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  1. 1. Panchmahals
  2. 2. 2 INDEX Investment Opportunities 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Tourism Social Infrastructure Support Infrastructure Industrial Locations / Infrastructure Economy and Industry Profile Panchmahals: A Snapshot Annexure8
  3. 3. 3 Panchmahals: A Snapshot 1
  4. 4. 4 Panchmahals § Panchmahals is located in the eastern part of Gujarat § The district is spread across 11 talukas and Godhra is the district headquarter § The major industrial locations in the district are Kalol, Halol and Godhra § Focus Industry Sectors – minerals, engineering & automobiles, tourism, irrigation projects, dairy farming § Panchmahals is the largest producer of quartz in Gujarat § Major Tourist attractions in the district include Champaner-Pavagadh Archeological Park (listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO), temple of Mata Kalika in Pavagarh, the Jain pilgrimage center at Pavoli, fairs of Chaiti Atham and Math Kotal, Kadana Dam, etc. Source: Panchmahals District Booklet :2006-07 District Headquarter Taluka Godhra Kalol Ghoghamba Halol Jambhughoda Map 1: District Map of Panchmahals with Talukas Bakor Divada Lunawada Sahera Morva Santrampur Panchmahals
  5. 5. 5 Fact File Source: Panchmahals district booklet ,2006-07, Socio Economic Review 2006-07 8 (Panam, Mahisagar, Neshri, Kunkaran, Goma, Dhadhar, Veri and Sukhi)Rivers Gujarati, Hindi and EnglishLanguages Zone IIISeismic Zone 60.92%Literacy Rate 938 Females per 1000 MalesSex Ratio 388 persons per sq. km.Population Density 1,580,000 (As per 2001 census)Population 11Talukas GodhraDistrict Headquarters 5,083 1,047 mmAvg. Rainfall 14º Centigrade (Minimum) 45º Centigrade (Maximum) Temperature 22.30º to 23.23º North (Latitude) 73.15º to 74.75º East (Longitude) Geographical Location
  6. 6. 6 Economy and Industry Profile 2
  7. 7. 7 Economy and Industry Profile § Panchmahals is rich in minerals and agricultural produce § Major occupations in the district are dairy farming and agriculture; major crops cultivated are wheat, maize and pulses § 10% of the total area of the district is covered under forests which is about 2,21,900 hectares § It accounts for a large cultivation of mango, banana, papaya, citrus, guava, brinjal, cabbage, cauliflower, cucurbits, onion, garlic, ginger etc. § Panchmahals boasts of 97% production of Quartz in Gujarat and supplies to other districts and regions § The district is a manufacturing base for steel products, automobiles and cryogenic equipments § Tourist destinations and fairs in the district attract a large number of tourists every year
  8. 8. 8 Agriculture § Panchmahals has black alluvial soil which supports farming practices § Wheat, maize and pulses are major crops produced in the district § Total cereal production in the district was 2,68,800 metric tonnes (MT) in 2005 - 06 § Total wheat and pulses production in the district was 73,400 and 59,600 metric tonnes respectively in 2005 - 2006 Source: Department of Agriculture,Govt .of Gujarat:,2007 Fig.1 Production of Food Crops: 2006-2007 ( Metric Tones) 88,396 13,270 59,600 Pulses Vegetables Fruits
  9. 9. 9 Agriculture 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 M angoChikoo Citrus BerBanana G uava Pom granatePapaya Custard apple Aonia Fruits AreainHectares 0 2000 4000 6000 8000 10000 12000 14000 ProductioninMT Area (in hectares) Production (in MT) Production of Vegetable crops 06-07 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 Potato O nion BrinjalCabbage O kra Tom atoCauliflow er ClusterB ean Cow PeaCucurbits Vegetables AreainHectares 0 2000 4000 6000 8000 10000 12000 14000 ProductioninMT Area (in hectares) Production (in MT) § Total vegetable production - 36,727 MT in the year 2006-07 § Total fruit production – 32,253 MT in the year 2006- 07 § Among all the vegetables grown in the district, onion had the largest production (12,540 MT) during 2006-07 § Mango is the major fruit crop of the district and its production in 2006-07 was 11,898 MT Source: Department of Agriculture,Govt .of Gujarat: 2007 Fig. 2: Vegetable Crop Production 2006- 07 Fig. 3: Fruit Crop Production 2006- 07
