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  1. 1. Kheda
  2. 2. 2 Investment Opportunities 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Tourism Social Infrastructure Support Infrastructure Industrial Locations / Infrastructure Economy and Industry Profile Kheda: A Snapshot INDEX Annexure8
  3. 3. 3 Kheda: A Snapshot 1
  4. 4. 4 Introduction: Kheda Map 1: District Map of Kheda with Talukas§ Kheda, also known as ‘Kaira’ is located 35 km from Ahmedabad on the bank of river Vatrak § Kheda district borders with Sabarkantha district in the north, Panchmahals district in the east, Vadodara district in the south, and Ahmedabad district in the west § The district has 13 talukas with Nadiad (district headquarter), Mahemdabad, Kapadwanj, Matar, and Kheda being the developed talukas § Famous pilgrimage destinations in the district are Dakor temple, Santram temple, and Mahadev temple § The thermal power station at Wanakbori in Kheda with a total installed capacity of 1,470 MW is the largest coal-based thermal power station in the State § Focus sectors include Agriculture, Mineral-based industries, Plastics, Engineering and IT sector Talukas District Headquarter • Virpur • Kapadvanj • Balasinor • Thasra • Kathlal • Mahemdabad • Kheda • Matar • Nadiad • Mahudha
  5. 5. 5 Fact File Zone III Gujarati, Hindi and English 72.71% 922 Females per 1000 Males 480 Persons per sq. km 20,23,354 (As per 2001 Census) 10 Nadiad 3959 sq. km 9 (Mahi, Sabarmati, Mesvo, Khari, Luni, Vatrak, Shedhi, Mahor, Varasi) 723 mm 14º Centigrade (Minimum) 41º Centigrade (Maximum) 22.30º to 23.18º North (Latitude) 72.32º to 73.37º East (Longitude) Languages Seismic Zone Literacy Rate Sex Ratio Population Density Population Talukas District Headquarter Area Rivers Average Rainfall Temperature Geographical Location Source: Kheda District profile Booklet 2006-07
  6. 6. 6 Economy and Industry Profile 2
  7. 7. 7 Economy and Industry Profile § Kheda district is also known by the name golden leaf since it is the major producer of tobacco in the State. Additionally the district has a strong base of cotton cultivation specifically in Nadiad taluka. § Nadiad taluka is the industrial center in the district, with major concentration of industries in sectors like Textiles, Paper, Electrical equipments and Food processing § One of the largest manufacturer of corrugated boxes in the Country, the Core Emballage Ltd., is present in the district § The upcoming industrial sectors in the district include Ceramics, Plastic and its products, Cement and Gypsum § There are huge natural gas reserves in Matar taluka of the district. Oil and gas company Shell India Ltd. has its bottling plant and filling facilities in the district § One of the oldest textile industries - New Shorock Mills (Division of Mafatlal Industries) has its operations at Nadiad Source: Kheda District profile Booklet 2006-07
  8. 8. 8 Agriculture 9280 24200 4005 107880 413600 89900 5000 10000 15000 20000 25000 30000 Fruits Vegetables Spices Area('00Ha) 0 50000 100000 150000 200000 250000 300000 350000 400000 450000 Production(M.T.) Area ('00 Ha) Production (M.T.) Source: Department of Agriculture, Government of Gujarat 2nd largest producer of Cereals in Gujarat Fig. 1 : Food Crop Production 2006 - 07 Fig. 2 : Food and Non-Food Crop Production 2006 - 07 § In the year 2006-07, Kheda produced 1.07 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of fruits, 4.13 lakh MT of Vegetables, and 8,990 MT of spices § Main fruits cultivated in the district include Aonla, Citrus, Banana and Papaya. Kheda is the largest producer of Aonla contributing 23% to the total production in the state § Kheda contributes 7% to the total production of vegetables in Gujarat. The significant crops of vegetables in the district include potatoes, tomatoes, brinjals and onions § Major Spices grown in the district include cumin seeds, fennel seeds, chilly, ginger and turmeric § The district is the second largest producer of Tobacco in the State 16171 2583 406 17156 4301 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 Cereals Pulses Oilseeds Cotton(Lint) Area('00Ha) 0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 Production('00M.T.) Area ('00 Ha) Production ('00 M.T.) 133
