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Valsad - District Profile


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Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2011 - District Profile : Valsad

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Valsad - District Profile

  1. 1. VALSAD
  2. 2. INDEX 1 Valsad: A Snapshot 2 Economy and Industry Profile 3 Industrial Locations / Infrastructure 4 Support Infrastructure 5 Social Infrastructure 6 Tourism Investment Opportunities 7 8 Annexure 2
  3. 3. 1Valsad: A Snapshot
  4. 4. Introduction: Valsad Map1: District Map of Valsad with Talukas§ Valsad district is located at the Southernmost tip of Gujarat, near Gulf of Khambhat in the Arabian Sea§ The district has 5 talukas, of which the major ones are Valsad (District Headquarter), Pardi and Umargam§ Vapi located in Pardi taluka, is an important hub for chemical based industries§ Valsad is well known for its production of mangoes Valsad Dharampur Pardi§ Focus industry sectors include chemicals, textiles, Vapi horticulture and paper industry Umargam Kaprada§ Tourism: Some of the major tourist destinations in the district District Headquarter are Fire Temple, Daman and Lady Wilson Museum Talukas Town 4
  5. 5. Fact File 72.73º to 73º East (Longitude) Geographical location 20.07º to 21.05º North (Latitude) Average rainfall 2000 mm Rivers Damanganga, Paar, Auranga, Kolak, Taan and Maan Area 2,939 sq. km District headquarter Valsad Talukas 5 Population 1,410,553 (As per Census 2001) Population density 423 persons per sq. km Sex ratio 920 Females per 1000 Males Literacy rate 69.41% Languages Gujarati, Hindi and English Seismic Zone Zone IIISource: Socio Economic Review 2006-07 5
  6. 6. 2Economy and Industry Profile
  7. 7. Economy and Industry Profile§ Valsad is an industrial base for sectors such as chemicals, textiles, and paper & pulp industries§ Since 1980’s, Textile and Chemicals have been the major sectors of investments and employment in the district§ Valsad is emerging as a horticulture hub of the State, witnessing significant production in food grains and crops§ With over 300 medium and large scale industries, Vapi is a major industrial center in Valsad witnessing tremendous business activities§ One of the Asia’s largest Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) is present in Vapi, owned by Vapi Waste & Effluent Management Company and promoted by Vapi Industrial Association§ Over 10,716 units of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), involved in different sectors, such as chemicals, textiles, engineering, and paper industry etc., are present in the district§ Several private conglomerates are present in Valsad, including Wyeth, Welspun Polyesters India Ltd., Aarti Industries, Atul industries, Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd. (GHCL), Raymond, Sun Pharmaceuticals, United Phosphorus, Pidilite and Vadilal 7
  8. 8. Agriculture§ Total production of food crops in Valsad in 2006-07 Fig 1: Production of Food Crops (00’ MT) was 3.6 lakhs MT (2006-07) 1200§ Major horticulture crops being produced in the district 800 1118 400 118 are mango, cucurbits, chiku, banana and sugarcane 0 1127 Cereals Pulses Sugarcane§ In 2006-07, Valsad had the highest production of mango in the State, accounting for 2,03,112 MT§ The district was the 2nd highest producer of Cucurbits Fig 2: Production of Food Crops (2006-07) with a production of 47,960 MT during 2006-07 40000 280000 262610 Fig 3: Production of Major Food Crops (2006-07) 250000 30000 210000 Total Production (in MT) 200000 20000 33480 140000 105790 150000 203112 10000 70000 100000 6565 0 0 Fruits Vegetables 50000 47960 28845 28000 22418 Area Production 14000 0 Mango Chiku Banana Coconut Tomato Cucurbits Production Source: Department of Agriculture, 2006-07 8
