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Porbandar - District Profile

  1. 1. Porbandar
  2. 2. INDEX 1 Porbandar: 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. 1Porbandar: A Snapshot 3
  4. 4. Introduction: Porbandar§ Porbandar forms a part of the erstwhile Kathiawar peninsula Map1: District Map of Porbandar with Talukas located in the western part of Gujarat§ The district comprises of 3 talukas viz. Porbandar, Ranawav, and Kutiyana§ It is famous for the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi – the Father of the Nation§ Focus industry sectors § Port and Ship Building § Cement industry § Mineral-based Industries§ Over 90% of chalk is being produced in the district, which is the highest in Gujarat (Source: Commissioner of Geology and Mining, Government of Gujarat, 2002-03) Ranawav Porbandar§ Some of the major tourist destinations in the district are Kirti Kutiyana Mandir (birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi), Vijay Vilas, Sheetla Mata Mandir, Haroon Mahal and Bhidiya Mansion District Headquarter Talukas 4
  5. 5. Fact File Geographical 69.550 to 70.250E (Longitude) Location 21.150 to 21.50N (Latitude) 36.20 Centigrade (Maximum) Temperature 13.20 Centigrade (Minimum) Avg. Rainfall 660 mm Rivers 4 (Bhadar, Ozat, Minsaar and Khari) Area 2,295.35 sq. km. District Headquarter Porbandar Talukas 3 Population 5,36,835 (As per 2001 Census) Population density 234 persons per sq. km Sex ratio 946 Females per 1000 Males Literacy rate 68.62% Languages Gujarati, Hindi and English Seismic Zone Zone IIISource: Socio-Economic Review: 2006-07 5
  6. 6. 2Economy and Industry Profile 6
  7. 7. Economy and Industry Profile§ Porbandar is a base for Cement, Chemicals, Metallurgical, Ports & Ship building and Fishing industries§ Presence of large reserves of important minerals like limestone, chalk and bauxite in the district has given rise to several mineral-based and cement industries. Companies such as Saurashtra Cement Ltd., Birla VXL Ltd., etc have set up their manufacturing facilities in Porbandar§ Presence of a port centre has offered a cutting edge to the district to catalyze the growth of industries, making it a terminal for export and import of goods§ Some of the major activities at this port include import of fertilizers, coal, LPG, export of oil cakes, cement, chemicals and raw cotton§ Fishing industry is a prominent activity in Porbandar with Silver Sea Foods emerging as one of the major sea food processing companies in the district§ Over 100 small scale industry (SSI) units are currently functioning in Porbandar with an investment to the tune of INR 10 Crore (USD 24.4 billion). 7
  8. 8. Agriculture Fig 1: Area and Production of Food and Non Food Crops§ Major crops produced in Porbandar are (2006-07) groundnut, bajra, wheat, jowar, gram, 250 600 Total Production (00 MT) 200 464 645 500 Area (in 00Hec) cotton, castor, onion, brinjal and tomato 150 400 300§ The district offers a sizeable production of 100 225 200 50 203 100 Onion, accounting for 70,000 Metric Tonnes 161 154 0 0 Cereals Pulses Cotton (MT) (2006-07) Area (in Hec) Production (in MT) Fig 3: Total Area & Production of Major Food Crops (2006-07) Fig. 2: 3000 80000 Total Agricultural Area and Production (2006 – 07) 8000 150000 Total Production (in M.T.) 2500 70000 7500 Total Area (in Hec) 7000 Total Production (in M.T.) 2520 60000 120000 2000 117685 6000 1995 6010 Area (in Hec) 1500 40000 5000 90000 21085 1000 4000 950 12200 20000 60000 500 3000 14400 545 0 0 2000 30000 Onion Brinjal Tomato Others 1000 1337 15147 10095 0 0 Total Area Total Production Vegetables Fruits SpicesSource: Department of Agriculture, Government of Gujarat, 2007 Area (in Hec) Production (in M.T.) 8
  9. 9. Minerals§ The major minerals present in the district are limestone, chalk and bauxite Map 2: Mineral Map of Porbandar§ 69% of the State’s chalk reserve is found in Porbandar§ Porbandar contributes to over 90% of the total chalk production in Gujarat§ Total production of bauxite was 30,950 MT during 2005-06 Porbandar Ranawav Kutiyana Fig 4: Availability of Chalk in Mn.MT in Fig 5 : Chalk Production in mn.MT Porbandar Total Production in Rest of the the State Reserves in State, 31 10% Porbandar, Production in 69 Porbandar 90% Lime Stone Rest of the State Reserves in Porbandar Chalk Total Production in the State Production in Porbandar Calcite Source: Commissioner of Geology and Mining, Government of Gujarat 2005-06 9
