Ministry of Electronics & IT

Vedanta FOXCONN Semiconductor Plant

Posted On: 07 DEC 2022 4:27PM by PIB Delhi

Vedanta Semiconductors Ltd., a Joint Venture between Vedanta and Foxconn is an applicant under the Scheme for setting up of semiconductor Fabs in India. As per their application, Telangana, Gujarat and Maharashtra, were proposed as possible locations. However, the applicants in their final submissions have informed that they had decided Dholera Industrial City, Gujarat as final location for their proposal, and have submitted definitive agreement and Government orders from the Government of Gujarat stating the details of support from the State.

The Schemes under Programme for Development of Semiconductor and Display Ecosystem in India are Central Government Schemes. Any eligible applicant may submit the application for setting up of semiconductor Fab in any State/ UT in India. Finalization of location is between State Government and applicant based on infrastructure requirements like availability of land, water, power etc., and fiscal support offered by the State Government.

Under Modified Electronics Manufacturing Clusters (EMC 2.0) scheme, Government has accorded approval to M/s. Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) on 31stOctober, 2022 for establishment of an Electronics Manufacturing Cluster (EMC) over an area of 297.11 acres at Ranjangaon Industrial area (Phase-III), Pune, Maharashtra with a project cost of INR 492.85 Crore including Central Grant-in-aid of INR 207.98 Crore to address the industrial infrastructure requirement of electronics industry in the region. This EMC is projected to attract an investment of about INR 2,000 Crore and having potential to generate over 5,000 employment opportunities in coming years after fully operationalized.

Details of incentives offered to Vedanta-Foxconn by the Government of Gujarat are as under:

 

S.No.

Parameter

Subsidy

  1.  

Capital Subsidy

40% of the support provided by the Government of India

  1.  

Power Tariff

Rupee 2/unit for 10 years from the date of start of commercial production

  1.  

Electric Duty

Exemption from paying electricity duty as per

the provisions laid down under Gujarat Electricity Duty Act, 1958.

  1.  

Water Subsidy

Rs.12/m3 for a period of 5 years starting from the date of start of commercial operations. The water tariff will be increased at the rate of 10% on a year-on-year basis for the subsequent 5 years.

Additionally, to build a desalination plant in the initial five years, the Government will provide a capital subsidy of 50% of the plant cost, excluding the cost of land, for the captive desalination plant.

  1.  

Land Subsidy

75% subsidy on the first 200 Acres of land required for the Semiconductor fab project. Any additional land, required for the core activities of the project, will be available at 50% subsidy.

  1.  

Stamp Duty and Registration Fee

One-time reimbursement of 100% stamp duty and registration fee paid to the Government for lease/sale/transfer of the land for the purpose of the project.

 

The applicant has not provided any definitive agreement w.r.t the support offered by the Government of Maharashtra.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology, Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

 

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