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Narmada - District Profile

  1. 1. NARMADA 1
  2. 2. INDEX 1 Narmada: A Snapshot 2 Economy and Industry Profile 3 Industrial Locations/ Infrastructure 4 Support Infrastructure 5 Social Infrastructure 6 Tourism 7 Investment Opportunities 8 Annexure 2
  3. 3. 1 Narmada: A Snapshot3 3
  4. 4. Introduction: Narmada§ Narmada district is located at the southern part of Gujarat Map1: District Map of Narmada with Talukas§ The district shares its border with the State of Maharashtra and is bounded with Surat in the south, Vadodara in the north, and Bharuch in the west§ The district has 4 talukas, which includes Nandod, Sagbara, Tilakwada and Dediapada§ Located in Nandod taluka, Rajpipla is the district headquarter and the main industrial town of Narmada Tilakwada district Nandod Rajpipla§ Focus industry sectors include, textiles, food & agriculture and chemicals Dediapada Anklav Sagbara§ Tourist places: Rajwant Palace, Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary and Shoolpaneshwar Temple, and Sardar District Headquarter Talukas Sarovar Dam 4
  5. 5. Fact File 72.4º to 73.15º East (Longitude) Geographical Location 21.24º to 22º North (Latitude) Average Rainfall 1,100 mm Rivers Narmada, Karjan, Main, Ashwini and Tarap Area 2755 sq. km. District Headquarter Rajpipla Talukas 4 Population 5,14,404 (As per Census 2001) Population Density 187 Persons per sq. km. Sex Ratio 949 Females per 1000 Males Literacy rate 60% Languages Gujarati, Hindi and English Seismic Zone Zone IIISource: Socio Economic Review 2006-07, District Profile Booklet, 2007 5
  6. 6. 2Economy and Industry Profile6 6
  7. 7. Economy and Industry Profile§ A major strata of population is dependent upon agriculture for their livelihood§ Production of banana and cotton are the key horticulture crops in the district§ An investment of INR 600 Crore (USD 1.42 million) was observed in the district between 1988-07. Industries such as textiles, sugar, and chemicals observed major investments and substantial growth during the past two decades§ Over 860 Small Scale Industries (SSIs), engaged in repair & services, wood products, paper, and food products are present in the district of which over 390 units are present in Nandod taluka 7
  8. 8. Agriculture§ Major crops produced in the district are banana, Fig. 1: Area and Production of Food and Non Food Crops (2006-07) mango, cucurbits and cotton Total Area (in Hec) 300 400 Total Production 279 203 (in 00M.T.)§ In 2006-07, Narmada district had the highest 200 300 production of banana amounting to 2,78,400 100 135 0 0 Metric Tonnes (MT), followed by cucurbits with a Cereals Pulses production of 14,835 MT Area (in Hec) Production (in M.T.)§ Total production of cotton in the district was 96,600 Bales during 2006-07 Fig. 3: Area and Production of Major Fruits during 2006-07 Fig. 2: Area and Production of Fruits and 5000 278400 300000 Vegetables (2006-07) Total Production (in M.T.) 4000 250000 9000 360000 Total Area (in Hec) Total Production (in Total Area (in Hec) 200000 294400 300000 3000 6000 240000 150000 M.T.) 4640 7100 180000 2000 4600 2245 100000 3000 120000 1000 55660 60000 1215 50000 11786 14835 0 0 0 0 Fruits Vegetables Mango Banana Cucurbits Area (in Hec) Production (in M.T.) Area (in Hec) Production (in M.T.)Source: Department of Agriculture, Government of Gujarat 2006-07 8
  9. 9. Small Scale Industries (SSI)§ In the four talukas of the district, there are over 860 units generating Map 2: SSI Clusters in Narmada 990 jobs, with investments to the tune of INR 170 lakh (USD 0.41 million) 143 Units§ Small Scale Industries (SSIs) are mainly engaged in repairing & services, ceramics, wood products, paper and rubber products Tilakwada 398 Units§ Over 840 SSIs are present in the repair & services, providing maximum number of employment Nandod§ Maximum units (398) with an investment of INR 103.36 lakh (USD 0.25 million), and employment (459 persons) are observed in Nandod taluka 204 Units Fig 4: Talukawise Total Investments and Employment in Narmada Dediapada 116 Units 125 500 459 Anklav Total Investments (in Lakh) 100 400 Sagbara Total Employment 75 300 103.36 243 50 200 158 132 25 100 30.46 19.91 16.83 0 0 Tilakw ada Nandod Dadiapada Sagbara Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 Investment (in lakhs) Employment 9
  10. 10. Economy Drivers§ Agriculture provides the maximum opportunity to generate sustainable livelihood and employment for the villagers§ Industry sectors such as textiles, food products, wood & rubber products and repair & servicing are the supporting pillars of the district economy§ The district owns some of the major tourist destinations such as, Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary & Temple and Rajwant Palace, which accounts for a healthy influx of tourists§ Narmada houses Herbal Botanical Garden, consisting of almost 70 species of herbal plants, which are used for the ayurvedic and natural therapy of treatment, and also helps in increasing medical value travel in the district 10
