·      Introduction

·      Objective

·      Strategy

·      Land

·      Mines

·      Water

·      Infrastructure

·      Human Resources Development

·      Skill Development

·      Entrepreneurship Development

·      Incubation Centre

·      Industrial Area Development Authority

·      Development of New Private Industrial Area

·      Industrial Corridor

·      Industrial Parks

·      Special Economic Zone

·      Cluster Development

·      Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)

·      Value Addition

·      Promotion of Sericulture, Handloom & Handicraft

·      Textile and Apparel

·      Promotion of Agro Food Processing based Industries

·      Automobile and Auto Components

·      Energy

·      Promotion of FDI

·      Information Technology / Bio Technology

·      Tourism

·      Film Industry

·      Export Promotion

·      Industrial Sickness

·      Industrial Finance

·      Incentives & Concession

·      Expansion / Modernisation / Diversification

·      General Provisions

·      Date of Production

·      Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

·      Facilitation

·      Monitoring & Review

·      Power of the State Government

·      Annexure – I

·      Annexure – II

·      Abbreviation





1.         Effective date: “Effective date” means the date on which the provisions of this Policy come into force i.e. 01.04.2011. This Policy will remain in force for 5 years up to 31.03.2016.

2.         Industrial Unit/Industrial concern: 'Industrial unit / concern' means any unit / concern engaged or to be engaged in manufacturing / processing / servicing industry under the following categories:

a)        Industries listed under the First Schedule of the Industries (Development and Regulation) Act 1951 as amended from time to time.

b)        Industries falling within the purview of the following Boards / Agencies:

(i)        Small Industries Board

(ii)       Coir Board

(iii)     Silk Board

(iv)     All India Handloom and Handicrafts Board.

(v)       Khadi and Village Industries Commission.

(vi)     Any other agency constituted by the Government of India or Government of Jharkhand for industrial development.

c)         Other categories:

(i)        Mining or development of mines

(ii)       The maintenance, repair, inspection or servicing of machinery of any description or vehicles or vessels or motorboats or trailers of tractors.

(iii)     The setting up or development of an Industrial Area, Industrial Estate, Integrated Infrastructure Development Export Promotion Industrial Park, Export Promotion Zone or Growth Centre.

(iv)     Providing special or technical knowledge or other services for the promotion of industrial growth.

(v)       Providing Engineering, Technical, Financial, Managerial,  Marketing or other services or facilities for industry.

(vi)     Providing services relating to Information Technology, Telecommunication or electronics including satellite linkage and audio or visual cable communication.

(vi)     Tourism.

3.         Existing Industrial Unit

"Existing Industrial Unit" means an industrial unit which is in commercial production on or before 31.03.2011.

4.         New Industrial Unit

"New Industrial Unit" means an industrial unit in which commercial production has commenced within five years from 01.04.2011.

5.         Sick Unit

"Sick unit" means an industrial unit declared sick by the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction under the Sick Industries Companies (Special Provision) Act, 1985 or by the State Apex Committee for SSI headed by the Director of Industries or the High Level Empowered Committee headed by the Chief Secretary for large and medium sector. Sick units also include units closed for being in red for years or for financial reasons or for reasons of obsolete technology.

6.         Expansion / Modernisation

"Expansion / Modernization of an existing unit would mean additional fixed capital investment to the extent of 50% or more of the non-depreciated  value of fixed capital investment just before taking up this expansion / modernization in this unit leading to at least 70% of additional production of the capacity along with 70% of the total created capacity after expansion.


7.         Diversification

Diversification of an existing unit would mean additional fixed capital investment in to the extent of 50% or more of the non-depreciated value of fixed capital investment just before taking up this diversification in this unit leading to increase in turnover by 50% over the highest turnover achieved during past three years immediately before taking up this diversification.

            Diversification must result in production of at least one additional product. If the unit discontinue with the existing production, the increase in turnover will not be considered.


N.B : Before expansion/modernization/diversification the project proposal must be submitted for approval. The approval shall be communicated within 30 days of submission, if approval is not accorded within the stipulated time, it will be deemed approval.


8.         Fixed Capital Investment

The 'Fixed capital investment' means an investment made in land, building, plant and machinery as well as productive assets of permanent nature such as tools, jigs, fixtures, dies, crane, electrification except DG Set and pollution control equipment.


