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  1. 1. RAJASTHANNovember 2010
  2. 2. RAJASTHAN November 2010 Investment climate of a state is determined by a mix of factors • Skilled and cost-effective labour • Procedures for entry and exit of firms • Labour market flexibility • Industrial regulation, labour regulation, other • Labour relations government regulations • Availability of raw materials and natural • Certainty about rules and regulations resources • Security, law and order situation Resources/Inputs Regulatory framework Investment climate of a state Physical and social Incentives to industry infrastructure • Tax incentives and exemptions • Condition of physical infrastructure such as • Investment subsidies and other incentives power, water, roads, etc. • Availability of finance at cost-effective terms • Information infrastructure such as telecom, IT, • Incentives for foreign direct investment (FDI) etc. • Profitability of the industry • Social infrastructure such as educational and medical facilities 2
  3. 3. RAJASTHAN November 2010 Contents  Advantage Rajasthan  State economy and socio-economic profile  Infrastructure status  State policies and incentives  Business opportunities  Doing business in Rajasthan 3
  4. 4. ADVANTAGE RAJASTHANRajasthan November 2010 Rajasthan – State profile • Covering an area of 342,239 sq km, Rajasthan is the largest state in India. • The state has 33 administrative districts. Jaipur is the state capital; Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer, Bikaner, Alwar, Amber and Chittorgarh are the other key cities and towns in the state. • There are two major rivers flowing through Rajasthan: the Chambal and the Luni. • The state has nine agro-climatic zones and a variety of soils that support cultivation of crops such as wheat, rapeseed, mustard, soy bean, bajra (millet), maize and cotton. • The most commonly spoken language of the state is Hindi. Marwari, Jaipuri (Dhundhari), Mewari and Malvi are the other dialects popular in the state. English is the medium of education in most schools. Source: Maps of India 4
  5. 5. ADVANTAGE RAJASTHANRajasthan November 2010 Advantage Rajasthan … (1/2) Easy access to largest consumer markets Rajasthan touches six major states of the Northern, Western and Central India. It is a natural corridor between the wealthy Northern and the prosperous Western states of the country, which makes it an important trade and commerce centre. Facilitating infrastructure Rajasthan has well-developed social, physical and industrial infrastructure as well as good virtual connectivity. The state is developing sector-specific infrastructure such as special purpose industrial parks and special economic zones for exports of handicrafts, IT and electronic goods. Policy and fiscal incentives The state offers a wide range of fiscal and policy incentives for businesses, through sector-specific policies for tourism, biotechnology, IT and ITeS industries. Source: Maps of India 5
  6. 6. ADVANTAGE RAJASTHANRajasthan November 2010 Advantage Rajasthan … (2/2) Conducive environment for industrial growth Rajasthan has favourable industrial-relations environment with negligible incidents of labour unrest. In addition, the law situation in the state ensures good working environment. Basket of unexploited resources The state offers a variety of unexploited agricultural and mineral resources, which is indicative of scope for value addition and exports. Competent talent pool Rajasthan has been investing in capacity building through development of a strong institutional network at all levels. The state has 1,050 colleges including 80 engineering colleges, 58 polytechnic institutes and 846 industrial training institutes (ITIs). Unique tourist attractions Rajasthan‟s rugged forts, beautiful palaces, picturesque Thar Desert, bird sanctuaries and national parks, lively fairs and festivals, lakes and Source: Maps of India mountains, fascinating handicrafts and colourful culture make the state an attractive destination for domestic and foreign tourists. 6
  7. 7. ADVANTAGE RAJASTHANRajasthan November 2010 Rajasthan in figures … (1/2) Parameter Rajasthan All-states Source Economy GSDP as a percentage of all states‟ 4.5 100.0 CMIE, as of 2007-08, current prices GSDP CMIE, 2000-01 to 2007-08, current Average GSDP growth rate (%)* 11.5 11.8 prices Per capita GSDP (US$) 684.9 992.5 CMIE, as of 2007-08, current prices Physical infrastructure Central Electricity Authority, as of Installed power capacity (MW) 5,050.4 159,398.5 March 2010 Cellular Operators Association of GSM cellular subscribers (No) 25,487,398 456,586,162 India, as of June 2010 Broadband subscribers (No) 145,449 4,981,976 As of October 2008 Ministry of Road Transport & National highway length (km) 5,585 70,548 Highways, Annual Report 2008-09 Airports (No) 6 133 Airport Authority of India Social indicators Literacy rate (%) 60.4 64.8 Census of India, 2001 Ministry of Health and Family Birth rate (per 1,000 population) 27.5 22.8 Welfare, RHS Bulletin, March 2008 *Calculated in Indian rupee terms 7
  8. 8. ADVANTAGE RAJASTHANRajasthan November 2010 Rajasthan in figures … (2/2) Parameter Rajasthan All-states Source Ease of doing business Department of Industrial Policy and FDI inflows (US$ billion) 0.5 120.2 Promotion, April 2000 to May 2010 Outstanding investments (US$ billion) 53.6 1,972.6 CMIE, as of March 2010 Industrial infrastructure PPP projects (No) 54 515 www.pppindiadatabase.com Notified as of July 2010, SEZ (No) 7 363 www.sezindia.nic.in PPP: public private partnership, SEZ: special economic zone Parameter Rajasthan Government Policy support Healthcare, biotechnology, IT and ITeS, tourism, non-conventional Sectors with specific policies energy Availability of labour Adequate skilled labour available 8
  9. 9. ADVANTAGE RAJASTHANRajasthan November 2010 Key industries with policy thrust and factor advantages Industry attractiveness matrix High IT/ITeS and Electronics Biotechnology Tourism Policy thrust Auto components Medium Cement Mining and metals Low Medium High Factor advantage *Factor advantages include benefits due to geographical location and availability of factors such as talent pool, natural resources and capital 9
  10. 10. RAJASTHAN November 2010 Contents  Advantage Rajasthan  State economy and socio-economic profile  Infrastructure status  State policies and incentives  Business opportunities  Doing business in Rajasthan 10
  11. 11. STATE ECONOMY AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROFILERajasthan November 2010 Socio-economic snapshot of Rajasthan Parameters Rajasthan Capital Jaipur Geographical area (sq km) 342,239 Administrative districts (No) 33 Population density (persons per sq km)* 165 Total population (million)* 56.5 Male population (million) 29.4 Female population (million) 27.1 Population growth rate 1991-2001 (%) 17.3 Sex ratio (females per 1,000 males)* 921 Literacy rate (%)* 60.4 Male (%) 75.7 Female (%) 43.9 Average life expectancy (years) Male 62.2 Female 62.8 Sources: Economic Survey of Rajasthan 2009-2010, Directorate of Economics and Statistics *Census 2001 11
