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  1. 1. Junagadh
  2. 2. 2 Investment Opportunities 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Tourism Social Infrastructure Support Infrastructure Industrial Locations / Infrastructure Economy and Industry Profile Junagadh: A Snapshot INDEX Annexure8
  3. 3. 3 Junagadh: A Snapshot 1
  4. 4. 4 Introduction: Junagadh Map 1: District Map of Junagadh with Talukas§ Junagadh district is located in western Gujarat and is surrounded by Arabian sea to its south . § The district is divided into 14 talukas of which major ones include, Veraval, Junagadh, Kodinar, Manavadar, and Mangrol § Focus sectors: § Mineral based cement industry, § Fish processing industry, § Agriculture based industry § Power sector § Major players such as, Ambuja cement, Gujarat Siddhi cement, Gujarat Heavy Chemicals and Hindustan Lever Ltd. have their presence in the district § Junagadh is famous for the Gir Sanctuary, the only abode to Asiatic lions and mountain range Girnar which is a major pilgrimage destination District Headquarter Talukas Manavadar Keshod Mangarol UnaKodinar Sutrapada Veraval • Maliya Talala Mendareda Visavadar Vanthali Junagadh Bhesan
  5. 5. 5 Fact File Gujarati, Hindi and EnglishLanguages Zone IIISeismic Zone 68.35%Literacy Rate 955 Females per 1000 MalesSex Ratio 277 persons per sq. kmPopulation Density 24,48,173 (As per 2001 Census)Population 14Talukas JunagadhDistrict Headquarters 8,846 sq. kmArea 6 (Ojhat, Uben, Hiran, Raval, Madhuvanti and Machhundri)Rivers 787 mmAverage Rainfall 10° Centigrade (Minimum) 42° Centigrade (Maximum) Temperature 20.44 ° to 21.40 ° North (Latitude) 69.40° to 71.05 ° East (Longitude) Geographical Location Source: Junagadh district Profile 2006-07
  6. 6. 6 Economy and Industry Profile 2
  7. 7. 7 Economy & Industry Profile § Agriculture is the backbone of the district economy. 70% of the population is engaged in primary sector , 22% in secondary sector and 8% in tertiary sector § Fish processing industry is a major sector in Junagadh. Processed fishes from Junagadh are exported to Singapore, China, Hongkong, Japan, Dubai and other parts of the world. The industrial giant Hindustan Lever Ltd. has a frozen fish packing unit in Maliya taluka of the district § Presence of huge reserves of Limestone, makes the cement industry a thriving industry sector in the district. § The major business of Junagadh district includes, Mineral based industries such as, cement & soda ash, Agriculture based industries like edible oil, groundnut units, solvent plants and oil cakes and Marine based industries like fish processing units and frozen fish Source: Junagadh district profile booklet 2006-07 Primary sector Secondary sector Tertiary sector 70% 22% 8%
  8. 8. 8 Agriculture 274373 378859 98762 0 50000 100000 150000 200000 250000 300000 350000 400000 Production (MT) Fruits Vegetables Spices Fig. 1: Production of Food and Non Food Crops (2006-07) Fig.2: Production of Fruits, Vegetables and Spices (2006-07) 521400 464400 420000 440000 460000 480000 500000 520000 540000 Production ( MT) Wheat Oil Seeds Source: Department of Agriculture, 2006-07 § Major crops produced in the district are wheat, oilseeds, cotton, mango, banana, onion and brinjal § Total production of Oilseeds in Junagadh in 2006-07 was 4,64,400 MT which was the highest in the State § Junagadh is the largest producer of Groundnut and Garlic in the State contributing 26% and 34% to total production respectively § Junagadh is the 4th largest producer of Cereals in the State with total production of 5,69,800 MT in 2006-07 § Mango and onions are produced in large quantities in the district
  9. 9. 9 § There are over 40 medium and large scale industries present in Junagadh district, involved in sectors such as, Cement plants, edible oil, refinery plants and fish processing units § Most of the medium and large scale industries are concentrated in Veraval, Junagadh, Manavadar and Kodinar talukas of the district § Some of the major medium and large scale players present in Junagadh are mentioned in the Table 1. Alloy steel castingsJunagadhCreative Castings Ltd. Pasteurized milk, butterJunagadhGujarat Dairy Development Corporation Ltd. Ball and roller bearing productsBhesanAustin Engineering Ltd. Frozen fish packMaliyaHindustan Lever Ltd. Soda ashSutrapadaGujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd. Portland cementKodinarGujarat Ambuja Cement Ltd. Super phosphate granulationMangrolNarmada Agro Chemicals Ltd. Ordinary portland cementVeravalGujarat Siddhi Cement Ltd. ChemicalsVeravalIndian Rayon and Industries Ltd. Marine productsJunagadhAgro Marine Export Ltd. ProductionTalukaName of Company Major Industries Source: Junagadh District Profile 2006-07 Table 1: Medium and Large Scale Players in Junagadh* * Indicative list
