What is India Industrial Land Bank [IILB]?

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : May 23, 2022, 5:20

The India Industrial Land Bank [IILB] is a portal based on GIS. It works as a storehouse of all information related to industrial infrastructures such as infra, connectivity, natural resources, information about vacant plot levels, contact details, and line of activity.

Currently, around 4000 industrial parks are plotted across 5,50,000 hectares of land by the India Industrial Land Bank [IILB]. It helps the investors looking for land remotely in the form of a Decision Support System (DSS). There is an integration between this system and the industry-based GIS systems of 17 states to ensure a real-time portal update so that PAN-India integration can be achieved by December 2021.

India Industrial Land Bank [IILB] - Website and Mobile Application

An India Industrial Land Bank [IILB] mobile application was launched, and to which new additional features are expected to be added soon. Additionally, a new portal has also been developed and made more user-friendly. Continuous efforts are being made to improve the UI and design of the portal to make the portal user-friendly.

The Homepage of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade also has direct access to the India Industrial Land Bank [IILB] portal information. Additionally, direct access to the India Industrial Land Bank [IILB] information from the Invest India website.

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Since April 2021, an increase of 30% in page views of the website has been seen every month. The page views were 30153 in April 2021, which later increased to 44136 in May 2021 and 55000 in June 2021. In the April to June 2021 quarter, the total number of unique users was 12,996 out of 13,610, and the total page views for that quarter were around 1.3 lakh.

After India, the country with the maximum number of visitors was the United States, followed by the United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, UAE, Germany, and Indonesia. To demonstrate the India Industrial Land Bank [IILB] mobile application and portal, it was displayed at various outreach events to Industry Associations, the Indian Embassy of Korea, Singapore Indian High Commission, KOTRA, and investors of Malaysia & Korea.

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FAQs on India Industrial Land Bank [IILB]

Q1. What is India Industrial Land Bank [IILB]?

Ans. The India Industrial Land Bank [IILB] is a GIS-based portal and a one-stop repository of all industrial infrastructure-related information such as infra, connectivity, natural resources & terrain, plot-level information on vacant plots, contact details, and line of activity.

Q2. Which department has developed India Industrial Land Bank [IILB] portal?

Ans. The department for promoting industry and internal trade (DPIIT) has developed the India Industrial Land Bank [IILB] portal.

Q3. Who launched National GIS for India Industrial Land Bank [IILB]?

Ans. Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal have launched the 'National GIS-enabled land bank system' prototype for India Industrial Land Bank [IILB].

Q4. What does "land banked" mean in India's industrial land bank (IILB)?

Ans. "Land banking" in India Industrial Land Bank [IILB] is a real estate investment scheme involving buying large undeveloped land blocks.

Q5. What is India's Industrial Land Bank (IILB)?

Ans. The India Industrial Land Bank [IILB] currently has approximately four thousand industrial parks across five lakh fifty thousand hectares of land as a decision support system (DSS) for investors exploring land remotely.