  10. 10. 10 Minerals § Major minerals present in Panchmahals district include quartz, marble and granite § Proven reserves of quartz in Gujarat is about 4 million metric tonnes – 75% of which is found in Panchmahals § District contributes 97% of quartz produced in Gujarat (1,29,855 metric tonnes) § Quartz is classified as a major mineral due to its and as application across a wide variety of industries, glass industry being the dominant consumer Source: Panchmahals District booklet 2006-07, Commissionerate of Mining & Geology, Government of Gujarat Fig.4 : Mineral Reserves In Panchmahals (MT) 75,583 86,007 3,000,000 1,374,530 Quartz Sand Gravel Black Trep
  11. 11. 11 Major Industries § Medium (MSIs) and large scale industries (LSIs) are spread over Godhra, Kalol and Halol talukas § Major players in the district include General Motors India Pvt. Ltd, Maruti Koatsu Pvt. Ltd, Inox India Ltd., MJ Pharmaceuticals Ltd and Panchmahals Steel Ltd § Key businesses in the district are engineering, steel and steel rerolling, chemicals, food products § Some of the major medium and large scale players present in the district are mentioned in Table - 1 Source: Panchmahal District Booklet 2006- 07,District Collectorate of Panchmahal Medicines/Formulation DivisionHalolAlembic Automobiles and Spare partsHalolGeneral Motors India Pvt. Ltd. Ingots/BilletsKalolPanchmahal Steel Limited MedicinesHalolM.J.Pharmaceuticals Gas CylindersHalolMaruti Koatsu Cylinders Pvt. Ltd. Vacuum Insulated Cryogenic TanksKalolInox India Ltd. Items of ManufactureLocationName of Company Table 1 : Medium and Large Scale Players in Panchmahal* *Indicative list
  12. 12. 12 Major Industries Map 2 : Major Industry Players in Panchmahals District * *Indicative list
  13. 13. 13 61.86 166.68 83.55 55.4 103 161 156 126 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 Food Processing Machinery Lathes And Machine Tools Wooden Boxes,Barrels Printing Publishing of Books Investments INR (Lakhs) Employment Fig.5 Investments and Employment 31 52 37 102 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 Food Processing Machinery Lathes And Machine Tools Wooden Boxes,Barrels Printing Publishing of Books Fig.6 Number Of Units § Major invesments were observed in lathes and machine tools (INR 166.68 Lakhs) § Almost 60% of total number of small scale industries (SSIs) are concentrated in Godhra, Kalol and Halol talukas of the district § Food processing machinery sector has the maximum number of units (102) in the district Small Scale Industries (SSI) Map 3: SSIs in Panchmahals Lathes and Machine Tools Halol Food Processing Machinery Wooden Boxes and Barrels Food Processing Machinery Printing Publishing of Books/Journals Godhra Kalol Source: Panchmahals District booklet 2006- 07
  14. 14. 14 Major Investments Trends 1806 2304 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 1988-1997 1998-2007 Investments (INR Crore) Fig. 7 : Investments in 1988 -97 Vs 1998-07 Comparative Data in last two decades 19 122 4433 720 102 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 Industrial Machinery Chemicals Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Investments(INRLakhs) 1988-1997 1998-2007 Fig. 8: Sector- wise Decadal Investments § As per Industrial Entrepreneurial Memoranda filed, chemical industry contributed maximum investments during 1998-2007 i.e. INR 720 Crore (USD 171.42 million) § Transportation sector witnessed a sizeable investment to the tune of INR 987Crore (USD 235 million) during 1988 -1997 § Investments in industrial machinery and pharmaceuticals have also increased in the last decade (1998- 2007) Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007