  10. 10. 10 Major Industries Creative Castings Ltd. Austin Engineering Ltd. Hindustan Lever Ltd. Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd. Gujarat Ambuja Cement Ltd. Narmada Agro Chemicals Ltd. Gujarat Siddhi Cement Ltd. Indian Rayon and Industries Ltd. (Aditya Birla Group) Map 2 : Major Industry players in Junagadh district* • Mangarol • Kodinar • Sutrapada • Veraval • Maliya • Junagadh • Bhesan * Indicative list
  11. 11. 11 § There are over 7,000 Small Scale Industries operating in Junagadh district in sectors which includes food products, chemicals, electrical equipments, textiles and repairing & servicing § Maximum number of SSI units (3,018 Units) related to repairing & servicing are located in Junagadh followed by food products industry with over 503 units § Most of the small scale industries are located in Junagadh, Keshod, Veraval, Manavadar, Kodinar and Mangrol talukas of the district 42% 7% 21% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% Food products Repairing and Servicing Chemicals Glass, Ceramics and Cement Non ferrous metals Metal products Machinery Paper and its products Others SSI Contribution Other SSI Small Scale Industries (SSIs) Source: Junagadh District Profile 2006-07 Figure 3 & 4: Contribution of Sectors in SSI Units 14% 19% 12% 20% 20% 11% 4% Tobacco and Beverages Textiles Wood Leather Rubber and Plastic Electricity related equipments Automobile parts
  12. 12. 12 Industry Investment Trends § As per the Industrial Entrepreneur Memoranda (IEMs) filed, the total investments during 1988-97 was INR 2,270 Crore (USD 553.65 million), and during 1998 – 2007 investments were to the tune of INR 3,484 Crore (USD 849.75 million) § Around 90% of the investments during 1998-07 came from sectors such as Chemicals and Cement & Gypsum products while the major investment during 1988-97 was contributed by industries involved in Cement & Gypsum, Chemicals, Boiler and Steam generating units and Infrastructure sector. § Cement and Gypsum sector observed significant growth in investments over the previous decade § Fresh investments were witnessed in sectors such as sugar, infrastructure projects and boiler and steam generating units during 1998-07 Fig. 5: Investments in 1988 -97 Vs 1998-07 Comparative Data in Last Two Decades Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 2270 3484 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500 4000 1988-1997 1998-2007 Investment(INRCrore)
  13. 13. 13 Investment Trends: 1988-97 § During 1988-97 cement and gypsum products attracted the highest investment of INR 1,548 crore (USD 377.56 million) contributing 68% to the total investment in the decade § The sector also generated highest employment opportunities creating 6,012 jobs with a share of 26% § Chemicals sector witnessed second highest investment of INR 489 crore (USD 119.26 million) and created employment opportunities for 4,369 persons § Food processing industries generated second highest employment with 5,312 jobs and contributed 23% to the total employment Fig 6: Major Investments & Employment during 1988-97 Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat,2007 Highest Investment Highest Employment 1548 489 63 52 6012 4369 5312 3512 0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 7000 Cement and Gypsum products Chemicals Food Processing Industries Textiles Sectors InvestmentandEmployment Investment Employment
