Dahod
2
Investment Opportunities
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Tourism
Social Infrastructure
Support Infrastructure
Industrial Locations / Infra...
3
Dahod: A Snapshot
1
4
Introduction: Dahod
§ Dahod is the eastern gateway of Gujarat and was
carved out of Panchmahal district in 1979
§ The di...
5
Fact File
Gujarati, Hindi and EnglishLanguages
Zone IIISeismic Zone
45.65%Literacy Rate
985 Females per 1000 MalesSex Ra...
6
Economy and Industry Profile
2
7
Economy and Industry Profile
§ Dahod is predominantly an agricultural region and the prime share of revenue in the distr...
8
Agriculture
13,050
20,016
17,880
8,190
0 5,000 10,000 15,000 20,000 25,000
Onion
Brinjal
Cabbage
Cauliflower
Production ...
9
Small Scale Industries (SSI)
Source: Dahod District Profile 2006-07
§ There are 2,221 units of small scale industries in...
10
Economy Drivers
§ The economy is mainly driven by agriculture and agriculture based products
§ Water conservation measu...
11
Industrial Locations/ Infrastructure
3
12
Industrial Estates
Size (Hectares)Name
6.07Devgadh Baria
5.3Dahod II
4Dahod I
Map 2 : Industrial Estates in Dahod
Sourc...
13
Support Infrastructure
4
14
Road and Rail Connectivity
*Distance
(km)
from Dahod
Major
Indian
Cities
606Mumbai
800Delhi
995Hyderabad
1541Chennai
16...
15
§ Dahod has one 132 KV sub station which is connected to the 220
KV substation in Panchmahal district through its 132 K...
16
Proposed Infrastructure Projects
Water:
§ N M Sadguru Water and Development Foundation (NMSWDF) has proposed to develop...
17
Social Infrastructure
5
18
Education
Total
Educational
Institutes
1Polytechnic
6Others *
1
Engineering
Colleges
11ITIs
Higher secondary
schools
21...
19
Health
§ There are 11 community and 52 primary health centers
present in the district.
§ Five Trust hospitals are opera...
20
Tourism
6
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Tourism
§ Aurangzeb no Killo (Fort) – It was built by Mughal Emperor
Shahjahan as a resting place for travelers in hono...
22
Investment Opportunities
7
23
Investment Opportunities
Agriculture
§ Irrigation projects
§ Cattles feed
§ Food processing industry
Minerals
§ Cement ...
24
Annexure I
Map 4: Power Map Of Dahod
Map 3: Rail and Road Network
Map 2: Industrial Estates in Dahod
Map 1: District Ma...
25
Annexure II : Abbreviations
SSI : Small Scale Industries
GIDC : Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation
GWSSB : Guja...
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Dahod

  1. 1. Dahod
  2. 2. 2 Investment Opportunities 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Tourism Social Infrastructure Support Infrastructure Industrial Locations / Infrastructure Economy and Industry Profile Dahod: A Snapshot INDEX Annexure8
  3. 3. 3 Dahod: A Snapshot 1
  4. 4. 4 Introduction: Dahod § Dahod is the eastern gateway of Gujarat and was carved out of Panchmahal district in 1979 § The district is spread across 7 talukas and Dahod taluka is the district headquarter § Dahod shares its border with Rajasthan state in the north and Madhya Pradesh state in the east § It is the second largest wholesale grains market in Gujarat § Focus Industry Sectors – Food products, rubber and plastic products, and mineral based industries § Tourist Destinations – Chhab lake, Aurangzeb's Fort, the Shiva Temple at Bavka, Ratanmahal Sanctuary etc. District Headquarter Taluka Source: Dahod District Profile, 2006-07 Map1: District Map of Dahod with Talukas Zalod Dahod Limkheda Dhanpur Devgadh Baria Gorbada Fatehpura
  5. 5. 5 Fact File Gujarati, Hindi and EnglishLanguages Zone IIISeismic Zone 45.65%Literacy Rate 985 Females per 1000 MalesSex Ratio 438 Persons per sq. kmPopulation Density 1.63 Million (As per 2001 Census)Population 7Talukas DahodDistrict Headquarters 3,733 sq.km.Area 4 (Anas, Panam, Macchan, Kali)Rivers 1,107 mmAverage Rainfall 20.30 ° to 23.30 ° North (Latitude) 73.15° to 74.30° East (Longitude) Geographical Location Source: Dahod District Profile, 2006-07
  6. 6. 6 Economy and Industry Profile 2
  7. 7. 7 Economy and Industry Profile § Dahod is predominantly an agricultural region and the prime share of revenue in the district comes from agriculture-based products § Wheat and maize are the major crops of the district § Agriculture has given a great impetus to home-based industries such as making jute ropes and weaving bamboo § 4,000 Metric Tonnes (MT) of quartz is produced in the district and supports cement, glass and ceramic industries § The talukas Dahod and Devgadh Baria houses maximum number of small scale industries § Gujarat Fluoro Chemicals Limited in Goghamba taluka is a public sector unit which is known for refrigerants § Makharia Netting Private Limited in Dahod manufactures fishing net Source: Commissionerate of Geology and Mining, Government of Gujarat
