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  • 1. Banaskantha
  • 2. 2 Investment Opportunities 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Tourism Social Infrastructure Support Infrastructure Industrial Locations / Infrastructure Economy and Industry Profile Banaskantha: A Snapshot INDEX Annexure8
  • 3. 3 Banaskantha: A Snapshot 1
  • 4. 4 Introduction: Banaskantha § Banaskantha is the third largest district of Gujarat and is located in North eastern region of the State § The region is presumably named after the West Banas River and shares its border with the neighbouring State of Rajasthan § There are 11 talukas in the district with Palanpur (District Headquarter), Deesa, Danta and Amirgarh being the important and developed talukas of the district § Banaskantha contributes significantly to Agricultural production of the State and ranks No. 1 in the production of potatoes in India § The district is also known for its diamond and ceramic industry § The proposed Palanpur-Mehsana Investment Region along the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) is expected to drive the economic growth of the district § Focus Industry Sectors § Food Processing § Tourism § Mineral Based Industries (Ceramic Industry) § Tourist Places: Ambaji, Kumbharia, Balaram-Ambaji Sanctuary and Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary Map 1: District Map of Banaskantha with Talukas Dhanera Tharad Vav Deoder Bhabhar Palanpur Danta Dantiwada Vadgam Deesa Sikori Amirgadh District Headquarter Taluka
  • 5. 5 Fact File Geographical Location Longitude: 71.03O to 73.02O East Latitude: 23.33Oto 24.25O North Temperature 45 O Centigrade (Maximum) 5 O Centigrade (Minimum) Average Rainfall 1550 mm Rivers Banas, Saraswati & Sepu Area 10,400.16 Sq. Km District Headquarters Palanpur Talukas 12 Population 2.50 Million (As per Census 2001) Population Density 233 Persons per sq. km Sex Ratio 930 Females per 1000 Males Languages Gujarati, Hindi and English Literacy Rate 51% Seismic Zone Zone IV Source: Banaskantha District Profile Booklet 2006-2007
  • 6. 6 Economy and Industry Profile 2
  • 7. 7 Economy and Industry Profile Source: Department of Agriculture, Government of Gujarat, 2006-2007 § Banaskantha is the 3rd largest producer of oil seeds in the State after Junagadh and Jamnagar § Around 1.18 million (9.6%) of the total tourist inflow in Gujarat, visited Ambaji, the most popular pilgrimage destination in the State, during the year 2006-2007 § The economy of the district is based on agro & food Processing, tourism, textile and mineral based industries (ceramics) § The district ranks 1st in the production of vegetables contributing nearly 17.67% to the total vegetable production of the State § It is the largest producer of Potatoes and one of the leading producers of Isabgul (Psyllium husk) in the country § Traditionally, the district is known for its food processing industry, specially for vegetable oils and vanaspati Map 2: Main Crops & Rainfall, Banaskantha District
  • 8. 8 Agriculture § Bajri, Maize, Tobacco, Castor oil, Jowar, Psyllium and Potatoes are the other major crops of the district § Deesa Taluka in the Banaskantha district ranks 1st in India for the production of Potatoes § The district ranks next to Junagadh and Rajkot in the production of Spices Fig 1: Share of Districts in Vegetable Production in the State of Gujarat 6.75% 6.58% 6.48% 24.76% 3.99% 4.55% 17.67% 10.38% 6.82% 5.76% 6.25% Bhavnagar Kheda Rajkot Baroda Anand Junagadh Sabarkantha Surat Gandhinagar Other Districts Banaskantha Source: Department of Agriculture, Government of Gujarat, 2006-2007 Fig 2: Share of Districts in Spices Production in the State of Gujarat 12.24% 11.01% 7.40% 30.34% 15.70% 12.95% 5.10% 5.26% Junagadh Rajkot Banaskantha Jamnagar Mehsana Patan Surendranagar Others
  • 9. 9 Vegetable Production The district contributes 46.80% to the total potato production of the State The other important vegetables produced in the district are Cow Pea, Beans, Tomato, Brinjal and Cabbage Source: Department of Agriculture, Government of Gujarat, 2006-2007 Other Districts, 73.07% Banaskantha, 26.92% Other Districts, 77.67% Banaskantha, 22.33% Other Districts, 78.37% Banaskantha, 21.63% Fig 3: Vegetable Production in Banaskantha (in '000 Metric Tons) 44.8 613.62 146.25 127.38 95.55 43.775 Potato Tomato Brinjal Cow Pea Cluster Been Others 54.20% 45.80% Fig 4: Share of Banaskantha in Potato Production of the State Fig 5: Share of Banaskantha in Cow Pea Production of the State Fig 6: Share of Banaskantha in Cluster Bean Production of the State Fig 7: Share of Banaskantha in Tomato Production of the State
