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Junagadh - District Profile

  1. 1. Junagadh
  2. 2. INDEX 1 Junagadh: A Snapshot 2 Economy and Industry Profile 3 Industrial Locations / Infrastructure 4 Support Infrastructure 5 Social Infrastructure 6 Tourism 7 Investment Opportunities 8 Annexure 2
  3. 3. 1Junagadh: A Snapshot 3
  4. 4. Introduction: Junagadh§ Junagadh district is located in western Gujarat and is Map 1: District Map of Junagadh with Talukas surrounded by Arabian sea to its south .§ The district is divided into 14 talukas of which major ones include, Veraval, Junagadh, Kodinar, Manavadar, and Mangrol§ Focus sectors: § Mineral based cement industry, § Fish processing industry, § Agriculture based industry § Power sector Bhesan Manavadar Junagadh§ Major players such as, Ambuja cement, Gujarat Siddhi Keshod Vanthali Visavadar Mendareda cement, Gujarat Heavy Chemicals and Hindustan Lever Ltd. Mangarol • Maliya Talala have their presence in the district Veraval Kodinar Una§ Junagadh is famous for the Gir Sanctuary, the only abode to Sutrapada Asiatic lions and mountain range Girnar which is a major District Headquarter pilgrimage destination Talukas 4
  5. 5. Fact File 69.40° to 71.05 ° East (Longitude) Geographical Location 20.44 ° to 21.40 ° North (Latitude) 42° Centigrade (Maximum) Temperature 10° Centigrade (Minimum) Average Rainfall 787 mm Rivers 6 (Ojhat, Uben, Hiran, Raval, Madhuvanti and Machhundri) Area 8,846 sq. km District Headquarters Junagadh Talukas 14 Population 24,48,173 (As per 2001 Census) Population Density 277 persons per sq. km Sex Ratio 955 Females per 1000 Males Literacy Rate 68.35% Languages Gujarati, Hindi and English Seismic Zone Zone III Source: Junagadh district Profile 2006-07 5
  6. 6. 2Economy and Industry Profile 6
  7. 7. Economy & Industry Profile§ Agriculture is the backbone of the district economy. 70% of the 8% population is engaged in primary sector , 22% in secondary sector 22% and 8% in tertiary sector§ Fish processing industry is a major sector in Junagadh. Processed 70% fishes from Junagadh are exported to Singapore, China, Hongkong, Primary sector Japan, Dubai and other parts of the world. The industrial giant Secondary sector Tertiary sector Hindustan Lever Ltd. has a frozen fish packing unit in Maliya taluka of the district§ Presence of huge reserves of Limestone, makes the cement industry a thriving industry sector in the district.§ The major business of Junagadh district includes, Mineral based industries such as, cement & soda ash, Agriculture based industries like edible oil, groundnut units, solvent plants and oil cakes and Marine based industries like fish processing units and frozen fishSource: Junagadh district profile booklet 2006-07 7
  8. 8. Agriculture§ Major crops produced in the district are wheat, Fig. 1: Production of Food and Non Food Crops (2006-07) oilseeds, cotton, mango, banana, onion and brinjal 464400 Oil Seeds§ Total production of Oilseeds in Junagadh in 2006-07 was 4,64,400 MT which was the highest 521400 Wheat in the State§ Junagadh is the largest producer of Groundnut 420000 440000 460000 480000 500000 520000 540000 Production ( MT) and Garlic in the State contributing 26% and Fig.2: Production of Fruits, Vegetables and Spices (2006-07) 34% to total production respectively Spices 98762§ Junagadh is the 4th largest producer of Cereals 378859 in the State with total production of 5,69,800 MT Vegetables in 2006-07 274373 Fruits§ Mango and onions are produced in large 0 50000 100000 150000 200000 250000 300000 350000 400000 quantities in the district Production (MT)Source: Department of Agriculture, 2006-07 8
  9. 9. Major Industries§ There are over 40 medium and large scale industries present in Junagadh district, involved in sectors such as, Cement plants, edible oil, refinery plants and fish processing units§ Most of the medium and large scale industries are concentrated in Veraval, Junagadh, Manavadar and Kodinar talukas of the district§ Some of the major medium and large scale players present in Junagadh are mentioned in the Table 1.Table 1: Medium and Large Scale Players in Junagadh* Name of Company Taluka Production Agro Marine Export Ltd. Junagadh Marine products Indian Rayon and Industries Ltd. Veraval Chemicals Gujarat Siddhi Cement Ltd. Veraval Ordinary portland cement Narmada Agro Chemicals Ltd. Mangrol Super phosphate granulation Gujarat Ambuja Cement Ltd. Kodinar Portland cement Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd. Sutrapada Soda ash Hindustan Lever Ltd. Maliya Frozen fish pack Austin Engineering Ltd. Bhesan Ball and roller bearing products Creative Castings Ltd. Junagadh Alloy steel castings Gujarat Dairy Development Corporation Ltd. Junagadh Pasteurized milk, butterSource: Junagadh District Profile 2006-07 * Indicative list 9
