Maharastra Tourism Policy

Tourism Policy of Maharashtra -2016

Government of Maharashtra,

Tourism and Cultural Affairs Department,

Government Corrigendum, No.TDS-2017/3/C.R. 240/Tourism,

Madam Cama Road, Hutatma Rajguru Chowk,

Mantralaya, Mumbai – 400032.

Dated: 18th April, 2017.

Read:

1) G.R., H.D.(Tourism) No.MTC-1091/C.R.409/Tourism, dated 30th November 1993.
2) G.R., H.D.(Tourism) No.MTC-1097/C.R.852/Tourism, dated 26th November 1997.
3) G.R., H.D.(Tourism) No.MTC-0399/C.R.201/Tourism, dated 7th April 1999.
4) G.R., H.D.(Tourism) No.MTC-0399/C.R.142/Tourism, dated 8th July 1999.
5) G.R., H.D.(Tourism) No.MTC-2000/C.R.242/Tourism, dated 31st July 2000.
6) G.R., H.D.(Tourism) No.MTC-2001/C.R.23/Tourism, dated 16th September 2002.

7) G.R., Tourism and Cultural Affairs Department, No.MTC-2005/2/C.R.172/Tourism, dated 16th December, 2006.

8) G.R., Tourism and Cultural Affairs Department, No.TDS-2015/11/C.R.1021/Tourism, dated 4th May, 2016.

Government Corrigendum:

In the Government Resolution, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Department, No. TDS 2015/11/C.R. 1021/Tourism, dated 4.5.2016 regarding Tourism Policy, the present words/ version in column-3 of the said Government Resolution may be read as shown below in column-4 against each item :-

Sr.
Page Number/ Point Present words/ Version Corrected words/ Version
No. Number
1 2 3 4
1 Page No. 3 Designate Tourism as a The Tourism Policy 2016 will
Highlights of the 2016 priority sector since it holds the designate Tourism as a priority
Maharashtra Tourism potential to usher in economic sector since it holds the
Policy development and generate potential to usher in economic
Point No. 1. high employment opportunities development and generate high
in Maharashtra-change-the employment opportunities in
policy will establish. Maharashtra.
2 Page No. 24 “Tourism Undertaking” means “Tourism Undertaking” means a
Section 5.6.1 a legal entity in the form of a legal entity in the form of a
“Tourism Undertaking” registered company under the registered company under the
Companies Act, 1956, or a Companies Act, 1956, or a
registered company under the registered company under the
Companies Act, 2013 or a Companies Act, 2013 or a
partnership firm, a Registered limited liability partnership
Trust or a legally registered under the Limited Liability
co-operative society or an Partnership Act, 2008 or a
individual proprietary concern, partnership firm or a Registered
engaged in or to be engaged Trust or a legally registered co-
in one or more tourism operative society or an
projects. individual proprietary concern,
engaged in or to be engaged in
one or more tourism projects.
3 Page No. 25 A “New Tourism Unit” means a A “New Tourism Unit” means a
Section 5.6.3 new tourism project set up for new tourism project set up for
In “New Tourism Unit” the first time by a tourism the first time by a tourism
1st two lines undertaking satisfying the undertaking in a particular
following conditions : taluka satisfying the following
conditions :




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4 Page No. 25 Expansion/ diversification of Note : Capacity for the purpose
Section 5.6.4 an existing/ new project will of ascertaining expansion of the
also be eligible for the unit, will be considered only in
incentives under this scheme case of following eligible units :-
provided the existing tourism 1) Hotels, Heritage Hotels,
unit increases its investment in Resorts and Health Farms,
its fixed capital and capacity Health & Wellness spa and
by at least 25% of the gross units registered under the Bed
fixed capital and capacity at and Breakfast scheme of
the end of the last financial MTDC/ DoT.
year. 2) Apartment, Hotels/ services
Apartments.

5 Page No. 25 Eligibility Certificate shall Eligibility Certificate shall mean
Section 5.6.5 mean the certificate issued by the certificate issued by the
In “Eligibility Certificate” the Implementing Agency to Implementing Agency to the
the Eligible Unit under the Eligible Unit under the Package
Package Scheme of Scheme of Incentives, 2013 or
Incentives, 2013 or any any modifications thereafter,
modifications thereafter, which which indicates the accepted
indicates the accepted Fixed Fixed Capital Investment,
Capital Investment, Actual Actual Fixed Capital Investment
Fixed Capital Investment made, Finished Products/
made, Finished Products and Services and other details along
other details along with with Quantum of Incentives,
Quantum of Incentives, Period Period of validity for availing of
of validity for availing of incentives and the terms and
incentives and the terms and conditions to be complied with
conditions to be complied with by the concerned Unit in whose
by the concerned Unit in favour such certificate is issued.
whose favour such certificate
is issued.

