Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR) /Electronic Manufacturing Clusters (EMC)
Electronic Manufacturing Cluster (EMC) Scheme supports creation of world-class infrastructure
for attracting investments in the Electronics Systems Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) Sector.
It was notified on 22nd October 2012 and the guidelines for operationlization of EMC Scheme were
issued on 15th April 2013. EMCs scheme supports grant assistance for setting up of both Greenfield
and Brownfield EMCs.
To promote investment in the Information Technology (IT) / Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES)
/ Electronic Hardware Manufacturing (EHM) units, the Government of India had notified policy on Information
Technology Investment Regions (ITIRs) in May 2008. ITIRs will be self contained integrated township to
accelerate growth of IT/ITeS/EHM industry. As per the policy, minimum area of 40 sq km should be delineated
for ITIR. Out of the total delineated area, 40% should be earmarked for processing zone and remaining area
for non-processing zone. Processing zone would comprise of Information Technology/ Information Technology
Enabled Services and Electronic Hardware Manufacturing Units, along with associated logistics and other
services and required infrastructure.
Non-processing area, to include residential, commercial and other social and institutional infrastructure
The State Government would play the lead role in setting up of the ITIR.