Make in Haryana

  • FG Bureau
  • India
  • May 29, 2015

(Draft) Industrial Investment & Business Promotion Policy 2015

Innovate – Invest – Incorporate

The Haryana Vision
To position  Haryana  as  a pre-eminent Investment destination  and  facilitate balanced regional and sustainable development supported by a dynamic governance system, wide scale adoption of innovation & technology,  and skill development for nurturing entrepreneurship and generating employment opportunities

The Mission

  • Reposition Haryana as a ‘Preferred Destination’ for doing business
  • Facilitate State GDP growth rate in excess of 8%
  • Generate employment for 4 lakh persons
  • Ensure Rs. 1 lakh crore nvestments flow into the State 
  • Increase contribution of secondary sector in the State GDP from 27% to 32%, in tandem with the Government of India’s National Manufacturing Policy and ‘Make in India’ initiative
  • Promote balanced regional development through geographical dispersal of industry
  • Increase the competitiveness of MSMEs through cluster development
  • Adopt ‘Zero Defect Zero Effect’ manufacturing practices
  • Ease of Doing Business
  • There will be online & time bound approvals under the same roof/cloud – through an empowered CEO located in the CMO (Chief Minsiter’s Office)
  • CEO will have concurrent powers of 10 Departments under the Industrial Promotion  Act 2005 (IPA), for projects having investment in plant & machinery (criteria as per MSME Act) above Rs.1 crore & CLU of land above 1 acre as per T&CP norms
  • All project related approvals will be given in 2 phases within 2 months Time bound clearances will be given, with a provision of ‘deemed approvals’ under Clause 11 of IPA
  • 34 Services relating to Industries Deptt. will be notified under the Right to Service Act
  • 30 services will be delivered through the e-biz portal
  • For projects having investment in plant & machinery (criteria as per MSME Act) upto Rs.1 crore & CLU of land upto 1 acre as per T&CP norms, DCs will have the power as per the Industrial Promotion Act 2005
  • Investment Promotion  Center (IPC) will be strengthened, and a  - Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) will be set up for foreign direct investments under the aegis of IPC. FIPB would also manage  & promote the initiative for NRIs/PIOs, christened as ‘Overseas Friends of Haryana’
  • District Facilitation Centers will support industry and help in troubleshooting
  • Relationship Managers will handhold Mega Projects
  • Economic Development Council will be set up to harness the intellectual capital in the State 
  • In the allotment of plots, e-auctions will be resorted to when demand is more; in other cases, similar objective criteria would be adopted Fortune 500 companies, large Corporates and MNCs would be ‘invited’
  • There ewould be a three tier Grievance Redressal Mechanism:
  1. District level Agency, under DC – to meet on a fixed day every month; 
  2. State level Agency, under CS – to meet once in two months;
  3. Apex level Agency,  under the Chief Minister – to meet once in three  months

Infrastructure/Land Bank for Industry

  • Geographical dispersal wil be ensured, by identifying Industrial Zones through mapping
  • Simplified CLU/Industrial Licence norms will apply in declared Industrial Zones – SW/DCs
  • Simplified procedures & rationalised EDCs on SEZ pattern, and reduced thresholds, will apply for Private Industrial Parks/de-notified SEZs – they will also benefit from higher residential component, self governing under 243(Q). For above 200 acres Parks, mixed land use will be permitted, and they would get deemed electricity distribution llcences
  • A Virtual Land Bank Exchange will be set up, for easier land sourcing by industry (eg land on 33 year lease for Solar Parks @ ~Rs.25,000 per acre, with ~15% increase every third year)
  • MSME Parks will be developed by HSIIDC on Panchayat/Private lands in rural areas/industrially backward blocks
  • Basic infrastructure - water, power, roads, broadband connectivity  etc. - will be provided at the time of first allotment 
  • IMTs will participate under PPP Model via sharing of developed space instead of equity participation
  • Identified services like Bulk Cargo, Tourism, Health, R&D, Education, Sports and IT/ITES will be fiscally supported and categorised as Industry for incentives/power tariffs etc.
  • General Industries will be entitled to higher FAR
  • Housing for Industrial Workers will also be entitled to increased FAR (225%, with density 900) as per Affordable Housing norms under PPP Mode
  • For warehousing zones in Industrial Estates, land will be taken on lease or at Institutional rates
  • The issue of Kherkhi Daula Toll Plaza will be addressed, in order to facilitate industry in and around Manesar


