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  • 1. Navsari
  • 2. 2 Investment Opportunities 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Tourism Social Infrastructure Support Infrastructure Industrial Locations/ Infrastructure Economy and Industry Profile Navsari: A Snapshot INDEX Annexure8
  • 3. 3 Navsari: A Snapshot 1
  • 4. 4 Introduction: Navsari Map 1: District Map of Navsari with talukas • Vansda • Chikhli • Gandevi • Jalalpor • Navsari § Navsari district is located in the south eastern part of Gujarat state in the coastal lowland along Purna river § The district has 5 talukas of which Navsari, Gandevi, and Chikhli are major talukas § The district abounds in sugarcane fields, chikoo plantations, and mango trees § Navsari is known for its floriculture activities and sugar business § The focus sectors of the district are agro & food processing industries, textiles, drugs & pharmaceuticals, mineral related industries, and marine based industries § Famous historical place Dandi and Vansda National Park are located in Navsari Source: Navsari District Profile Booklet 2006-07
  • 5. 5 Fact File Gujarati, Hindi, and EnglishLanguage Zone IIISeismic Zone 75.99%Literacy Rate 955 Females per 1000 MalesSex Ratio 556 Persons per sq. kmPopulation Density 12,29,463 (As per Census 2001)Population 5Talukas NavsariDistrict Headquarter 2,196 sq. kmArea Kaveri, Mindhola, Purna, Kharera and AmbicaRivers 2000 mmAvg. Rainfall 10 ° Centigrade (Minimum) 40 ° Centigrade (Maximum) Temperature 20.07° to 21.00 ° North (Latitude) 72.43° to 73.00 ° East (Longitude) Geographical Location Source: Navsari District Profile Booklet 2006-07
  • 6. 6 Economy and Industry Profile 2
  • 7. 7 Economy and Industry Profile § Textiles, diamond business, sugar industry, agro & food processing, paper, engineering and chemicals are some of the key business sectors in Navsari § The district has well developed floriculture and horticulture activities owing to its suitable climate and presence of a major player Best Roses Biotech Pvt. Ltd. § Best Roses has pioneered 6 hectare greenhouse project in the district which is the largest export- oriented floriculture project in the State. The Company exports to countries such as, Japan, Germany and UK, etc. § Other large players such as Gufic Biosciences Ltd., Tata Steel Ltd., and Mafatlal Industries are present in the district § Navsari district is the largest producer of chikoo in the State and the largest exporter of the fruit in India § The district has huge sugarcane fields as a result of which sugar manufacturing industry is a major business in Maroli and Gandevi talukas of the district Source: Navsari District Profile Booklet 2006-07
  • 8. 8 Agriculture 21105 9656 265 216761 121146 41870 5000 10000 15000 20000 25000 Fruits Vegetables Spices Area('00Ha) 0 50000 100000 150000 200000 250000 Production(M.T.) Area ('00 Ha) Production (M.T.) § In the year 2006-07, Navsari produced more than 2 lakh Metric Tonnes (MT) of fruits, around 1.20 lakh MT of vegetables and approximately 4,187 MT of spices § Navsari is the largest producer of Chikoo contributing 20 % to total State production and second largest producer of mango with a share of 17% in State production § Navsari is the largest producer of cucurbits among vegetable crops contributing 17% to total State production § Turmeric is the main spice crop of the district with a share of 12% in total State production § Navsari district is the second largest producer of Sugarcane in the State contributing 12% to total State production Largest Producer of Chikoo in Gujarat Largest Producer of Cucurbits in Gujarat 2nd Largest Producer of Mango in Gujarat 2nd Largest Producer of Sugarcane Source: Department of Agriculture, Government of Gujarat Fig. 1 : Food Crop Production 2006 - 07 Fig. 2 : Food and Non-Food Crop Production 2006- 07 444 64 1039 51 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 Cereals Pulses Area('00Ha) 0 200 400 600 800 1000 1200 Production('00M.T.) Area ('00 Ha) Production ('00 M.T.)