  8. 8. 8 Agriculture 13,050 20,016 17,880 8,190 0 5,000 10,000 15,000 20,000 25,000 Onion Brinjal Cabbage Cauliflower Production (Metric Tonnes) 5213 2934 1700 0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 Mango Citrus Custard Apple Production ( Metric Tonnes) 38700 59500 Rice Pulses Maize Fig1: Production of Crops (Metric Tonnes) (2005 – 2006) Fig.2: Production of Vegetable Crops (Metric Tonnes) (2006 – 2007) Fig.3: Production of Fruit Crops (Metric Tonnes) ( 2006 – 2007) § Total cereal production in Dahod in 2006-07 was 2,12,200 metric tonnes (MT) § 13,500 MT of maize was produced in the district in 2006-07 § Total fruits and vegetables production in the district in 2006-07 was 13,270 and 88,396 MT respectively Source: Department of Agriculture, Government of Gujarat, 2007 13500
  9. 9. 9 Small Scale Industries (SSI) Source: Dahod District Profile 2006-07 § There are 2,221 units of small scale industries in Dahod providing employment to almost 5,000 persons § Major SSIs in the district are in the sectors such as rubber & plastic products, food products, engineering, readymade garments, minerals etc. § Dahod and Devgarh Baria talukas have maximum industrial units in the district i.e. 875 and 541 units respectively § Dahod witnessed maximum investments to the tune of INR 4,996 lakhs (USD 12.2 mn) in 2006-2007 52 123 261 2118 2134 217 950 771 658 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 Rubber & Plastic products Food products Ferrous metals (Engineering) Units Investments ( INR Lakhs) Employment Fig.4: Sectorwise Investments, Units, Employment in SSIs ( 2006 – 2007)
  10. 10. 10 Economy Drivers § The economy is mainly driven by agriculture and agriculture based products § Water conservation measures, improved agricultural methods and community forestry programs support the agricultural practices in Dahod § Being the district headquarter, Dahod taluka has the maximum industrial locations and major section of working population in Dahod are employed in small scale industries § The economy of Dahod also thrives on the grain & pulse mills, food processing machinery, and cement & gypsum industries § The district is well connected to other States through rail and road network § The tribal culture and the fascinating tribal folklores of the district are a great attraction for the tourists
  11. 11. 11 Industrial Locations/ Infrastructure 3
  12. 12. 12 Industrial Estates Size (Hectares)Name 6.07Devgadh Baria 5.3Dahod II 4Dahod I Map 2 : Industrial Estates in Dahod Source: Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC), Government of Gujarat Table 1: Industrial Estates in Dahod Dahod Devgadh Baria
  13. 13. 13 Support Infrastructure 4
  14. 14. 14 Road and Rail Connectivity *Distance (km) from Dahod Major Indian Cities 606Mumbai 800Delhi 995Hyderabad 1541Chennai 1695Kolkata Source: Dahod District Profile: 2006-07, Government of Gujarat * All distances measured from Dahod (taluka) Road Rail § The broad gauge railway line connects Dahod to Vadodara, Godhra, Anand, Ahmedabad, and to Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh § There are three railway lines in the district located at talukas – Dahod, Limkheda and Piplod § National Highway (NH) 59 passes through Dahod and connects it to Ahmedabad (196 km), Godhra (71km) and Indore (249 km) § NH 8E (extension) connects Dahod, Zalod, and the Rajasthan border § State highway (SH) 2 connects the district to Ahmedabad and State highway (SH) 12 connects the district to Jambuva in Madhya Pradesh § Hazira port is 330 km from Dahod Map 3: Rail and Road Network 393Valsad 289Mehsana 484Jamnagar *Distance (km) from Dahod Major Industrial Centres 243Ankleshwar 159Vadodara 326Surat 231Rajkot Table 2 & 3: Distance of Dahod from Major Industrial Centers / Indian Cities
  15. 15. 15 § Dahod has one 132 KV sub station which is connected to the 220 KV substation in Panchmahal district through its 132 KV line § Another 132 KV line is proposed in the district Power Power Map Of Dahod Power Supply Network