  15. 15. 15 Economy Drivers § Emergence of numerous small scale industries, presence of vast reserves of minerals and existence of many industry players are fuelling the economic and industrial growth of the district § Recent surge in the growth of engineering sector in the district has added more jobs and increased opportunities for the masses § Glassware, ceramics and cement are a few industries gradually emerging due to the presence of quartz in the district § The economy of Panchmahals is also driven by dairy farming and agriculture practices § Small scale industry sectors such as food processing units, wooden products and machine tools are the supporting pillars of the economy § Upcoming irrigation projects are boosting agricultural production in the district
  16. 16. 16 Industrial Locations/ Infrastructure 3
  17. 17. 17 Industrial Estates 71.84Kalol 1Jambughoda 461Halol 20Godhra Estate Area in (Hectares) Table 2: Existing GIDC Industrial Estates Map 4: Industrial Estates Source: Gujarat Infdustrial Development Corporation Government of Gujarat, 2007
  18. 18. 18 Support Infrastructure 4
  19. 19. 19 Road Connectivity 315Valsad 211Mehsana 406Jamnagar Distance (km) from Pamchmahal*Major Talukas 165Ankleshwar 81Vadodara 227Surat 321Rajkot § Total road length in the district is 4861.87 kms § Panchmahals is 166 km. from Gandhinagar – the state capital § National Highway (NH) 59 passes through the district connecting it to Ahmedabad (136 km) and Indore § NH 8 passes through Nadiad – Godhra (district headquarter) – Dahod § State Highway 4 passes through – Nadiad – Halol – Godhra – Lunawada Source: Panchmahals District Profile Booklet, 2006-07: Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board (G.I.D.B):2007 Distance (km)*Major Indian Cities 576Mumbai 912Delhi 1042Hyderabad 1589Chennai 1741Kolkata * All Distance From District Headquarter- Godhra Map 5: Road & Rail Network Road Table 3: Distance from Major Districts in Gujarat Table 4: Distance from Major Indian Cities
  20. 20. 20 § Six broad gauge railway stations are present in the district § Total rail length of the district is 155 km – broad gauge line § Main railway station is at Godhra § The railway station at Godhra in the district is on the main railway track of Delhi-Mumbai Rail and Airport Connectivity Rail Source: Panchmahals District Profile Booklet, 2006-07: Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board (G.I.D.B):2007 Airport § Nearest airport (Vadodara) is 80 km away
  21. 21. 21 Power and Water Supply Network Source: Panchmahals District booklet: ,2006-07, Gujarat Electricity Board Water DesarKalwana15.28Desar SamaBoru4.1Nahra RatanpurMadhwas4.2Zumkha LotnaKanjari6.94Dumad RakuiUjeti11.83Dena BhadodraRameshwara115.1Vadodra End PointStarting PointLength (in km)Name Of Branch Canal Table 5: Branch Canals of Sardar Sarovar Project § Water supply for industrial purposes in the district can be obtained from three main sources, viz Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board (GWSSB), an irrigation canal and Sardar Sarovar Project. § Sardar Sarovar Project water for industrial supply is made available through branch canals which are mentioned in Table - 5 Power § Electricity in Panchmahals is supplied through Gujarat Electricity Board (GEB) § There is a Hydro power station at Kadana and two 220 KV sub-stations at Godhra and Chandrapura respectively § 66kv and 11kv distribution system spread over the district Map 6: Power Map of Panchmahals
  22. 22. 22 Gas Route Identification Completed Under Construction Map 7 : Gas Grid In Panchmahals § The district has a pipeline section running from Padmala to Halol (36.89 km) Source: Gujarat State Electricity Board, Government of Gujarat, Gujarat State Petrochemical Corporation Gas Supply
  23. 23. 23 Proposed Infrastructure Projects Major Roads Source: CMIE Sept. 07 report Water § Irrigation facility will be extended by the construction of the Kadana dam and reservoir in Santrampur taluka of Panchmahals District. § Water conservation will be increased by constructing check dams and deepening ponds § Halol-Godhra-Shamalji (State Highway 5) project with an area of 170 hectares in Godhra, Halol and Shamalji is under implementation § Nadiad-Dakore-Godhra State Highway project has been announced
  24. 24. 24 Social Infrastructure 5