  14. 14. 14 § Cement and gypsum products witnessed highest investment of INR 2,026 crore (USD 494.14 million) projecting a growth of 31% and contributing 58% to total investments § These also generated highest employment opportunities creating 1,465 jobs with a share of 42% in total employment generated § Boiler and steam generating units and infrastructure projects invited fresh investments during the decade with INR 350 crore (USD 83 million) and INR 300 crore (USD 71 million) respectively § Sugar industry emerged as a new sector inviting investments during the decade and generating second highest employment of 860 jobs Investment Trends: 1998-07 Fig 7: Major Investments & Employment during 1998-07 Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 Highest Investment Highest Employment 2026 756 350 300 15 1465 59 100 70 860 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 Cementand Gypsum Products Chemicals Boilers& Steam Generating Units Infrastructure projects Sugar Sectors InvestmentandEmployment Investment Employment
  15. 15. 15 Investments in Pipeline § A total of 11 MoUs amounting to INR 5,968 crore (USD 1,455.6 million) of investments were signed in Junagadh during Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit (VGGIS) hosted in the years 2003, 2005 and 2007 § Cement, Tourism, Textiles, Agro & Food processing, Power and Ports sectors invited investments during Vibrant Gujarat’s three summits § With an investment of INR 4,000 crore (USD 975.6 million), JSW Power Co. propose to set up coal based power plant at Simar in Junagadh § Maximum number of MoUs were signed in Cement industry and Agro & Food processing industry § 3 MoUs were signed in cement industry with proposed investment of INR 1,360 crore (USD 331.70 million) § Agro & food processing industry also witnessed 3 MoUs to establish fish processing units and Mango processing units Fig8: Number of MoUs Signed (VGGIS 03, 05, 07) Fig 9: Sector wise MoUs (VGGIS 03, 05, 07) Signed Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 2 2 7 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 2003 2005 2007 Years No.ofMoUssigned 3 1 13 2 1 Mineral based Industries (Cement) Tourism Textile and Apparels Agro and Food Processing Power Port based
  16. 16. 16 Economy Drivers § The economy of Junagadh is mainly based on agriculture. With the new Government policy of biotechnology, Junagadh has been identified as one of the agriculture biotechnology zone. This will boost setting up of agro-biotech industries in the district § Veraval port in the district will have separate facilities for commercial activities in near future. This will increase commercial traffic at the port and would fuel the industrial activities of the district § With the development of Simar as a power port, opportunities exist for setting up of power plants along the coastline of Junagadh § Cement has been a key industry of the district and will experience further growth with upcoming cement units thereby leading to economic development of the district § Junagadh boasts of some of the best tourist destinations in the State and hence experiences a huge influx of tourists every year Source: Indian Real Estate: Growth and New Destinations ,FICCI and Ernst & Young, 2007
  17. 17. 17 Industrial Locations / Infrastructure 3
  18. 18. 18 Industrial Locations / Infrastructure M/s. Safona Textile Pvt. Ltd. Industrial Park 1 Industrial Park Sutrapada Junagadh Veraval Junagadh (2) Shil Vishwadar Industrial Estates 6 Industrial Estates Junagadh
  19. 19. 19 Industrial Estates Area in HectareIndustrial Estates 173.07Sutrapada 85.89Junagadh II 56.56Veraval 14.29Junagadh I 12.00Shil 1.00Vishwadar (RIDC) Map 3: Industrial Estates in Junagadh Source: Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation, Government of Gujarat, 2007 Table 2: Industrial Estates in Junagadh
  20. 20. 20 Industrial Parks Map 4: Industrial Park in Junagadh Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 Table 3: Industrial Park in Junagadh Near Talala Taluka : Veraval District : Junagadh Location Integrated Textile ParkPark 23.49Project Cost (USD million) UpcomingStatus of Approval M/s. Safona Textile Pvt. Ltd.Name Of The Developer • Veraval Integrated Textile park
  21. 21. 21 Support Infrastructure 4
