The Special Economic Zone (SEZ) policy in India was unveiled in 2006 to give a fillip to exports. But SEZ projects are falling out of favour with investors because of the withdrawal of tax benefits to them. Indeed, it could be a setback to the government's "Make in India" initiative.
Money at stake
People employed with SEZ units
Drop in exports
Graphic by: Anand Sinha; Research by: Niti Kiran and Jyotindra Dubey