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Navsari - District Profile

  1. 1. Navsari
  2. 2. INDEX 1 Navsari: A Snapshot 2 Economy and Industry Profile 3 Industrial Locations/ Infrastructure 4 Support Infrastructure 5 Social Infrastructure 6 Tourism 7 Investment Opportunities8 Annexure 2
  3. 3. 1Navsari: A Snapshot 3
  4. 4. Introduction: Navsari Map 1: District Map of Navsari with talukas§ 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 • Jalalpor processing industries, textiles, drugs & pharmaceuticals, • Navsari mineral related industries, and marine based industries • Gandevi§ Famous historical place Dandi and Vansda National • Chikhli Park are located in Navsari • VansdaSource: Navsari District Profile Booklet 2006-07 4
  5. 5. Fact File 72.43° to 73.00 ° East (Longitude)Geographical Location 20.07° to 21.00 ° North (Latitude) 40 ° Centigrade (Maximum)Temperature 10 ° Centigrade (Minimum)Avg. Rainfall 2000 mmRivers Kaveri, Mindhola, Purna, Kharera and AmbicaArea 2,196 sq. kmDistrict Headquarter NavsariTalukas 5Population 12,29,463 (As per Census 2001)Population Density 556 Persons per sq. kmSex Ratio 955 Females per 1000 MalesLiteracy Rate 75.99%Language Gujarati, Hindi, and EnglishSeismic Zone Zone IIISource: Navsari District Profile Booklet 2006-07 5
  6. 6. 2Economy and Industry Profile 6
  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 districtSource: Navsari District Profile Booklet 2006-07 7
  8. 8. Agriculture§ In the year 2006-07, Navsari produced more than 2 Largest Producer of Chikoo in Gujarat lakh Metric Tonnes (MT) of fruits, around 1.20 lakh MT Largest Producer of Cucurbits in Gujarat 2nd Largest Producer of Mango in Gujarat of vegetables and approximately 4,187 MT of spices 2nd Largest Producer of Sugarcane§ Navsari is the largest producer of Chikoo Fig. 1 : Food Crop Production 2006 - 07 25000 250000 contributing 20 % to total State production and second 20000 21105 216761 200000 Production (M.T.) Area (00 Ha) largest producer of mango with a share of 17% in 15000 150000 9656121146 10000 100000 State production 5000 50000§ Navsari is the largest producer of cucurbits among 0 265 4187 0 Fruits Vegetables Spices vegetable crops contributing 17% to total State Area (00 Ha) Production (M.T.) production Fig. 2 : Food and Non-Food Crop Production 2006- 07 500 444 1200§ Turmeric is the main spice crop of the district with a 450 1039 1000 400 Production (00 M.T.) share of 12% in total State production 350 800 Area (00 Ha) 300§ Navsari district is the second largest producer of 250 600 200 400 Sugarcane in the State contributing 12% to total State 150 100 64 200 production 50 51 0 0 Source: Department of Agriculture, Government of Gujarat Cereals Pulses 8 Area (00 Ha) Production (00 M.T.)
  9. 9. Major Industries§ 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: Table 1 : Medium and Large Scale Players in Navsari* Name of Company Taluka Production Gufic Biosciences Ltd. Navsari Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Mafatlal Industries Ltd. Navsari Textiles Sahakari Khand Udyog Mandli Ltd. Gandevi Sugar Tata Steel Ltd. Navsari Hot Rolled Profiles and Cold Formed Profiles The Navsari Cotton and Silk Mills Navsari Yarn Ltd. VVF Limited Navsari Chemicals Best Roses Biotech Pvt. Ltd. Navsari Cut Flowers Bhukhanvala Tools Pvt. Ltd. Navsari Machine tools * Indicative list Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat 9
  10. 10. Major IndustriesMap 2 : Major players in Navsari*• Jalalpor • Navsari • Gandevi • Chikhli Gufic Biosciences Ltd. • Vansda Mafatlal Industries Ltd. Tata Steel Ltd. VVF Limited Best Roses Biotech Ltd. * Indicative list 10
  11. 11. Small Scale Industries (SSIs)§ 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 Figure 3 & 4: Contribution of Sectors in SSI units 3% 3% 3% 4% Food products 3% 4% 2% 2% Textiles 2% Paper Wood 7% Rubber & Plastic products Chemicals Other SSI 3% Non ferrous metals Electricity related equipments SSI Contribution ` Glass and Ceramics Ferrous metals 56% (Engineering) Other miscellaneous Machinery & Spareparts business 19% Repairing and Servicing Others 89%Source: Navsari District Profile Booklet 2006-07 11
  12. 12. Industry and Investment Trends§ As per the Industrial Entrepreneur Memoranda Fig. 4 : Decadal trend in Number of Units and Employment 13681 (IEM) filed, the total number of units increased to 14000 Employment and Units 52 units during 1998-2007 from 42 units in 1988-97 12000 10000 6099§ Employment opportunities generated during 8000 6000 1998-2007 has doubled as compared to previous 4000 42 52 decade (1988-97) 2000 0§ During 1998-2007, sectors such as machine tools, Units Employment 1988 - 1997 1998 - 2007 chemicals and food processing industries Fig. 5 : Decadal Trend in Sectorwise observed remarkable growth in investments with Investment 19 highest growth observed in machine tools 20 Investments (in Crore) 15 15 13§ Drugs & pharmaceuticals and vegetable oils 11 10 emerged as the new sectors attracting investments 5 5 1 during 1998-2007 of INR 31 crore (USD 7 million) 0 Machine tools Chemicals Food processing and INR 35 crore (USD 8 million) respectively Industries Sectors 1988 - 1997 1998 - 2007 Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat 12