  10. 10. Major Industries Map 2 : Major Industry players in Junagadh district* • Bhesan • Junagadh • Mangarol Indian Rayon and Industries Ltd. (Aditya Birla Group) • Maliya Gujarat Siddhi Cement Ltd. Narmada Agro Chemicals Ltd. • Veraval Gujarat Ambuja Cement Ltd. Gujarat Heavy Chemicals • Kodinar Ltd. Hindustan Lever Ltd. • Sutrapada Austin Engineering Ltd. Creative Castings Ltd. * Indicative list 10
  11. 11. Small Scale Industries (SSIs) § There are over 7,000 Small Scale Industries operating in Junagadh district in sectors which includes food products, chemicals, electrical equipments, textiles and repairing & servicing § Maximum number of SSI units (3,018 Units) related to repairing & servicing are located in Junagadh followed by food products industry with over 503 units § Most of the small scale industries are located in Junagadh, Keshod, Veraval, Manavadar, Kodinar and Mangrol talukas of the district Figure 3 & 4: Contribution of Sectors in SSI Units 7% Food products 4% 11% 21% Repairing and Se rvicing Tobacco and Beverages 14% Che m icals Textiles Glass, Ceram ics and 20% Wood SSI Cem e nt 5% Other Non ferrous m etals Leather Contribution 5% SSI 19% 42% M etal products Rubber and Plastic 5% M achinery Electricity related equipments 5% Paper and its products Automobile parts 5% 20% 5% Others 12% Source: Junagadh District Profile 2006-07 11
  12. 12. Industry Investment Trends§ As per the Industrial Entrepreneur Memoranda (IEMs) filed, the total investments during 1988-97 was INR Fig. 5: Investments in 1988 -97 Vs 1998-07 2,270 Crore (USD 553.65 million), and during 1998 – Comparative Data in Last Two Decades 2007 investments were to the tune of INR 3,484 Crore 4000 3484 (USD 849.75 million) 3500 Investment (INR Crore) 3000§ Around 90% of the investments during 1998-07 came 2270 2500 from sectors such as Chemicals and Cement & 2000 1500 Gypsum products while the major investment during 1000 1988-97 was contributed by industries involved in 500 Cement & Gypsum, Chemicals, Boiler and Steam 0 1988-1997 1998-2007 generating units and Infrastructure sector.§ Cement and Gypsum sector observed significant growth in investments over the previous decade§ Fresh investments were witnessed in sectors such as sugar, infrastructure projects and boiler and steam generating units during 1998-07 Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 12
  13. 13. Investment Trends: 1988-97§ During 1988-97 cement and gypsum products attracted the highest investment of INR 1,548 Fig 6: Major Investments & Employment during 1988-97 crore (USD 377.56 million) contributing 68% to the total investment in the decade Highest Investment§ The sector also generated highest employment Highest Investm ent and Em ploym ent 7000 Employment 6012 6000 5312 opportunities creating 6,012 jobs with a share of 4369 5000 4000 3512 26% 3000 1548 2000§ Chemicals sector witnessed second highest 1000 489 63 52 0 investment of INR 489 crore (USD 119.26 million) pro ducts Chem icals Textiles G ypsum Processing Cem ent Industries and Food and created employment opportunities for 4,369 persons Sectors§ Food processing industries generated second Investm ent Em ploym ent highest employment with 5,312 jobs and contributed 23% to the total employment Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat,2007 13