  • 10. 10 Spice Production The district produces 67.04% of total Isabgul production in the State The other spices produced in the district are Isabgul, Fennel, Fenugreek and Cumin Source: Department of Agriculture, Government of Gujarat, 2006-2007 Other Districts, 82.58% Banaskantha , 17.42% Other Districts, 32.96% Banaskantha, 67.04% 67.14% 32.86% Other Districts, 84.02% Banaskantha , 15.98% Fig 8:Spices Production in Banaskantha (in '00 Metric Tons) 38.4 277.1 244.2 127.38 198.08 9.12 Fig 9: Share of Banaskantha in Isabgul (Psyllium) Production of the State Fig 10: Share of Banaskantha in Fennel Production of the State Fig 11: Share of Banaskantha in Fenugreek Production of the State Fig 12: Share of Banaskantha in Cumin Production of the State
  • 11. 11 Minerals § The district has rich mineral reserves including limestone, marble, granite, building stone and china clay § Banaskantha district accounts for almost the entire marble reserves (99.3%) of the State of Gujarat § Danta Taluk of Banaskantha district is known for its high quality marble production § Banaskantha contributes 15% to the total production of limestone in Gujarat Danta Amirgadh Vadgam Palanpur Disa Dhanera Tharad Vav Diyodar Sihori Bhabhar Dantiwad 0 20000 40000 60000 80000 100000 120000 140000 160000 180000 Granite Marble Block Marble Rubble Sand Production (in Metric Tons) Source: “Mineral Treasure of Gujarat”, Commissioner of Geology & Mining 2005-2006 Marble Mines Limestone Fig 13: Production of Minerals in BanaskanthaMap 3: Mineral Map of Banaskantha District
  • 12. 12 Major Industries § Major Medium & Large Scale Industries (MSI & LSI) industries in Banaskantha district are engaged in the production of granite tiles and marble blocks § Some of the major medium and large scale players in Banaskantha district are mentioned in the table below: Name of Company Taluka Production Ceramic Shreeji Granite Amirgadh Granite tiles, Slab Shreeji Industries Ltd. Amirgadh Granite Slab D.K. Trivedi & Sons Dantaa Marble block, Tiles Trivedi Marbles Ltd Dantaa Marble tiles Tirupati Marble Ltd. Dantaa Marble Slab Hindustan Marble Pvt. Ltd. Dantaa Marble Block Balaram Cement Ltd. Amirgadh Cement Shri Ram Cement Ltd. Dantaa Cement Jagdamba Cement Ltd. Dantaa Cement Food Processing Aadarsh Derivatives Ltd. Palanpur Guvaargam Gujarat Agro Industries Palanpur Castor Oil, Cake Kishaan Agro Industries Ltd. Palanpur Castor Oil Banaskantha Dist. Oil seeds Producers Union Palanpur Raydo Oil Royal Proteins Ltd. Deesa Refined Vegetable Oil Banaskantha Dist. Cooperative Milk Producer Union Ltd. Palanpur Milk, Ghee, Icecream, Butter Table 1: Major MSIs & LSIs in Banaskantha District (Indicative List) Source: Banaskantha District Profile Booklet 2006-2007
  • 13. 13 Small Scale Industries (SSI) § The district has seven SSI clusters focused on textile (spinning & weaving of cotton textiles & khadi), diamond processing, and ceramics industry (processed Stone, marble) § Out of these industrial clusters, three of the SSI clusters are located in the Palanpur taluka, two are located in Vadgam and one each is located in Danta and Deesa talukas § The textile clusters located in Palanpur & Vadgam talukas together consists of 397 units (109 in spinning & weaving of cotton textiles and 286 units in khadi manufacturing) § The diamond Processing cluster in Palanpur and Deesa consists of 104 units § The ceramic cluster at Danta consists of 48 units having a turnover of USD 2.74 million Map 4: Small Scale Industrial Clusters - Banaskantha Danta Amirgadh Vadgam Palanpur Dees a Dhanera Tharad Vav Diyodar Sihori Bhabhar Dantiwad Diamond Processing Spinning & Weaving of Cotton Textiles Processed Stone Marble Khadi Source: Census 2001
  • 14. 14 Industry and Investment Trends 675 50 28 327 1008 1455 577 743 107 164 0 200 400 600 800 1000 1200 1400 1600 Engineering Chem icals Textiles P aper Sugar Food Processing Vegetable O ils & Vanaspati Ceram ics Cem ent& G ypsum Products M isc.Industries Highest Employment Fig 15: Employment Trend in Banaskantha (1988-2007)Fig 14: Productwise Investment (USD million) during 1988-2007 Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat,2007 § The district has witnessed highest investment in agro & food Processing over a period of two decades § The food Processing industry in the district has attracted 57% of the total investment (vegetable Oil & vanaspati aggregating 30% of the total investment and other Food processing industry aggregating 27%) in the district over the last two decades § Engineering has emerged as the third highest investment aggregator in the district over two decades § Mineral Based (ceramic & cement) along with sugar industry have also emerged as preferred sectors for investment in Banaskantha district Highest Investment 17.38 32.62 6.43 5.24 8.1 3.57 6.19 29.52 AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY PAPER & PULP INCL. PAPER SUGAR FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRIES VEGETABLE OILS ANDVANASPATI CERAMICS CEMENT AND GYPSUM PRODUCTS MISCELLANEOUS INDUSTRIES