  • 9. 9 § There are approximately 23 medium and large scale industries present in Navsari with a total investment of INR 377 crore (USD 90 million) generating employment for 9,057 persons § Most of these units are concentrated in Navsari and Gandevi talukas § Some of the major medium and large scale players present in district are shown in Table 2: Cut FlowersNavsariBest Roses Biotech Pvt. Ltd. ChemicalsNavsariVVF Limited Machine toolsNavsariBhukhanvala Tools Pvt. Ltd. YarnNavsari The Navsari Cotton and Silk Mills Ltd. Hot Rolled Profiles and Cold Formed ProfilesNavsariTata Steel Ltd. SugarGandeviSahakari Khand Udyog Mandli Ltd. TextilesNavsariMafatlal Industries Ltd. Drugs and PharmaceuticalsNavsariGufic Biosciences Ltd. ProductionTalukaName of Company Major Industries Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat Table 1 : Medium and Large Scale Players in Navsari* * Indicative list
  • 10. 10 Major Industries Best Roses Biotech Ltd. VVF Limited Tata Steel Ltd. Mafatlal Industries Ltd. Gufic Biosciences Ltd. • Vansda • Chikhli • Gandevi • Jalalpor • Navsari * Indicative list Map 2 : Major players in Navsari*
  • 11. 11 § There are approximately 7,525 small scale industries present in Navsari. Some of the main industries under SSIs present in Navsari are food products, metal products, chemicals and rubber and plastic products manufacturing § Maximum number of SSI units (1,412 units) are in repairing and servicing oriented sector followed by metal products manufacturing (533 units) § Highest number of SSI units are located in Navsari taluka followed by Gandevi and Chikhli talukas 56% 3% 4% 4% 19% 3% 7% 2% 2% Food products Textiles Wood Chemicals Non ferrous metals Ferrous metals (Engineering) Machinery & Spareparts Repairing and Servicing Others ` SSI Contribution Other SSI Small Scale Industries (SSIs) Source: Navsari District Profile Booklet 2006-07 Figure 3 & 4: Contribution of Sectors in SSI units 3% 3% 3% 2% 89% Paper Rubber & Plastic products Electricity related equipments Glass and Ceramics Other miscellaneous business
  • 12. 12 Industry and Investment Trends 42 52 6099 13681 0 2000 4000 6000 8000 10000 12000 14000 EmploymentandUnits Units Employment 1988 - 1997 1998 - 2007 § As per the Industrial Entrepreneur Memoranda (IEM) filed, the total number of units increased to 52 units during 1998-2007 from 42 units in 1988-97 § Employment opportunities generated during 1998-2007 has doubled as compared to previous decade (1988-97) § During 1998-2007, sectors such as machine tools, chemicals and food processing industries observed remarkable growth in investments with highest growth observed in machine tools § Drugs & pharmaceuticals and vegetable oils emerged as the new sectors attracting investments during 1998-2007 of INR 31 crore (USD 7 million) and INR 35 crore (USD 8 million) respectively Fig. 4 : Decadal trend in Number of Units and Employment Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat 1 5 13 11 15 19 0 5 10 15 20 Machine tools Chemicals Food processing Industries SectorsInvestments(inCrore) 1988 - 1997 1998 - 2007 Fig. 5 : Decadal Trend in Sectorwise Investment
  • 13. 13 Investment Trends: 1988-97 § During 1988-97, textiles sector attracted the highest investment of INR 132 crore (USD 31 million) contributing 44% to total investments during the decade § Highest employment was generated by the sugar industry creating 2,371 jobs contributing 40% to total employment generated during the decade. It also attracted second highest investment of INR 82 crore (USD 20 million) § Soaps, cosmetics, and toiletries, metallurgical industries and food processing industries were among the top five investment generating sectors during 1988-97 besides textiles and sugar industries Fig. 6 : Major Investments & Employment during 1988-97 Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat Highest Investment Highest Employment 132 82 19 18 13 1365 2371 350 92 275 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 Textiles Sugar Soaps,cosmetics &toiletries Metallurgical industries Foodprocessing industries Sectors InvestmentandEmployment Investment Employment