  22. 22. 22 Road and Rail Connectivity Road § National Highway 8D passes through the district with a total length of 116 km, connecting Junagadh with Rajkot § With a length of 96 km, National Highway 8E passes through the district connecting it to Bhavnagar and Amreli district. § The district is also connected to Jamnagar and Porbandar through NH 8E (Ext.), with a total length of 43 km § Distance from major industrial centers: Ahmedabad (327 km), Surat (563 km), Vadodara (396 km), Gandhinagar (355 km), Vapi (652 km), Palanpur (473 km), Rajkot (102 km), Mehsana (401 km) and Bhavnagar (205 km) Map 5: Junagadh Road and Rail Network Rail § The district has Junagadh-Veraval and Veraval-Somnath railway lines present § Junagadh is connected to Ahmedabad and Rajkot cities through rail Source: Junagadh district profile booklet 2006-07 1905Chennai 2188Kolkata 1358Hyderabad 841Mumbai 1140Delhi Distance (in km)Locations Table 5: Distance of Junagadh from Major Industrial Centers
  23. 23. 23 Airports, Ports and Water Supply Source: Gujarat Maritime Board, Government of Gujarat Port § Water supply for industrial purposes in the district can be obtained from four main sources, viz Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board (GWSSB), irrigation canals, bore wells, and Lakes Water Air § The district has a domestic airport located at Keshod connecting it to Porbandar and Mumbai Mumbai Map 6: Air connectivity of Junagadh § Veraval port is in Junagadh has good road and rail connectivity § The port is connected with Ahmedabad by road and broad gauge railway line § Anchorage lies about 1.5 km offshore and at the anchorage three vessels can work at a time § GMB has issued LOI for development of Sutrapada port on BOOT basis § Sutrapada is located 14 km East of Veraval port. It is planned to develop 2 berths for bulk cargo in Phase 1 at an investment of Rs. 600 crores § Gujarat Ambuja cement has developed captive jetty at Muldwarka for their cement plant. The main cargo handled at the jettyis coal, cement and clinker
  24. 24. 24 Power Supply Network Source: Gujarat State Electricity Board, Government of Gujarat, Gujarat State Petrochemical Corporation Power Map 7: Junagadh Power Supply Network § Junagadh has a well developed network of sub stations to cater to the need of electricity for industry and residential use § There are five substations of 220 KV, four substations of 132 KV and fourteen substations of 66 KV each with a total of 16 substations in the district § Power projects of approx. 4000MW proposed. 132 KV Sub Station line 220 KV Sub Station line 132 KV Sub Station 220 KV Sub Station
  25. 25. 25 Veraval Port § Veraval is a fair-weather lighterage port situated in the south-west coast of Saurashtra and is mainly engaged in fishing activities § The main cargo handled at the port include wood pulp, food grains, fertilisers, coal, coke, pig iron, oil cakes, fish, onions, lime stone, soda ash, and cement § With rich fish grounds, Veraval is also rich in agriculture product Source: The Ports of Gujarat, GMB. Government of Gujarat Veraval Gujarat
  26. 26. 26 Proposed Infrastructure Projects Port Projects • Gujarat Maritime Board has identified Simar as a potential site for development of a power port for handling coal and LNG to meet the requirement of the power plant. The envisaged cargo handling capacity of port envisage about 10MMTPA • Sutrapada port is proposed to handle general cargo. The cargo handling capacity envisages about 23 MMTPA. The proposed site is about 8 km from N.H. no. 8E Tourism § The State Government has sanctioned the project for development of Circuit Tourism project at Junagadh Source: Indian Real Estate: Growth and New Destinations (FICCI and Ernst & Young), Industries Commissionerate
  27. 27. 27 Social Infrastructure 5
  28. 28. 28 28 Education § Junagadh Agricultural University offers education in agriculture, agriculture engineering and fisheries § It conducts fruit, oilseed, sugarcane and wheat research, testing and training centers § The research center of Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) is located at Veraval taluka which is involved in research related to fishing and fish processing § The National Research Centre for groundnut is located in the district § Technical colleges offering courses in chemical, civil, electrical, electronic and communication, information technology, production and mechanical engineering are also present in the district § Junagadh also has a fisheries college located in Veraval taluka offering courses in Pisciculture 1Management College TotalEducational Institutes 2Pharmacy Colleges 1Polytechnic 21Others * 8ITIs Higher sec schools 475 Secondary schools 1296Primary schools Table 4: Educational Institutions in Junagadh * Arts, Commerce, Science,B.Ed & Law Colleges Source: Junagadh District Profile 2006-07, Industries Commissionerate