  • 15. 15 Economy Drivers § The food processing and textiles industries existing in the district for last two decades are driving its economic growth § Proposed Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) passing through the Diamond Hub – Palanpur is expected to emerge as the major economic driver of the district § The vast reserves of marble in the district are a great potential for ceramic industry § Various support infrastructure projects planned across the proposed DMIC are expected to further boost the economic growth of the region due to the improved intra and inter State connectivity of the district § Gujarat State Petronet Limited (GSPL) has planned to lay Gas pipeline in the district along DMIC, which would further fillip the industrial growth in Banaskantha
  • 16. 16 Industrial Locations/ Infrastructure 3
  • 17. 17 Industrial Locations/Infrastructure Source: Gujarat Infdustrial Development Corporation (GIDC), 2007 Industrial Estate Area (in Hectare) Ambaji 6.54 Palanpur 7.58 Chandisar 80.74 Deesa 13.52 Deodar 17.63 Sihori 1.64 Radhanpur 38.86 Table 2: Industrial Estates Map 5: Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation Industrial Estates Deesa
  • 18. 18 Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) Mumbai- Delhi High Axel Load Freight Corridor (DFC) Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar Knowledge Corridor Investment Region (150 sq. Km) Industrial Area (100 sq. Km) Petroleum, Chemical and Petrochemical Investment Region (PCPIR) Special Investment Region (SIR) DMIC Influence Area Map 6 : Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor § Government of India plans to develop a Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) linking Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai § The proposed DFC passes through six States in India, of which, Gujarat accounts for 38% (564 Km) of total DFC length (1483 Km) § The influenced area of 150 Km, on either side of DFC is being developed as “Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor” (DMIC) § Almost 62% of the total area of Gujarat State (18 out of 26 districts) would be benefited by DMIC development § The State government has identified 82 links in the DMIC influenced areas to upgrade them into two/four lane carriageway offering connectivity between ports, industrial estates, hinterlands, markets and points of agricultural produce 150 Km Source: Concept Paper on DMIC (IL&FS), June 2007
  • 19. 19 Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) Components Description Integrated Township Residential, Commercial, Institutional/ Health, Transportation land use Domestic Road-Rail based Logistic Hub Augmentation of Existing Industrial Park/ Estate/ Cluster Mehsana Industrial Estate Feeder Road Links Augmentation of Palanpur- Sidhpur-Kalol-Ahmedabad link, Radhanpur-Himmatnagar- Mehsana Link Logistics Park Feeder Rail Links 4 Map 7: Palanpur-Sidhpur-Mehsana Industrial Area Table 3 : Proposed Industrial Cluster in Palanpur- Sidhpur-Mehsana Industrial Area 4 4 Palanpur-Sidhpur-Mehsana Source: Concept Paper on DMIC (IL&FS), June 2007
  • 20. 20 Support Infrastructure 4
  • 21. 21 Connectivity to Major Cities § Palanpur and Deesa, the two major cities of Banaskantha district are connected to National Capital Delhi and Jaipur, capital of neighboring State of Rajasthan through National Highway (NH) 14 & NH 8 Interstate Connectivity § The State Highway 7 connects the district to important cities of Gujarat like Ahmedabad, Patan & Deesa § Palanpur is connected to Ambaji (significant pilgrimage) via State Highway No 9 Port Connectivity § The nearest port is Dholera port § The district is also connected to the Kandla port via National Highway 15 Source: Banaskantha District Profile,2006-07 Map 8 : Banaskantha Road Network Road & Port Connectivity Location Distance from Palanpur (in Kms) Location Distance from Palanpur (in Kms) Delhi 821 Vadodara 257 Mumbai 733 Surat 424 Hyderabad 1250 Jamnagar 459 Kolkata 1932 Rajkot 371 Chennai 1797 Bhavnagar 346 Ahmedabad 217 Ankleshwar 341 Valsad 491 Table 4: Distance of District Headquarters from other Locations
