Question: Where is UTTAR INDUSTRIAL ESTATE located?

Answer: UIE is located at Kashipur about 210 KM from Delhi and 50 KM from Moradabad (UP)

Question: How to reach UIE?


  • Road: via NH24 Hapur, Moradabad or via Meerut, Bijnour.
  • Rail: Kashipur Railway Station is linked to national network via Moradabad.
  • Air: Daily flight ( Jagson airlines ) from Delhi to Pantnagar airport (70 KM)

Question: Who owns the land?

Answer: Uttar Development (P) Ltd owns the land. The land is notified for industrial use extending all fiscal and other benefits & concessions for which new industrial units being set up in Uttarakhand.

Question: Is it Lease Hold or Free Hold?

Answer: Unlike many other state sponsored and JV Industrial Parks, which are on lease-hold land, the land at Uttar Industrial Estate is complete freehold land.

Question: Who should come and invest?

Answer: All industrial ventures, except those specifically barred (for negative list check SIDCUL website) are eligible for fiscal and other benefits designed to promote industrial growth in Uttarakhand. The Special Industrial Package offered is attracting power intensive industries and manufacturing units with high Excise component. Product segments underlined are best suited for ESIP:

  • Food & Beverages
  • Pharma (formulation) and Bio Tech
  • Electronics
  • Light M/c tools
  • Auto & Auto Components
  • Paper Products & Packaging
  • Any industry with high excise or power cost components

Question: What is industrial/ investment environment in the State?

Answer: The region and the State are recognized as peaceful destination with investment over Rs. 30,000 Crores committed. Moreover, it doesn't have a past record or history of law & order problem, civil unrest, lockouts or any such disturbances. Today all big names in Indian and MNCs operating in India are making a beeline for Uttarakhand.

Question: What are the competitive advantage of UIE over other opportunities in Uttaranchal or the surroundings?


  • Free-hold Land
  • Customized Plot sizes catering to your requirement
  • Most competitive price bracket for developed Industrial land
  • High Quality of Developed Infrastructure
  • Assured quality and adequacy of water
  • Adequate Drainage and Sewerage
  • Superior Road geometrics
  • Excellent Telecommunication and Internet connectivity
  • Adequacy of goods transport infrastructure by road/rail
  • Well developed residential and commercial infrastructure for accommodation and convenience of daily living
  • Optimum utilization of natural environments and resources of the site
  • Highly aesthetic and environment friendly - Green - surroundings through plantation and reclamation
  • Integrated Development; one stop solution for your needs

Question: What is the minimum size of the plot?

Answer: Minimum size of the plot is 2000 sq. meters.

Question: What are the details for your payment schedule?

Answer: 25% down payment on booking, further 35% with allotment letter and balance at the time of possession.

Question: What is Uttaranchal's competitive advantage in power sector?

Answer: Uttarakhand as a State has the cheapest power (Rs 1.90 per unit) and in years to come is poised for 10 times power surplus, with Hydel as a source which is best suited for peak load demand.

Question: What about availability of Water?

Answer: Kashipur has abundant ground water resource. Individual units can easily source water from boring.

Question: What is the availability of manpower?

Answer: Uttaranchal is high on literacy, at 72% is well over the national average. The region has 
has GB Pant University, Engineering Institutes, Polytechnics, and IT Institutes, Colleges and schools, to ensure a steady supply of quality manpower.

Question: What is availability of residential & educational facility?

Answer: Kashipur is a thriving industrial and commercial centre, adequate residential and educational facility is available locally.

Question: What about Industrial security? Will there be a boundary wall to the industrial estate?

Answer: Adequate security arrangements will be provided, the Industrial Estate will be protected by well guarded boundary.

Question: What are development norms for UIE?

Answer: Detailed Developmental norms (GDCR 2005) are the same as of SIDCUL and are available on the website www.sidcul.com In brief, FAR is 1.00 for property of all sizes with ground coverage varying from 45% to 55%, with more ground coverage allowed to smaller plots.

Question: Which is the nearest available ICD / container station / customs clearance facility for exporters?

Answer: The nearest such facility is CONCOR's ICD at Moradabad (around 53 km)

Question: Is the transfer of plots possible?

Answer: Please give input based on policy

Question: What industrial uses are allowed?

Answer: For detailed list of permissible & negative industries please refer to Govt. Industry Policy document available on website www.sidcul.com . For your information all highly polluting or red category industries are not permitted in entire Uttaranchal.

Question: What does the plot price include?

Answer: The plot price includes cost of the developed industrial land inclusive of basic development of access road to the plot, power distribution system, sewerage and drainage.

Question: What other costs are involved?

Answer: The other incidental costs are:
•  Stamp duty for registration of lease deed (8/10%)
•  O&M charges for maintenance of basic infrastructure
•  Tariffs on Utilities (CETP, logistics terminal)

Question: Is any loan facility being provided for?

Answer: Commercial Banks in Kashipur and state Financial Corporation –SIDBI – are keen to finance new units, the investors may approach the institutions directly, if any assistance is needed, the investors may approach the promoters at any time.

Question: We will be permitted mortgage land for raising finances?

Answer: Yes

Question: Can any Company registered outside Uttaranchal avail the Industrial benefits being offered?

Answer: The basic criteria for availing the benefits is setting up production units in Uttaranchal irrespective of location of registration of Company.

Question: Is stock transfer permitted without payment of taxes?

Answer: It is possible from unit located in UA

Question: Is duty draw back permissible against exports?

Answer: Yes.

Question: Is any set off of inward excise / sales tax available?

Answer: No.

Question: What will be the subsidy on Building, Machinery, Land and staff facilities?

Answer: Capital Subsidy is only available to Plant & Machinery.

Question: If purchase order is released from new proposed branch (in Uttaranchal) for purchase of components, what will be the tax benefits?

Answer: If purchase is made from within the State then tax benefits are applicable.

Question: Is there any tax exemption to employees?

Answer: Tax exemption is only available to units.