Industrial Investments in Madhya PradeshCentre for Urban Research
Special Economic Zones in Madhya Pradesh Review of SEZ projects in the state, as on 24/01/08, indicates that 12 SEZ projects out of 21 projects are located within the project influence region of DMIC.

Brief overview of Indore SEZ
Strategically located in the heart of India, Indore is the commercial capital of the state and a hub for all major business activities in the western part of the state. Based on the existing connectivity, available physical and social infrastructure and other resources, the Madhya Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation (MPSIDC) has initiated development of a Multi-Product SEZ at Indore. It is important to note that Indore-SEZ project is one of the 19 projects that are notified by Government of India, across the

country, prior to the announcement of SEZ Act-2005. As the multi-product SEZ, Indore SEZ caters to following key themes: . Compound Animal Feed Complex
. Trading & Logistic Hub
. Off-shore banking units
. Metullurgical Exports, complimented with off-shore warehousing
. Captive Power Plants
. Granite semi-finishing- Stone Park
. Fine Cotton Yarn, Fabric Complex and Textile/Apparel Cluster
. Automobile/Auto ancillary
. Electronic/ Computer/Hardware
. Leather and Leather Accessories as well as Pharmaceuticals
It is observed that Indore SEZ has catered to exports worth INR 217 Crore during the financial year of 2006-07 while attracting investments worth US$200Mn and registering 48% growth from its previous financial year.