In order to promote industrialisation
of backward areas, the central Governments announced in June 1988 the scheme
for establishment 70 Growth Centres throughout the country. Each growth
centre would be bestowed with the best of infrastructural facilities to
facilitate and promote industrial growth.
FACILITIES AND FINANCING
PATTERN FOR GROWTH CENTRES
- Proximity To Railhead,
National Or State Highways, Or Port.
- Water, Electricity, Telecommunication,
Education And Health Facilities, Sufficient Land.
Financing Pattern Of Each
Growth Centre Is As Follows:
- Central Government : Rs.
- State Governments : Rs.
- Financial Institutions/Banks
: Rs. 5 Crores
- Market Borrowing : Rs.
About 65 Growth Centres have
been identified. An important criteria for identification of growth centre
is that its sphere of influence should cover an area of about 400 to 800
hectares. About 28 Growth centres are in various state of completion.