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 MIDC and 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.
To meet the requirements of trained personnel and skilled people, training arrangements have been made at Govt. ITI, Private ITI, Polytechnic Colleges, Engineering Colleges
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.
District Industries Centre has been set up to render all assistances
under one roof to the potential entrepreneurs for starting their
RURAL, COTTAGE & SMALL SCALE 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 Govt. ITI as well as Private ITI in the District. Similarly there are Polytechnic colleges and Engineering Colleges. 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:
The activities of District Industries Centres are as below.
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.
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.
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:
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:
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.