partial de-notification of an area of 25.07 hectares, thereby, making the total area of SEZ as 76.14 hectares.

The developer has applied for partial de-notification so as to convert it into DTA for a new business model.

DC, MEPZ has recommended the request of the developer, subject to refund of all benefits availed and consent from the State Govt.

The request of the developer is placed before the BoA for consideration.

(ii) Request of M/s. Combine Realty Private Limited, a co-developer in the sector specific SEZ for IT/ITES at village Ognaj, Taluka Dascroi, District Ahmedabad being developed by M/s. Calica Construction & Impex Private Limited for increase in area of its operations

The above mentioned SEZ was notified on 8th May, 2009 over an area of 10.43.10 hectares, in the name of M/s. Calica Construction & Impex Private Limited.

Thereafter, M/s. Combine Realty Private Limited was granted co-developer status on 25th June, 2009 for providing infrastructure facilities in the SEZ over an area of 6187 sqm.

Subsequently, the co-developer vide his request application dated 28th January, 2011 had sought additional area of 2166 sqm. for development. His request was placed before BoA in its 47th meeting held on 22nd July, 2011. The BoA directed as under:-

The   Board   noted   that   as   per   the   co-developer   agree ment   dated 28th April, 2010 the land parcel proposed to be added is being leased to the co-developer for a period of 999 years. Since, lease for such a long period amounts to sale of land which is not permitted under SEZ Rules, the BoA deferred the proposal to provide an opportunity to the co-developer to submit a proposal in accordance with the SEZ Rules.

Now, the developer has again requested for approval of developing additional area of 2166 sqm. by submitting deed of correction dated 10th September, 2012 to the principal deeds wherein the term of lease is for a period of 99 years (Annexure3).

DC, KASEZ has recommended the request of the co-developer

The request is placed before the BoA for consideration.

Item No. 57.5: Requests for de-notification

(i) Request from M/s L&T Chennai Projects Private Limited, Chennai (developer of L&T Arun Excello IT SEZ Pvt. Limited ) for de-notification of the sector specific SEZ for IT/ITES at Vallencheri village, Guduvancherry Post, Chengalpet Taluk, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu, notified over an area of 11.09 hectares

The above mentioned SEZ stands notified on 1st May, 2007 over an area of 11.09 hectares in the name of M/s L&T Arun Excello IT SEZ Pvt. Ltd. M/s L&T Chennai Projects Private Limited has, through DC MEPZ, moved a proposal for name change from L&T Arun Excello IT SEZ Pvt. Ltd to L&T Chennai Projects Private Limited. The same is under examination under Department of Commerce.

Now, M/s L&T Chennai Projects Pvt. Ltd, has requested for de-notification of the SEZ on the grounds of global recession in IT/ITES sector, general slowdown in macro-economic scenario, GDP and creeping growth pace of IT/ITES sector, introduction of MAT and DDT.

DC, MEPZ has recommended the request, subject to name change, conditions of refund and taxes and benefits availed under the SEZ Act and Rules.

The request of the developer for de-notification of SEZ is placed before the BoA for consideration.

(ii) Request from M/s Welspun Anjar SEZ Limited, a sector specific SEZ for Textiles & garments at Anjar, Gujarat, for de-notification of its SEZ notified over an area of 109-59-07 hectares.

The above mentioned SEZ stands notified on 17th Sept, 2007 over an area of 109-59-07 hectares.

Now, the developer, has requested for de-notification of the SEZ on the grounds of its non viability

DC, KASEZ has recommended the request, with following remarks:

(i)                 Units in the Zone have been debonded.

(ii)               An amount equivalent to the tax/duty exemption availed has been deposited to the Government Account.

The request of the developer for de-notification of SEZ is placed before the BoA for consideration.

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