  25. 25. 25 Education 1Polytechnic Colleges 12 Colleges (Arts/Science/Commerce /Law etc.,) 3Pharmacy College 19ITIs Higher Secondary Schools 403 Secondary Schools 2077Primary Schools NumberEducational Institute Source: District booklet :2006-07,District Collectorate of Panchmahal § Total number of Government and private schools in Panchmahals (primary, secondary and higher secondary) is 2480 § Colleges offer courses in various streams such as arts, commerce, science, law etc. § Technical institutions offer courses in subjects like desktop publishing, electric motor rewinding, servicing, Scooter mechanics, refrigeration, secretarial assistance, IT, electronic installation and wiring § Diploma Pharmacy College in Panchmahals, run by Nootan Education Trust, has an intake capacity of 60 Table 6: Educational Infrastructure
  26. 26. 26 Health 11 Community Health Centres 51Primary Health Centres 63Dispensary 16Maternity Hospitals 63Child Welfare Centres 7Hospitals NumbersHealth Infrastructure § Panchmahals houses good health care facilities to provide a comprehensive range of medical treatments § There are 63 child welfare centres and 16 maternity hospitals for mother and child healthcare § The district also hosts 11 community health centres and 51 primary health centres § Panchmahals has many healthcare centres which offer medical facilities in pediatrics, cardiac, obstetrics and gynecology Source: Government Of Gujarat ::Health Department :2007,District Booklet :2006-07 Table 7: Health Infrastructure
  27. 27. 27 Tourism 6
  28. 28. 28 Tourism Source: India Guide Gujarat, 2007, Annual Report (2006-07), Tourist Flow in Gujarat, TCGL, GoG Champaner Pavagarh : World Heritage Site § Champaner-Pavagadh Archeological Park, situated 45 km north east of Vadodara, was inscribed on World Heritage List by UNESCO in July 2004, and was named as Champaner-Pavagadh Archeological Park. The medieval city of Champaner-Pavagarh is dotted with large number of historical monuments of various religious faiths, and water bodies - both natural and man made. It attracts about 20 lakh visitors every year and has shown a growth of 10.92 % in the inflow of tourists in 2005-06. § Panchmahals is also home to many religious places such as Luneshwar Mahadev Temple and Marideshvar Mahadev Temple § Chaiti Atham and Math Kotal fairs of the district attract many tourists every year § Jambhughoda Wild life sanctuary and Ratan Mahal Sloth Bear Sanctuary are other tourist attractions
  29. 29. 29 Investment Opportunities 7
  30. 30. 30 Investment Opportunities Minerals § Huge potential for investments in glass, ceramics and manganese- based products § Tremendous opportunities for technology upgradation through capital intensive projects with high investments Agriculture § Maize-based products § Cattle feed Engineering § Steel fabrication § Machine tools § Automobile accessories Tourism § Hotels § Food joints
  31. 31. 31 Investment Opportunities Plastic § Polyvinyl pipes (PVC pipes), doors and windows, water tanks, industial moulded products § Plastic automotive components § Plastic wares Animal Husbandry § Dairy farming § Poultry industry § Tannery
  32. 32. 32 Annexure I Map 3: SSIs in Panchmahals Map 4 : Industrial Estates Map 5: Road & Rail Network Map 6: Power Map of Panchmahals Map 7 : Gas Grid in Panchmahals Map 2 : Major Industry Players in Panchmahals District Map 1: District Map of Panchmahals with talukas Maps Figure 2: Vegetable Crop Production 2005- 06 Figure 5: SSI; Investments & Employment Figure 8: Sector- wise Decadal Investments Figure 7: Investments in 1988 -97 Vs 1998-07 Comparative Data in last two decades Figure 6: SSI; Number Of Units Figure 4: Mineral Reserves in Panchmahals (MT) Figure 3: Fruit Crop Production 2006- 07 Figure 1 : Production of Food Crops ( Metric Tones) Figures Table 6: Educational Infrastructure Table 7 : Health Infrastructure Table 5 : Branch Canals of Sardar Sarovar Project Table 4 : Distance from Major Indian Cities Table 3 : Distance from Major Districts in Gujarat Table 2 : Existing GIDC Industrial Estates Table 1 : Medium and Large Scale Players in Panchmahals Tables
  33. 33. 33 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