• Haryana has a total geographical area of 44,212 square kilometres out of which substantial area is a part of the National Capital Region (NCR).
  • 4th rank in Infrastructure Index developed by Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) 2012.
  • 3rd rank in per capita value addition amongst the top industrialized states, in 2012.
  • The total installed capacity in terms of power available to the state at present is 7,573MW.
  • Haryana has a total road length of 26,907 kilometres, with 100 per cent connectivity of rural areas with metalled roads and National Highways NH-1, NH-2, NH-8, NH-10 and NH-22 traverse through the state.
  • Haryana has a robust network providing rail connectivity with a 1,595-km long rail network, with proper metro connectivity and approval of further projects linking the state.
  • Gurgaon, Faridabad, Sonipat, Panchkula, Ambala and Yamuna Nagar are the key industrial districts of Haryana.
  • Haryana State Industrial Investment and Development Corporation (HSIIDC) and HUDA develop and allot industrial plots/ sheds at reasonable and competitive rates.

Department of Industries and Commerce

The Industries & Commerce Department, Haryana, is responsible for the development of industrial sector in the State and performs the following functions:

  • Nodal department to promote and facilitate setting up of industries.
  • Acts as a motivator by providing advice regarding the availability of land, procedure of its allotment, conversion of land use, incentives available, pollution control and clearances required from the Government.
  • Implement policies regarding manufacturing and commerce.
  • Responsible for provision of a policy framework, facilitation and advisory services for ease of starting businesses, drive the industrial infrastructure development for provision of developed land for the industrial ventures.
  • Coordinate with various related government departments (i.e. Commercial Taxes, Labour, Town & Country Planning, Pollution Control Board etc.) for various clearances and enforcement of the regulatory requirements.
  • Formulation of Industrial & Investment Policy, Estate Management Procedures and other policies & norms related to industries and commerce.
  • To promote and facilitate development of SEZ projects.

  • Set up in Delhi and Chandigarh, it is to act as Single Point Contact Agency to provide information, guidance and hand holding services for venture location by prospective entrepreneurs.
  • This center has complete database on availability of land, water, power, finance etc. and norms, rules and regulations of all the institutions engaged in industrial development.
  • It looks after the works of Haryana Investment Promotion Board (formulated to attract foreign and domestic investment) and the Grievance Redressal Committee to deal with grievances arising in the smooth process of industrialization.
  • It strives to show case Haryana as the prime investment destination.

  • Referred to as the HSIIDC, it continues to drive Haryana on the roads to infrastructure and industrial development.
  • HSIIDC ensures a smooth start up support to the new enterprises, beginning right from provision of state-of-the-art infrastructure to facilitation.
  • Plays a pivotal role in the evolution of Haryana to one of the highly industrialized states.
  • Offers a fast growing and enduring economy, strategic location, quality of life, pragmatic governance in the state.

Haryana Industrial Promotion Rules, 2007 (Haryana Industrial Promotion Act, 2005)

A Single Window Clearance mechanism was established under the Haryana Industrial Promotion Act, 2005, by way of the Haryana Industrial Promotion Rules, 2007. It is a three-tier structure consisting of:

  • High Powered Clearance Committee under the chairmanship of Principal Secretary to Chief Minister.
  • State Level Clearance Committee under the chairmanship of Principal Secretary- Industries.
  • District Level Clearance Committee under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner.
  • Once the committee provides the required direction, the authorities are to provide the clearance within three days.
  • By way of this single window clearance system, a common application form, known as the ‘Composite Application Forms’ is required to be filled, which provides the required clearances from 5 departments within the time period.

Information Technology Policy (IT Policy), 2000

This policy seeks a deep impact initiative by the state government in encouraging replacement of traditional delivery system of public services by IT driven system of governance and aims to do so by:

  • Upgrading the standard and quality of administration, particularly in social and public services sector through a process of modernization and rationalization of the administrative set up.
  • Providing public centered, efficient and cost-effective Government.
  • Extensive percolation of IT literacy and education in the state.
  • Promoting investments in IT industry and initiative in IT related infrastructure and services.
  • Generating IT related employment opportunities.

Labour Policy, 2006

  • To facilitate the growth of industry in Haryana by fostering harmonious industrial relations.
  • To strengthen the conciliation machinery towards achieving the objectives of a harmonious worker- management relationship, keeping in view the changing economic scenario.
  • To implement labour laws for ensuring proper working conditions and labour standards.
  • Enhancing earning capacity of the residents thereby ensuring a better quality of life.

Industrial and Investment Policy, 2011

The following objectives are sought to be achieved in light of this policy:

  • Higher, sustainable and inclusive economic growth by attracting investments in a focused and structured manner in potential areas.
  • Promote private sector investment through Public Private Partnerships.
  • Employment generation and enhanced employability through skill development.
  • Continued thrust on manufacturing sector as a key driver of economic growth.
  • Generation of entrepreneurial opportunities across all sectors of the economy.
  • Facilitation of spatial dispersal of economic activities particularly in industrially lesser developed regions of the state.