  29. 29. 29 Health Source: Junagadh District Profile, Health and Family Welfare Department, 2007 § Junagadh has several hospitals and research centres providing a comprehensive range of medical services backed by modern technology and trained clinicians § There are 15 community and 55 primary health centers present in the district § It also has 1 civil hospital, 1 Government hospital, 390 sub centres, 6 allopathic dispenseries, 1 mobile comprehensive health care unit and 2 mobile dispenseries § K.J. Vyas General Hospital provides specialised medical facilities for liver diseases § The district also has an Ayurvedic Regional Research Centre
  30. 30. 30 Tourism 6
  31. 31. 31 Source: India Guide Gujarat, 2007 Gir National Park Tourism § Gir National Park is the major attraction for most visitors to Junagadh district. The Asiatic Lion is the key feature of the park. In addition to the lion, there are jungle cats, hyenas, jackals, spotted deers, blackbuck, porcupines and some 500 leopards § Mount Girnar is the highest point of elevation in Gujarat. The mountain range has 866 Hindu and Jain temples and hermitages on the five peaks § Kankai, located 50 km from Sasan Gir, is a shrine dedicated to Kankai Mata, the benefactor of shepherds of Gir. It is based in the heart of the jungle. The lofty temple walls and sound doors ensure safety. § Talala and surrounding areas are famous for their Kesar mangoes, one of the few Indian varieties known around the world § Kutiyana is a pilgrimage site of Muslims. The town is flocked with tourists during Pir Minskinsha Urs, held from 13th through 15th day in the Muslim month of Sabaan Girnar Hill
  32. 32. 32 Investment Opportunities 7
  33. 33. 33 Investment Opportunities Agriculture § Groundnut farming and processing § Cotton seed and groundnut oil § Cattle feed and poultry farm § Absorbent cotton and surgical cotton bandage Marine § Fish processing, fish oil and powder § Boat building Mineral § Limestone powder and hydrated Lime § Cement industry § Ceramics industry § Asbestos, cement sheet and pipes § Precipitated calcium carbonate § Table and dairy salt § Light basic magnesium carbonate * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at
  34. 34. 34 Investment Opportunities Chemicals § Fertilisers and Pesticides § Dyes and Dyes intermediate § Paints, Varnish and Distemper § Sodium Silicate Engineering § Agriculture equipments and Automobile parts § Tube tyres and Moulded rubber parts § Brass parts § Auto repairing and service stations Plastic § Plastic tubes, Pipe fittings § Plastic moulded and PVC items § Fishing nets § Reprocessing plant * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at
  35. 35. 35 Annexure I Map 7: Junagadh Power Supply Network Map 3: Industrial Park in Junagadh Map 6: Air Connectivity of Junagadh Map 5: Junagadh Road and Rail Network Map 4: Industrial Estates in Junagadh Map 2: Major Players in Junagadh Map 1: District Map of Junagadh with Talukas Maps Figure 5: Decadal trend in Investments (1988- 97 Vs 1998-07) Figure 3 & 4: Contribution of Sectors in SSI Units Figure 9: Sector wise MoUs Signed (VGGIS 03, 05, 07) Figure 8: Number of MoUs Signed (VGGIS 03, 05, 07) Figure 7: Major Investments and Employment during 1998-07 Figure 6: Major Investments and Employment during 1988-97 Figure 2: Production of Fruits, Vegetables and Spices (2006-07) Figure 1: Production of Food and Non Food crops (2005-06) Figures Table 2: Industrial Estates in Junagadh Table 4: Educational Institutions in Junagadh Table 3: Industrial Park in Junagadh Table 1: Medium & Large Scale Players in Junagadh Tables
  36. 36. 36 Annexure II : Abbreviations IEM : Industrial Entrepreneur Memorandum MoU : Memorandum of Understanding SSI : Small Scale Industries MSI : Medium Scale Industries LSI : Large Scale Industries VGGIS : Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit GSECL : Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Ltd GIDC : Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation GMB : Gujarat Maritime Board GWSSB : Gujarat Water Supply Sewerage Board ITI : Industrial Training Institute CIFT : Central Institute of Fisheries Technology