  • 22. 22 Airport & Rail Connectivity § The district has an airstrip at Palanpur § The nearest commercial airport for the district is at Ahmedabad Source: Banaskantha District Profile,2006-07, Gujarat Maritime Board, Government of Gujarat Air Rail Map 9 : Banaskantha Air Connectivity Map 10 : Banaskantha Rail Network § Banaskantha is connected to Mumbai-Ahmedabad- Delhi through a broad gauge with a major railway station at the district headquarter, Palanpur § Other major cities such as Deesa, Deoder, Dhanera and Bhabhar are also connected with the district headquarter via rail link Patan Mehsana Gandhinagar Sabarkantha
  • 23. 23 Power Supply Network § Banaskantha has a well developed network of sub-stations for power. There are four 220 KV sub stations in the district. An additional substation of a similar capacity is also planned in the district § Additionally, the district houses a 400 KV and a 132 KV sub-station Source: Gujarat State Electricity Board, Government of Gujarat, 2007 Map 11 : Banaskantha Power Network
  • 24. 24 Water Supply § Water supply for industrial purposes in the district can be obtained from three main sources, viz Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board (GSSWB), Irrigation Canal and Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited § The district is irrigated through seven canal networks under Sardar Sarovar Project namely Source: Sardar Saqrovar Narmada Nigam Ltd, 2007 Branch canal Length (Km) District Starting point Ending point Radhanpur 24 Patan, Banaskantha Changa Memdavad Kachchh 360 Banakantha, Patan, Kuchchh Salimgadh Modkuva Vejpur 24 Banaskantha Dhunsol Rudi Malsanand 15.78 Banaskantha Khanpur Khimanavas Gadsisa 22.33 Banaskantha Naroli Ankoli Dhima 14.68 Banaskantha Vami Dhima Madka 19.05 Banaskantha Del Devda Table 5 : Sardar Sarovar Branch Canal network
  • 25. 25 § Gas Grid of length 67.46 km has been identified by Gujarat State Petronet Limited, in Banaskantha district for laying gas pipeline § The identified route has two sections connects : a) Palanpur to Jaipur, the capital of the neighboring State of Rajasthan with proposed length of 44.86 km and b) Palanpur to Mehsana district with length of 21.17 km Source: Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation, 2007 Gas Supply Map 12 : Banaskantha Gas Network Dhanera Tharad Vav Deoder Bhabhar Palanpur Danta Dantiwada Vadgam Deesa Sikori
  • 26. 26 Proposed Infrastructure Projects Road Network § Development of Feeder Road Links to ensure connectivity to identified industrial areas within Dedicated Freight Corridors (DFC) and Hinterlands § Conversion of Palanpur-Mehsana linkage to Pipavav into six lane Source: Indian Real Estate: Growth and New Destinations ,FICCI and Ernst & Young, 2007 Rail Network § Gandhidham-Palanpur Gauge Conversion, 313 km for Kandla Port (under implementation stage)
  • 27. 27 Social Infrastructure 5
  • 28. 28 Education § Banaskantha district has around 1,983 primary schools, 153 secondary schools, and 56 higher secondary schools § The district has a good network of technical training institutes like ITIs (Industrial Training Institutes), Polytechnic and cottage industry training institutes § The ITIs have an intake capacity of 2,028 students every year and offer courses in engineering, textile and automobile areas Type of Educational Institute Number Primary schools 1983 Secondary schools 153 Higher Secondary schools 56 Private Arts, Commerce, Science, B.Ed & Law Colleges 7 Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) 5 Cottage Industry Training Institute 2 Polytechnic College 1 Industrial Training Institutes Cottage Industry Training Institute Polytechnic Tharad Palanpur Deesa Amirgadh Deesa Source: Banaskantha District Profile Booklet 2006-2007 Map 13 : Technical Training Institutes, Banaskantha Table 6: Technical Training Institutes, Banaskantha
  • 29. 29 Health § The district has 64 primary health centers and 422 sub-centers § It has a well knit network of private medical care institutions and trust hospitals § The district also has Government hospital at Vadgam which is 20 bedded § A mobile ayurvedic dispensary has also been sanctioned in Banaskantha district under Special Component Plan § Pulse, a multi-specialty women's hospital, has entered into franchisee agreements with hospitals in Idar in Banaskantha to facilitate infertility treatment in the district Type of Medical Facility Number Community Health Centres 12 Primary. health Centres 64 Sub Centers 422 Government Hospitals 2 Private. Medical care Institutions including Trust hospitals 979 Source: Banaskantha District Profile Booklet 2006-2007 Table 7: Health Care Facilities, Banaskantha