  9. 9. 9 Minerals Source: Kheda District Profile Booklet 2007, Geology & Mining department § Major minerals found in the district are bauxite, limestone and quartz. Other minerals found in the district include bentonite, brick sand, road metal, sand, gravel and black trap § Limestone occurs in Balasinor taluka of Kheda with 800 Million tonnes of reserves, processing having 7% share in total reserves of the State § Bauxite reserves are found in Thasara and Kapadwanj talukas (approx. 89 Million tonnes) and quartz reserves exist in Balasinor and Thasar talukas of the district § Some of the mineral-based industries in Kheda are: §Bauxite calcination plant §Bentonite pulverizing unit §Cement plant §Crockery/ceramic unit §Glazed tiles §Marble cutting and polishing §Quartz crushing unit Bauxite Limestone Bentonite Sand Quartz Black trap Map 2: Mineral Reserves in Kheda
  10. 10. 10 Major Industries Source: Kheda district profile booklet 2006-07 § Presently there are 20 medium and large scale industries in Kheda district § All these industrial units are concentrated in Nadiad, Mahemdabad, Kheda and Matar talukas of the district with an investments aggregating to INR 62,776.32 lakh (USD 149 million), generating 6,720 jobs § Some of the major medium and large scale players present in Kheda district are mentioned in Table 1. Large volume & Small volume Parentrals KhedaMerck Bioscience Ltd. Gas bottle fillingMatarShell Gas India Ltd. BeveragesKheda Hindustan Coca cola Beverages Ltd. Natural or artificial mineral water Matar Britco Foods Company Ltd. Thermoformed plastic packaging Kheda Transatlantic Packaging Pvt. Ltd. TextilesNadiadMafatlal Industries Ltd Electrical equipmentsNadiadGE Lighting (India) Ltd. ProductionTalukaName of Company Table 1: Illustrative List of Medium and Large Scale Players in Kheda* Corrugated boxesKhedaCore Emballage Ltd. Electrical equipmentsNadiadApar Limited Refrigerated and plain marine containers KhedaVarun Seacon Ltd. Cable wire and PVC wire NadiadTorrent Cable Ltd. Tablets and CapsulesKhedaNebros Pharmaceuticals CeramicsKhedaOrient Glaze Ltd. Refined castor oilMatar Sailani Agro Tech Industries ProductionTalukaName of Company * Indicative List
  11. 11. 11 Major Industries Source: Kheda District Profile booklet 2006-07 • Virpur • Kapadvanj • Balasinor • Thasra • Kathlal • Mahemdabad • Kheda • Matar • Nadiad • Mahudha Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd. Merck Biosciences Ltd. Nabros Pharmaceuticals GE Lighting (India) Ltd. Torrent Cables Ltd. Mafatlal Industries Apar Industries Shell Gas India Ltd. Map 3 : Major Industry players in Kheda* * Indicative List
  12. 12. 12 Small Scale Industries (SSI) Source: Kheda district profile booklet 2006-07 § There are 8,186 small scale industries operating in Kheda district. Some of the main industries under SSI are chemicals, miscellaneous manufacturing industries, repairing services, food products and non- metallic mineral products § Maximum number of SSI units (2,521 Units) are related to Repairing services followed by textile industry with 1,086 units § Most of the small scale industries are concentrated in Nadiad, Kapadwanj, Thasara and Mahemdabad Figure 3 & 4 : Contribution of Sectors in SSI units 10% 3% 3% 4% 4% 8% 8% 13% 14% 33% Repairing services Textiles Miscellaneous manufacturing industries Woodproducts Foodproducts Machinery and parts Metal products Non-metallic mineral products Chemicals Others SSI Contribution 11% 7% 9% 25% 14%28% 6% Tobacco and Beverages Paper products Leather products Rubber and Plastic products Basic metal industries Electrical Machinery and apparatus Transport equipment and parts Other SSI
  13. 13. 13 Source : Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat 2007 Industry Investment Trends Fig. 5 : Investments in Major Sectors 1988-1997 vs 1998-2007 – Comparative Data § As per the Industrial Entrepreneur Memoranda (IEMs) filed, sectors showing growth in investments during 1998-2007 over previous decade are ceramics, plastic and its products, cement & gypsum and miscellaneous machinery § These sectors account for investments equivalent to INR 23 crore (USD 5 million) during 1988-1997 § However, during the decade of 1998-2007, growth in these sectors were tremendous with an investment of INR 270 crore (USD 64 million) § Maximum investments were witnessed in Cement and Gypsum sector followed by Paper and its products during the decade(1998 – 2007) 6 4 13 08 10 44 208 0 50 100 150 200 250 Misc. mach and Engineering Ceramics Plastic & its products Cement & Gypsum Sectors Investment Investment 1988-1997 Investment 1998-2007 INR Crores
