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UP NIRMAN Bill-2024, Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Passes Draft

Uttar Pradesh (UP), the state government has passed the draft for the Uttar Pradesh Nodal Investment Region for Manufacturing (Construction) Area Bill (NIRMAN)-2024. This initiative, chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, is part of a broader strategy to uplift the state’s economy to the one trillion dollar mark.

What are the objective and framework of UP Government?

Special Investment Regions (SIRs) are supposed to be set up all over UP by the NIRMAN-2024 bill. The plan is for these areas to be spread out evenly across the state’s four geographical zones. To make these SIRs, cluster regions for big investments are being built. The goal is to give power from the state government to regional officials, which will make doing business easier.

Strategic Development and Economic Impact

For these SIRs, UP wants to use about 20,000 acres of land from its land bank under the NIRMAN-2024 plan. Each place, like the big 5,000-hectare area set aside by the Bundelkhand Industrial Development Authority, will make it easier for big business and industrial activities to happen. This is supposed to make the economy grow very quickly, protect investment zones legally, make it easier for businesses to run, and give a lot of jobs to people in the area.

Investors from the world

To get investment from around the world and across the country, UP wants to copy what has worked in other states like Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Karnataka. The government’s plan includes using and improving current frameworks in UP to make room for and attract big business investments.

Additional Developments

A Memorandum of Understanding between the India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) and Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) for creating a good environment for business was signed at the same time as the NIRMAN-2024 bill. Large convention centers are being built in Lucknow and Varanasi to make MSME more visible and promote local output. Putting back on temporary duty more than 2,200 teachers in secondary schools that the government doesn’t subsidize to fix the problems caused by teachers having to leave early because of a Supreme Court order. If these plans are carried out well, they could greatly speed up UP’s progress toward becoming a trillion-dollar economy while also promoting long-term growth and creating jobs.

What are Special Investment Regions (SIR)?

  • Investment Zones: Special Investment Regions (SIRs) are designated areas meant to bring in investments by making it easier to do business and improve facilities and infrastructure. Often, they offer tax breaks and other benefits to encourage growth.
  • Economic Boost: SIRs focus on areas like technology and industry to help local economies grow, create jobs, and push technology forward. In India, the Gujarat SIRD Act is an example of this kind of government.
  • Global Examples: China’s Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and Free Trade Zones (FTZs) are similar ideas on a global level, though SIRs usually have wider economic goals and cover more land.


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