  9. 9. Major Industries Table 1: Presence of Major Industries in Valsad* Name of the unit Taluka Product Chemical products such as, chloroaniline, calcium phosphate, sulphuric acid, Aarti Industries Ltd. Pardi single super phosphate etc. Chemical products such as, diamino sulphone, acetic acids and esters, different Atul Limited Valsad types of dyes etc. GHCL Ltd. Pardi Madeups of curtains and bed covers etc. Hindustan Inks Ltd. Pardi Printing inks, synthetic resins, prepared glues and adhesives etc. Pidilite Industries ltd. Pardi synthetic resins, adhesives, colour pigments and lubricating chemicals etc. Raymond Ltd. Pardi Weaving and processing of artificial and synthetic textile fibres etc. Ruby Mascot Ltd. Pardi Uncoated craft paper, newsprint and poster paper etc. Sarigam Steel Ltd. Umbergaon Iron pipes, seamless pipes and stainless steels etc. Sun Pharmaceuticals Pardi Pharmaceutical products Electronic equipments for environmental and air pollution control, Phosphorus United Phosphorus Ltd. Pardi Peentasulphide, Benzoate etc. Vadilal Industries Ltd. Dharampur Semi processed & Instant foods, Tomato ketchup, canned and frozen foods Welspun Polyesters Pardi Cotton yarns, madeups of cotton terry towel and fabrics India Ltd. Wyeth Lederle Ltd. Valsad Pharmaceutical products* Indicative ListSource: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 9
  10. 10. Major Industries Map 2: Presence of Major Industries in Valsad** Indicative ListSource: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 10
  11. 11. Small Scale Industries (SSI)§ In 5 talukas of the district, there are 10,716 units generating 58,641 jobs, with investments to the tune of INR 84,912 lakh Map 2: SSI Clusters in Valsad (USD 207 million)§ Dye stuff & opticals, cotton textiles, chemicals and lathes 2639 Units & machine tools are the major small scale industry sectors present in Valsad district Valsad 825 Units§ Pardi taluka houses maximum number of SSI units with a 4559 Units healthy investment of over INR 39,340 lakhs (USD 100 Dharampur million), providing jobs to 25,776 people Pardi 2542 Units Fig 4: Talukawise Total Investments and Employment in Valsad 50000 30000 Umargam 25776 Kaprada Total Investment (in Lakh) 40000 24000 Total Employment 20360 30000 18000 151 Units 20000 10424 12000 39340 33215 10000 1864 6000 10755 1471 217 130 0 0 Valsad Dharampur Pardi Kaprada Umargam Total Investment (In Lakhs) Total Employment Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 11
  12. 12. Industry and Investment Trends: 1988-97 § According to Industrial Entrepreneurial Memoranda Fig. 3 : Decadal Growth Rate (1988-07) 9000 Total Investments (in Crore) (IEM) filed from 1988 to 2007, Valsad witnessed an 6000 investment of INR 12,456 Crore (USD 3,038 million), in sectors such as textiles, chemicals, and paper & 3000 7245 5211 pulp industry 0 1988-97 1998-07 § From 1988 to 1997, investments by industries in the Fig.4 : Major Investments Chemical and Textiles district amounted to INR 5,211 Crore (USD 1,271 (1988-07) 3600 Investments (INR Crore) million). Some of the major investments were in 3000 textiles, chemicals and paper & pulp industry 2400 1800 2943 § Textiles sector led to the maximum employment 1200 1773 1717 600 generation of almost 23,824, with the investment of 0 877 Chemicals Textiles INR 1,717 crore (USD 4.18 million) during the year 1988-1997 1998-2007 1988-97 in ValsadSource: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 12
  13. 13. Investment Trends: 1998-07§ During 1998-07, textiles sector has shown maximum investments of approximately INR 2,943 Crore (USD 717.80 million), which was almost 41% of the total Investment of INR 7,245 Crore (USD 1,767 million) in the decade§ The textile sector witnessed a steep growth of 71% as compared to the last decade of INR 1,717 Crore (USD 418.78 million) of 1988-97 Fig. 5 : Investments (INR Crores) and Employment during (1998 – 2007) 24000 18000 22522 12000 6000 2943 8689 1773 668 3920 0 Textiles Chem icals Paper & Pulp Industry Investm ents Em ploym entSource: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 13
