National Industrial Corridor Development Trust

2019 ias preliminary exam test series

The Centre has approved the re-designation of the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project Implementation Trust Fund as National Industrial Corridor Development & Implementation Trust (NICDIT) — the apex body to oversee development of all industrial corridors across the country.

NICDIT will implement all the five proposed industrial corridors, together covering 15 States.

The Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor, the first of the planned corridors, is under development.

The Chennai-Bengaluru Industrial Corridor, Bengaluru-Mumbai Economic Corridor, Amritsar-Kolkata Industrial Corridor and the Vizag-Chennai Industrial Corridor are in various stages of planning.

Alkesh Kumar Sharma, the CEO of the DMIC Development Corporation (DMICDC), will take additional charge as the Member Secretary and CEO of the new NICDIT.

Current Affairs for IAS Exam