  12. 12. STATE ECONOMY AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROFILERajasthan November 2010 Rajasthan‟s GSDP • At current prices, the Gross State Domestic Rajasthan‟s GSDP Product (GSDP) of Rajasthan was about US$ 2009-10 46.4 46.4 billion in 2009-2010. 2008-09 43.8 2007-08 43.9 2006-07 36.5 • The average annual GSDP growth rate, from 2005-06 28.6 1999-2000 to 2009-2010 was about 10.1 per 2004-05 25.9 CAGR cent. 2003-04 25.5 10.1% 2002-03 19.4 2001-02 19.1 2000-01 17.1 1999-00 17.8 0.0 10.0 20.0 30.0 40.0 50.0 US$ billion Source: CMIE 12
  13. 13. STATE ECONOMY AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROFILERajasthan November 2010 Rajasthan‟s NSDP • At current prices, the Net State Domestic Rajasthan NSDP Product (NSDP) of Rajasthan was about US$ 40.4 billion in 2009-2010. 2009-10 40.4 2008-09 38.3 2007-08 38.2 • The average annual NSDP growth rate between 2006-07 31.8 1999-2000 and 2009-2010 was about 9.8 per 2005-06 24.7 CAGR cent. 2004-05 22.6 9.8% 2003-04 22.5 2002-03 16.8 2001-02 16.8 2000-01 15.1 1999-00 15.9 0.0 10.0 20.0 30.0 40.0 50.0 US$ billion Source: CMIE 13
  14. 14. STATE ECONOMY AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROFILERajasthan November 2010 The tertiary sector has an increasing share in Rajasthan‟s economy • In 2009-2010, the tertiary sector contributed Percentage distribution of GSDP 45.2 per cent to the state‟s GSDP at current CAGR prices, followed by secondary sector (30.0 per cent). 42.2 45.2 11.0% • The share of the secondary sector in GSDP 25.8 was driven by manufacturing that registered a 30.0 11.9% growth of 9.7 per cent between 1999-2000 and 2009-2010. 32.0 24.7 7.5% • The share of the primary sector in GSDP was 1999-2000 2009-2010 24.7 per cent in 2009-2010 vis-à-vis 32.0 per Primary Sector Secondary Sector Tertiary Sector cent in 1999-2000, agriculture contributing the major share. Source: CMIE 14
  15. 15. STATE ECONOMY AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROFILERajasthan November 2010 Per capita GSDP • In 2009-2010, Rajasthan‟s per capita GSDP at current prices was US$ 699.2. • The per capita GSDP at current prices increased at a CAGR of 7.9 per cent from 1999-2000 to 2009- 2010. Per capita GSDP 800.0 684.9 699.2 700.0 672.4 580.0 600.0 500.0 462.4 429.2 427.7 400.0 US$ 325.9 333.0 332.8 305.4 300.0 200.0 100.0 0.0 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 Source: CMIE 15
  16. 16. STATE ECONOMY AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROFILERajasthan November 2010 Distribution of households by income • The estimated percentage of population in Rajasthan below poverty line is 12.1 per cent as compared to 26.1 per cent at the all-India level. • The share of urban households in educated and self-employed category in the state is in line with the all-India average. Distribution of rural households by SEC* Distribution of urban households by SEC* E2 20.4 52.6 18.5 R4 E1 12.0 43.4 11.7 D 21.6 32.4 23.6 R3 C 18.5 40.6 20.0 B2 9.6 10.3 8.3 R2 9.2 11.8 B1 7.9 A2 6.2 4.6 6.6 R1 2.5 Urban 4.1 Rural A1 3.5 0.00 10.00 20.00 30.00 40.00 50.00 60.00 0.00 5.00 10.00 15.00 20.00 25.00 In per cent Rajasthan All-India In per cent Rajasthan All-India Source: BW Marketing Whitebook, 2009-2010 *See Annexure for socio-economic classification (SEC) of households 16
  17. 17. STATE ECONOMY AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROFILERajasthan November 2010 Consumer expenditure on household goods and services • Rajasthan is ahead compared to all-India in share of per capita expenditure on food. • With regards to share of expenditure on education and medical, the state is comparable to the all-India level. Share of average monthly per capita expenditure on household goods and other services 50.0% 60.0% 52.3% 53.9% 39.6%42.4% Urban Rural 40.0% 50.0% 40.0% 30.0% 30.0% 20.0% 20.0% 7.1% 8.0% 10.0% 5.2% 4.5% 4.2% 3.2% 6.3% 5.8% 10.0% 3.7% 2.8% 3.6% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% Food Education Medical Durable Food Education Medical Durable goods goods All-India Rajasthan All-India Rajasthan Source: Household Consumer Expenditure in India, 2007-08 NSS 64th Round 17
  18. 18. STATE ECONOMY AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROFILERajasthan November 2010 Key industries in Rajasthan • The natural resources, policy incentives and Key industries in Rajasthan infrastructure in the state are favourably suited for investments in sectors such as cement, IT and • Cement ITeS, ceramics, tourism, automotive and agro- • Auto and auto-components based industries. • IT and ITeS • Ceramics • Bureau of Investment Promotion (BIP) and Rajasthan Industrial Development and Investment • Mining Corporation (RIICO) are responsible for • Tourism promoting investments and developing industrial • Textile infrastructure in the state. • Agro-based industry • The Government of Rajasthan is promoting • Gems and jewellery development of several SEZs across the state for • Marble sectors such as gems and jewellery, handicrafts, IT, electronics and textiles. 18
  19. 19. STATE ECONOMY AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROFILERajasthan November 2010 Wheat, rapeseed, mustard and soybean are the key agricultural products • In 2008-09, the total production of the top eight Annual production in crops of the state was over 12.0 million tonnes. Crop 2008-09 („000 tonnes) • Wheat is the major crop of Rajasthan, with an Wheat* 5,827 .0 annual production of 5.8 million tonnes. It is Rapeseed and mustard* 2,754 .0 followed by rapeseed and mustard (2.8 million tonnes) and soy bean (1.0 million tonnes). Soybean* 1,034.0 Cotton* 920.0 • The other key crops of the state are cotton, guar Guar seed* 750.0 seed, sugarcane, potatoes and rice. Sugarcane 414.0 • In 2007-08, Rajasthan was among India‟s three Potatoes 92.4 largest producers of rapeseed and mustard, Rice* 36 .0 soybean and coarse cereal. Onions 23.5 Arhar* 18.0 Source: CMIE, *As of 2007-08 19
  20. 20. STATE ECONOMY AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROFILERajasthan November 2010 Rajasthan‟s exports trends • Rajasthan‟s exports increased at a CAGR of Annual exports growth trends (%) about 19.5 per cent between 2001-02 and 2008-09E 2008-2009. -25.1 2007-08 -19.2 2006-07 141.0 • The state‟s major exports include textiles, 2005-06 33.5 handloom, handicrafts, gems and jewellery, 2004-05 15.9 minerals and auto components. 2003-04 23.0 2002-03 39.5 • In order to boost exports from Rajasthan, the 2001-02 7.1 State Government is laying emphasis on 2000-01 16.2 developing export promotion industrial parks (EPIP). -50.0 0.0 50.0 100.0 150.0 E: Estimated • “Expocity Jaipur”, which serves as an Source: Capital Markets international habitat and convention centre, has been developed by Jaipur Trade Expo Centre Private Limited. It is spread over an area of 26,400 sq m and houses multi-utility homes, state-of-the-art business centres, entertainment zones, etc. 20