  10. 10. Major Industries § A sizeable number of medium and large scale industries are present in sectors such as Chemicals, Engineering, Textiles and Port based activities, with an investment of INR 800 Crore (USD 195 million) § The cement plant of Saurashtra Cement Limited is located in Ranawav and its chemical plant, Saurashtra Chemicals Ltd. which manufactures soda ash, calcined bauxite and bromine is located in Porbandar taluka § Other key players include Cham, Gillnets (fishing nets), Cham Synthropes (PP ropes), Amar Polyfils, Polythelene Ropes, Saurashtra Fuels (low ash coke), Orient Abrasives (calcined bauxite), Amar Ice and Cold Storage (frozen fish), SHV Energy and LPG Infrastructure (co-terminal and storage of LPG), Hoddar Exports (frozen marine products), Silver Sea Food (fish and fishery products) etc.Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 10
  11. 11. Small Scale Industries (SSI)§ The district has 100 SSI units, engaged in fish processing, fishing nets, cold storage, cement based mosaic tiles, cement Map 3: Small Scale Industries in Porbandar articles, emergy abrasives, bearings, and plastic articles.§ Ranawav and Porbandar are the major industrial centers, for SSIs having over 100 units with an investment of INR 1,044.4 Porbandar lakhs (USD 2.54 million)§ Sea food industry has witnessed maximum investments of INR Ranawav 75 lakhs (USD 0.18 million) followed by cement –based industries§ Over 600 jobs were generated by industries engaged in sea food products, cement and machine tools Fig 6:Total Number of SSI units, Investment and Employment in Porbandar Investment (in 1000 300 Employment 746.4 INR Lakhs) 266 101 198 200 Total 500 39 100 30 30 100 0 198 0 Machine Tools Machine Tools Food Products Cement Products Sea food Products No. of Units Investments (in INR lakhs) Employment CementSource: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 11
  12. 12. Industry and Investment Trends (1988 – 97) § According to Industrial Entrepreneurial Memoranda (IEM) filed during 1988 to 2007, Porbandar has witnessed an investment of INR 4,514 Crore (USD 1100.97 million) in industries, such as cement & gypsum industries, and infrastructure projects § From 1988 to 1997, the investment in the district was around INR 1,206 Crore (USD 294 million) § Cement and gypsum industries witnessed an investment of INR 979 Crore (USD 238.7 million), during the period 1988 – 97 which was almost 82% of the total investment of INR 1,206 Crore (USD 294.14 million), generating as many as 3,130 jobs Fig 7 : Decadal Growth Rate (1988-07) Fig 8 : Total Investments (in Crore) and Employment Total Investments (in Crore) 25 4000 (1988-97) 20 23 3308 3000 No. of Units 15 18 4000 3130 2000 10 3000 1206 2000 1009 1000 979 5 1000 128 171 99 0 0 0 1988-1997 1998-2007 Chemicals Cement & Gypsum Other Industries No. of Units Investments Investment Total EmploymentSource: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 12
  13. 13. Industry and Investments Trends (1998 – 07) § In the current decade (1998-07), there has been a sudden surge in investments in the infrastructure projects § The sector witnessed an investment of an estimated INR 2,535 Crore (USD 618 million), which was higher by 75% of the total investments in the district § Metallurgical industries, Textiles, Food and Agro based industries and Cement industry are the other major sectors that make a significant contribution to the economy of the district. These industries in total have generated over 1990 jobs in Porbandar over the last one decade. Fig 9 : Total Investment and Employment (1998-07) Total Investments 3000 2535 (INR Crore) 2000 1000 470 198 105 0 Chemicals Cement & Infrastructure Other Gypsum Projects IndustriesSource: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 Investm ent 13
  14. 14. Investments in Pipeline § A total of 9 MoUs were signed during Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summits (VGGIS) 2003, 2005 and 2007 in several sectors such as Ports, Textiles, Oil and gas, Tourism and Mineral based Industries § Five MoUs worth INR 6,210 Crore (USD 1,514 million) were signed during VGGIS 2007 in several sectors, such as, chemicals, textiles, oil and gas and infrastructure projects, generating over 5,000 jobs § With an investment of INR 5,000 Crore (USD 1,219 million), Seaway Maritime (I) Limited has signed an MoU during VGGIS 2007, for a seven star floating hotel and a golf course in Porbandar city § During VGGIS 2007, Nirma Limited also signed an MoU for developing a 200 TPD caustic soda and a water purification plant. A Chemical plant is also proposed in the Porbandar city. Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 14