  • Schemes of Ministry of MSMEs  will be leveraged – eg. for easier exit mechanism for MSMEs, Mudra Bank for financial support to MSMEs
  • There will be focus on Cluster development – more clusters will be encouraged for Food, Leather, Textile, IT/ITES, Plywood, Metal/utensils etc.
  • MSMEs will be offered leased panchayat lands/flatted factories with plug & play facility
  • MSMEs start-ups will require no approvals (except environment related)
  • MSMEs will be offered fiscal Incentives like interest subvention, reduced stamp duty, reduced electricity tariff 
  • Rs.1,000 crore corpus will be created under CGTMSE, for offering collateral free loans
  • Rural & MSME Parks will be set up in industrially backward blocks/rural areas on panchayat/private land, and appropriate incentives will be offered to allottees


  • A new Policy for Electronics & IT/ITES will be issued within 3 month
  • Gurgaon will be positioned as a Global Innovation Hub
  • Iconic IT Towers will be set up in Tier II cities, for housing BPOs, Data Centres, Incubation Centres etc., with DEITY support
  • Technology Incubation Centers will be set up, with accelerators/mentors, to support innovation, leveraging Angel/Venture Funds in Gurgaon & Panchkula
  • The possibility of setting up Innovation Centers in each University/College will be explored


  • Periodicity of Inspections will be reduced to once in 5 years and/or there will be inspections by exception with prior intimation duly authorised by a top Authority – and a report will be submitted within 72 hours
  • All services will be made online within 3 to 6 months, and notified under Right to Service and Industrial Promotion  Acts
  • All records will be maintained electronically
  • There will be online filing of returns through a single form, for 12 laws applicable to the State
  • A Virtual Employment Exchange will be set up for sourcing of labour
  • IT/ITES, Electronics, Auto, Textile and Exporting Units will be declared as Public Utilities under the Industrial Disputes Act
  • Retrenchments/lay-offs/closures will now apply to factories having more 300 persons (from current 100)
  • Overtime hours will be increased from 50 hrs/quarter to 50 hours/month
  • The possibility of differential labour wages for Tier II towns, which will help in the dispersal of industry, will be explored
  • The minimum number of workers in a factory, which attracts the Factories Act,  will be increased to to 40
  • Incentives will be given to units that employ 75% of their semi-skilled/un-skilled workers from Haryana


  • Inspections will take place only once in 5 years and/or inspections will Periodicity of Inspections will be reduced to once in 5 years and/or there will be inspections by exception with prior intimation duly authorised by a top Authority – and a report will be submitted within 72 hours
  • There will be an increased periodicity for approvals based on category – Red (5 years), Amber (10 years) & Green (Lifetime)
  • Categorisation  of polluting industry will be done as as per CPCB guidelines
  • Therew will be online filing of returns through a single form covering all Acts
  • Self certification and Third Party verifications will be undertaken by upgraded Quality Marking Centers under PPP Model & Institutes (Universities/Engg. Colleges/Polytechnics etc.) 

Skill Development

  • Skill Development initiatives will be taken under the Haryana Skill Development Mission
  • 17 lakh persons  will be skilled upto 2017
  • Customised industry-wise short/long duration skill development courses will be undertaken by utilising govt./private ITIs , Single Point/Window clearance mechanism/Haryana Skill Development Mission
  • 3rd Party Certifications will be undertaken by Engineering Colleges, ITIs, Polytechnics etc.
  • Skill development institutes will be set up on Industrial Plots on a lease/allotment basis at institutional rates

Mega Projects

  • DMIC Initiatives – MRTS, Global City & Logistics Hub
  • Aviation Hub at Hisar, Rail Coach Factory, IMTs under PPP Model, KMP Expressway, Global Economic Corridor
  • Mega Projects/Mother Units - by Invitation: Fortune 500 Companies & Multinational Companies (MNCs); projects supporting ancillarisation, generating employment, involving hi-tech technologies, using local resources/raw material, green/optimal utilisation of resources (water/power etc.), requiring less space (like Electronics) etc.


  • General cross subsidy surcharge will be reduced to 93p (from Rs.2)
  • A pilot for ‘Time of Day’ tariff will be set up in a town in Haryana within 6 months
  • 24X7 quality power supply will be assured; planning & augmentation of substation/electric lines etc. will be at 60% loading, with provision of redundancy  in T&D network

Solar Parks

  • Solar Park will be set up jointly by HSIIDC and Power Utilities; there will be no cross subsidy for power that is wheeled from Solar Parks in the State
  • Net metering  will be introduced

Estate Management Procedures

  • Liberalised Estate Management Procedures will be set up
  • There will be transparent evaluation criteria for the allotment of industrial plots
  • General category plots will get more time for project implementation, with extension fee
  • Norms will be liberalised for leasing, renting, transfer, change of project and surrender of plot
  • There will be greater emphasis on self-certification and ‘deemed approval’, with strict penalties for non-compliant cases
  • There will be efficient delivery of services through the e-governance platform
  • An Amnesty Scheme will be proposed to address old cases of transfers/leasing/change in constitution - subject to certain conditions

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