  14. 14. Investment Trends: 1998-07§ Cement and gypsum products witnessed highest investment of INR 2,026 crore (USD Fig 7: Major Investments & Employment during 1998-07 494.14 million) projecting a growth of 31% and contributing 58% to total investments Highest Investment§ These also generated highest employment 2500 Investment and Employment 2026 opportunities creating 1,465 jobs with a share of 2000 Highest Employment 1465 42% in total employment generated 1500 1000 860 756§ Boiler and steam generating units and 500 350 300 infrastructure projects invited fresh 59 100 70 15 0 investments during the decade with INR 350 Sugar Generating Chemicals Cement and Infrastructure Boilers & Products Gypsum Steam Units projects crore (USD 83 million) and INR 300 crore (USD 71 million) respectively Sectors§ Sugar industry emerged as a new sector Inves tm ent Em ploym ent inviting investments during the decade and generating second highest employment of 860 jobs Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 14
  15. 15. Investments in Pipeline Fig8: Number of MoUs Signed (VGGIS 03, 05, 07)§ A total of 11 MoUs amounting to INR 5,968 crore (USD 8 7 1,455.6 million) of investments were signed in Junagadh 7 No. of MoUs signed 6 during Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit (VGGIS) 5 hosted in the years 2003, 2005 and 2007 4 3 2 2§ Cement, Tourism, Textiles, Agro & Food processing, 2 1 Power and Ports sectors invited investments during Vibrant 0 Gujarat’s three summits 2003 2005 2007 Years§ With an investment of INR 4,000 crore (USD 975.6 Fig 9: Sector wise MoUs (VGGIS 03, 05, 07) million), JSW Power Co. propose to set up coal based Signed 1 Mineral based power plant at Simar in Junagadh Industries (Cem ent) 3 Tourism§ Maximum number of MoUs were signed in Cement 2 Textile and Apparels industry and Agro & Food processing industry Agro and Food§ 3 MoUs were signed in cement industry with proposed 1 Processing Pow er investment of INR 1,360 crore (USD 331.70 million) 3 1 Port based§ Agro & food processing industry also witnessed 3 MoUs to establish fish processing units and Mango processing units Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 15
  16. 16. Economy Drivers§ The economy of Junagadh is mainly based on agriculture. With the new Government policy of biotechnology, Junagadh has been identified as one of the agriculture biotechnology zone. This will boost setting up of agro-biotech industries in the district§ Veraval port in the district will have separate facilities for commercial activities in near future. This will increase commercial traffic at the port and would fuel the industrial activities of the district§ With the development of Simar as a power port, opportunities exist for setting up of power plants along the coastline of Junagadh§ Cement has been a key industry of the district and will experience further growth with upcoming cement units thereby leading to economic development of the district§ Junagadh boasts of some of the best tourist destinations in the State and hence experiences a huge influx of tourists every yearSource: Indian Real Estate: Growth and New Destinations ,FICCI and Ernst & Young, 2007 16
  17. 17. 3Industrial Locations / Infrastructure 17
  18. 18. Industrial Locations / Infrastructure6 Industrial Estates Industrial Estates Vishwadar Shil Junagadh (2) Veraval Junagadh Sutrapada Junagadh 1 Industrial Park Industrial Park M/s. Safona Textile Pvt. Ltd. 18
  19. 19. Industrial Estates Table 2: Industrial Estates in Junagadh Map 3: Industrial Estates in Junagadh Industrial Estates Area in Hectare Vishwadar (RIDC) 1.00 Shil 12.00 Junagadh I 14.29 Veraval 56.56 Junagadh II 85.89 Sutrapada 173.07 Source: Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation, Government of Gujarat, 2007 19
  20. 20. Industrial ParksTable 3: Industrial Park in Junagadh Map 4: Industrial Park in Junagadh Name Of The M/s. Safona Textile Pvt. Ltd. Developer Near Talala Location Taluka : Veraval District : Junagadh Park Integrated Textile Park Integrated Textile park • Veraval Project Cost 23.49 (USD million) Status of Approval UpcomingSource: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 20
  21. 21. 4Support Infrastructure 21
  22. 22. Road and Rail Connectivity Road Map 5: Junagadh Road and Rail Network§ National Highway 8D passes through the district with a total length of 116 km, connecting Junagadh with Rajkot§ With a length of 96 km, National Highway 8E passes through the district connecting it to Bhavnagar and Amreli district.§ The district is also connected to Jamnagar and Porbandar through NH 8E (Ext.), with a total length of 43 km§ Distance from major industrial centers: Ahmedabad (327 km), Surat (563 km), Vadodara (396 km), Gandhinagar (355 km), Vapi (652 km), Palanpur (473 km), Rajkot (102 km), Mehsana (401 km) and Bhavnagar (205 km) Table 5: Distance of Junagadh from Major Industrial Centers Rail Locations Distance (in km) Delhi 1140§ The district has Junagadh-Veraval and Veraval-Somnath Mumbai 841 railway lines present Hyderabad 1358 Kolkata 2188§ Junagadh is connected to Ahmedabad and Rajkot cities Chennai 1905 through rail Source: Junagadh district profile booklet 2006-07 22
