Gujarat has a network of well-developed
industrial locations and clusters of different industries.
The state-owned infrastructure agency - Gujarat Industrial
Development Corporation (GIDC) - offers developed plots
of land in its industrial estates. Besides, number of
port locations are also promising to prove as ideal
destinations. Certain new areas which have emerged in
the recent past as major industrial locations are as
Jhagadia is one
of the largest industrial estates developed by GIDC
over an area of 1700 hectares. The estate is primarily
planned for chemical and pharmaceutical industries as
well as other water intensive industries. Accordingly,
infrastructure in terms of power, water and effluent
disposal has been developed.
Dhahej , a port
location in South Gujarat offers facilities of a chemical
port terminal. IPCL has set up a 4.5 million tonne capacity
petrochemical Complex. In addition, an LNG terminal
by Petronet and a solid cargo port are under construction.
Adequate land is being developed by GIDC for chemicals
and downstream petrochemical industries. Infrastructure
in the form of power, water and effluent disposal is
Vilayat is located
at about 20 km from Dahej. Developed for chemical downstream
industries , the esate is spread over 985 hectares of
land and infrastructure facilities like water, road
network, power supply and effluent disposal are in place.
by road network is located just 15 km. from the city
of Vadodara. The industrial estate is spread over 770
hectares of land. Infrastructure in the form of road,
water supply and power has been well-developed. An Export
Processing Industrial Park is also developed within
the estate. A special zone for bio-pharma industries
is earmarked in the estate. A good location for engineering,
plastics, export-oriented units, biotechnology and other
located in Kutch and i.e. recent past has emerged as
important port, offering 15 meters of draft -the maximum
in the country. This port is developed in the private
sector and likely to emerge as an important hub for
industrial and commercial activities in the near future.
A Special Economic Zone is also planned at this location.