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Industry - Nashik District

Industrial Estates and industries are coming up very fast in almost all parts of the District. The Industries Center, Nashik is co-ordination the Industrial Development of the District. There are 6 MIDC and 10 Co-operative Industrial Estates. A separate Co-operative Industrial Estate for woman has also been established. Setting up four Industrial Estates at Malegaon, Sinnar, Satana and Manmad by MIDC has been approved and the work is in progress. Similarly two Co-operative Industrial Estates at Nandgaon and Kadwa are being established shortly.

In addition to the big industrial area developed by the MIDC, as per the policy of the Govt. of Maharashtra on Industrialisation in rural areas almost all the Blocks of this District have been covered under Cooperative sector. It is a note worthy to mention here that the cooperative Industrial Estate of Sinnar is one of the largest Cooperative Industrial Estate in the country and functioning efficiently. The Cooperative Industrial Estate, Sinnar has been presented an Award by the Federation of Cooperative Industrial Estates. Eight Cooperative Industrial Estates have provided all required infrastructure facilities to the units for their establishment and functioning.

The Associations of Industrialists are very active. They help to solve the problems of the industrialist with positive approach. The Nashik Industries and Manufacturers’ Association (NIMA) is organising an Exhibition on big scale regularly. This helps for industrial growth in the District as well as to find market for the existing products.

Apart from Grapes, Onion and Vegetables, many industrial products are also being exported from Nashik. To facilitate the export a Container Freight Station has been started at MIDC Ambad by the Central Government. Following infrastructure facilities are proposed in future, for rapid industrial development.

1 Mumbai-Nashik 4 lane way.

2 Rail Terminus at Nashik.

3 Air station at Nashik

To meet the requirements of trained personnel and skilled people, training arrangements have been made at following places.

a) Govt. ITI : Nashik(Boys), Nashik(Girls), Chandwad, Dindori, Ghoti, Kalwan, Peth, Sinnar, Surgana (Total : 9).

b) Private ITI : Nashik(5), Panchavati, Malegaon, Pimpalgaon Baswant, Deola, Satana, Manmad, Sinnar, Ojhar (Total : 13).

c) Polytechnic Collage : Nashik Road, Nashik, Chandwad, Malegaon (Total:4).

d) Engineering Collage : Two at Nashik.

Training, educational facilities are created at above 28 centers to impart training in more than 36 trades.

Since last 6-8 years, industrial development has picked up the speed, particularly after declaration of a five-star mega industrial estate on 2700 ha. Land in Sinnar block. There are 174 medium and large industrial units employing 75,834 people. Many reputed and large companies like Mahindra & Mhindra, MICO, Siemens, Crompton Greves, Kirloskar, Reymond steel, Jindal, Brook Bond, L & T, Ceat, VIP, Carbon Everflow, Garware, Jyoti Structures, Samsonite, Datar Switch Gears, Glaxo India etc. have established their units in the District. Prestigious project IDEM of Mahindra & Mahindra is established in Nashik very recently. Some of the important Public Sector establishments like India Security Press, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., Currency Note Press and Thermal Power Station etc. are also located in the District. These industries have brought the District on the National & International map. In addition to these industries the District also has national level institutes like (I) Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Institute of Rural Technology & Training run by KVIc and (ii) Indian Institute of Numismatic Studies & Research at Trimbakeshwar.

In remote areas like Surgana Block, many tribals are engaged in Carpet weaving. Export quality carpets are prepared in and around Umbarthan (Tal. Surgana) NABARD has selected Yeola Block for Development of Paithani Cluster.

The District Industries Centre has been set up to render all assistances under one roof to the potential entrepreneurs for starting their own industries.


The Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) is implementing various schemes for promotion to the rural and cottage industries such as Special Component Plan for SC. Margin Money Scheme and DRI scheme. KVIB operates in two ways. They sponsor proposals to the banks under above schemes and also conduct training courses. A National level Training Institute is situating din Nashik on Trimbak Road to cater training needs of various trades.

Training facilities are also made available by various agencies. There are 9 Govt. ITI and 13 Private it is in the District. Similarly there are four Polytechnics and one Engineering College. All these institutes are imparting training in more than 35 trades. Besides some private training institutes conduct small duration courses in many technical trades.

For extending assistance to the entrepreneur in establishing their units, Industrial Estates have been established at various centers. Details on the Industrial Estates are as given on the next page.

The State Govt. has identified some blocks as growth centers. These growth centers have been given next category for getting concession. e.g. the growth centre in C one shall get benefits of C+ zone.

Information of Industrial Estates:

Sr. No.

