The A&N Administration lays special emphasis on balanced growth of Industries without disturbing the fragile ecology of the Islands. The Industrial Policy of Islands aims at promoting value added Industries based on locally available raw materials for generation of employment opportunities. The Industrial growth in the last two decades has been very slow due to logistics problems, non-availability of raw materials and absence of local markets. Hence, the Administration has proposed a number of facilities and incentives for investment promotion in A &N Islands to accelerate the industrial growth of this territory
The Directorate of Industries is the Nodal Department of A&N Administration for promotion of Industries in these Islands. It is entrusted with the responsibility of creating and sustaining the conducive environment growth of Industries across the entire Islands.
The Department is committed for creation of self-employment opportunities for the unemployed youths of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands through various developmental programmes.Main Office Of Industries Department
The Directorate is headed by Director of Industries with Head Quarter at Port Blair and branch offices at others locations.
The Department strives for balanced development of Industries without disturbing the ecology and environment of the Islands in a sustainable basis.
The Department is also committed for creation of self-employment opportunities for the unemployed youths of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands through various developmental programmes.