  14. 14. Investment Trends: 1998-07§ Chemical sector emerged as an area with huge potential, with investments to the tune of INR 1,773 Crore (USD 432.43 million), in comparison to the previous decade of INR 877 Crore (USD 214 million)§ Valsad experienced a total investment of INR 115 Crore (USD 28.04 million) in the Food Processing sector during 1998-07. The sector experienced an investments of INR 115 Crore (USD 28.04 million) in 1988-97 Fig. 6 : Investments in Food Processing Sector (1988-07) 150 100 115 50 74 0 1988-97 1998-07Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 14
  15. 15. Investments in Pipeline § 24 MoUs were signed during Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit (VGGIS) 2003, 2005, and 2007, in several sectors, out of which the major ones are chemicals, paper industry, agro based industries and SEZs § With an investment of INR 11,650 crore (USD 2,841.46 million), PR SEZ Private Limited has signed an MoU in Vibrant Gujarat 2007, for establishing a SEZ in the district § During VGGIS 2005, a MoU was signed with an investment of INR 6,000 Crore (USD 1,463.41 million) in the port sector Fig. 7: No. of MoUs Signed and Total Investments Fig. 8 : Sectorwise MoUs Signed During during VGGIS VGGIS: 2005 and 07 20 13465 15000 1 Total Investments (Crore) 5 4 15 No. of MoUs 10000 1 10242 2 1 10 15 1 1 5000 5 9 4 4 Textile Paper Industry Auto & Engineering 0 0 SEZs Chemicals & Petrochemicals Agro 2005 2007 Healthcare Tourism Port Multisectors No. of MoUs Total InvestmentSource: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 15
  16. 16. Economy Drivers§ The proposed Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) and the proximity of the district with Mumbai and Surat has made it a key destination for industrial investments§ The development of Maroli port into a new greenfield site, which is to be used as an industrial port with an infrastructure of handling 16MMTPA of general and containerised cargo would help in attracting future investments§ Industry sectors such as textiles, wooden boxes, dye stuffs and lathes & machine tools are the supporting pillars of the economy. They provide direct & indirect employment to over 7,000 people in the district§ Tourism is another major economic activity observed in the district. Udawada City is an important tourist destination in Valsad district for the Parsi pilgrims, due to the presence of Fire Temple, a World Heritage Site 16
  17. 17. 3Industrial Locations / Infrastructure
  18. 18. Industrial Locations/ Infrastructure 7 Industrial Estates Industrial Estates Dungra Pardi Dharampur Bhilad Valsad Umergam Sarigam Valsad Vapi Surat Amreli 1 Industrial Park Industrial Parks / Developers Port based park
  19. 19. Industrial Locations/ Infrastructure Table 2: Industrial Estates in Valsad Name & Location Area (in Hectares) Map 4: Presence of Industrial estates Dungra 46.76 Pardi 24.60 Dharampur 35.47 Bhilad 69.74 Valsad 105.63 Umergam 334.50 Sarigam 295.62 Umergaon (EWS) 29.87 Umergaon 51.74 (Expansion) Vapi 1163.77Table 3: Industrial Parks in ValsadName & Location Sector DetailsPort based park, Spread in an area of 400 ChemicalKalgam hectares Source: Industries Commissionerate, 2007 and Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation 19
  20. 20. Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) 150 km § 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 the total area of Gujarat State (18 out of 26 Map 5: Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Mumbai- Delhi High Axel Load Freight districts) would be benefited by DMIC development. Corridor (DFC) Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar Knowledge Corridor § The State Government identified 82 links in the DMIC Investment Region (200 sq. km) influenced area to upgrade them into two/four lane Industrial Area (100 sq. km) Petroleum, Chemical and Petrochemical carriageway offering connectivity between ports, industrial Investment Region (PCPIR) estates, hinterlands, markets, and points of agricultural Special Investment Region (SIR) DMIC Influence Area produce.Source: Concept paper on DMIC (IF&FS), June 2007