  16. 16. 16 Proposed Infrastructure Projects Water: § N M Sadguru Water and Development Foundation (NMSWDF) has proposed to develop a community managed sustainable rural water supply model for Dahod district of Gujarat § A comprehensive action plan for Integrated Water Resource Development of INR 319 crore (USD 23.8 billion) is proposed in the district Source: Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board, Gujarat Unlimited Website, Government of Gujarat
  17. 17. 17 Social Infrastructure 5
  18. 18. 18 Education Total Educational Institutes 1Polytechnic 6Others * 1 Engineering Colleges 11ITIs Higher secondary schools 216 Secondary schools 1473Primary schools § Dahod district has total 1,689 primary, secondary and higher secondary schools (including government and private) § Government Engineering College at Dahod offer courses in chemical, civil, electrical, electronic and communication, information technology, production and mechanical engineering, and has intake capacity of 240 § Government Polytechnic College at Dahod offer courses in computer, electrical, mechanical and civil engineering § The Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in the district offer specialised courses such as welding, software programming, electronic system maintenance, mechanics, instrumentation, cutting and sewing to provide trained manpower for the industries Source: Dahod District Profile, 2006-07, Industries Commissionerate,Government of Gujarat * Arts, Commerce, Science,B.Ed & Law Colleges Table 4: Educational Institutions in Dahod
  19. 19. 19 Health § There are 11 community and 52 primary health centers present in the district. § Five Trust hospitals are operational in Dahod § The district has conventional ayurvedic and homeopathic health facilities § Dahod has a few specialised hospitals for the treatment of physiological disorders, chronic diseases and lifestyle diseases § Banker’s Heart Institute in Dahod taluka provides specialised treatment to cardiac patients Source: Dahod District Profile(2006-07), Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Gujarat Banker’s Heart Institute, Dahod
  20. 20. 20 Tourism 6
  21. 21. 21 Tourism § Aurangzeb no Killo (Fort) – It was built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan as a resting place for travelers in honor of his son’s birth. Today, it houses government offices and a few dargahs § A Shiva Temple belonging to the 12th century is present in Dahod § Chhab Talav (Lake) – It is an attractive destination for the tourists with well developed surrounding area and many food joints § Weekly fair takes place in Dahod every Wednesday, when people from neighbouring tribal areas visit the town to buy and sell various items such as handicrafts, plastic wares, household goods, herbs, fruits, and tribal jewellery made of silver mixed with lead § Ratanmahal Sanctuary in Dahod is best known for its Sloth bear conservation and other inhabitants of sanctuary i.e. jungle cats, foxes, porcupines, birds, and reptiles Source: India Guide Gujarat, 2007, Annual Report (2006-07), Tourist Flow in Gujarat, TCGL, GoG Sloth Bear in Ratanmahal Sanctuary Dahod Shiv Temple
  22. 22. 22 Investment Opportunities 7
  23. 23. 23 Investment Opportunities Agriculture § Irrigation projects § Cattles feed § Food processing industry Minerals § Cement based industry § Quarry § Glass products Animal Husbandry § Dairy farming § Poultry § Tannery business Plastic § Plastic wares, toys § Plastic automotive parts * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at www.indextb.com
  24. 24. 24 Annexure I Map 4: Power Map Of Dahod Map 3: Rail and Road Network Map 2: Industrial Estates in Dahod Map 1: District Map of Dahod with Talukas Maps Figure 4 : Sectorwise Investments, Units, Employment in SSIs ( 2006- 2007) Figure 3 : Production of Fruit Crops (2006-07) Figure 2 : Production of Vegetable Crops (2006-07) Figure 1 : Food Crop Production 2006 - 07 Figures Table 4 : Educational Institutions in Dahod Table 2 & 3 : Distance of Dahod from Major Industrial Centers / Indian Cities Table 1 : Industrial Estates in Dahod Tables
  25. 25. 25 Annexure II : Abbreviations SSI : Small Scale Industries GIDC : Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation GWSSB : Gujarat Water Supply Sewerage Board NMSWDF: N M Sadguru Water and Development Foundation ITI : Industrial Training Institute

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