  14. 14. 14 Investment Trends: 1988-97 Fig. 6 : Major Investments & Employment during 1988-97 Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat,2007 1372 210 186 130 113 101 79 2974 1748 6002 593 1292 368 735 0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 7000 Paper&Pulp incl.paper Electrical Equipments Textiles Chemicals Foodprocessing industries Drugs& Pharmaceuticals Glass Sectors Investment&Employment Investments Employment § During 1988-97, paper and pulp sector attracted highest investment to the tune of INR 1,372 crore (USD 3.26 billion) contributing 59% of the total investments in the district § Highest employment was generated by textile sector with creation of 6,002 jobs during 1988-97 and an investment of INR 186 crore (USD 44.28 million) § Paper and Pulp sector generated the next highest employment opportunity creating 2,974 jobs followed by electrical equipments creating 1,748 jobs Highest Investment Highest Employment
  15. 15. 15 Investment Trends: 1998-07 Fig. 7 : Major Investments & Employment during 1998-07 Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 208 86 44 25 16 10 2 200 301 528 363 21 205 170 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 Cement& Gypsum Foodprocessing industries Plastic&its products Drugs& Pharmaceuticals Vegetableoils Ceramics Electronics Sectors Investment&Employment Investments Employment § Cement and Gypsum emerged as the new sector attracting highest investment of INR 208 crore (USD 49.50 million) contributing 47% to the total investments § Food processing industries attracted next highest investment of INR 86 crore (USD 20 million) creating as many as 301 jobs § Plastic and its products grew tremendously attracting investment of INR 44 crore (USD 10.47 million) with 50% increase in total number of units and generating highest employment with 528 jobs § An upward trend in investments was observed in Ceramics sector with growth of over 150 % Highest Investment Highest Employment
  16. 16. 16 Investments in Pipeline § 4 MoUs amounting to INR 252 crore (USD 60 million) of investments were signed in Kheda during Vibrant Gujarat : Global Investors’ Summit (VGGIS) hosted in the years 2003, 2005 and 2007 § Engineering & Automobiles, Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals sectors invited investments § Chemical sector received highest proposed investment for INR 100 crore (USD 24 million) with the plan to set up a calcium manufacturing unit in the district § The next highest investment was proposed by the pharmaceutical sector with an investment of INR 72 crore (USD 18 million) § Engineering & automobile sector received investments from Torrent Cable Ltd. and C M Smith & Sons Ltd. with an aggregate of INR 80 crore (USD 20 million) Fig 8: Number of MoU Signed (VGGIS 03, 05, 07) Fig 9: Sector wise MoUs (VGGIS 03, 05, 07 Signed Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 1 3 0 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 2005 2007 Years MoUssigned 2 1 1 Engineering and Automobile Chemicals Pharmaceuticals
  17. 17. 17 Economy Drivers § The proposal for setting up an integrated textile park in Kheda is expected to fuel the industrial and economic growth of the district with increase in employment opportunities and investments in the textile sector § The completion of Ahmedabad-Nadiad Expressway and Nadiad-Vadodara Expressway, two – lane dual carriageway with full access control has enabled to save time in commuting between these districts and increase the commercial value of the region because of better accessibility § The emerging industrial sectors such as Paper, Cement & Gypsum and Ceramics showed an upward trend in investments in the last two decades. This would further boost the industrial growth and economy of the district § Kheda has some of the best mineral based industries which offer scope for investments in the mining sector
  18. 18. 18 Industrial Locations / Infrastructure 3
  19. 19. 19 Industrial Locations / Infrastructure M/s. Vraj Integrated Textile Park Industrial Park 1 Industrial Park Balasinor Nadiad 2 Nadiad 1 Matar Kapadwanj Thasara Industrial Estates 6 Industrial Estates Surat Kheda
  20. 20. 20 Industrial Parks 93.39 AcresProposed Area Bidaj Taluka, Kheda districtLocation Integrated Textile ParkPark 26.19 Project Cost (USD million) UpcomingStatus of Approval M/s. Vraj Integrated Textile Park Ltd.Name Of The Developer Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 Table 2: Industrial Parks in Kheda
  21. 21. 21 Industrial Estates Map 4: Industrial Estates in Kheda Source: Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation, Government of Gujarat, 2007 Table 3: Industrial Estates in Kheda 25.90Balasinor 19.35Nadiad 2 15.33Nadiad 1 Matar Kapadwanj Thasara Industrial functional estate 11.52 10.89 8.16 Area (In hectares)
  22. 22. 22 Support Infrastructure 4
