NOTIFICATION NO. 3/2008, DATED 8-1-2008

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (iii) of sub-section (4) of section 80-IA of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby frames the following scheme for Industrial Parks, namely:-

  1. Short title, commencement and application.- (1)   This Scheme may be called the Industrial Park Scheme, 2008.

  1. It shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.

  2. The scheme shall be applicable for any undertaking which develops, develops and operates or maintains and operates an industrial park.

  1. Definitions.-  In this Scheme, unless the context otherwise requires,-

            (a)        “Act” means the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961);

(b)       “allocable area” means area available for allocation to the units for industrial activity or commercial activity and shall exclude the area utilized for providing common facility or infrastructure facility;

(c)        “associated enterprise” shall have the same meaning as assigned to it in section 92A of the Act;

(d)       “commercial activity” means any activity which is not an industrial activity;

(e)        “common facility” means facilities required for proper functioning of industrial park and commonly shared by all the units located in the industrial park and include facilities like lifts, corridors, industrial canteens, convention/ conference halls, parking, travel desks, security service, first aid centre, ambulance, safety service training facilities;

(f)        “date of commencement” means the date of obtaining the completion certificate or occupation certificate, as the case may be, from the relevant local authority, certifying thereby that all the required development activities for the project have been completed;

            (g)       “Form” means a form appended to this Scheme;

  1. “industrial park” means a project in which plots of developed  space or built up space or a combination, with common facilities and quality infrastructure facilities, is developed and made available to the units for the purposes of industrial activities or commercial activities  in accordance with this scheme;

  2. “infrastructure facility” means facilities required for development, operation and maintenance of the industrial park and include roads (including approach roads), water supply, sewerage and effluent treatment facilities, solid waste management facilities, telecom network, generation and distribution of power, air conditioning;

  3. “industrial activity” means manufacturing activity as defined in section D of the National Classification, 2004, Code issued by the Central Statistical Organisation, Department of Statistics;

  4. “industrial unit” means a unit which is,-

(i)        located in the Industrial Park;

(ii)       a separate and distinct entity assessable to tax under the provisions of the Act having a separate Permanent Account Number (PAN); and

(iii)      carrying out industrial activity;

(l)        words and expressions used in this Scheme and not defined but defined in the Act, shall have the same meanings respectively assigned to them in the Act.

  1. Procedure for approval. – (1) Any undertaking which develops, develops and operates or maintains and operates an industrial park may make an application for notification  under clause (iii) of sub-section (4) of section 80-IA of the Act, in the prescribed form, IPS-I, to the Secretary (ITA-1 section), Central Board of Direct Taxes,  Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, North Block, New Delhi.

(2)        The Central Board of Direct Taxes shall process the application for approval and notification by the Central Government and for this purpose it may call for reports from other Departments or agencies, as it may deem fit.

  1. Criteria for approval.- An undertaking shall be considered for notification under clause (iii) of sub-section (4) of section 80-IA of the Act, if it fulfills all of the following conditions, namely:-

  1. The date of commencement of the Industrial Park should be on or after the 1st day of April 2006  and not later than 31st of March 2009; 

  2. The area  allocated or to be allocated to industrial units shall not be less than ninety per cent of the allocable area;

  3. There shall be a minimum of thirty industrial units located in a industrial park;

  4. For the purpose of computing the minimum number of industrial units; all units of a person and his associated enterprises will be treated as a single unit.

  5. The minimum constructed floor area shall not be less than 50,000 square meters;

  6. No industrial unit, along with the units of an associated enterprise, shall occupy more than twenty five per cent of the allocable area;

  7. The industrial park should be owned by only one undertaking; and

  8. Industrial units shall undertake only manufacturing activity as defined in section D of the National Classification, 2004, Code issued by the Central Statistical Organisation, Department of Statistics.

5.         General Conditions.- (1) The industrial park shall be construed as developed on the date of commencement.

  1. Tax benefits under the Act will be available to the undertaking only after minimum number of thirty units are located in the Industrial Park. 

  2. The tax benefits under the Act will be available to the undertaking only if the undertaking and the industrial park have been notified by Central Board of Direct Taxes under section 80-IA of the Act.

  3. The tax benefits under the Act will be available only to the undertaking notified by the Central Government and not to any other person who may subsequently develop, develops and operates or maintains and operates the notified industrial park, for any reason.