  21. 21. STATE ECONOMY AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROFILERajasthan November 2010 Investments and FDI inflows • According to the Reserve Bank of India, FDI Break up of investments by sector inflows from April 2000 to May 2010 3.3% 1.8% amounted to US$ 470 million. Electricity 4.5% Construction • As of March 2010, outstanding investment 5.1% Machinery in the state was US$ 53.6 billion. 33.3% Services 13.6% • Electricity accounted for over 33 per cent Mining of the state‟s total outstanding investment Non-metallic followed by construction. mineral products 18.7% Chemicals 19.8% Others Others include chemicals, metals & metal products, food & beverages, textiles and irrigation Source: CMIE, as of March 2010 21
  22. 22. RAJASTHAN November 2010 Contents  Advantage Rajasthan  State economy and socio-economic profile  Infrastructure status  State policies and incentives  Business opportunities  Doing business in Rajasthan 22
  23. 23. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 Roads … (1/2) • As of March 2010, Rajasthan had 5,585 km of Road type Road length (km) National Highways, 11,758 km of State Highways and 7,673 km of major district roads. National Highways 5,585 State Highways 11,758 • The road density in the state has increased from 54.6 km per 100 sq. km in 2008-09 to 54.9 km per District roads 7,673 100 sq. km in 2009-2010. Source: Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, 2008- 09, Economic Review of Rajasthan, 2009-2010 • Under various schemes such as the Missing Link project and the Central Road Fund, new roads are being constructed to link all villages in the state. 23
  24. 24. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 Roads … (2/2) • In 2009-2010, 1,300 villages were connected under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sarak Yojana (PMGSY). • The Rajasthan Mega Highways Project for improvement and maintenance of 1,053 km of road is underway with an investment of US$ 326 million. • As of March 2010, about US$ 316.9 million had been spent and 1,045.7 km of road had been constructed.This project is being implemented by Road Infrastructure Development Company of Rajasthan (RIDCOR). Source: Maps of India 24
  25. 25. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 Railways • As of March 2008, Rajasthan had a total railway network spanning 5,683 km, of which 3,885.4 km (68.3 per cent) was covered by broad gauge. • The railway route length per 1,000 sq. km of geographical area was 16.6 km, as of March 2008. • Important routes in the state are Jodhpur- Marwar, Jodhpur-Jaisalmer, Lalgarh-Kolayat and Lalgarh-Merta Road station. • The Indian Railways also runs famous luxury tourist trains – Palace on Wheels and Heritage on Wheels – that connect some of the important tourist destinations of Rajasthan with Delhi and Agra (in Uttar Pradesh). Source: Maps of India 25
  26. 26. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 Airports • The state has a fully operational international airport at Jaipur, with flights to Dubai, Sharjah, Bangkok and Singapore. • Domestic airports are located at Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Kota with regular flights from New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Ahmedabad. • An air-cargo complex at Jaipur, and inland container depots (ICD) at Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bhilwara and Bhiwadi facilitate trade within and outside India. International airport Domestic airport 26
  27. 27. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 Telecom Telecom infrastructure (2010) • As of June 2010, Rajasthan had 25.5 million GSM subscribers. GSM cellular subscribers: 25,487,398 Internet/broadband subscribers: 195,118^ • According to estimates by the Telecom Post offices: 10,316^ Regulatory Authority of India, there were 33.7 Telephone exchanges: 2,334^ million wireless subscribers and 1.5 million wire-line subscribers in Rajasthan, as of March Customer service centres: 284^ 2010. Wireless subscribers: 33,740,879 Wireline subscribers: 1,525,214 • The state had 195,118 Internet/broadband subscribers in 2009. Sources: Economic Review of Rajasthan 2009-2010, Cellular Operators Association of India, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India • As of 2009, the state has about 10,316 post ^As of 2009 offices and 2,334 telephone exchanges with 284 customer service centres. Major telecom operators in Rajasthan • Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) • Bharti Airtel • Tata Teleservices • Reliance Communications • Vodafone Essar • Etisalat DB Telecom • IDEA Cellular Services 27
  28. 28. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 Power … (1/2) • As of March 2010, Rajasthan had a total installed Installed power capacity (MW) power generation capacity of 7,768.5 MW 9,000.0 comprising 4,827.0 MW (62.0 per cent) under 7,607.1 7,768.5 8,000.0 state utilities, 1,910.6 (24.7per cent) under 6,426.2 7,000.0 central and 1,030.9 MW (13.3 per cent) under 5,967.9 6,242.9 6,000.0 the private sector. 5,000.0 4,000.0 • The capacity owned by the state utilities 3,000.0 comprised about 64 per cent of coal-based 2,000.0 power plants, 11 per cent of gas-based power 1,000.0 plants and 25 per cent of hydro-power plants. - 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 • The private sector controlled capacity is based on renewable energy sources, which are Source: Central Electricity Authority regulated by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. • Renewable energy sources such as the wind power and the biomass are being actively promoted by the State Government. 28
  29. 29. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 Power … (2/2) • Raj West Power Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JSW Energy Limited, is setting up a 1,080 MW (eight units of 135 MW each) lignite-based pit head power plant in the Barmer district. The estimated project cost is US$ 1.1 billion. • As of March 31, 2010 38,336 villages have been electrified and about 950,000 wells have been energised under the Rural Electrification Programme. • The Rajasthan State Electricity Board, formed in 1957, was restructured in 2000 to form the following companies: Segment Name of company Power generation Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited Power Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited transmission Power distribution Jaipur Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited Ajmer Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited Jodhpur Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited 29