6 Page No. 26 Subject to the provisions of Subject to the provisions of (1),
Section 5.6.8 (a), (b), (C), (d) above (2), (3), (4) above
Under the heading “Gross
Fixed Capital Investment”
and sub title “Provided
that :”,
point 4,
1st line.

7 Page No. 27 (i.e. Land at ready reckoner i.e. land at actual cost, Land
Section 5.6.9 rate, Land development, development, Building, Plant
In “Eligible Investment” Building, Plant and Machinery and Machinery etc.
3rd line etc.) Note added :
Note : Actual cost means cost
of the land mentioned in the
land deed.

8 Page No. 27 1. Any investment in any 1. Any investment in any asset,
Section 5.6.10 asset, which has a life span of which has a life span of less
Title- “Non-eligible less than five years, except than five years, except Tents
investment” Tents 2. Investment period- As per the
Sr.No. 1 and 2 2. Eligibility period- As per the investment period given in table
investment period given in 2 in the section 6.1.1, section
table 2 in the section 6.1.1 6.1.2 and 6.1.3 with effect from
with effect from the date of the date of eligibility certificate
eligibility certificate or such of application to the
lesser period as may be implementing agency or such
prescribed, provided that the lesser period as may be
last date shall not fall after prescribed, provided that the
completion of the operative last date shall not fall after
period completion of the operative
period of the scheme.

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9 Page No. 27 The unit falling in areas as The tourism units falling in
Section 5.6.13 classified above in A, B, C, areas as classified in Annexure
In “Eligible Units” and Special Tourism Zones B and conforming to the list in
1st two lines earmarked by DoT and Annexure A. The unit falling in
Special Tourism districts of areas as classified above in A,
Sindhudurg Aurangabad and B, C, and Special Tourism
Nagpur. Zones earmarked by DoT and
Special Tourism districts of
Sindhudurg Aurangabad and
Nagpur.

10 Page No. 27 For the purpose of registration For the purpose of registration
Section 5.6.14 and claiming of incentives, and claiming of incentives
In “Implementing agency” under the package scheme of under the Maharashtra Tourism
1st two lines incentives, 2013 or any Policy, 2016 or any
modifications thereafter, the modifications thereafter, the
Department of Tourism (DoT) Department of Tourism (DoT) is
is notified as the Registering notified as the Registering
Authority. Authority.

11 Page No. 28 Registration in respect of Registration in respect of
Section 5.7.1 company/ co-operative company/ limited liability
In “Initial effective steps society/ Trust with the partnership/ co-operative
will include :” respective registering society/ Trust with the
point 2 authority. In respect of respective registering authority.
partnership firm, evidence of In respect of partnership firm,
execution of a partnership evidence of execution of a
deed and requisite application partnership deed and requisite
with the payment of necessary application with the payment of
registration fees with the necessary registration fees with
Registrar of firms. the Registrar of firms.

12 Page No. 30 Tourism Units with Fixed Tourism Units with Fixed
Section 6.1.1 Capital Investments and Capital Investments and
In “Mega Project employing direct regular employing direct regular
classification persons according to the persons according to the
and threshold limits” threshold limits as stated in threshold limits as stated in
2nd paragraph Table 2, will be classified as Table 2, will be classified as
Mega/ Ultra-Mega projects. Mega/ Ultra-Mega projects.

13 Page No. 30 Large scale tourism units with Large scale tourism units with
Section 6.1.2 investment more than Medium investment more than Medium
In “Large tourism units” Services Enterprises as Services Enterprises as defined
defined under the MSMED, under the MSMED Act 2006 but
Act 2006 but less than Mega less than Mega projects, will be
projects, will be classified as classified as large scale tourism
large scale tourism units. units. Investment period for
these units will be 24 months
for all zones.
14 Page No. 30 In accordance with the In accordance with the
Section 6.1.3 provision of MSMED, ACT provision of MSMED, ACT
In “MSME tourism units” 2006, the MSME tourism units 2006, the MSME tourism units
will be classified under service will be classified under service
enterprises. enterprises. Investment period
for these units will be 18
months for all zones.