  23. 23. Airports, Ports and Water Supply Air Map 6: Air connectivity of Junagadh§ The district has a domestic airport located at Keshod connecting it to Porbandar and Mumbai Port Mumbai§ Veraval port is in Junagadh has good road and rail connectivity§ The port is connected with Ahmedabad by road and broad gauge railway line§ Anchorage lies about 1.5 km offshore and at the anchorage three vessels can work at a time§ GMB has issued LOI for development of Sutrapada port on BOOT basis§ Sutrapada is located 14 km East of Veraval port. It is planned to develop 2 berths for bulk cargo in Phase 1 at an investment of Rs. 600 crores§ Gujarat Ambuja cement has developed captive jetty at Muldwarka for their cement plant. The main cargo handled at the jettyis coal, cement and clinker Water§ Water supply for industrial purposes in the district can be obtained from four main sources, viz Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board (GWSSB), irrigation canals, bore wells, and Lakes Source: Gujarat Maritime Board, Government of Gujarat 23
  24. 24. Power Supply Network Power§ Junagadh has a well developed network of sub stations to cater to the need of electricity for industry and residential use§ There are five substations of 220 KV, four substations of 132 KV and fourteen substations of 66 KV each with a total of 16 substations in the district§ Power projects of approx. 4000MW proposed. Map 7: Junagadh Power Supply Network 220 KV Sub Station 132 KV Sub Station 220 KV Sub Station line 132 KV Sub Station line Source: Gujarat State Electricity Board, Government of Gujarat, Gujarat State Petrochemical Corporation 24
  25. 25. Veraval Port§ Veraval is a fair-weather lighterage port situated in the south-west coast of Gujarat Saurashtra and is mainly engaged in fishing activities Veraval§ The main cargo handled at the port include wood pulp, food grains, fertilisers, coal, coke, pig iron, oil cakes, fish, onions, lime stone, soda ash, and cement§ With rich fish grounds, Veraval is also rich in agriculture product Source: The Ports of Gujarat, GMB. Government of Gujarat 25
  26. 26. Proposed Infrastructure Projects Port Projects • Gujarat Maritime Board has identified Simar as a potential site for development of a power port for handling coal and LNG to meet the requirement of the power plant. The envisaged cargo handling capacity of port envisage about 10MMTPA • Sutrapada port is proposed to handle general cargo. The cargo handling capacity envisages about 23 MMTPA. The proposed site is about 8 km from N.H. no. 8E Tourism § The State Government has sanctioned the project for development of Circuit Tourism project at Junagadh Source: Indian Real Estate: Growth and New Destinations (FICCI and Ernst & Young), Industries Commissionerate 26
  27. 27. 5Social Infrastructure 27
  28. 28. Education§ Junagadh Agricultural University offers education in agriculture, agriculture engineering and fisheries Table 4: Educational Institutions in Junagadh§ It conducts fruit, oilseed, sugarcane and wheat research, Educational Institutes Total testing and training centers Primary schools 1296§ The research center of Central Institute of Fisheries Secondary schools 475 Technology (CIFT) is located at Veraval taluka which is Higher sec schools involved in research related to fishing and fish processing ITIs 8§ district 28 The National Research Centre for groundnut is located in the Polytechnic Management College 1 1§ Technical colleges offering courses in chemical, civil, Pharmacy Colleges 2 electrical, electronic and communication, information Others * 21 technology, production and mechanical engineering are also * Arts, Commerce, Science,B.Ed & Law Colleges present in the district§ Junagadh also has a fisheries college located in Veraval taluka offering courses in Pisciculture Source: Junagadh District Profile 2006-07, Industries Commissionerate 28