  • 14. 14 § During 1998-2007, maximum investments were attracted by miscellaneous industries of INR 60 crore (USD 14 million) with 25% share in total investment and generated second highest employment § Highest employment was generated by the textiles sector creating 6,438 jobs contributing 47% to total employment during the decade § Vegetable oils observed high value investments with 1 new project worth INR 35 crore (USD 8 million) § Drugs & pharmaceuticals emerged as a new sector inviting fresh investments during 1998- 2007 worth INR 31 crore (USD 7 million) Investment Trends: 1998-07 Fig. 7 : Major Investments & Employment during 1998-07 Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat Highest Investment Highest Employment 60 35 31 28 19 5620 50 398 6438 320 0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 7000 Miscellaneous industries Vegetableoils Drugsand Pharmaceuticals Textiles Foodprocessing industries Sectors InvestmentandEmployment Investment Employment
  • 15. 15 Investments in Pipeline Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat Fig. 8 : Number of MoU Signed (VGGIS 03, 05, 07) Fig. 9 : Sector wise MoUs (VGGIS 03, 05, 07) signed 1 8 1 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 2003 2005 2007 Years MoUssigned 10 1 1 Agro and Marine based Industries Tourism Power § A total of 10 MoUs amounting to INR 7,068 crore (USD 1.68 billion) of investments were signed in Navsari during Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit (VGGIS) hosted in the year 2003, 05 and 07 § Agro and marine based industries, power, and tourism attracted major investments in the three summits § Highest investment was proposed by Union Territory of Diu and Daman for setting up power project in the district with proposed investment of INR 4000 crore (USD 0.95 billion) § M/s. LG Foundation proposed next highest investment for setting of an entertainment zone in Navsari § Maximum number of MoUs were signed in agro and marine based industries with total 10 MoUs in various areas such as, floriculture, horticulture, biofuel, jatropha and aquaculture
  • 16. 16 Economy Drivers § The development of Vansi-Borsi port as direct berthing deep water port proposed by Gujarat Maritime Board will fuel the industrial growth in the district. It will improve business opportunities for industries such as mineral based industries, food and agro processing industries, salt industries and marine based industries § The climate of Navsari district is well suited for floriculture activities. The Gujarat Government has covered floriculture activities under Jyotigram Yojana as a result of which 24- hour power supply is available. There are many floriculture projects coming up in the district which will boost the economy of the district and increase the exports of flowers which has a growing demand § Surat-Navsari is proposed to be developed as an industrial area along the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC). This will augment development of textiles, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and food processing industries which are prominent sectors
  • 17. 17 Industrial Locations/ Infrastructure 3
  • 18. 18 Industrial Estates Area in HectareIndustrial Estates 55.29Navsari 44.60Bilimora 1.95Unnai Map 3 : Industrial Estates in Navsari Source: Gujarat Industrial Development corporation Government of Gujarat Table 2: Industrial Estates in Navsari • Vansda • Chikhli • Gandevi • Jalalpor • Navsari Navsari Unnai Billimora Industrial Estates
  • 19. 19 Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) DMIC Influence Area Special Investment Region (SIR) Petroleum, Chemical and Petrochemical Investment Region (PCPIR) Industrial Area (100 sq. km) Investment Region (200 sq. km) Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar Knowledge Corridor Mumbai- Delhi High Axel Load Freight Corridor (DFC) Map 4: Network of Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) § 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 sides of DFC is being developed as “Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor” (DMIC). § Almost 62% of total area of Gujarat (18 out of 26 districts) would be benefited by DMIC development. § The State Government identified 82 links in the DMIC influenced area to upgrade them into two/four lane carriageway offering connectivity between ports, industrial estates, hinterlands, markets and points of agricultural produce. Source: Concept paper on DMIC (IL&FS), June 2007
