The state encompasses major sites of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, such as Lothal and Dholavira. Lothal is believed to be one of the world's first ports. Gujarat's coastal cities, chiefly Bharuch, served as ports and trading centers in the Maurya and Gupta empires. Mahatma Gandhi, considered India's "father of the nation", was a Gujarati who led the Indian Independence Movement against the British colonial rule.Gujarat played an important role in the economic history of India throughout the history of India. The state has the fastest growing economy in India. It is also one of the most industrialized states of India, and has a per capita GDP almost twice that of the national averageModern-day Gujarat is derived from Gujjar-ratra (Shauraseni form derived from Sanskrit Gurjar-Rashtra), the Gurjar nation. The origins of the Gujjars are uncertain. The Gujjar clan appeared in northern India about the time of the Huna invasions of northern India. The name of the tribe was Sanskritized to "Gurjara". The Gurjars/Gujjars believe to have descended from SuryavanshiKshatriyas (Sun Dynasty). Historically, the Gurjars were Sun-worshipers and their copper-plate grants and seals also bear an emblem of the Sun.The ancient history of Gujarat was enriched by their commercial activities. There is a clear historical evidence of trade and commerce ties with Sumer in the Persian Gulf during the time period of 1000 to 750 BC
Only 5% of the country’s population and 6% of the landmass, Contributes to 16% of industrial output and 22% of exports of India. Ahmedabad is rated as the third fastest growing city in the world (2010) by Forbes magazine. One of the fastest growing States in India.Gujarat is not only leading in attracting investments, but also in implementing the same. It is unchallenged leader in PPP model. Robust physical infrastructure in tune with the modern times, Excellent road and rail network, Home to highest number of ports and airports in India. High teledensity and excellent internet connectivity in the state. With 24x7 power supply, Gujarat is the power surplus state in India. The only State to have an integrated state wide gas grid of 2,400 km.Power capacity to exceed 30,000 MW by 2020.43% of the population living in urban areas.Ahmedabad BRTS awarded the Sustainable Transport Award at USA. Projects like Sabarmati Riverfront Development Project to create commercial and entertainment space.Surat ranks 4th in a global study of fastest developing cities conducted by The City Mayors Foundation. Ahmedabad has been ranked as 1st fastest-growing city in India, and 3rd in the world by Forbes magazine.Ranked 1st in terms of providing jobs to candidates through employment exchanges,India’s best educational institutions are in Gujarat - IIT, IIM, NIFT, NID, CEPT, PDPU and National Law University. Increased seat availability in technical institutions by 100% over last 3 years.Skill Development Centers to provide industry responsive manpower.Proactive Governance for the poorest of the poor.A robust and time-tested regulatory framework in place.Policy-driven administration leading to transparency in decision-making.Many international and national recognitions for novel initiatives, the one of them being the UN award for successful implementation of Citizens’ Grievance Redressalprogramme of ‘SWAGAT’A high impact industrial area within 150 km distance on both sides of the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC), with an investment potential of USD 90billion. To be developed as “Global Manufacturing & Trading Hub”
Pilot project sponsored by State Government300 MW capacity – largest solar plant in the countryOf the 800 MW power produced through Solar energy 600 MW being produced in GujaratPromotes quest for non – conventional energy sources
Devp by Gujarat Adani Port Ltd. (now Mundra Port & SEZ Ltd)Commenced operation from September 19988 multi-purpose, container, bulk cargo berthContainer handling capacity: 2.5 Mn. TEUsPhase II development: covers West Port, South Port, North Port and SBMs: 26 berths and 3 SBMs, will augment by about 160 MMTPACoal terminal 8640 MW – Rs. 4500 croreSouth port covers basin development for Container, LNG and Liquid cargo – Rs. 12,000 croreNorth Port will have container, bulk and cargo handling facilities – Rs. 5500 croreSBM and COT (Crude Oil Terminal) – Rs. 3700
Good Governance. Governance in Gujarat stems from a firm and able Chief Minister, who is committed to clean public life and ensuring that benefits of development reach the villages. He is a visionary with a keen interest in laying down sustainable policies to spur growth and development in a time bound manner. He envisions world class standards and ensures implementation of world class projects. (b) Departmental Synergy. Steps have been taken to ensure inter-departmental knowledge-sharing within the Gujarat Government. This, understandably, has engendered a better understanding of the capabilities and limitations of each other, thereby fostering more informed decision-making. (c) Responsiveness and Transparency. Stress on accountability coupled with utilisation of ICT towards e-governance is having a positive impact on reduction of corruption at lower levels and better transparency.It is also quite clear that accountability and efficiency are being demanded from government officials by the political leadership. (e) Industry.(i) Most of the larger business houses belong to Indians who have their roots in Gujarat; hence the benefits percolate to the locals also in terms of increase in direct and indirect employment besides induction of new technologies in agricultural sector also.(ii) SEZs. Apparently, wastelands being allotted for establishment of SEZs are often wastelands no more. High levels of water conservation, harvesting and recycling have converted large tracts of otherwise dry lands into fertile pieces. Revenue records however, continue to show them as wastelands thereby increasing the probability of conflict situations between the SEZ developer, the State and its citizens.(f) Water Management. It has been given the right focus which has transformed the state from water deficient to water sufficient state. It now boasts of agricultural growth thrice that of National rate. Its agricultural sector has been growing at 9.6 percent. The focus of the CM to further enhance the water availability in the state is to encourage construction of desalination plants through PPP model(g) Education Innovativeness. The CM has been visionary in anticipating the educational needs of the state accordingly some path breaking initiatives have either been taken or are on the anvil which is worth emulating by other states. There has been a manifold increase in number of schools, universities and opening of special universities like RakshaShakti University, Children University, Forensic University, Indian Institute of Teachers Education, Kamdhenu University and Petroleum University.(h) PPP Model. Gujarat state has been the country leader in adopting the PPP model especially for infrastructure development and establishment of industries.(j) Location Leverage. The State is quite gainfully leveraging its strategic location and port, rail and road linkages to catapult itself along the growth trajectory, inviting unprecedented FDI and private investments to create job opportunities.(k) Impetus to Industries. Creation of SIRs, Petrochemical and Petroleum Regions, 60 SEZs and 200 industrial areas, across key sectors has accelerated its growth. Its renewed focus on agro parks, tourism, recreation and IT are further propelling its sustained growth.(l) Inclusive Growth & Spending on the Social Sector. Viable PPP initiatives help release funds for focused expenditure in the social sector. By value, the investment in social sectors is 41% in Rural Development, 34% in Health Care, 22% in Education and 3% in Skill Development.Overall, the State is forging ahead with a long-term vision, strengthening its administrative institutions and transforming itself with commitment. Gujarat growth story is the way ahead for other states of the nation.