The new policy introduced by the government aims to achieve the following objectives as its mission –

  • Reposition Haryana as a “Preferred Destination” then Ease of Doing Business & Cost of Doing Business by attracting investment over INR 1 lac Crore.
  • Promote balanced regional development through geographical dispersal of industry.
  • Increasing the competitiveness of the MSMEs through cluster development and adoption of “Zero Defect Zero Effect” manufacturing practices.
  • No enhancement will be charged to allottees of HSIIDC with in case of allotments to be made in future.
  • “Financial incentive and No encashment” (FINE) will be introduced to make the industrial enterprises more competitive by helping them in reducing their Operating Cost of Business.
  • INR 100 Crores Infrastructure Fund will be created for providing good infrastructure to mega projects in D category (back words) regions of state.
  • The government has identified 64 most critical services for industries which will go online on eBiz portal.

Special Economic Zones in Haryana

  • The state government recognizes the potential of Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in driving industrial/ economic growth and facilitating exports. The state has enacted the Haryana Special Economic Zones Act, 2006 for facilitating development of SEZs in the state and framed rules there under.
    • About 100 proposals with an investment outlay of INR 2,000 billion in industrial infrastructure have been received for setting up of various Special Economic Zones in the state.
    • There are 67 approved SEZs in Haryana out of which 64 SEZs are located in the project influence area of Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor.
    • Some of the operational SEZs in Haryana are: DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon (IT/ ITES; DLF Limited (IT/ ITES) & Gurgaon Infospace Limited, Gurgaon (IT/ ITES).
    • Reliance Industries Limited has already invested in the SEZ by way of establishing a joint venture and contributing around INR 25,000 Crore.
  • Apart from the existing scenario in terms of investment regions, with more than half of the area of the state falling under Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor, two Investment Regions (IR) and two Industrial Areas (IA) have been envisaged. This has been done keeping in view the location advantages and intrinsic strengths of the locations in various industrial sectors. The IRs and the IAs are:
    • Faridabad-Palwal Industrial Area
    • Rewari-Hissar Industrial Area
    • Kundli-Sonipat Investment Region
    • Manesar-Bawal Investment Region
  • Particular to investment regions, it has been noted that cluster development approach is being followed to ensure manufacturing competitiveness of the local industry and to encourage the development of ancillaries, in the areas of Kundli, Manesar, Panchkula, Bahadurgarh, among others.

Industry cum Service Centres

  • To promote development of micro, small & medium industry.
  • To facilitate economic development in industrially backward areas.
  • To be developed in Kaithal, Hisar, Bhiwani, Sampla, Narnaul, Mahendergarh, Jhajjar and Gohana, on areas ranging between 250 acres and 1,000 acres.

Flatted Factories

  • Already developed at Faridabad and to be replicated in IMTs.
  • Provision for flatted factories to accommodate small and tiny units would be made in the existing as well as new industrial estates.
  • To check the growth of industry in nonconforming areas.
  • To facilitate the industry to reduce the lead time in setting up of the project besides huge investment on land and building.

Export Promotion Industrial Park (EPIP)

  • EPIP has been set up on a 107-acre area along the Haryana-Delhi border.
  • For export-oriented units in sectors like food processing, leather garments and accessories, electronics, telecommunications, automotives, auto parts and sports goods.
  • State has 857 projects with foreign technical collaboration. A few of these include:
    • Maruti Udyog Limited
    • Hero Honda
    • Sony India
    • Whirlpool Industries
    • Wipro Limited
    • HMT Limited
    • National Fertilizer Limited
    • Indian Drugs & Pharmaceutical Limited
    • Indian Oil Corporation

  • The state has a large industrial base. It has 1,356 large and medium industries with total industrial output of INR 1,712 billion. The small scale units in the state have a total industrial output of INR 207 billion.
  • Haryana is the largest producer of passenger cars, motorcycles and scientific instruments and is the largest exporter of Basmati rice in the country. Following are the prioritized sectors in Haryana:
    • Agro-based, Food Processing and Allied Industry
    • Automobile & Automotive Components
    • Education & Skill Development
    • Electronics, Information & Communication Technology
    • Footwear and Accessories
    • Handloom, Hosiery, Textile and Garments Manufacturing
    • Health and Healthcare
    • Pharmaceutical Industry
    • Research & Development and Frontier Technologies
    • Transport Network and Services
    • Waste Processing and re-cycling Industry

  • Referred to as HUDA, it has developed and allotted various industrial plots as sheds to entrepreneurs in order to facilitate setting up of industries.
  • It is responsible to promote and secure development of urban areas in a systematic and planned way with the power to acquire sell and dispose off property, both movable and immovable.
  • Thus, the land so acquired has to be adequately developed and worked upon for industrial uses.

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