  • 20. 20 Surat- Navsari industrial area lies within 50 Km of Dedicated Freight Corridor in southern Gujarat. This region is connected by NH-8 and NH-6. Surat - Navsari Residential, Commercial, Institutional/ Health, Transportation land use Integrated Township Served by Surat-Hazira Rail Link and with DFC at Vapi/ Vadodara Stations Feeder Rail Links Development of Surat Airport IT/ ITeS/ Biotech Hubs Agro/Food Processing Hub Augmentation of Surat-Hazira Linkage, Connectivity to NH-6 and NH-8 Feeder Road Links Logistics Hub Pharmaceutical, Textile, Gems & Jewellery, Chemical Export Oriented Industrial Activities DescriptionComponents 4 4 4 4 Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Map 5 : Surat - Navsari Industrial Area Table 3: Proposed Industrial Cluster in Surat – Navsari Industrial Area
  • 21. 21 Support Infrastructure 4
  • 22. 22 Road, Rail and Air Connectivity Road § Distance from major industrial centers : Ahmedabad (301 km), Surat (29 km), Vadodara (190 km), Gandhinagar (329 km), Vapi (87 km), Palanpur (447 km), Rajkot (484 km), Mehsana (375 km) and Bhavnagar (470 km) § Distance from major Indian cities : Delhi (1065 km), Mumbai (278 km), Hyderabad (792 km), Kolkata (1717 km) and Chennai (1339 km) Map 6 : Navsari Road and Rail Network Rail § Navsari is well connected by rail with other cities in the State § The district lies on Mumbai – Delhi railway link Air § The nearest domestic airport is at Surat, 30 km north of Navsari § The nearest international airport is at Mumbai, 260 km south of Navsari Source: Navsari district profile booklet 2006-07
  • 23. 23 Power and Water Source: Gujarat State Electricity Board, Government of Gujarat, Navsari district profile booklet 2007 Power 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, check dams, and bore wells § Dudhiya talao situated in the district is developed into raw water storage place for the water to be obtained from the Kakrapar canal. 132 KV Sub Station line 220 KV Sub Station line 220 KV Sub Station line 220 KV Sub Station § Navsari has a well developed network of Sub stations in the district to cater the need of electricity for industry and residential use § There are nine sub stations of 66 KV each and 2 sub stations of 220 KV present at different locations in the district such as Navsari, Gandevi, Chikhli, and Vasanda Map 7: Navsari Power supply
  • 24. 24 Gas Source: Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation, 2007 Gas Supply § Gujarat is the source of more that 39% onshore natural gas production § A State-wide integrated gas grid system is being set up in Gujarat with the primary objective of building a continuous state-wide gas supply system for industrial, commercial, vehicular, and household use § The existing gas line section present in the district is covering Mora – Vapi, and is having total length of 47.312 kms Map 8 : Navsari Gas Network Commissioned Pipeline
  • 25. 25 Proposed Infrastructure Projects Port sector § Gujarat Maritime Board has identified Vansi-Borsi as a green field site for development of a direct berthing deep water port. § The location is identified for handling petroleum and liquid chemical cargo for the immediate hinterland § The proposed site is 13 km away from nearest broad gauge railway link at Navsari and is 30 km south of the industrial town of Surat § The Government has also proposed development of a modern fishing harbour at Dholai port at an estimated cost of INR 14.77 crore (USD 3.5 million) Health sector § Navsari Cancer Care Foundation has undertaken a mega project of establishing state-of-art Radiotherapy Unit at Civil Hospital Navsari, jointly with the Government of Gujarat under Public Private Partnership (PPP) model § This kind of facility will be first of its kind in South Gujarat and between Baroda and Mumbai
  • 26. 26 Social Infrastructure 5
  • 27. 27 Education Source: Navsari District Profile, Government of Gujarat ; iNDEXTb * Arts, Commerce, Science,B.Ed & Law Colleges Table 4: Educational Institutions in Navsari TotalEducational Institutes 1Engineering colleges 1Polytechnic 12ITIs 1Medical colleges 12Others* Higher Secondary Schools 150Secondary Schools 723Primary Schools § Navsari Agriculture University in the district provides education in the fields of agriculture, forestry, horticulture, and fisheries § Sugarcane Research Station at Navsari Agriculture University is mainly engaged in the research of crop improvement, crop production, and crop protection § Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Technical Education and Research in the district offers courses in computer science, electrical, electronics, communication and mechanical engineering § The M.G.G. Hospital offers courses in the district in general nursing and Midwifery § Industrial Training Institutes in the Navsari provide training in areas like cutting and sewing, welding, fitting, dress making, chemical plant operating, computer operating, stenography, armature and motor rewinding etc
