Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar, on May 3, 2018, announced that the floor area ratio (FAR) in HSIIDC industrial areas would be increased from 150 to 200 per cent, with appropriate charges. FAR is the ratio of a building’s total floor area (gross floor area) to the size of the piece of land upon which it is built. Apart from this, the state government has identified 50 acres of land for a pharma park in Karnal, which would be developed by the Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC), he said.
The chief minister was speaking at the ‘Samadhan Divas’, organised for districts Karnal and Kurukshetra. Khattar announced that change of industrial activity would also be permitted, with conversion charges. Speaking on the occasion, industries and commerce minister Vipul Goel said that for setting up of a tool room under the mini-cluster scheme, the Karnal Agri Implements Manufacturing Association has been asked to provide the list of final equipment. He said that the services of 289 registered architects empanelled by HSIIDC can now be availed by the industrial units.
The minister said the online system for filing of incentives, would be made more robust. He also said that for the upcoming industry in Mogul Majra in Karnal, the access roads are being developed. The state government has decided to lease out agro malls to the industry associations at subsidised prices, for usage as exhibitions centres, he said. For start-ups, as per government of India rules, the introduction of self-certification under the labour laws would be notified, he added.