  30. 30. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 Urban infrastructure • Under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), 14 projects costing US$ 280.4 million have been sanctioned for the cities of Jaipur, Ajmer and Pushkar. • The projects have been sanctioned for completion between 2007-08 and 2009-2010.The target areas of development are solid waste management, storm water drainage, water supply improvement, and bus rapid transport system. • In addition, Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Development Project (RUIDP) has been sanctioned by the Government of Rajasthan with loan assistance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The towns covered under the project are Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota and Udaipur. The key areas of development under this project are water supply, sewerage, drainage, roads and solid-waste management. Sources: JNNURM, Ministry of Urban Development, http://www.ruidp.gov.in 30
  31. 31. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 Key public private partnership projects Project cost Project name Sector PPP type Stage (US$ million) Gurgaon-Kotputli-Jaipur road Roads BOT-Toll 363.9 Construction Mahapura (near Jaipur)-Kishangarh road Roads BOT-Toll 140.0 In operation Deoli-Kota road Roads BOT-Toll 131.8 Construction Palanpur-Swaroopganj road Roads BOT-Annuity 108.2 Construction Mahua-Jaipur road Roads BOT-Toll 105.0 Construction Narmada road Urban development - 77.8 Under bidding Bharatpur-Mahua road Roads BOT-Toll 54.3 Construction Reuse of recycled-water-tertiary- treatment Urban development BOOT 43.5 Under bidding water plant Jalmahel tourism project Tourism BOOT 43.4 Construction Agra-Bharatpur (NH-11) road Roads BOT-Toll 42.3 Construction Source: www.pppindiadatabase.com BOT: Build-operate-transfer, BOOT: Build-own-operate-transfer, EOI: Expression of interest 31
  32. 32. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 Education sector • The state has a literacy rate of 60.4 per cent Rajasthan‟s primary education statistics according to Census 2001; the male literacy rate was 75.7 per cent and the female literacy rate was Lower primary^: 57,369 Schools (No) Higher primary*: 54,151 43.9 per cent. High schools^: 14,100 • The state‟s school infrastructure consists of 57,369 Pupil-teacher ratio^ 28:1 lower primary, 54,151 higher primary and 14,100 Net-enrolment ratio in high schools. primary schools^ 99.5 Source: Economic Review of Rajasthan, 2009-2010; Department of • Rajasthan has made significant progress in the field Education and School Literacy Flash Statistics, 2008-09 of higher education from 2007-08 onwards. There ^As of 2008-09 are 1,050 colleges in the state, including 80 *As of 2009-2010 engineering colleges, nine medical colleges and 12 dental colleges. Government medical institutes in Rajasthan • As of 2009-2010, there are 134 industrial training • Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer institutes (ITIs) (including eight for women) with • R N T Medical College,Udaipur 20,036 seats in the public sector and 712 ITIs with 80,792 seats in the private sector; they provide • Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner vocational training. • SMS Medical College, Jaipur • Geetanjali Medical College and Hospital, Udaipur • There are 26 government polytechnic colleges • Jhalawar Medical College, Jhalawar including seven women polytechnic colleges, with a • Government Medical College, Kota capacity of 4,540 students. 32
  33. 33. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 Health infrastructure • Rajasthan has a three-tier health infrastructure Health indicators as of 2008 comprising primary health centres, health units, community health centres and sub-centres. Population served per medical 4,369 institution^ • A number of initiatives such as the Chief Population served per hospital bed^ 1,372 Minister‟s „Jeevan Raksha Scheme‟ and the World Birth rate* 27.5 Bank assisted „Rajasthan Health System Death rate* 6.8 Development Project‟ have been taken up to improve the healthcare facilities of the state. Infant mortality rate** 63 Life expectancy at birth (years)^ Male 62.2 Health infrastructure Female 62.8 • Government hospitals: 127 Sources: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Sample Registration • Community health centres: 368 System, 2008, Economic Survey 2009-2010 • Primary health centres: 1,541 ^As of 2006-07 *Per thousand persons • Sub-centres: 11,487 **Per thousand live births • Beds in government medical institutions: 43,864 Source: Economic Review of Rajasthan, 2009-2010 33
  34. 34. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 Cultural infrastructure • Cricket, polo and aero-sports such as parasailing, Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur paragliding are the popular sports in Rajasthan. • House of museums: Displays ethnic art pieces emitting Rajasthani folk culture. • The state has various district associations operating under the purview of the Rajasthan • House of theaters: Plays with high literary value are Cricket Association. staged here. • Library: Has books and magazines, along with a record • Most important stadiums of the state include of the forthcoming and past cultural events and exhibitions. Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Chaugan Stadium, Pratap Stadium, Mansarovar Stadium (Jaipur). • Arts gallery: Displays arts and crafts created by well known artists. • Golf is another popular sport in the state; water • Studio: Exhibits paintings and sculptures by well known artists. sports are an upcoming area. • Hostel: Residential facilities • In addition, Rajasthan offers various adventure activities including camel safari, horse safari, jeep safari and elephant safaris. • Key cultural centres in Rajasthan include Jawahar Kala Kendra and Radha Krishan Cultural and Convention Center in Jaipur, Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal and Meera Kala Mandir in Udaipur, and Desert Cultural Centre in Jaisalmer. 34
