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    Partial denotification of SEZs, single window clearance mechanism in DESH draft

    New Delhi: The draft law to revamp the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) into Development of Enterprise and Service Hubs (DESH) has met the services industry’s long standing demand to allow partial denotification to free up the area not in demand. It has also proposed to set up an integrated single window clearance mechanism for the grant of time-bound approvals for the establishment and operation of these hubs, including the single application forms and returns. Permitting partial notification of IT and services SEZs, it said that “the built up area in a services hub shall not be required to be contiguous”. “This would be huge relief to the IT SEZs as…