  23. 23. 23 Road Connectivity § Kheda district is well connected with other cities by road § National Highway (NH) 8 passes through the district connecting it to cities such as Ahmedabad (52 km), Surat (226 km) and Vadodara (59 km) § Presence of Ahmedabad - Nadiad – Vadodara expressway improves connectivity between the districts § Kheda is also connected to Gandhinagar (83 km), Vapi (323 km), Jamnagar (322 km), Mehsana (126 km) and Ankleshwar (143 km) Source: Kheda District Profile bBooklet 2006-07 Road Map 5 : Kheda Road & Rail Network 1575Chennai 1865Kolkata 1028Hyderabad 511Mumbai 848Delhi Distance (in km)Locations Table4 : Distances of Nadiad from major Industrial Hubs
  24. 24. 24 Rail and Air Connectivity Rail § Kheda district is well connected with other districts and cities of the state § There is broad gauge rail route that connects the district to Mumbai and Ahmedabad Air Source: Kheda district profile booklet 2006-07 § The nearest airport is located at Vadodara which is about 38 km from district headquarter Nadiad § The airport connects the district to important cities such as Ahmedabad, Delhi, Mumbai and Pune Port § The nearest ports are at Hazira and Dahej
  25. 25. 25 Power Supply Network § Gujarat Electricity Board located at Nadiad is the supplier of power to the district § Kheda district has the largest thermal power station in the State of 1,470 MW located at Wanakbori in Balasinor taluka for industrial and residential electricity supply § There are also well-developed substations spread across the district – 1 substation of 220 K.V. at Kapadwanj, 2 substations of 132 K.V. at Mahemdabad & Nadiad, and 19 substations of 66 K.V. Source: Gujarat State Electricity Board, Government of Gujarat, Gujarat State Petrochemical Corporation Power Map 7 : Kheda Power supply
  26. 26. 26 Gas Source: Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation, 2007 Gas Supply § There is one section of gas pipeline present in the district, Vadodara – Ahmedabad – Kalol of 41.91 km § The proposed length of gas grid is 15 km which is expected to cover the Tarapur block Map 8 : Kheda Gas Network Proposed Pipeline Commissioned Pipeline Under Construction
  27. 27. 27 Support Infrastructure : Water Water supply for industrial purposes in the district can be obtained from three main sources, viz Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board (GWSSB), irrigation canal, and sardar sarovar project. Water Sardar Sarovar Project § The project envisages supply of water for drinking purposes, irrigation, and industrial use § Sardar Sarovar Project water for industrial supply is made available through branch canals § The branch canals that supply water to Kheda district are listed in Table 5 KathlalAntroliKheda23.98Mahemdavad VithalpuraLasundraKheda11.40Sanali RaskaHarsoliGandhinagar, Kheda25.03Vahelal MahemdavadBahiyalGandhinagar, Kheda21.54Ghodasar End pointStarting pointDistrictLength (Km)Branch canal Table 5 : Sardar Sarovar Branch Canal Network Source: Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd, 2007
  28. 28. 28 Proposed Infrastructure Projects § Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Limited (TCGL) has identified Navagam village in Kheda district to be developed as a rural tourist hub. This will promote village tourism in the State and also benefit local communities economically, socially, and culturally. Various activities such as like landscaping and development of parks at Navagam would be taken up § Gujarat State Road Development Corporation Ltd. has envisaged construction of road-over-bridge in lieu of existing level crossing No. 276/C in km 1/8 in km 2/0 of Nadiad bypass (link joining Dabhan-Nadiad and Nadiad-Ahmedabad road) § A MoU is signed between the District Rural Development Agency; Nadiad; Kaira District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union; Anand; and Commissioner of Rural Development, Government of Gujarat in respect of special project for ‘Improving socio-economic conditions of BPL families of Kheda district through Dairying and Animal Husbandry Activities’ Source: Official Portal of Gujarat Government, Gujarat State Road Development Corporation
  29. 29. 29 Social Infrastructure 5
  30. 30. 30 Education Table 6 : Educational Institutions in Kheda § Nadiad taluka of the district hosts one of the famous Engineering institute ‘Dharamsinh Desai Institute of Technology’ which offers courses in civil, mechanical, electrical, chemicals, instrumentation & control, computer and electronics and communication engineering as well as management and pharmacy courses. There is one more engineering college – Charotar Institute of Technology at Changa offering similar courses § There are two nursing colleges, one dental college, and one ayurvedic college present in the district § Industrial Training Institutes in Kheda impart training in areas such as dress making, Welding, electronic system maintenance, plastic processing, computer operating and several others § There is regional Sugarcane Research Station of Gujarat Agricultural university located in Thasara taluka of the district Source: Kheda District Profile Booklet 2006-07, Department of Education 1MCA College 2Pharmacy Colleges TotalEducational Institute 1Management College 1Engineering Colleges 2Polytechnic 12ITIs 16Others* 81Higher Secondary Schools 251Secondary Schools 1596Primary Schools * Arts, Commerce, Science,B.Ed & Law Colleges