  35. 35. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 Industrial infrastructure…(1/2) Infrastructure Primary industry Details RIICO is developing theme parks with a special set of infrastructure and facilities for establishing industries in line with the designated theme. It has established a Theme parks Multi-industry satellite earth station in the Sitapura IT park of Jaipur along with the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI). EPIPs have been set up at Sitapura (Jaipur), Neemrana (Alwar) and Boranada Export promotion (Jodhpur). The EPIP in Jaipur is among the largest export parks in Northern India. industrial parks Multi-product The units operating here have export orders accounting for, at least, 33 per cent (EPIP) of their total turnover. The state is developing SEZs for industrial growth; as of July 2010, formal approval had been given to eight SEZs, in-principle approval had been given to 11 SEZs and there were seven notified SEZs. A multi-product SEZ is being developed by SEZs Multi-product Mahindra World City (Jaipur) Limited, a joint venture of Mahindra Gesco Limited and RIICO Limited. This public private partnership initiative envisages an investment of about US$ 241.1 million. A state-of-the-art special economic zone has been developed by Mahindra and Mahindra with an investment of US$ 244 million. It has attracted many domestic SEZ for IT IT investors such as Infosys and Wipro as well as substantial investment from foreign investors. Inland Container For ease of movement of cargo, ICDs have been set up at Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bhiwadi Logistics Depot (ICD) and Bhilwara. A spices park is proposed to be set up at Ramganj Mandi for processing, packaging Spices park Food processing and export of spices (especially coriander) from Rajasthan. The park will be set up in an area of 30 acres at a total cost of around US$ 3 million. 35
  36. 36. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 Industrial infrastructure…(2/2) Infrastructure Primary industry Details Footwear Design A FDDI is proposed to be set up at Jodhpur at an estimated cost of around US$ and Development Footwear 22 million. This Institute will provide specialised training in footwear technology Institute (FDDI) and design. A skill development centre will be set up by the Confederation of Indian Industry(CII) in conjunction with the State Government to provide skills training Skill development for the unemployed youth of Rajasthan. The location will be decided by the State centre Government in conjunction with CII. Alwar and Jaipur are two of the locations being considered. Industrial An industrial infrastructure up-gradation centre will be set up, possibly along the infrastructure up- Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC). A detailed project report and the gradation centre exact location is being finalised by the State Government. 36
  37. 37. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 SEZs in Rajasthan … (1/2) Operational SEZs Company name or developer Location Primary industry Jaipur SEZ Jaipur Gems and jewellery Jodhpur SEZ Jodhpur Handicrafts Mahindra Worldcity (Jaipur) Limited Kalwara village, Jaipur IT/ITeS Notified SEZs Company name or developer Location Primary industry Mahindra Gesco Jaipur IT/ITeS Khushkera Industrial Area, Somani Worsted Limited Bhiwadi Electronics hardware and software/ ITeS Mansarovar Industrial Jodhpur Handicraft Development Corporation Vaitka Jaipur SEZ Jaipur-Ajmer expressway IT/ITeS Textile (in-principle approval granted for RNB Infrastrucure Private Limited Bikaner woollen sector) Mahindra Worldcity (Jaipur) Limited Jaipur Light engineering Mahindra Worldcity (Jaipur) Limited Jaipur Handicrafts Source: sezindia.nic.in 37
  38. 38. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 SEZs in Rajasthan … (2/2) SEZ with formal approvals Company name Location Primary industry GENPACT Jaipur IT/ITeS SEZ with valid in-principal approvals Company name or developer Location Primary industry Rockman Projects Limited National Highway (NH)-8 Jaipur Gems and jewellery Omaxe Limited Alwar district Multi-product Ansal Properties and Infrastructure Limited Jaipur district, village Sangtera, Kotputli tehsil Multi-product Parsvnath Developers Limited Jaipur-Ajmer road, Jaipur Multi-product Adani Exports Limited Alwar district Multi-services Suncity Rajasthan SEZ Developer Pvt. Ltd. Neemrana, district Alwar Multi-product SRM Infrastructure Private Limited Alwar Multi-services Society for Innovative Education and Development (EMPI Vittal Centre Neemrana, district Alwar Building materials INNOPOLIS) DLF Limited Near Bhiwadi, Alwar district Gems and jewellery P S Jaipur SEZ Developers Pvt. Ltd. Bhanpur Kala, Delhi-Jaipur road (on NH-8) Multi-product Arihant Infratech (India) Pvt. Ltd. Udaipur district Multi-product Source: sezindia.nic.in 38
  39. 39. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 SEZs and industrial clusters … (1/2) Operational and notified SEZs Jaipur SEZ (Gems and jewellery) RNB Infrastructure Mahindra Worldcity Limited (IT/ITeS) Jodhpur SEZ (Handicrafts) Vaitka Jaipur SEZ Mahindra World city Limited (Handicrafts and light engineering) Mansarovar Industrial Development Corporation Mahindra Gesco Index (Jaipur) Operational SEZs Somani Worsted Limited Notified SEZs 39
  40. 40. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 SEZs and industrial clusters … (2/2) Industrial clusters in Rajasthan Index Cement grade limestone Automotive Tourism IT and ITeS Handicraft, gems and jewellery Chemicals 40
  41. 41. INFRASTRUCTURE STATUSRajasthan November 2010 Infrastructure investments • As of March 2010, over US$ 12.2 billion of Investments investments have been made towards improving Infrastructure type (US$ million) Rajasthan‟s infrastructure. Power* 6,504.3 • About 53 per cent of the investments made in Roads 2,087.1 infrastructure have been in the area of power Oil and gas 2,077.8 (both generation and distribution). Airport 1,020.6 Coal and lignite 277.8 • Roads, oil and gas are the other key infrastructure sectors, attracting investments. Railway 203.5 Total 12,171.1 *Generation and distribution Source: CMIE, as of March 2010 41
  42. 42. RAJASTHAN November 2010 Contents  Advantage Rajasthan  State economy and socio-economic profile  Infrastructure status  State policies and incentives  Business opportunities  Doing business in Rajasthan 42
  43. 43. STATE POLICIES AND INCENTIVESRajasthan November 2010 Sector-specific policies … (1/12) The Rajasthan Investment Promotion Scheme, 2010 (RIPS-2010) Aim: To facilitate investment in establishment of new enterprise(s) and/or investments made by the existing enterprise(s) for modernisation/expansion/diversification. The scheme is valid until 2018. Key initiatives: • Subsidises and incentives for new units or those undergoing diversification/expansion, to attract investments. • Simplification of investment planning mechanism for investors by using the single-window mechanism. • Special emphasis to encourage investment in industries such as biotechnology, tourism and education. Key subsidies: • Maximum 50 per cent subsidy of the total taxes (Value Added Tax or Central State Tax or State Goods Service Tax) whenever introduced and deposited into the government exchequer. Additional subsidy to the extent of 10 per cent of the said tax which have become due and have been deposited into the government exchequer will be allowed to women entrepreneur with disability. • Employment generation subsidy for new enterprise and project for common social cause, modernisation/expansion/diversification, sick industrial enterprise for its revival – US$ 210 per employee per year of completed service for general category, US$ 253 per employee per year of completed service for women with disability. Total amount of subsidy shall not exceed 20 per cent of the amount of taxes deposited by the enterprise. 43