  11. 11. 3 Industrial Locations / Infrastructure11 11
  12. 12. Industrial Locations / Infrastructure Map 3: Industrial Estates in Narmada Table 1: Industrial Estates in Narmada Name of the Area (in Hectares) Estates Rajpipla Sagbara 1.57 Dediapada 2.39 Dediapada Rajpipla (1) 13.85 Sagbara Rajpipla (2) 9.30 District Headquarter Taluka Industrial EstateSource: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat and Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board, 2007 12
  13. 13. 4 Support Infrastructure13 13
  14. 14. Road, Rail & Air Connectivity Road Map 4 : Connectivity of Narmada§ Major state roads connects Narmada with key industrial centres in the State: Ahmedabad (195 km), Rajkot (357 km), Jamnagar (467 km), Ankleshwar (75 km), Bhavnagar (357 km), Mehsana (269 km), Surat (83 km), Gandhinagar (223 km) and Vapi ( 150 km)§ Distance of Narmada from major Indian cities: Delhi (964 km), Mumbai (419 km), Hyderabad (936 km), Kolkata (1779 km) and Chennai (1483 km) Rail§ There are 4 railway stations in Narmada Air§ Nearest airports are in Surat and Vadodara Source: Road and Building Department, Government of Gujarat, 2007 14
  15. 15. Power & Water Supply Map 5: Power Map of Narmada Power§ One Hydro power station is present in the district§ A substation of 132 KV is present in Tilakwada in Narmada, connected with Jambuva in Vadodara§ 66kv and 11kv distribution system spread over the district WaterWater supply for industrial purposes in the district can be obtained from three main sources, viz Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board (GWSSB), irrigation canal, and Sardar Sarovar Project.Sardar Sarovar Project§ The project envisages supply of water for drinking purposes, irrigation, and industrial use§ Sardar Sarovar Project water for industrial use is made available through branch canals§ With a total length of 3.65km, Wadia is the branch canal, that supplies water to the Narmada district. The starting point of the canal is Nandod and end point is KoliarySource: Gujarat Electricity Board, 2007, Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd, 2007 15
  16. 16. 5 Social Infrastructure16 16
  17. 17. Education And Health Education: Table 2: List of Educational Institutes Educational Institutes Total § There are 663 primary, 56 secondary and 23 higher secondary Primary School 663 schools in the district Secondary School 56 § With over 770 seats, there are 6 ITIs offering several industrial Higher Secondary School 23 training programs which include, fitting, computer operations and Pharmacy College 1 diesel mechanics, etc ITI’s 6 § Some of the colleges present in the district are M.R. Arts & Other Colleges* 7 Science College and Ratnasinhji Mahida Commerce College *Other Colleges: Arts, Commerce, Health: Science, B.Ed and Law College§ The district has 23 primary health care and 4 community health centers, with 2 government hospitals§ Narmada has a several private hospitals which provide a comprehensive range of tertiary and secondary care services§ Some of the hospitals present in Narmada includes, Rajpipla hospital and Netra Seva Trust Hospital Source: Narmada District Profile, Department of Employment and Technical Education, Government of Gujarat, 2007 17
  18. 18. 6 Tourism18 18
  19. 19. Tourism§ Built in 1910, Rajwant Palace is one of the most favoured tourist destinations in the district. The palace includes a royal museum and a heritage hotel§ Spread over an area of 600 sq. km, the Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is present in the district having a diversified floral presence Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife with more than 550 floral species and a wide range of wildlife species Sanctuary§ The Shoolpaneshwar Temple and Sardar Sarovar Dam are located in Kevadia, 27 km from Rajpipla§ Other places of interest in the district are Vadia Palace, Dashavatar Ranchhodrai Mandir, and Nizamshah Dargah Rajwant Palace 19 19
  20. 20. 7Investment Opportunities20 20
  21. 21. Investment Opportunities Food and Agriculture § Agro food parks § Food processing § Cold storage Textile § Manufacture of fabrics § Power looms § Twisting from synthetic yarn Tourism § Eco-tourism § Hotels § Medical value travel * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at 21
  22. 22. Annexure Maps Figures Tables Figure 1 : Area and Production of Food and Table 1 : Industrial Estates in NarmadaMap 1: District Map of Narmada with Talukas Non Food Crop Production 2005-06Map 2: SSI Clusters in Narmada Figure 2 : Area and Production of Fruits and Table 2 : List of Educational Institutes Vegetables (2006-07)Map 3 : Industrial Estates in Narmada Figure 3 : Area and Production of Major Fruits During 2006-07Map 4 : Connectivity of Narmada Figure 4 : Talukawise Total Investments andMap 5 : Power Map of Narmada Employment in Narmada 22