Maharashtra State Government has announced its Policy for SEZ. This is in addition to the Central Benefits by National Policy and SEZ Act.
Additional benefits Given by State SEZ Policy:
Delegation of Authority to Developmnet Commissioner of SEZ:
i) Authority of Maharashtra Pollution Control Board and State Government has been delegated to Development Commissioner for Apporval, Consent under Pollution Control Acts to SEZ Units.
ii) Authority has been delegated to DC for issuing Permenant SSI Licences, and IT Unit Registration.
iii) Authority of Labour Commissioner has been delegate to DC for issuance of licenses under Labour Act.
Besides benefits under Packaged Incentives Scheme, SEZ Units are eligible for 10 years expemption from payment of electricity duty.
Electricity can be produced for Captive Consumption.
SEZs shall be declared as Industrial Township to enable to them to function as autonmous, Municipal Bodies
Exemption from Local Taxes including sales and purchase tax and 100% Exemption from Stamp Duty.
Simpler Land Acquisition process