Published : Aug 28, 2009 00:00 IST

1. New Industrial Policy, 2005, implemented to make industry the key driver of economic growth. Multi-pronged strategy adopted to achieve the goal of attracting investment worth Rs.2 lakh crore.

2. The Haryana Industrial Promotion Act, 2005 (6 of 2006) enacted to provide time-bound clearances and approvals to industrial projects and for grant of deemed approvals for change of land use.

3. The Haryana SEZ Act, 2005, enacted to boost exports and attract industries on a large scale. Self-Certification Scheme introduced to curtail visits of inspectors.

4. Total investment of Rs.40,000 crore has come to the State during the tenure of the Hooda government and FDI of Rs.12,500 crore has been catalysed.

5. Exports from Haryana increased to Rs.30,000 crore in 2007-08 and during 2008-09 it is likely to touch Rs.40,000 crore.

6. Haryana has received 100 proposals for setting up SEZs, involving an investment of more than Rs.2,00,000 crore and employment potential for more than 21 lakh people.

7. The State is the first in the country to have an industrial policy.

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