  • 30. 30 Tourism 6
  • 31. 31 Tourism § The district has immense tourism potential because of the presence of pilgrimages like Ambaji & Kumbharia § Around 43.3% of the tourist inflow in Gujarat was for religious purposes and Ambaji has emerged as the second most popular tourist destination in Gujarat § Apart from Ambaji, Banaskantha has other interesting places like Kumbharia which is a religious place for Jains, Balarm-Ambaji Sanctuary, Balram Palace Resort at Balrampur, Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary and Kedarnath Mahadev Temple in Jessore (32 Km from Palanpur) § Jessore also offer excellent trekking options through its hilly terrain and is famous for sloth bear sanctuary Palanpur Ambaji Balrampur KumbhariaBalram-Ambaji Sanctuary Ambaji 10% Dwarka 7% Other locations 66% Ahmedabad 17% Source: Tourist Flow in Gujarat; Annual Report 2006-2007 Map 14 : Tourist Destinations, Banaskantha Fig 16 : Share of Tourist Inflow in Gujarat
  • 32. 32 Investment Opportunities 7
  • 33. 33 Investment Opportunities Agro & Food Processing Banaskantha offers varied opportunities across the Agro & food processing value chain as depicted below § Agricultural Productions § Drip & Sprinkler irrigation, Micro irrigation § Processing & Supply Chain § Sorting, packaging & processing § Instant packed/frozen Vegetables § Infrastructure & Machinery § Food & agro parks § Multi Commodity Cold Chain/integrated pack houses § Terminal market * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at www.indextb.com
  • 34. 34 Investment Opportunities Tourism § Highway restaurants § Motels § Heritage resorts § Budget hotels § Amusement parks Mineral Based Industries § Extraction, processing and manufacturing of granite and marble into semi-final or final products § Cement manufacturing units * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at www.indextb.com
  • 35. 35 Annexure I Maps Map 1: District Map of Banaskantha with Talukas Map 2: Main Crops & Rainfall, Banaskantha District Map 3:Mineral Map of Banaskantha District Map 4: Small Scale Industrial Clusters, Banaskantha Map 5: GIDC Industrial Estates Map 6: Delhi-Mumbai-Industrial Corridor Map 7 : Palanpur-Sidhpur-Mehsana Industrial Area Map 8 : Banaskantha Road Network Map 9 : Banaskantha Air Connectivity Map 10 : Banaskantha Rail Network Map 11 : Banaskantha Power Network Map 12 : Banaskantha Gas Network Map 13 : Technical Training Institute, Banaskantha Map 14 : Tourist Destination, Banaskantha Figures Figure 1 : Share of Districts in Vegetable Production in the State of Gujarat Figure 2 : Share of District Spices Production in the State of Gujarat Figure 3 : Vegetable Production in Banaskantha Figure 4 : Share of Banaskantha in Potato Production of the State Figure 5 : Share of Banaskantha in Cow Pea Production of the State Figure 6 : Share of Banaskantha in Cluster Bean Production of the State Figure 7 : Share of Banaskantha in Tomato Production of the State Figure 8 : Spice Production in Banaskantha Figure 9 : Share of Banaskantha in Isabgul Production of the State Figure 10 : Share of Banaskantha in Fennel Production of the State Figure 11 : Share of Banaskantha in Fenugreek Production of the State Figure 12 : Share of Banaskantha in Cumin Production of the State Figure 13 : Production of Minerals in Bankasntha Figure 14 : Productwise Investment during 1988-1997 Figure 15 : Employment Trend, Banaskantha Figure 16 : Share of Tourist inflow in Gujarat Tables Table 1: Major MSIs & SSIs in Banaskantha District Table 2: Industrial Estates Table 3: Proposed Industrial Cluster in Palanpur-Sidhpur-Mehsana Industrial Area Table 4: Distance of District Headquarters from other Locations Table 5: Sardar Sarovar Branch Canal network Table 6: Technical Training Institutes, Banaskantha Table 7: Healthcare Facilities, Banaskantha
  • 36. 36 Annexure II : Abbreviations DFC: Dedicated Freight Corridor MSI: Medium Scale Industry LSI: Large Scale Industry SSI : Small Scale Industries SEZ : Special Economic Zone DMIC : Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor DFC : Delhi Freight Corridor GWSSB : Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board ITI: Industrial Training Institutes

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