  4. The undertaking must keep separate book of accounts for the industrial park and must file its income tax returns by the due date to the Income-tax department.

  5. An industrial park approved under Industrial Park Scheme, 2002 will continue to be governed by the provisions of that Scheme to the extent it is not in contravention with the provisions of Act, as amended from time to time.

  6. The undertaking shall electronically furnish an annual report to the Central Board of Direct Taxes in Form IPS-II.

6.         Withdrawal of approval.-The Central Government may withdraw the approval given to an undertaking under this Scheme if the undertaking fails to comply with any of the conditions listed in paragraph 4 and 5 of this Scheme:

            Provided that before withdrawal of approval, the undertaking shall be given an opportunity of being heard by the Central Government.

FORM IPS-I

(See Paragraph 3 of the Scheme)

Application for consideration under the Industrial Park Scheme, 2008

1.I        Name and address of the Undertaking (Indian or International) in full (Block Letters):

  1. Registered Address:

            Name of the Undertaking_____________________________

            Name of the contact person____________________________

            Postal Address______________________________________

            Pin Code____________________________

            Tel. No._____________________________ Telex_____________

            Fax No._____________________________Cable______________

            E-mail_____________________________________

            

  1. Address for correspondence (if different from (a) above):

            Name of the Undertaking_____________________________

            Name of the contact person____________________________

            Postal Address______________________________________

            Pin Code____________________________

            Tel. No._____________________________ Telex_____________

            Fax No._____________________________Cable______________

            E-mail_____________________________________

            

1.II.     Registrar of Companies Registration No._______________________

            (If registered)

1.III     Status of Undertaking

(1) Central Government Undertaking
(7) Individual Promoter
(2)  State Government Undertaking
(8) Foreign or Non Resident Indian or OCB Company
(3)  State Industrial Government Corporation
(9) Foreign or Non Resident Indian Individual
(4)  Cooperative Undertaking
(10) Partnership Firm
(5)  Joint Sector Undertaking
(11) Registered Societies
(6)  Private Sector Undertaking
(12) Any other (please specify)

            

1.IV     Equity structure in the undertaking:-

    1. Total Equity of the undertaking (in Rs. Crores)_________________

    2. Equity structure (Give brief details of entities holding the equity in the undertaking)    

S. No.
Details of entity
Percentage of equity held
a)
Public holding
b)
Private holding
Total
    1. Details of entities holding more than 20 per cent. of equity in the undertaking:-

            Name_______________________________

            Post address__________________________

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                                __________________________

            Pin Code_____________________________

            Tel. No.______________________________

            Fax No.______________________________

            Email________________________________

            Permanent Account No._________________

            Percentage of proposed equity holding___________________

2.I        Proposed location of the Industrial Park

            Address of location of Industrial Park (Indicate complete address):-

            Plot No._____________________________

            Name of the Building (if any)__________________

            Survey Number_____________________________

            Village____________________________________

            Taluka or Tehsil_______________________________

            District_______________________________________

            State________________________________________

            Pin Code______________________________________

2.II      Details of the proposed Industrial Park

  1. Total proposed constructed floor area (in square metres)____________

  2. Total allocable area (in square metres)__________________

  3. Proposed allocable area for industrial use (in square metres)_____________

  4. Proposed allocable area for commercial use (in square metres)_____________

  5. Allocable area earmarked for industrial use (percentage)___________________

  6. Allocable area earmarked for commercial use (percentage)_________________

2.III     Details of manufacturing activities to be undertaken by industrial units:

            ____________________________

            ____________________________

            ____________________________

2.IV     (a)        Minimum number of industrial units to be located______________

            (b)       Employment likely to be generated –

Details
Direct
Indirect
Total
i)
Skilled
ii)
Semi-skilled
iii)
Unskilled
iv)
Total

2.V      (a)        Proposed investment (Amount in rupees in lakhs)

            (b)       Investment on Infrastructure Development (Amount in rupees in lakhs)

            (c)        Percentage of (b) to (a)

            (d)       Complete details of infrastructure facilities proposed to be provided in the industrial park