  44. 44. STATE POLICIES AND INCENTIVESRajasthan November 2010 Sector-specific policies … (2/12) Rajasthan State Environment Policy, 2010 Aim: To conserve and enhance environmental resources, assure environmental sustainability of key economic sectors, improve environmental governance and build capacity. Key initiatives: • To ensure availability of water in the state where the supply is lesser than the demand. • To reduce water contamination. • To protect forest areas and biodiversity. • To use renewable energy to attain energy efficiency. • To conserve flora and fauna. • To manage tourist arrivals, tourist destinations and tourist operations as the sustainability of tourism hinges on the quality and availability of natural resources it is dependant on. • A climate change agenda has been prepared for the state to take forward the provisions of the National Action Plan on Climate Change. • A State Environment Mission has been formulated to assure implementation of this policy. 44
  45. 45. STATE POLICIES AND INCENTIVESRajasthan November 2010 Sector-specific policies … (3/12) The Rajasthan Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Assistance Scheme, 2008 Aim: To make the state‟s MSMEs globally competitive. All MSMEs of the state having acknowledgement of entrepreneurs Memorandum-I and II are eligible for the benefit under this scheme, subject to fulfillment of certain conditions. Key thrust: To develop and support MSMEs in increasing capacity and quality for supplying to domestic and export markets. Key incentives: • RIICO to provide land at 50 per cent of the prevailing district level committee (DLC) rates. • The State Government to provide 50 per cent of the capital cost for establishment of common effluent-treatment plants (CETP). • Reimbursement of expenses incurred towards filing, sharing patent, ISO certification. • Establishment of national laboratories by providing land at 50 per cent of DLC rates and part of capital cost. • To get at least 10,000 artisans credit cards issued per year from different banks in the next five years. • RIICO to develop separate areas for MSME with 24-hour uninterrupted power supply and enabling infrastructure. • Encouragement of private sector investment for setting up industrial parks by providing a level playing field vis-à-vis RIICO. • Exemption from entry tax for inputs (raw material, processing and packaging material, except fuel). • Exemption of 75 per cent from electricity duty to the units located in rural areas. • Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB)/ Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) registered units to continue with pre- VAT tax structure. 45
  46. 46. STATE POLICIES AND INCENTIVESRajasthan November 2010 Sector-specific policies … (4/12) Ayush Healthcare facilities, 2008 Aim: To promote private investment in healthcare facilities offered by the Indian system of medicine; policy to remain in force until December 2013. Key initiatives: • To promote private sector investment in education, research institutes and hospitals in the area of traditional Indian medicine. • To develop super specialty facilities for the Indian system of medicine to ensure delivery of quality health care at reasonable costs. • To promote public-private participation in the health sector. • To develop standards for infrastructure and operation and create a regulatory body with supportive role. Key incentives: • Exemption from duty on captive power generation as per RIPS-2010 for a period of seven years; 50 per cent exemption from stamp duty and land conversion charges. • Land at concession rates to new institutes, investing a minimum of US$ 1.0 million for colleges, US$ 500,000 for hospital and specialty centre, US$ 1.0 million for pharmacy and US$ 0.1 million for 50-bed hospitals. 46
  47. 47. STATE POLICIES AND INCENTIVESRajasthan November 2010 Sector-specific policies … (5/12) Tourism Unit Policy, 2007 Aim: This policy enhances the scope of the Hotel Policy, 2006, by including all other categories of hotels (heritage hotels and other tourism units, e.g., health spas, golf academy and golf course) under its purview. Key incentives: • A land bank with information of all land available will be made available online; minimum and maximum areas have been prescribed for land to be auctioned from the land bank. • Minimum special reserve price (MSP) for five-star hotels and other tourism units fixed at less than 50 per cent of the commercial reserve price. For the budget, three-star and four-star units, MSP ranges from 10 per cent to 45 per cent. • Under Rule-7 of the „Rajasthan Land Revenue (conversion of agricultural land for non-agricultural purpose in rural areas) Rules 2007‟, a provision has been added for exempting payment of conversion charges for investors/developers of hotels or any other tourism unit on the land. • A provision has been added to the „Rajasthan Municipal Corporation (land utilisation conversion) Rules 2000‟ according to which heritage property owners would not have to pay 40 per cent of residential reserve price for conversion of the property into a heritage hotel provided that the property has a minimum of 10 rooms. • The floor area ratio (FAR) of existing hotels increased from 1.7 to two, to allow construction of an additional floor. • All concessions available in the RIPS-2010, shall also be available to all tourism units. 47
  48. 48. STATE POLICIES AND INCENTIVESRajasthan November 2010 Sector-specific policies … (6/12) IT and ITeS Policy, 2007 Aim: To create and expand economic opportunities in the knowledge economy, attracting investments to the state and enhancing employment opportunities. Key initiatives: • Strengthening information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure for e-governance. • Developing e-governance framework for charting strategic growth plans and formulating appropriate policy measures. • Promoting public private partnerships in e-governance. • Implementing structured business process re-engineering (BPR) in all the key departments. • Formulating proper framework and guidelines for maintenance, accreditation and updating of various state department websites. • Promoting economic development of the state through investments in IT and ITeS sector. • Making IT available for the masses by promoting computer education, creating talent pool for the ICT industry, generating employment, taking it to rural areas and providing adequate incentives. • The local IT industry shall be encouraged to develop and offer the necessary IT products and services relevant to the tourism industry. • Electronic tourism kiosks to be set up at important locations for the benefit of tourists coming to the state. 48