Places of the Estates

No. of total Plants

Units functioning

Co-operative Industrial Estates:




































Maharashtra Industrial Development
































At Vinchur 13 plots have been sold

I n addition to above Industrial Estates some private Industrial Estates have also been formed at Gonde (Tal. Igatpuri), and Lakhmapur (Tal. Dindori). There are 174 medium and large Industrial Units functioning in the District and 376 medium and large units are proposed to be registered. 7547 S.S.I. units are functioning in the District. About 60,000 power looms are operating in the District, mainly in Malegaon block. The State Govt. has declared establishment of FIVE STAR Industrial Estates in Sinnar Block. This would be covering 2700 hectares area. This will be a biggest Industrial complex in Asia. The MIDC is also trying to set up industrial Estates at Malegaon, Satana, Sinnar  and Manmad. There are four private Industrial areas in the District at Gonde (Igatpuri), Lakhmapur and Walkhed ( Dindori) and Dyane (Malegaon).

The activities of District Industries Centres are as below.

Registration of SSI units (Permanent/ Provisional).


Registration of Handicrafts/Cottage industries.


Implementation of Prime Minister's Rozgar Yojana.


Granting of Subsidies to SSI units.


Distriburtion of Project profiles among enterpreneurs.


Training for Entrepreneur Development Programme.


Organisation of Industrial Cooperative Societies.


Raw Material assistance through CIDCO.


Allotment of sheds in Electrical & Electronic Industrial Estates.


Marketing assistance through SIDCO etc .


Conducting of Motivation Campaigns.


Clearance of licenses etc. through Single Window Meeting.


Rehabilitation of sick SSI units.


Recommendation of Awards to SSI units.


Recommendation of loan applications to banks under KVIC Scheme.


Conducting of industrial facilitation council.

Schemes of District Industries Centre

Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Yojana (PMRY)

The PMRY scheme helps the educated un-employed youth to start profitable venture on self employment basis. A maximum assistance of Rs. 2 lakhs on Industry Service ventures and Rs. 1 lakh in case of business ventures will be extended. The candidates interested to get assistance under this scheme should satisfy the following conditions.

The candidates should have passed atleast Eighth standard


He/she should reside in Wardha District for atleast 3 years.


The total family income should not exceed Rs. 40,000/- P.A.


The maximum project cost is Rs. 2,00,000/-.


The Age limit is 18 to 35 years.

Next 10 years extended for women / handicapped / freedom fighter / SC / ST). For Women, Ex-Service men, SC, ST and handicapped persons the age is relaxed up to 45 years.

If the candidate has availed any schemes with central subsidy, he/she will not be eligible for this scheme.

Seed Money Scheme (RSMS)

The Seed Money Scheme helps the educated un-employed people to start profitable venture on self employment basis. The following are the loan rates of Seed Money Scheme of the cases having the project cost less than Rs. 1 Lac.

Candidate of General Category under below poorty line - 20%.

Backward Classes candidates - 20%.

Backward Classes candidates under below powerty line - 22 1 / 2

The project cost having greater than 1 Lac will get seed money upto Rs. 1.5 Lacs, at the rate of 15%. Under this scheme, sales tax subsidy will get for the business of transportation of Lorry / Tempo. After refund of the loan, from 3 to 7 years, annually 4 installment will be applicable for refund and its loan rate will be 10%.

The eligible criteria for this scheme is as below:

Applicant should be at least 7 th standard passed.

Age limit is 18 to 50 years.

Candidate should be un-employed & domicile of Maharashtra from 15 years.

DIC Loan Scheme ( For Rural workers )

This scheme is for the person living in rural areas. The brief ideas about this scheme is as follows:

There is no requirement of education or age limit.


This scheme helps to initiate business except Lorry, Rikshow, Tempo,


The total investment in machinery accessory should be upto Rs. 2 Lacs.


Scheme applicable to villages having population upto 1 Lac as per 1981.


Applicable for business or services or upgradation of existing business.


Application forwards to various financial sources to get 75% loan.

Climate in the District is also suitable for allied activities such as Dairy, Poultry, and Sheep & Goat rearing. There are two large units of poultry viz. C & M Groups and Ashok Kumar Hatcheries in Nashik. Few years backsome farmers have tried to establish medium sized goat rearing units under stall-fed conditions. However the results are not encouraging. Dairy has been identified as Key activity under S.G.S.Y. in almost all the blocks. The district has unlimited potential for dairy activity. Allied activities have also very good scope, as the gigantic market of Mumbai  is at the doorstep of the District.

The district has been identified for the purpose of establishment of Wine Park and Food Park.

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