  29. 29. Health § Junagadh has several hospitals and research centres providing a comprehensive range of medical services backed by modern technology and trained clinicians § There are 15 community and 55 primary health centers present in the district § It also has 1 civil hospital, 1 Government hospital, 390 sub centres, 6 allopathic dispenseries, 1 mobile comprehensive health care unit and 2 mobile dispenseries § K.J. Vyas General Hospital provides specialised medical facilities for liver diseases § The district also has an Ayurvedic Regional Research CentreSource: Junagadh District Profile, Health and Family Welfare Department, 2007 29
  30. 30. 6Tourism 30
  31. 31. Tourism§ Gir National Park is the major attraction for most visitors to Junagadh district. The Asiatic Lion is the key feature of the park. In addition to the lion, there are jungle cats, hyenas, jackals, spotted deers, blackbuck, porcupines and some 500 leopards§ Mount Girnar is the highest point of elevation in Gujarat. The mountain range has 866 Hindu and Jain temples and hermitages on the five peaks Gir National Park§ Kankai, located 50 km from Sasan Gir, is a shrine dedicated to Kankai Mata, the benefactor of shepherds of Gir. It is based in the heart of the jungle. The lofty temple walls and sound doors ensure safety.§ Talala and surrounding areas are famous for their Kesar mangoes, one of the few Indian varieties known around the world§ Kutiyana is a pilgrimage site of Muslims. The town is flocked with tourists during Pir Minskinsha Urs, held from 13th through 15th day in the Muslim Girnar Hill month of Sabaan Source: India Guide Gujarat, 2007 31
  32. 32. 7Investment Opportunities 32
  33. 33. Investment Opportunities Agriculture § Groundnut farming and processing § Cotton seed and groundnut oil § Cattle feed and poultry farm § Absorbent cotton and surgical cotton bandage Marine § Fish processing, fish oil and powder § Boat building Mineral § Limestone powder and hydrated Lime § Cement industry § Ceramics industry § Asbestos, cement sheet and pipes § Precipitated calcium carbonate § Table and dairy salt § Light basic magnesium carbonate * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at www.indextb.com 33
  34. 34. Investment Opportunities Chemicals § Fertilisers and Pesticides § Dyes and Dyes intermediate § Paints, Varnish and Distemper § Sodium Silicate Engineering § Agriculture equipments and Automobile parts § Tube tyres and Moulded rubber parts § Brass parts § Auto repairing and service stations Plastic § Plastic tubes, Pipe fittings § Plastic moulded and PVC items § Fishing nets § Reprocessing plant * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at www.indextb.com 34
  35. 35. Annexure I Maps Figures Tables Figure 1: Production of Food and Non Food Table 1: Medium & Large Scale Players inMap 1: District Map of Junagadh with Talukas crops (2005-06) JunagadhMap 2: Major Players in Junagadh Figure 2: Production of Fruits, Vegetables and Table 2: Industrial Estates in Junagadh Spices (2006-07)Map 3: Industrial Park in Junagadh Figure 3 & 4: Contribution of Sectors in SSI Table 3: Industrial Park in Junagadh UnitsMap 4: Industrial Estates in Junagadh Figure 5: Decadal trend in Investments (1988- Table 4: Educational Institutions in JunagadhMap 5: Junagadh Road and Rail Network 97 Vs 1998-07)Map 6: Air Connectivity of Junagadh Figure 6: Major Investments and Employment during 1988-97Map 7: Junagadh Power Supply Network Figure 7: Major Investments and Employment during 1998-07 Figure 8: Number of MoUs Signed (VGGIS 03, 05, 07) Figure 9: Sector wise MoUs Signed (VGGIS 03, 05, 07) 35
  36. 36. Annexure II : AbbreviationsIEM : Industrial Entrepreneur MemorandumMoU : Memorandum of UnderstandingSSI : Small Scale IndustriesMSI : Medium Scale IndustriesLSI : Large Scale IndustriesVGGIS : Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors SummitGSECL : Gujarat State Electricity Corporation LtdGIDC : Gujarat Industrial Development CorporationGMB : Gujarat Maritime BoardGWSSB : Gujarat Water Supply Sewerage BoardITI : Industrial Training InstituteCIFT : Central Institute of Fisheries Technology 36
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