  15. 15. Economy Drivers§ Porbandar is the emerging hub for Mineral-based industries, Cement industries, Food and agro industries, Port based activities and Tourism industry• Favorable agricultural environment and climate has led to growth of food and agro industry in the district§ Emergence of several mining industries producing chalk, bella stone, lime stone, gypsum and salt pans along the coastal area and Barda Hill area have further fueled the growth of the district. This would also help in attracting investments in future§ Emergence of new sectors in the district, such as engineering, infrastructure projects, textile and metallurgical sector over last 20 years, has led to the development of Porbandar as a thriving industrial centre• Being a seaport, the district has thrived on the port based industry, fishing industry§ Setting up of LNG terminal, power plant and the road projects are further expected to drive the economic and industrial growth of the district. 15
  16. 16. 3Industrial Locations / Infrastructure 16
  17. 17. Industrial Locations / Infrastructure Map 4: Industrial estates in Porbandar Miyani Table 1: Industrial Estates in Porbandar Vanana Porbandar Name & Location Area (in Hec) 20 Miyani 54.84 Vanana 201 Porbandar Taluka Industrial EstateSource: Industries Commissionerate, 2007 and Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation 17
  18. 18. 4Support Infrastructure 18
  19. 19. Road & Rail Connectivity Map 5 : Road Road & Rail Network of Porbandar§ National highway 8 B and 8E (Ext.) passes through the district, connecting Porbandar with Rajkot (187 km) and Jamnagar ( 275 km)§ Distance to major districts in Gujarat: Ahmedabad (412 km), Surat (648 km), Vadodara (481 km), Gandhinagar (440 km), Vapi (715 km), Ankaleshwar (565 km) and Mehsana (491 km) Rail§ Porbandar is connected with Rajkot, Surat, Table 2: Distance of Porbandar from Vadodara, Surendranagar, Jamnagar, Ahmedabad, Major Industrial Cities Locations Distance (in km) Mumbai and Delhi by western railways. Delhi 1229§ Four broad gauge rail lines of total length of 33 km Hyderabad 1446 are present in Ranawav, Rana Bordi, Sakhpur and Kolkata 2277 Chennai 1993 Tarsi.Source: District Profile 2004, Road and Building Department, Government of Gujarat, 2007 19
  20. 20. Airports, Ports and Power Supply Air Map 6 : Air connectivity of Porbandar§ Porbandar has an airport, connecting the district to Rajkot and Mumbai Port Mumbai§ The district has a 106 km long maritime border facing the Arabian Sea with an all weather port at Porbandar.§ The port is well connected with other districts of Gujarat by means of road and rail.§ At this port, commodities like coal, date palm, LPG, butane, building Map 7: Porbandar Power Supply materials, animal feed, steel, edible oil are imported. Network§ The exports include commodities like fish, cement, groundnut cakes, soyabean cakes, edible oil, bauxite, onion, garlic and building materials.§ M/s. Saurashtra Cement Ltd. has developed private jetty at Porbandar§ M/s. IMS Petrogas is also handling gas from Porbandar port Power§ Porbandar is linked with Rajkot, Surendranagar and Jamnagar by a 132 KV line§ A substation of 220 KV is in place in Ranawav town, connected with a 440 KV station in Jetpur in Rajkot 220 KV Sub Station§ 66kv and 11kv distribution system spread over the district 132 KV line Source: Gujarat Electricity Board, 2007 20
  21. 21. Proposed Infrastructure Projects Cement Industry project: § The Mehta Mahendra Group has proposed a cement manufacturing plant in Ranavav, with an annual capacity of 1.10 MT at an estimated capital outlay of INR 300 Crore (USD 66.5 million) Road project: § With an estimated cost of INR 735 Crore (USD 175 million), the Government of Gujarat has proposed a road project of over 300 km, linking the port with Rajkot. The Golden Quadrilateral Project originates from Porbandar to be ultimately connected with Silcher in Assam. Rail Project: § To increase the accessibility to Porbandar port, a rail project connecting the port with Jamnagar is proposed by Indian RailwaysSource: Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board, 2007 21
  22. 22. 5Social Infrastructure 22
