Source: PIB & Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Modified Industrial Infrastructure Upgradation Scheme (MIIUS) was notified in 2013 and the original scheme of IIUS was launched in 2003.
The Modified Industrial Infrastructure Upgradation Scheme (MIIUS) aims at achieving the below-listed objectives:
- To increase the competitiveness of the industries by providing quality infrastructure
- To encourage and boost industrial growth
- To provide technological up-gradation and
- To create new employment opportunities
Scope of the scheme
The Scheme covers the basic need-based components which are evaluated through a diagnostic study. The eligible components that are liable for availing the assistance are as follows:
- Solid Waste Management Disposal and treatment
- Water Supply
- Captive Power Plant
- Hostels for Working women
- Common Facility Centre (CFCs)
- CETP and other environmental protection infrastructure
- Training Infrastructure
- Research and Development – Product Development and Technical Demonstration Facility
- Quality Certification
Other key features
- Under MIIUS, projects have been undertaken to upgrade infrastructure in existing Industrial Parks/ Estates/ Areas.
- Greenfield projects have also been undertaken in backward areas and North Eastern Region (NER) under the scheme.
- implementation: Projects are being implemented by the State Implementing Agency (SIA) of the State Government.
- Financial assistance: Central Grant up to 50% of the project cost with a ceiling of Rs.50.00 crore is provided under MIIUS with at least 25% contributions of State Implementing Agency and in case of North Eastern States, the central grant and minimum contribution of the SIA are up to 80% and 10% respectively.
- At present assistance is being given for completion of on-going projects only and no new projects are being accepted under this scheme.
Industrial Infrastructure Upgradation Scheme (IIUS)
Industrial Infrastructure Upgradation Scheme (IIUS) was launched in 2003 with the objective of enhancing industrial competitiveness of domestic industry by providing the quality infrastructure through public-private partnership in selected functional clusters/locations which have potential to become globally competitive. The Scheme was recast in February 2009 on the basis of an independent evaluation to strengthen the implementation process.