  21. 21. Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) Table 4: Proposed Industrial Cluster in Valsad - Map 6: Valsad- Umargaon Industrial Area Umargaon Industrial Area Components DescriptionDevelopment of Maroli Port 4Export Oriented Industrial Engineering, Textile, Gems &Activities Jewellery, Auto Residential, Commercial, Institutional/Integrated Township Health, Transportation land useDevelopment of Power 3500 MW at Valsad Valsad- UmargaonPlantKnowledge Hub (Skill 4Development Centre)Container Freight Station 4(CFS) Connectivity to NH-8, Augmentation Valsad- Umargaon industrial area lies within 50 KmFeeder Road Links of Vapi-Nashik (NH 3), Valsad-NH-6 Linkages of the Dedicated Freight Corridor in southern Connectivity to DFC (Maroli-DFC Rail Gujarat. This region is connected by NH-8.Feeder Rail Links Link)
  22. 22. 4Support Infrastructure
  23. 23. Road & Rail Connectivity Map 7: Road & Rail network of Valsad Road§ Connectivity with major industrial centres in the State: Ahmedabad (345 km), Rajkot (528 km), Jamnagar (616 km), Ankleshwar (150 km), Bhavnagar (514 km), Mehsana (419 km), Surat (77 km) and Gandhinagar (373 km)§ Distance of Valsad from major Indian cities: Delhi (1,095 km), Mumbai (221 km), Hyderabad (781 km), Kolkata (1,709 km) and Chennai (1,328 km) Rail§ The district is well connected with Ahmedabad, Mumbai & Delhi with the rail line of Western Railways 23
  24. 24. Airport & Power Air§ Nearest airport is at Surat, which operates flights to Jaipur, Ahmedabad and Delhi Map 8: Power Map of Valsad Power§ A substation of 400 KV is present in Vapi city, connected with Dehgam in Gandhinagar§ Two 220 KV substations are present in Vapi and Bhilad city.§ A 132 KV substations is present in Atul§ 66kv and 11kv distribution system spread over the district 400 KV Sub Station 220 KV Sub StationSource: Gujarat Electricity Board, 2007 132 KV Sub Station 24
  25. 25. Gas Supply Gas§ There are seven pipeline sections in the district. Mora Vapi section is the longest segment with 52.259 km§ The existing gas grid in the district is 85.66 km long and the proposed length of the gas grid is 37.23 meters. The proposed gas grid will cover five sections, which includes, Vapi- Mumbai, Silvasa- Spurline, Patodia Group of Companies, ONGC- Olpad and Reliance Map 9: Gas Grid Map of Valsad V A L S A D V A P I T A L S E R I Route Identification Complete Commissioned Source: Gujarat State Petrochemical Limited Under Construction 25
  26. 26. Proposed Infrastructure ProjectsPort:§ A new greenfield site being developed as an industrial port, was proposed by Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) in Maroli, with an estimated cost of INR 600 Crore (USD 146.34 million).§ The upcoming facilities in Maroli port includes, handling a variety of commodities such as fuel products, cement, coal, general and container cargo. The cargo handling capacity is expected to be 16MMTPA.Road:§ With an estimated cost of INR 493 Crore (USD 120.24 million), Gujarat State Road Development Corporation (GSRDC) has initiated to develop a road project, linking Valsad Road to Bagodra - Tarapur – Wataman in AhmedabadRail:§ To increase the accessibility of Maroli (Umargaon) port, a rail project is proposed connecting the port with Umargaon to Surat and MumbaiSource: Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board 26
  27. 27. 5Social Infrastructure
  28. 28. Education§ There are 990 primary and 161 secondary and higher secondary Table 5: List of Educational Institutes schools in the district Educational Total§ With over 1,250 seats, there are 6 ITIs offering several industrial training Institutes programs which includes, fitting, armature & motor rewinding, Primary School 990 electrician, information technology and electronic system maintenance Secondary School etc 166 Higher Secondary School§ One Government polytechnic College is present in the district offering courses in civil, chemical, electrical, mechanical and plastic engineering, ITI’s 6 with an intake capacity of 360 Polytechnic 1 College§ With 120 seats, there is one Degree Engineering College present in Pharmacy College 2 Valsad offering engineering courses in mechanical and chemical Engineering 1 branches College§ Located in Vapi, G. M. Bilakhia Pharmacy College has an intake Management 1 College capacity of 60 students per year Other Colleges* 8§ Rofel Institute of Management studies in Valsad offers full time MBA *Other Colleges: Arts, Commerce, Science, B.Ed and Law College course and takes 120 students per annum Source: Department of Education, 2007 28