  23. 23. Education§ Porbandar has a literacy rate of 68.62% as per 2001 Census Table 3: List of Educational Institutes Educational Institutes Total§ There are 372 primary schools and 71 secondary and Primary Schools 372 higher secondary schools in the district. Secondary Schools 49 Higher Secondary 22§ One Government Polytechnic college in Porbandar is Schools offering diploma courses in disciplines like electronics, ITI 1 Polytechnic College 1 mechanical and civil engineering with an intake capacity of Other Colleges* 8 420 persons *: Arts, Science, Law and Commerce Colleges§ The Industrial Training Institute in the district trains 272 persons annually into industrial fields such as, electronics and computers and professions such as diesel mechanic, autoparts and motor vehicle mechanics etc. Source: Porbandar District Profile, Employment and Technical Education 23
  24. 24. Health § There are 10 primary health care centres (PHC), 3 community health care centres (CHC) and 1 civil hospital present in the district § In addition, Porbandar has specialised hospitals to provide a comprehensive range of tertiary and secondary care. § Backed by the state-of-the-art technology and trained clinicians, the orthopedics, eye treatment and child health care units are available in the districtSource: Porbandar District Profile, 2004 24
  25. 25. 6Tourism 25
  26. 26. Tourism§ Porbandar has shown a growth of over 23% during 2006-07 as compared to the inflow of tourists during 2005-06§ The district is very famous for Kirti Mandir (the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi), Bharat Mandir, Nehru Planetarium and Vijay Vilas§ Barda Hills Sanctuary is situated just 30 km away from Porbandar, having a diversified floral presence, with more Kirti Mandir than 650 flowering plants, medicinal plants and a high percentage of rare and endangered floral species. Wildlife species includes the rare and endangered species of Spotted and Crested Hawk Eagles§ Bhansara village has a cluster of seven Hindu temples dating as far back as 7th century§ Other renowned places in Porbandar are Madhavraiji Haveli Temple, Sudamapuri Temple,. Hazoor Court and sea Nehru Planetarium beaches Source: www.collectoramreli.gujarat.gov.in 26
  27. 27. 7Investment Opportunities 27
  28. 28. Investment Opportunities Agriculture and Food Processing § Food and Agro Parks § Sea food Industries § Multi commodity cold storage § Terminal markets Chemical Industry § Paint industries § Marine chemicals § Chemical plants for manufacturing metallic calcium and desulphurising petroleum Mineral Based Industries § Cement and Gypsum industries § Building stone units * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at www.indextb.com 28
  29. 29. Investment Opportunities Port led Development § Ship building/ Repair yards § Maritime university § Hazardous waste management facility Plastic § Polyvinyl Pipes (PVC pipes), doors and windows, water tanks, Industial moulded products § Plastic Automotive Parts § Plastic wares * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at www.indextb.com 29
  30. 30. Annexure I Maps Figures Tables Figure 1 : Area & Production of Food and Non- Table 1 : Industrial Estates in PorbandarMap 1: District Map of Porbandar with Talukas Food Crops (2005-06) Table 2 : Distance of Porbandar from MajorMap 2: Mineral Map of Porbandar Figure 2 : Total Agricultural Area & Production Industrial Cities (2006-07)Map 3 : Small Scale Industries in Porbandar Table 3 :List of Education Institutes in Figure 3 : Total Area and Production of Porbandar Vegetables (2006-07)Map 4: Industrial Estates in Porbandar Figure 4 : Chalk reserves in mn. MT. in PorbandarMap 5: Road & Rail Network of Porbandar Figure 5: Chalk production in mn. MTMap 6: Air Connectivity of PorbandarMap 7: Porbandar Power Supply Network Figure 6: Total number of SSI units, Investment and Employments in Porbandar Figure 7: Decadal Growth Rate (1988 – 2007) Figure 8 :Total Investments and Employment (in 1988-97) Figure 9 :Total investments (in Crore) and Employment (in 1998-07) 30
  31. 31. Annexure II : AbbreviationsIEM : Industrial Entrepreneur MemorandumMoU : Memorandum of UnderstandingSSI : Small Scale IndustriesVGGIS : Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors SummitSEZ : Special Economic ZoneLNG : Liquefied Natural GasGIDC : Gujarat Industrial Development CorporationDMIC : Delhi Mumbai Industrial CorridorDFC : Delhi Freight CorridorGIDB : Gujarat Infrastructure Development BoardGIDC : Gujarat Industrial Development CorporationGoG : Government of GujaratPSU: Public Sector UndertakingGPCL: Gujarat Power Corporation LimitedGMB: Gujarat Maritime BoardITI: Industrial Training Institutes 31