15 Page No. 32 Maximum incentive Maximum incentive
Section 6.2.1 disbursement i.e. the monetary disbursement i.e. the monetary
In “Note” celling per year should be celling per year should be equal
point 1 equal to FCI divided by the to FCI divided by the eligibility
eligibility period. period provided the difference
between the actual sanctioned
amount for a given year and the
yearly disbursement limit will be
carried forward to next year.
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16 Page No. 33 Maximum incentive Maximum incentive
Section 6.2.1 disbursement i.e. the monetary disbursement i.e. the monetary
In “Note” celling per year should be celling per year should be equal
point 1 equal to FCI divided by the to FCI divided by the eligibility
eligibility period. period provided the difference
between the actual sanctioned
amount for a given year and the
yearly disbursement limit will be
carried forward to next year.
17 Page No. 32 -- 5. Stamp duty and Registration
Section 6.2.1 charges exemption will be
In “Note” point 5 to be add applicable only on the initial
investment in the project.
18 Page No. 33 -- 4. Stamp duty and Registration
Section 6.2.1 charges exemption will be
In “Note” point 4 to be add applicable only on the initial
investment in the project.
19 Page No. 34 Base FSI will be 1.00 for all Base FSI will be 1.0 for all
Section 6.2.2 mega/ ultra mega tourism units large tourism units.
Under the heading “Fiscal
Incentives to MSME units”
in Table 5 Fiscal
incentives to MSME
projects,
in front of row heading
“FSI”
1st line
of point-1
20 Page No. 34 Maximum incentive Maximum incentive
Section 6.2.2 disbursement i.e. the monetary disbursement i.e. the monetary
“Note” celling per year should be celling per year should be equal
point 1 equal to FCI divided by the to FCI divided by the eligibility
eligibility period. period provided the difference
between the actual sanctioned
amount for a given year and the
yearly disbursement limit will be
carried forward to next year.
21 Page No. 34 Base FSI will be 1.0 for all large
Section 6.2.3 tourism units.
“FSI”


This Government Corrigendum of Maharashtra Government is available at the website www.maharashtra.gov.in. Reference no. for this is 201704181501500523. This Corrigendum has been signed digitally.


By order and in the name of the Governor of Maharashtra,

Lakhote Ravindra
Laxmikant





Digitally signed by Lakhote Ravindra Laxmikant DN: c=IN, o=Government Of Maharashtra, ou=Desk Officer, postalCode=400032, st=Maharashtra, cn=Lakhote Ravindra Laxmikant

Date: 2017.04.18 15:08:01 +05'30'


( R.L.Lakhote )

Desk Officer to Government of Maharashtra

To,

1. The Secretary to Governor
2. The Additional Chief Secretary to Chief Minister

3. The Private Secretary to Minister (Finance)

4. The Private Secretary to Minister (Tourism)

5. The Private Secretary-to Minister (Industries)

6. The Private Secretary to State Minister (Tourism)

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7. The Private Secretary to State Minister (Energy)

8. The Private Secretary to State Minister (Industries)

9. The Private Secretary to State Minister (Finance)

10. The Chief Secretary

11. All Members of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly,

12. All Members of Maharashtra Legislative Council,

13. All Additional Chief Secretaries /Principal Secretaries in Mantralaya

14. All Divisional Commissioners

15. All Collectors,

16. All Chief Executive Officers of Zilla Parishad.

17. Chairman, Maharashtra State Electricity Board, Mumbai

18. Managing Director, State Industrial and Investment Corporation of Maharashtra (SICOM), Mumbai

19. Managing Director, MTDC Ltd., Mumbai .

20. Managing -Director, MSFC Ltd., Mumbai

21.The Chief Executive Officer, MIDC Ltd., Mumbai

22.All Deptts, of Mantralaya

23. The Accountant General, Maharashtra-I, Mumbai

24. The Accountant General, Maharashtra-II, Nagpur,

25. The Pay & Accounts Officer, Mumbai

26. The Resident Audit Officer, Mumbai.

27. Development Commissioner (Industries), Mumbai

28. The Secretary (Tourism), Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, New Delhi.

29.Hotel & Restaurant Association (Western India), Mumbai

30. Regional Director, Bharat Sarkar Tourist Office, Mumbai

31. Travel Agents of India, Mumbai

32. Tour and Transport Operator`s Association of India, Mumbai

33. Indian Association of Amusement Park and Industries, Mumbai

34. All Public Sector Undertakings, Government of Maharashtra

35. Adventure Tourism Operators Association

36. Indian Association of Tour Operators,(I.A.T.O.)

37. Confederation of Indian Industry (C.I.I.)

38. Federation of Indian Chambers and Commerce and Industries (F.I.C.C.I)

39. ASSOCHAM.
















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