Capacity Building Workshop with Northeastern States
Industrial Park Rating System (IPRS) is an extension of the India Industrial Land Bank (IILB) platform which features more than 4,000 industrial parks mapped across 5.00 lakh hectare of land out of which 1.12 lakh hectare land is presently available for industrial use.
Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) launched the Industrial Park Rating System 2.0 (IPRS) with the support of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) aiming to rate the country’s industrial parks and special economic zones. The final report for IPRS 2.0 was launched in October 2021.
The IILB team conducted a capacity building workshop at the North-Eastern Council (NEC) facility in Shillong, Meghalaya to discuss IPRS 2.0 Gap Assessment findings with Northeastern states including Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura. The workshop was chaired by Moses Chalai, Secretary, NEC and Rajeev Singh Thakur, Assistant Secretary, DPIIT shared a special address. The objective was to provide a road map for the North-Eastern states to improve their industrial parks by offering the best facilities to investors and enhancing the investment ecosystem of the region.