9.         Ancillary Industrial Unit

An "Ancillary Industrial Unit" is an industrial unit in which capital investment has been made up to the limit specified by the Government of India from time to time.



10.       Date of Production

(a) The "date of production" of an industrial unit shall mean the date on which the unit actually commences commercial production of the item for which the unit has been registered, as envisaged in sl. 35.2.

(b) As regards the date of production of a Micro and Small Units, the certificate issued by the respective General Manager, District Industries Centre and the respective Managing Director, Industrial Area Development Authority would be valid.

(c) In case of any dispute regarding the date of production of Micro and Small Unit, issued by IADA's / GM, DIC the decision of the Director of Industries shall be final.

(d) In case of large and medium industries (other than SSI) the certificate issued by the Director of Industries would be valid.

(e) In case of any dispute regarding the date of production of large and medium industries, issued by Director of Industries, the decision of the Principal Secretary /Secretary Industries shall be final.

(f) Separate certificate for date of production has to be submitted for availing benefits as envisaged in sl. no. 35 under JIP-2012.


11.       Classification of Industrial Units

            i. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Industry

A "MSME Industry" is an Industrial unit in which capital investment has been made up to the limit specified by the Government of India from time to time.

ii. Large Scale Industry 

An industrial unit which is not classified as Micro, Small, Medium and Mega Enterprises shall be classified as large scale industry.

iii. Mega Projects

Sectorwise Mega Project classification will be as below :

Sl. No.


Minimum Investment

Direct employment generation




Rs 250 crore



(a) Automobiles 


Rs 300 crore



(b) Auto components


Rs 50 crore



Steel, Aluminium and other mineral based industries except cement

Rs 1000 crore



Ancillary & Down-stream industries

Rs 50 crore



Agro-processing / food processing, bio-technology/ pharmaceuticals

Rs 50 crore



Textile / reeling/spinning/ weaving / garmenting projects / apparel

Rs 25 crore



Information Technology (IT-ITEs industries)

Rs 50 crore




Rs 300 crore



·        Except the above mentioned sector-wise classification, projects in other sectors with investment above Rs 250 crore will come under Mega project classification.

·        Mega investors under above mentioned categories will be required to develop ancillary industries for spares / consumables for their respective mega units. The investment for their ancillary units will be in addition to the investment shown above.

12.       Classification of Backward Areas

            For the purpose of determination of types and quantum of incentives available under this policy, different areas of the State are being classified into the following categories :

            Category A (Least Backward) :

            Blocks in bracket have been given District-wise. Ranchi (Ranchi Sadar, Nagri, Ratu, Ormanjhi, Kanke and Namkum), East Singhbhum (Dhalbhum, Potaka, Ghatshila, Nowamundi and Goalmuri), Dhanbad (Govindpur, Jharia and Chirkunda), Seraikela-Kharsawan (Chandil, Adityapur, Kharsawan, Gamharia), Bokaro (Chas, Bermo, Chandankayari, Chandrapura and Petarwar), Ramgarh (Ramgarh and Patratu) and Giridih (Giridih Block)


Category B (Backward) :

            West Singhbhum (Jhinkpani and Chakradharpur), Ramgarh (Mandu), Dhanbad (Baliapur), Bokaro (Gomia and Jaridih), Hazaribagh (Hazaribagh, Katkamdag, Daroo, Keredari, Barakagaon and Barhi), Giridih (Saria), Kodarma (Chandwara), Chatra (Tandwa), Dumka (Dumka Sadar), Godda (Godda and Sundarpahari), Khunti (Khunti), Deoghar (Madhupur, Devipur and Deoghar), Latehar (Chandwa), Garhwa (Garhwa and Bhawnathpur), Palamau (Daltonganj), Saraikela- Kharsawan (Rajnagar) and district headquarters of the remaining districts.


            Category C (Most Backward) :

            All remaining blocks not mentioned in category A and category B.


13.       Multiplexes covered under Tourism for exemption in entertainment tax will mean New Multiplex Cinema hall of at least 03 Screens with minimum capital investment of Rs 3.00 crore & above with modern projection system, sound system, air conditioner, generator set, furniture & fixtures etc.   

14.       Food processing industries will be categorized / classified as per Government of India norms.

15.       Renewable energy - as defined and explained by Ministry of Renewable Energy, Government of India, from time to time.

16.       NETVAT - means tax payable and paid, under sub-section (I) of Section 17 of Jharkhand Value Added Tax Act, 2005.



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