'New industrial policy on anvil'
The process for formulation of a new industrial policy has been initiated and consultations are being held with stakeholders, Parliament was informed on Monday.
Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said consultations are on with industry bodies, academia, think-tanks, state governments and concerned ministries and departments of the central government.
"Inputs are also being collected through a survey," she said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha. Replying to a separate question on special economic zones, she said during April-June this fiscal, exports from SEZs stood at Rs 1.38 lakh crore. pti