  • 28. 28 Health § There are 36 primary healthcare centers, 10 community healthcare centers and 281 sub centers in the district § The district has ‘Navsari Cancer Care Foundation’, a charitable trust which provides services to cancer patients § Navsari has 1 Government General Hospital which provide basic health facilities and houses a mental hospital and a T.B. hospital § A government aided M.G.G. Hospital is located at Navsari and Cottage Hospital is located at Vansda in the district Source: Navsari district profile booklet 2006-07 Navsari Cancer Care Foundation
  • 29. 29 Tourism 6
  • 30. 30 Tourism § Dandi – It is a historical place located 16 km from the district. The place has the Saifee Villa Museum established in 1961 to commemorate the Salt March. The museum houses pictures and artifacts from Gandhiji’s life § Somnath Mahadev temple – It is situated in Billimora taluka of the district. It is a temple of Lord Mahadev and is the tallest (108 feet) Mahadev temple in south Gujarat § Dastur Meherji-Rana Library – The library has a picture collection of the old town of Navsari and one of the oldest religious manuscripts of the Parsi community § Ubhrat – Located about 20 km from Navsari, Ubhrat is a picnic spot with a white sandy beach and an amusement park Source: India Guide Gujarat, 2007
  • 31. 31 Tourism § Vansda National Park – The park lies close to the National Highway no. 8 and is bisected by Waghai-Vansda state highway. The park is dense and has variety of flora and fauna. There are over 250 species of plants including many varieties of Orchids. The forest is a habitat for various animals, wide variety of species of birds, butterflies, spiders, and snakes Source: India Guide Gujarat, 2007
  • 32. 32 Investment Opportunities 7
  • 33. 33 Investment Opportunities Agriculture and Floriculture § Sugar and sugar cube manufacturing units § Mango pulp processing units § Oil mills § Dehydration plant § Green houses, cold storage Marine based § Iodized and dairy salt § Canning of fish § Fishing net Textile § Power loom § Yarn crimping and weaving § Texturising and twisting § Grey cloth processing * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at
  • 34. 34 Investment Opportunities Engineering § Agriculture equipments § Rolling shutters § Building materials § Tin containers Plastic § PVC pipe and cable § Electrical accessories § Plastic reprocess granule § Box strapping polythene film bags * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at
  • 35. 35 Annexure I Map 7 : Navsari Power Supply Map 8 : Navsari Gas Network Map 6 : Navsari Road and Rail Network Map 5 : Surat Navsari Industrial Area Map 4 : Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Map 3 : Industrial Estates in Navsari Map 2: Major Players in Navsari Map 1: District Map of Navsari with Talukas Maps Figure 5 : Decadal Trend in Sectorwise Investment Figure 3 & 4 : Contribution of Sectors in SSI Units Figure 9 : Sector wise MoUs Signed (VGGIS 03, 05, 07) Figure 8 : Number of MoUs Signed (VGGIS 03, 05, 07) Figure 7 : Major Investments and Employment During 1997-07 Figure 6 : Major Investments and Employment During 1988-97 Figure 4 : Decadal Trend in Number of Units and Employment Figure 2 : Food and Non- Food Crop Production 2005-06 Figure 1 : Food Crop Production 2006 - 07 Figures Table 1 :Medium & Large Scale Players in Gujarat. Table 4 : Educational Institutions in Navsari Table 3 :Proposed Industrial Cluster in Surat – Navsari Industrial Area Table 2 : Industrial Estates in Navsari Tables
  • 36. 36 Annexure II : Abbreviations IEM : Industrial Entrepreneur Memorandum MoU : Memorandum of Understanding SSI : Small Scale Industries MSI : Medium Scale Industries LSI : Large Scale Industries VGGIS : Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit GSECL : Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Ltd SEZ : Special Economic Zone GIDC : Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation DMIC : Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor DFC : Delhi Freight Corridor GWSSB : Gujarat Water Supply Sewerage Board ITI : Industrial Training Institute NCCF : Navsari Cancer Care Foundation