About MEPZ Special Economic Zone

INTRODUCTION          
      
MEPZ Special Economic Zone is a multi product SEZ.  The Zone was established as an Export Processing  Zone (MEPZ) in the year 1984. The Zone become operational and exports commenced during  the financial year 1985-86

The Zone is headed by The Development Commissioner. The Zone  by The Joint Development Commissioner and Deputy Development Commissioners.  

The Zone was converted into a Special Economic Zone (Multi product) w.e.f.1.1.2003.  The added objective of the SEZ is to facilitate exports through reduction  of transaction costs.  To this effect, the Govt. of India, Department of Commerce,  has introduced special features that includes Off shore Banking Units and Container Freight Stations to be set up within the Zone besides liberalized Customs procedures.

The Zone is located in the city of Chennai and is one of the oldest SEZs setup by Govt. of India.
                
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MEPZ Facilities
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Easy Access to and from Sea port, Air ports and Railway Terminals
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Uninterupted Power Facility
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Drinking water supply & Water Treatment Plant
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Banks, ATMs and OFC Telecommunication network.
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Child care centre & Emergency Medical Care
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Common Sewage Treatment Plant
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Common Bus Bays and Parking Facilities
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Broad Roads for Easy movement of Container