  13. 13. Investment Trends: 1988-97§ During 1988-97, textiles sector attracted the highest investment of INR 132 crore (USD 31 Fig. 6 : Major Investments & Employment during million) contributing 44% to total investments 1988-97 during the decade Investment and Employment Highest 2371 Highest§ Highest employment was generated by the 2500 Investment Employment 2000 sugar industry creating 2,371 jobs 1365 1500 contributing 40% to total employment 1000 350 generated during the decade. It also attracted 500 132 82 19 18 92 13 275 0 second highest investment of INR 82 crore Sugar Metallurgical Textiles Food processing Soaps,cosmetics industries & toiletries industries (USD 20 million)§ Soaps, cosmetics, and toiletries, metallurgical industries and food processing industries were Sectors among the top five investment generating Investment Employment sectors during 1988-97 besides textiles and sugar industries Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat 13
  14. 14. Investment Trends: 1998-07§ During 1998-2007, maximum investments were Fig. 7 : Major Investments & Employment during attracted by miscellaneous industries of INR 1998-07 60 crore (USD 14 million) with 25% share in Highest Investment Investment and Employment total investment and generated second highest 7000 Highest Employment 6438 5620 6000 employment 5000 4000 3000§ Highest employment was generated by the 2000 1000 60 35 50 31 398 28 19 320 textiles sector creating 6,438 jobs contributing 0 Food processing Miscellaneous Pharmaceuticals Textiles Vegetable oils industries Drugs and industries 47% to total employment during the decade§ Vegetable oils observed high value Sectors investments with 1 new project worth INR 35 crore (USD 8 million) Investment Em ploym ent§ Drugs & pharmaceuticals emerged as a new sector inviting fresh investments during 1998- 2007 worth INR 31 crore (USD 7 million) Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat 14
  15. 15. Investments in Pipeline§ A total of 10 MoUs amounting to INR 7,068 crore (USD Fig. 8 : Number of MoU Signed (VGGIS 03, 05, 07) 1.68 billion) of investments were signed in Navsari during 9 8 8 Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit (VGGIS) hosted 7 MoUs signed 6 in the year 2003, 05 and 07 5 4 3§ Agro and marine based industries, power, and tourism 2 1 1 1 attracted major investments in the three summits 0 2003 2005 2007§ Highest investment was proposed by Union Territory of Years Diu and Daman for setting up power project in the district Fig. 9 : Sector wise MoUs (VGGIS 03, 05, 07) signed with proposed investment of INR 4000 crore (USD 0.95 1 billion) 1§ 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 10 areas such as, floriculture, horticulture, biofuel, jatropha and aquaculture Agro and Marine based Industries Tourism Power Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat 15
  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 16
  17. 17. 3Industrial Locations/ Infrastructure 17
  18. 18. Industrial EstatesTable 2: Industrial Estates in Navsari Map 3 : Industrial Estates in Navsari Industrial Estates Area in Hectare Unnai 1.95 • Jalalpor Navsari Bilimora 44.60 • Navsari Unnai Navsari 55.29 • Gandevi Billimora • Chikhli • Vansda Industrial EstatesSource: Gujarat Industrial Development corporation Government of Gujarat 18
  19. 19. Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC)§ Government of India plans to develop a Dedicated Freight Map 4: Network of Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) 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 Mumbai- Delhi High Axel Load be benefited by DMIC development. Freight Corridor (DFC) Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar Knowledge§ The State Government identified 82 links in the DMIC influenced Corridor Investment Region (200 sq. km) area to upgrade them into two/four lane carriageway offering Industrial Area (100 sq. km) Petroleum, Chemical and Petrochemical connectivity between ports, industrial estates, hinterlands, Investment Region (PCPIR) markets and points of agricultural produce. Special Investment Region (SIR) DMIC Influence Area Source: Concept paper on DMIC (IL&FS), June 2007 19
  20. 20. Delhi Mumbai Industrial CorridorTable 3: Proposed Industrial Cluster in Surat – Navsari Industrial Area Map 5 : Surat - Navsari Industrial Area Components Description Export Oriented Pharmaceutical, Textile, Gems Industrial Activities & Jewellery, Chemical Agro/Food Processing 4 Hub IT/ ITeS/ Biotech Hubs 4 Development of Surat Surat - Navsari 4 Airport Logistics Hub 4 Augmentation of Surat-Hazira Feeder Road Links Linkage, Connectivity to NH-6 and NH-8 Surat- Navsari industrial area lies within 50 Km of Served by Surat-Hazira Rail Feeder Rail Links Link and with DFC at Vapi/ Dedicated Freight Corridor in southern Gujarat. This Vadodara Stations region is connected by NH-8 and NH-6. Residential, Commercial, Integrated Township Institutional/ Health, Transportation land use Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat 20
