Amritsar Kolkata Industrial Corridor (AKIC)


The Amritsar Delhi Kolkata Industrial corridor (ADKIC) is a proposed economic corridor in India between the cities of Amritsar, Delhi and Kolkata, developed by the Government of India.
It is an ambitious project aimed at developing an Industrial Zone spanning across seven states in India and will be beneficial for 20 cities under these states.
The project will see major expansion of Infrastructure and Industry – including industrial clusters and rail, road, port, air connectivity – in the states along the route of the Corridor.
The Amritsar Delhi Kolkata Industrial Corridor encompasses one of the most densely populated regions in the world and houses about 40% of India's population.
This is a region which needs a major push for industrialization and job-creation and the ADKIC will act as a catalyst for this growth. As of 20 January 2014, the Government of India has approved the project which seek to boost manufacturing sector in the country.
The cities which will covered by the ADKIC Project in Uttar Pradesh are Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Bareilly, Aligarh, Kanpur, Lucknow, Allahabad and Varanasi