  29. 29. Health§ There are 43 primary healthcare centres, 10 community healthcare centres, 10 Government and 1 Municipal hospital present in the district.§ Valsad has several private specialised hospitals to provide a comprehensive range of tertiary and secondary care services backed by state-of- the- art technology and trained medicos§ A multi-specialty 21st Century Hospital, (branch of Nadkarni Group of Hospitals) is present in Vapi, giving services in general and laparoscopic surgery, trauma, orthopedic and urology etc. the hospital is one of the few centers in India offering Uterine Thermochoice thermal Balloon Therapy for Dysfunctioning Uterine Bleeding (DUB) patients.§ Beside this, several private hospitals such as, Kasturba Hospital, Bhatia General Hospital, and Adarsh Hospital are also present in Valsad 29
  30. 30. 6 Udwada Fire TempleTourism
  31. 31. Tourism§ Built in 1742, the Fire Temple at Udawada, which is also known Fire Temple as Mecca for the Parsi community in India, makes the city a famous pilgrimage center throughout the world§ Dharampur is surrounded on three sides by the Sahyadri Mountains which grace the town with pleasant climate throughout the year§ The collection at the Lady Wilson Museum in Dharampur includes tribal art and articrafts that highlights the local culture. Besides this, District Science Centre is also present in Valsad§ Proximity of Valsad with Daman & Diu, has increased the graph of tourist flow in the district
  32. 32. 7Investment Opportunities
  33. 33. Investment Opportunities Chemicals § Chemical manufacturing units § Dyes stuffs and intermediaries § Paint industries § Water treatment plants § Distillation plants Textile § Manufacturing of fabrics and made ups § Artificial and synthetic textile units § Technical textiles Agriculture § Food and agro parks § Food processing units § Export processing units § Paper and pulp industry * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at 33
  34. 34. Annexure I Maps Figures TablesMap 1: District Map of Valsad and Talukas Figure 1 : Production of Food Grains (2005-06) Table 1 : Presence of Major Industries in ValsadMap 2: Presence of Major Industries in Valsad Figure 2 : Production of Food Crops (2006-07) Table 2 :Industrial Estates in ValsadMap 3: SSI clusters in Valsad Figure 3: Production of Major Food CropsMap 4: Presence of Industrial Estates (2006-07) Table 3 :Industrial Parks in ValsadMap 5: Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Figure 4: Talukawise Total Investments and Table 4 : Proposed Industrial Cluster I Valsad- Employment in Valsad Umargaon industrial areaMap 6: Valsad- Umargaon Industrial AreaMap 7: Road and Rail Network in Valsad Figure 5: Decadal Growth Rate (1988-07) Table 5 : Education Institutions in SuratMap 8 : Power Map of Valsad Figure 6 : Major Investments Chemical and Textiles (1988-07)Map 9: Gas Grid Map of Valsad Figure 7 : Investments (INR Crores) and Employment during (1998 – 2007) Figure 8 : Investments in Food processing sector (1988-07) Figure 9:No. of MoUs Signed and Total Investments during VGGIS Figure 10: Sectorwise MoUs signed during VGGIS: 2005 and 07 34
  35. 35. 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 ZoneLNG : Liquefied Natural GasGIDC : Gujarat Industrial Development CorporationDMIC : Delhi Mumbai Industrial CorridorDFC : Delhi Freight CorridorGWSSB : Gujarat Water Supply Sewerage BoardCETP : Common Effluent Treatment PlantBRTS : Bus Rapid Transit SystemGSRDC : Gujarat State Road Development CorporationITI : Industrial Training Institute 35