Performance of Exports, Investment and Employment under Special Economic Zones in India

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Published: 2021-06-18

Page: 340-345


Deepak Kumar *

Department of Economics, Chaudhary Ranbir Singh University, Jind (Haryana), India.

Sunil Phougat

Department of Economics, Chaudhary Ranbir Singh University, Jind (Haryana), India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

In the present study, an attempt is made to study the current status of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and analyse the performance of exports, investment and employment generation under SEZs in India. The study is based on the secondary data that has been taken from the period of 2006-07 to 2020-21. The results of the study reveals that there are 265 SEZs in India are in operation as on 31 January, 2021. SEZs have attracted a huge amount of investment and provide the large employment opportunities to the peoples that helps in the poverty reduction in India. In brief, the study reveals that SEZs have playing an important role in attracting the foreign direct investment (FDI) and employment generation in the country.

Keywords: SEZs, investment, employment, exports, poverty, foreign direct investment


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Kumar, D., & Phougat, S. (2021). Performance of Exports, Investment and Employment under Special Economic Zones in India. Asian Journal of Economics, Finance and Management, 3(1), 340–345. Retrieved from https://globalpresshub.com/index.php/AJEFM/article/view/1105

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