  21. 21. 4Support Infrastructure 21
  22. 22. Road, Rail and Air Connectivity Road Map 6 : Navsari Road and Rail Network§ 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) 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 22
  23. 23. Power and Water Power Map 7: Navsari Power supply§ 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 Water§ Water supply for industrial purposes in the district can be obtained from four main sources, viz Gujarat Water 220 KV Sub Station Supply and Sewerage Board (GWSSB), irrigation 220 KV Sub Station line canals, check dams, and bore wells 220 KV Sub Station line§ Dudhiya talao situated in the district is developed into 132 KV Sub Station line raw water storage place for the water to be obtained from the Kakrapar canal.Source: Gujarat State Electricity Board, Government of Gujarat, Navsari district profile booklet 2007 23
  24. 24. Gas Supply Gas§ 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 PipelineSource: Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation, 2007 24
  25. 25. Proposed Infrastructure ProjectsPort 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 25
  26. 26. 5Social Infrastructure 26
  27. 27. Education§ Navsari Agriculture University in the district provides Table 4: Educational Institutions in Navsari education in the fields of agriculture, forestry, horticulture, Educational Institutes Total and fisheries§ Sugarcane Research Station at Navsari Agriculture Primary Schools 723 University is mainly engaged in the research of crop Secondary Schools 150 improvement, crop production, and crop protection Higher Secondary Schools§ Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Technical Education and ITIs 12 Research in the district offers courses in computer science, Polytechnic 1 electrical, electronics, communication and mechanical engineering Engineering colleges 1§ The M.G.G. Hospital offers courses in the district in general Medical colleges 1 nursing and Midwifery Others* 12§ Industrial Training Institutes in the Navsari provide training in areas like cutting and sewing, welding, fitting, * Arts, Commerce, Science,B.Ed & Law Colleges dress making, chemical plant operating, computer operating, stenography, armature and motor rewinding etc Source: Navsari District Profile, Government of Gujarat ; iNDEXTb 27
  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 Navsari Cancer Care Foundation T.B. hospital§ A government aided M.G.G. Hospital is located at Navsari and Cottage Hospital is located at Vansda in the districtSource: Navsari district profile booklet 2006-07 28
  29. 29. 6Tourism 29
  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 30
  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 snakesSource: India Guide Gujarat, 2007 31
  32. 32. 7Investment Opportunities 32
  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 33
  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 34
  35. 35. Annexure I Maps Figures TablesMap 1: District Map of Navsari with Talukas Figure 1 : Food Crop Production 2006 - 07 Table 1 :Medium & Large Scale Players in Gujarat.Map 2: Major Players in Navsari Figure 2 : Food and Non- Food Crop Table 2 : Industrial Estates in Navsari Production 2005-06Map 3 : Industrial Estates in Navsari Table 3 :Proposed Industrial Cluster in Surat – Figure 3 & 4 : Contribution of Sectors in SSI Navsari Industrial Area UnitsMap 4 : Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Figure 4 : Decadal Trend in Number of Units Table 4 : Educational Institutions in NavsariMap 5 : Surat Navsari Industrial Area and EmploymentMap 6 : Navsari Road and Rail Network Figure 5 : Decadal Trend in Sectorwise InvestmentMap 7 : Navsari Power Supply Figure 6 : Major Investments and Employment During 1988-97Map 8 : Navsari Gas Network Figure 7 : Major Investments and Employment During 1997-07 Figure 8 : Number of MoUs Signed (VGGIS 03, 05, 07) Figure 9 : Sector wise MoUs Signed (VGGIS 03, 05, 07) 35
  36. 36. Annexure II : AbbreviationsIEM : Industrial Entrepreneur MemorandumMoU : Memorandum of UnderstandingSSI : Small Scale IndustriesMSI : Medium Scale IndustriesLSI : Large Scale IndustriesVGGIS : Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors SummitGSECL : Gujarat State Electricity Corporation LtdSEZ : Special Economic ZoneGIDC : Gujarat Industrial Development CorporationDMIC : Delhi Mumbai Industrial CorridorDFC : Delhi Freight CorridorGWSSB : Gujarat Water Supply Sewerage BoardITI : Industrial Training InstituteNCCF : Navsari Cancer Care Foundation 36