  49. 49. STATE POLICIES AND INCENTIVESRajasthan November 2010 Sector-specific policies … (7/12) IT and ITeS Policy 2007 (continued) Key incentives: • Land and office infrastructure incentives: • Facilitation for the creation of infrastructure such as high-quality office space serviced with all basic amenities of high-speed telecommunication links, uninterrupted power supply and central air-conditioning. • Assistance in procuring land and change in land use as in master plan, wherever feasible, to the private IT park and IT unit developers. • 50 per cent exemption from stamp duty to eligible IT/ITeS companies as per provisions of Rajasthan Investment Promotion Scheme (RIPS-2010) or as amended from time-to-time. • Various exemptions related to labour laws including: • Permission to work 24 hours a day, seven days a week. • Closing an establishment and granting of a weekly holiday as per company requirements, provided that every individual has at least one day off every week and a compulsory day off in lieu of working on bank holidays. • Flexi-time operations since working hours could be decided as per company needs and three shift operation is allowed. • Permission to engage female employees between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m., provided special arrangement is made for ensuring their security. • 50 per cent exemption from the payment of electricity duty for seven years, as per provisions under RIPS-2010 or as amended from time-to-time, for new IT units. • Electricity tariff for IT and ITeS units as per low-tension industry category. 49
  50. 50. STATE POLICIES AND INCENTIVESRajasthan November 2010 Sector-specific policies … (8/12) IT and ITeS Policy 2007 (continued) Key incentives: • All the fiscal incentives as per the Rajasthan Investment Promotion Policy, 2003 or as amended from time to time; VAT on all products rationalised to be at par with the minimum floor rate of 4 per cent. • Special package of incentives to the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to promote their growth. Some of the key incentives are: • Reservation of land for preferred allotment to MSMEs in the IT parks. • Support to NASSCOM, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) or any such organisation in the creation of a library for making available information on trends in technology, market intelligence, research reports and analysis, etc., by contributing US$ 20,000 per annum, for developing the small and medium enterprises sector. • Subsidy up to US$ 50,000, at the rate of US$ 217 per employee, to the first five IT/ITeS companies investing in the state and directly employing more than 50 employees in IT or 100 employees in ITeS sector; such employment should exist for a period of at least two years for persons domiciled in Rajasthan. • Incentives linked to mega projects: Projects creating direct employment of more than 500 people in the case of IT industry or 1,000 people in ITeS industries to be defined as mega projects; such projects are entitled to a special package of incentive of US$ 217 per employee. 50
  51. 51. STATE POLICIES AND INCENTIVESRajasthan November 2010 Sector-specific policies … (9/12) Policy to Promote Private Investment in Healthcare Facilities 2006 Aim: To encourage private investment in healthcare facilities and promote Rajasthan as a destination for medical tourism; policy to remain in force until December 2010. Key initiatives: • To promote private sector investment in medical and healthcare institutions, medical and dental colleges and support units such as diagnostic centres, blood banks and paramedical training institutes. • To develop complementary and alternative medicine centres. • To develop super specialty healthcare institutions. • To ensure delivery of quality healthcare at reasonable costs. • To promote development of centres of excellence for medical care. • To develop standards for infrastructure and operations. • To create a regulatory body with supportive role. Key incentives: • Rebate related to land allotment (ranging up to 75 per cent); it is linked to size of investment, geographical location and hospital in areas of tourist importance. • 50 per cent exemption from the payment of electricity duty for seven years • 50 per cent exemption from the payment of stamp duty and land conversion rate. 51
  52. 52. STATE POLICIES AND INCENTIVESRajasthan November 2010 Sector-specific policies … (10/12) Policy for Promoting Generation of Electricity through Non-Conventional Energy Sources, 2004 Aim: To encourage investment in non-conventional sources for generation of electricity. Key incentives: • 50 per cent exemption from electricity duty for seven years. • 50 per cent exemption from stamp duty. • 50 per cent exemption from conversion charge. • Allotment of land on 10 per cent of district-level committee (DLC) rate. • Exemption from payment of entry tax. • Exemption from merit order dispatch regulations. • Wheeling and banking facilities for power generated. • Interest subsidy and wage/employment subsidy on new investments. 52
  53. 53. STATE POLICIES AND INCENTIVESRajasthan November 2010 Sector-specific policies … (11/12) Biotech Scheme, 2004 Aim: To facilitate the growth of biotech industries and development of clean bio-technologies. Key thrust areas: • Positioning the state as an attractive destination for development and growth of biotechnology industries. • Creating and continuously upgrading biotechnology infrastructure in the state through government and/or public private partnerships. • Creating and developing human resources in biotechnology. Key incentives: • Land allotment for setting up of various biotechnology and bio-informatics industries, including projects covered under modern biotechnology, is made at the rate of development charges prevailing in the area. • The land rebate, by way of reimbursement, is allowed after the required minimum fixed investment has actually been made on the allotted plot within the period stipulated for investment in the package. 53
  54. 54. STATE POLICIES AND INCENTIVESRajasthan November 2010 Sector-specific policies … (12/12) Tourism Policy, 2001 Aim: To ensure optimum utilisation of rich tourism resources of the state to generate employment, especially, in the rural areas. Key initiatives: • Optimum utilisation of rich tourist resources of the state in order to attract maximum number of domestic and international tourists. • To facilitate the growth of tourism in the state and to further involve the private sector in the development of tourism in Rajasthan. • To make tourism a peoples industry in the state. • Preservation of rich natural habitat and bio-diversity, historical architectural and cultural heritage of Rajasthan; special emphasis on conservation of historical monuments in Rajasthan. • Increase employment opportunities, especially, for unemployed rural youth. 54
