With reference to the National Investment and Manufacturing Zones (NIMZ), which among the following is / are correct statements?
1.NIMZs are declared to be Industrial Township as envisaged in Part IXA of the Constitution
2.NIMZs are notified by act of parliament
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Answer: [A] Only 1

To enable the NIMZ to function as a self governing and autonomous body, it will be declared by the State Government as an Industrial Township under Article 243 Q [C] of the Constitution. A NIMZ will be notified by the Central Government , by notification in the Official Gazette. Once notified, an SPV will be constituted to exercise the powers conferred on, and discharge the functions assigned to it under this Policy to manage the affairs of the NIMZ.

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