S. No.
Item of infrastructure
Investment (Rs. In lakhs)
2.VI
Total foreign equity existing (Amount in rupees in lakhs)
___________________
2.VII
Expected or Actual Date of Commencement of Industrial Park
______________
3.I
Whether the industrial park is located or developed
Yes/No
as a separate identifiable area
3.II
Whether the industrial park is independent
Yes/No
of other projects or is an extension or part
of any other project
3.III
The nature of title the undertaking
______________
holds on the land on which the project
______________
is situated
______________
3.IV
Whether the project is developed under
Yes/No
any agreement and if yes, the address
______________
of other parties (other than applicant)
______________
to such an agreement
______________
3.V
Whether the applicant undertaking has
Yes/No
powers to allow industrial and commercial
______________
units as proposed in the application to operate
______________
from the industrial park mentioned in the appli-
______________
cation.(If there is any type of restrictions in this
regard please indicate the same)
3.VI
Whether all the criteria as mentioned
in para 4 of the Industrial Park Scheme, 2008
are met or not:
(a)
The date of commencement of the Industrial Park
Yes/No
should be on or after the 1st day of April 2006 
and not later than the 31st of March 2009; 
(b)
The area  allocated or to be allocated to industrial
Yes/No
units shall not be less than ninety per cent of the
allocable area;
(c)
There shall be a minimum of thirty industrial
Yes/No
units located in a industrial park;
(d)
For the purpose of computing the minimum
Yes/No
number of industrial units; all units of
a person and his associated enterprises will be
treated as a single unit.
(e)
The minimum constructed floor area shall
Yes/No
not be less than 50,000 square meters;
(f)
No industrial unit, along with the units of
Yes/No
an associated enterprise, shall occupy more
than twenty five per cent of the allocable area;
(g)
The industrial park should be owned by only
Yes/No
one undertaking; and
(h)
Industrial units shall undertake only manufactu-
Yes/No
ring activity as defined in Section D of the National
Classification, 2004 Code issued by the Central Statistical
Organisation, Department of Statistics.

DECLARATION

I/We hereby undertake to continue to operate the Industrial Park during the period in which the benefits under sub-section 4(iii) of the section 80-IA of the Income-tax Act, 1961 are to be availed.

I/We hereby certify that the above statements are true and correct to the best of my/our knowledge and belief.

___________________________

(Signature of Applicant)

(Name in Block Letters)

____________________________

(Designation of the Signatory)

————————————–

Place:_____________

Date:______________

List of Enclosures

1.__________________                     5._____________________

2.__________________                     6._____________________

3.__________________                     7._____________________

4.__________________                     8._____________________

FORM IPS-II

(See paragraph 5 (g) of the Scheme)

    1. Name of the Undertaking:

    2. Equity structure (Give brief details of entities holding the equity in the undertaking)

S.No.
Details of entity
Percentage of equity held
a)
Public holding
b)
Private holding
Total
    1. Details of entities holding more than 20 per cent. of equity in the undertaking:-

            Name__________________________________________________________

            Post address_____________________________________________________

            Pin Code_______________________________________________________

            Tel. No.________________________________________________________

            Fax No.________________________________________________________

            Email__________________________________________________________

            Permanent Account No.___________________________________________

            Percentage of proposed equity holding________________________________

    1. Address of location of Industrial Park (Indicate complete address) –

            Plot No.________________________________________________________

            Name of the Building (if any)_______________________________________

            Survey Number__________________________________________________

            Village_________________________________________________________

            Taluka or Tehsil__________________________________________________

            District_________________________________________________________

            State___________________________________________________________

            Pin Code_______________________________________________________

            

    1. Important details

S. No.
Items
Proposed
Actual
Reasons
I
Capital outlay for the Industrial Park (Rs. In lakhs)
II
Total Foreign equity existing (Rs. in lakhs)
III
Allocable area of the Industrial Park (in square metres)
IV
Number of industrial units in the project



V
Employment Generation
Direct
Indirect
Direct
Indirect
i)  Skilled
ii) Semi-skilled
iii) Unskilled
iv) Total
VI
Allocable area for Industrial use (percentage)
VII
Allocable area for commercial use (percentage)
VIII
Expenditure on Infrastructure development
IX
Details of infrastructure facilities in the park with amount of investment (Rs. In lakhs)
S. No.
Item of infra-structure
(Rs. in lakhs
(Rs. in lakhs)
X
Date of commencement of Industrial Park

 

6.         Detail of industrial units located in the park:

S. No.
Name
Permanent Account Number (PAN)
Nature of manufacturing activity
Allocable area
7.
List the names of industrial units out of
_________________
names listed at 6 above, who are associated
_________________
entrepreneurs in terms of section 92A of the
_________________
Income-tax Act, 1961.

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