  55. 55. RAJASTHAN November 2010 Contents  Advantage Rajasthan  State economy and socio-economic profile  Infrastructure status  State policies and incentives  Business opportunities  Doing business in Rajasthan Company logos cited in this section are registered trademarks of the respective companies 55
  56. 56. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIESRajasthan November 2010 Cement • Rajasthan has huge reserves of cement-grade and Key players steel-melting-shop (SMS) grade limestone. SMS grade limestone of the Jaisalmer district is supplied • ACC to various steel plants in the country. • Ambuja Cement Limited • Birla Corporation Limited • As of 2009-2010, 14 major cement plants and two medium cement plants are in operation with a • Mangalam Cement Limited total installed capacity of about 20.3 million tonnes • Grasim Industries Limited per annum (MTPA). • Shree Cement Limited • Binani Cement Limited • Laxmi Engineers Limited • JK Lakshmi Cement Limited 56
  57. 57. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIESRajasthan November 2010 Cement – company profiles … (1/2) ACC Limited • ACC is the largest cement producer in India; its plant at Bundi, Rajasthan, has a production capacity of 1.5 MTPA. • The company is also the largest manufacturer of ready-mix concrete in India. Ambuja • Ambuja Cements Limited has cement plants in Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Himachal Cements Limited Pradesh, Punjab, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal. • The total cement capacity of the company is 18.5 MTPA. • The production facility in Rajasthan has a capacity of 2 MTPA. Birla Corporation • Birla Corporation Limited is the flagship company of the M.P. Birla group. Limited • The company owns seven cement plants, located in West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, with a total annual manufacturing capacity of 5.8 MTPA. • The company is planning a 1.2 million tonne expansion at its Chanderia plant in Rajasthan. Mangalam Cement Limited • Mangalam Cement Limited is principally engaged in the development, manufacture and distribution of portland cement and clinker in India. • The company has limestone deposits at Morak, ideal for the manufacturing portland cement. • It has a plant in Kota. • The company‟s sister firm Mangalam Timber is getting merged with itself. Shree Cement • Shree Cement manufactures its products under the Bangur Cement brand name. • The company‟s manufacturing facilities are located at Beawar, 185 km from Jaipur. • The company‟s grinding unit is located at Khush Khera (Alwar). • Besides, the company has a a wide network of 28 sales offices, 1,193 dealers and 4,000 retailers. 57
  58. 58. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIESRajasthan November 2010 Cement – company profiles … (2/2) Grasim Industries • Grasim Industries Limited is a flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group. Limited • Grasim, along with its subsidiary UltraTech Cement had a capacity of 48.8 MTPA as of March 2010; it is a leading cement player in India; has 1.5 MTPA cement unit at Shambhupura in Rajasthan. • Grasim is setting up a 4.5 MTPA greenfield plant at Kotputli and another 4.4 MTPA plant at Shambhupura, both in Rajasthan. • Grasim Industries Limited has hived off its cement business as Samruddhi Cement for a merger with another group company, UltraTech Cement. Binani Cement • Binani Cement Limited (BCL) is a subsidiary of Binani Industries Limited (BIL). Limited • The company‟s manufacturing plant is located at Binanigarm, Sirohi, Rajasthan. • The Binanigram facility has an upgraded capacity of 6 MTPA. Laxmi Engineers • Laxmi Engineers Works s a cement manufacturer with headquarters in Rajasthan; the company began Works operations in 1991. • The companys mini-cement plant has the production capacity of 50 tonnes per day. • The group companies manufacture cut stones and marbles, polishing machines and tiles for construction. JK Lakshmi Cement • JK Lakshmi Cement Limited has a state-of-the-art plant at Jaykaypuram, Sirohi, Rajasthan. Limited • With the capacity expansion and further commissioning of a split-location grinding unit in Gujarat, the combined capacity of the company is 4.75 MTPA. • JK Lakshmi Cement is the first cement producer of Northern India to be awarded an ISO 9002 and be accredited by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibrating Laboratories (NABL), Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, for its lab quality management systems. 58
  59. 59. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIESRajasthan November 2010 Mining and mineral processing industry … (1/2) • Rajasthan is among the largest mineral producing Prospective locations for metals states in India. Around 79 varieties of minerals are available in the state and 58 minerals are Copper Udaipur, Sirohi, Raisamand, produced on a commercial scale. Important Alwar, Jhunjhunu minerals are silver, phosphate fluoride, rock Lead, zinc, copper Banswara phosphate, copper, zinc, gypsum, clay, granite, Gold Banswara marble, sandstone, dolomite, calcite, emeralds and garnets. Gold, silver Banswara Copper, gold, platinum Ajmer • The state has about 210 million tonnes of identified reserves of lead-zinc ore with 1.5 per cent lead and zinc, and 639 million tonnes of copper ore reserves containing 0.8 to 1.2 per cent copper. 59
  60. 60. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIESRajasthan November 2010 Mining and mineral processing industry … (2/2) • Base metals and noble metals: Rajasthan has immense potential for mining base metals and noble metals in a belt Key players in mining industry that extends over an area of about 58,000 sq km; it covers • Hindustan Zinc Limited Alwar in the North to Banswara and Dungarpur in the • Hindustan Copper Limited South and passes through the districts of Jhunjhunu, Jaipur, Ajmer, Bhilwara, Rajsamand, Sirohi and Udaipur. Key players in ceramic industry • Dimensional stones: The state has substantial reserves of different varieties of dimensional stones such as marble, • Kajaria Ceramics Limited granite, sandstone and slate with tremendous potential for • Liberty Whiteware Limited exports forward linkages with the construction industry. • Jaipur Ceramics Private Limited • Lignite: Rajasthan has more than 4,000 million tonnes of lignite reserves in the districts of Barmer, Bikaner and Key players in marble industry Nagaur. Lignite is being produced in Barmer and Matasukh • Elegant Marble and Granite Inc area of Nagaur. In recent years, some lignite blocks in three • Maadhav Marbles and Granites Limited districts have been allotted for setting up thermal power plants. • Ceramics: The availability of clay and feldspar in Rajasthan makes it an excellent location for ceramic-related industry (e.g., white-ware, floorings and bone-china). 60