GUJRAT – THE SCHEDULE 12 Mar G Nagar 16 Mar 14 Mar IAF IAF Ahmedabad Mundra Anand 13 Mar Jamnagar RIL 14 / 15 Mar Dwarka Tata IAFChemicals16 MarIAF Somnath
The ScheduleDate Time (Hrs) Itinerary Remarks12 Mar 1030 - 1200 Interaction with Chief Secretary and other State Govt Officials 1500 - 1600 Interaction Hon’ble Chief Minister 1000 - 1100 Srijee Food Processing Unit13 Mar 1200 - 1300 Amul 1600 Akshardham14 Mar 1000 - 1300 Mundra Adani Port & SEZ Ltd15 Mar 0900 – 1300 Reliance Industries Ltd16 Mar 0900 - 1100 Dwarika Temple 1130 - 1200 Tata Chemicals
GUJARATGROWTH STORYKey Facts Palanpur Mehsana Industrial Area Vadodara- Ankleshwar Industrial Area Bharuch-Dahej Ahmedabad Investment Region Dholera Surat Investment Navsari Region Industrial Area Valsad Umbergao n Industrial Area Proposed Logistic Park
Distribution of GSDP Percentage distribution of GDP• Gujarat leads Gujarat the Nation in Services Industrial Industry Sector the core Agriculture India sectors of any and Allied economy 0 50 100 150
Success Story Gujarat• A Vibrant Economy - 16% contribution to Industrial Output of India. 9 % growth in Agriculture sector• Most preferred investment destination• Robust physical infrastructure, 35% of total Indian cargo handled at Gujarat Ports• Power & Gas - fuelling further growth - Gujarat is the power surplus state in India• Most Modern Civic Amenities in Urban Gujarat• Providing employment and creating industry responsive manpower.• Proactive and fairly transparent Governance• Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC)• Integrated development leading to holistic growth
Solar Power Plant Project Gandhi Nagar• Pilot project sponsored by State Government• 300 MW capacity – largest solar plant in the country• Promotes quest for non – conventional energy sourcesPricewaterhouseCoopers Private Ltd
SriJee Food Processing Unit – Anand• Small scale industry• Involved in processing and export of fresh vegetable• Employs over 400 workers• Encourages small scale entrepreneurship by exemption of taxes• Essentially produces packaged vegetable for exportersPricewaterhouseCoopers Private Ltd
Gujarat Cooperative Milk MarketingFederation Ltd An Economic Network• Sanskrit word "Amoolya," - suggested by an employee• Turnover around INR 70 Bn.• Millions of consumers in India and abroad.• 2.8 million village milk producers.• Incl 13,141 Village Dairy Cooperative Societies (VDCS) . An excellent example of inclusive growth
Mundra port & SEZ ltd• Devp by Gujarat Adani Port Ltd. (now Mundra Port & SEZ Ltd)• Commenced operation from September 1998• 8 multi-purpose, container, bulk cargo berth• Container handling capacity: 2.5 Mn. TEUs• Phase II development: covers West Port, South Port, North Port and SBMs• Coal terminal 8640 MW – Rs. 4500 crore• South port covers basin development for Container, LNG and Liquid cargo• North Port will have container, bulk and cargo handling facilities• SBM and COT (Crude Oil Terminal)►Total Investment: >INR 30,000 crore►Traffic: general 39.4 Mn tons, container 0.93 Mn. TEU
Mundra Thermal Power Plant• Adani has also built a world class largest private power plant.• It has a capacity of 4620 MW.• Mundra Power project, the largest single location Coal based Thermal Power Station in India.• One of the top five in the World.• This is the world’s first project based on super-critical technology .• 25% more efficient than conventional sub-critical power plants• 20% reduction in CO2 emission.
Jamnagar Refinery • Dedicated deep water port • Captive Product Jetties • Road loading • Rail loading • Gas LPG pipe line • Desalination Plant • Captive 1000 MW Power Plant • Dedicated storage tanks – 226 tanks • 4-6 mn MT capacity • Uses all by products of crude oil including waste product • Amongst top 5 complex refineries in the world
Tata Chemicals World’s second largest producer of soda ash India’s market leader in the branded, iodised salt segment Leading player in the domestic crop nutrients space Manufacturing facilities across 4 continents – Asia, USA, UK, Africa
DWARIKA• One of the seven most ancient cities of the country.• Dwarika, according to Hindu mythology was the dwelling place of “Lord Krishna”..• Dwarika is also famous for the Dwarkadhish temple.
Impressions • Visionary Leadership & Good governance • Departmental Synergy • Responsiveness and transparency • Industrial Growth • Water Management • Front leader in PPP implementation • Inclusive growth and spending on social sector • Location leverage incl tourism
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