  31. 31. 31 Health § There are 8 community healthcare centers, 46 primary healthcare centers, and 207 sub centers in Kheda district § Two civil hospitals in the district are located at Kheda and Nadiad § A multi-specialty hospital, - Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital (MPUH), is located in Nadiad taluka of the district, which is one of its kind in Asia as it’s the first hospital in the country devoted entirely to Nephrology and Urology. § D.D.M.M. Institute of Cardiac Surgery and an Ayurvedic Hospital at J.S. Patel Ayurvedic College are also located in the district Source: Kheda district profile booklet 2006-07 Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital at Nadiad, Kheda
  32. 32. 32 Tourism 6
  33. 33. 33 Tourism Source: India Guide Gujarat, 2007, Annual Report (2006-07) § Dakor – Dakor is the most famous religious place of Lord Ranchhodraiji in Gujarat. It is located at a distance of 33 km from Nadiad taluka and attracts thousands of pilgrims every year. It has eight domes and twenty four turrets covered with gold leaves § Dinosaur and Fossil Park – Raioli in Kheda district is a treasure of fossils and fossilised eggs of a 10 meter long dinosaur. These fossils are about 65 million year old. The park has some basic plaster models and information about the dinosaur § Santaram Temple – It is a popular pilgrimage site in Gujarat dedicated to Saint Santaram Maharaj who is believed to be the incarnation of Hindu trinity of Lord Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva, depicted with three heads and six hands § Water Structures – Kapadwanj taluka has two sub-terranean water structures – a Kund and the Battris Kotha ni Vav. The Kund is a large square tank with steps on all four sides leading to the water. The Vav descends five stories. The columns that support the pavilion roofs have beautiful carvings Dakor temple Santaram temple
  34. 34. 34 Investment Opportunities 7
  35. 35. 35 Investment Opportunities Food and agro § Rice, pulse and flour mills § Confectionery § Cold storage Mineral based § Pulverizers § Limestone and cement manufacturing units § Building materials § Ceramic units Plastic § PVC doors and windows § Storage water tanks § Polyethylene pipes § Acrylic sheets * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at
  36. 36. 36 Investment Opportunities IT/ ITeS § Computer hardware and software § Internet service providers § Training & educational centers Engineering § Ancillary repairing and replacement units for existing large industries § Induction furnace § Re-rolling mills * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at
  37. 37. 37 Annexure I Map 2: Mineral reserves in Kheda Map 3: Medium & Large Scale Industry Clusters Map 8 : Kheda Gas Network Map 7: Kheda Power Supply Map 6 :Kheda Road & Rail Network Map 5 :Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Map 4: Location of Industrial Estates in Kheda Map 1: District Map of Kheda with talukas Maps Figure 5: Investment in Major sectors – Decadal Comparison Figure 8 : No. Of MoUs Signed Figure 9: Sectorwise MoUs Signed Figure 7 : Major Investments and Employment during 1998-2007 Figure 6 : Major Investments and Employment during 1988-1997 Figure 3 & 4: Contribution of sectors in SSI Units Figure 2 : Food and Non- Food Crop Production 2005-06 Figure 1 : Food Crop Production 2006 - 07 Figures Table 2: Industrial Park in Kheda Table 5: Sardar Sarovar Branch Canal Network Table 4: Distance of Kheda from major Industrial hubs Table 6 : Educational Institutions in Kheda Table 3 : Industrial estates in Kheda Table 1 : Medium & Large scale players in Kheda Tables
  38. 38. 38 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 SEZ : Special Economic Zone GIDC : Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation GIDB : Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board GSPC : Gujarat State Petrochemical Corporation GSPL : Gujarat State Petronet Ltd. GEB : Gujarat Electricity Board GWSSB : Gujarat Water Supply Sewerage Board ITI : Industrial Training Institute MPUH : Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital MT: Metric Tonnes INR: Indian Rupee