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  1. 1. Porbandar
  2. 2. 2 Investment Opportunities 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Tourism Social Infrastructure Support Infrastructure Industrial Locations / Infrastructure Economy and Industry Profile Porbandar: A Snapshot INDEX Annexure8
  3. 3. 3 1 Porbandar: A Snapshot
  4. 4. 4 Introduction: Porbandar § Porbandar forms a part of the erstwhile Kathiawar peninsula located in the western part of Gujarat § The district comprises of 3 talukas viz. Porbandar, Ranawav, and Kutiyana § It is famous for the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi – the Father of the Nation § Focus industry sectors § Port and Ship Building § Cement industry § Mineral-based Industries § Over 90% of chalk is being produced in the district, which is the highest in Gujarat (Source: Commissioner of Geology and Mining, Government of Gujarat, 2002-03) § Some of the major tourist destinations in the district are Kirti Mandir (birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi), Vijay Vilas, Sheetla Mata Mandir, Haroon Mahal and Bhidiya Mansion Map1: District Map of Porbandar with Talukas Porbandar Ranawav Kutiyana Talukas District Headquarter
  5. 5. 5 Fact File Gujarati, Hindi and EnglishLanguages Zone IIISeismic Zone 68.62%Literacy rate 946 Females per 1000 MalesSex ratio 234 persons per sq. kmPopulation density 5,36,835 (As per 2001 Census)Population 3Talukas PorbandarDistrict Headquarter 2,295.35 sq. km.Area 4 (Bhadar, Ozat, Minsaar and Khari)Rivers 660 mmAvg. Rainfall 13.20 Centigrade (Minimum) 36.20 Centigrade (Maximum) Temperature 21.150 to 21.50N (Latitude) 69.550 to 70.250E (Longitude)Geographical Location Source: Socio-Economic Review: 2006-07
  6. 6. 6 Economy and Industry Profile 2
  7. 7. 7 Economy and Industry Profile § Porbandar is a base for Cement, Chemicals, Metallurgical, Ports & Ship building and Fishing industries § Presence of large reserves of important minerals like limestone, chalk and bauxite in the district has given rise to several mineral-based and cement industries. Companies such as Saurashtra Cement Ltd., Birla VXL Ltd., etc have set up their manufacturing facilities in Porbandar § Presence of a port centre has offered a cutting edge to the district to catalyze the growth of industries, making it a terminal for export and import of goods § Some of the major activities at this port include import of fertilizers, coal, LPG, export of oil cakes, cement, chemicals and raw cotton § Fishing industry is a prominent activity in Porbandar with Silver Sea Foods emerging as one of the major sea food processing companies in the district § Over 100 small scale industry (SSI) units are currently functioning in Porbandar with an investment to the tune of INR 10 Crore (USD 24.4 billion).
  8. 8. 8 § Major crops produced in Porbandar are groundnut, bajra, wheat, jowar, gram, cotton, castor, onion, brinjal and tomato § The district offers a sizeable production of Onion, accounting for 70,000 Metric Tonnes (MT) (2006-07) 6010 1337 7500 117685 10095 15147 0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 7000 8000 Vegetables Fruits Spices Area(inHec) 0 30000 60000 90000 120000 150000 TotalProduction(inM.T.) Area (in Hec) Production (in M.T.) Agriculture 161 203 154 645464 225 0 50 100 150 200 250 Cereals Pulses Cotton Area(in00'Hec) 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 TotalProduction(00'MT) Area (in Hec) Production (in MT) 1995 950 545 2520 70000 14400 12200 21085 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 Onion Brinjal Tomato Others TotalArea(inHec) 0 20000 40000 60000 80000 TotalProduction(inM.T.) Total Area Total Production Source: Department of Agriculture, Government of Gujarat, 2007 Fig. 2: Total Agricultural Area and Production (2006 – 07) Fig 1: Area and Production of Food and Non Food Crops (2006-07) Fig 3: Total Area & Production of Major Food Crops (2006-07)
  9. 9. 9 Calcite Chalk Lime Stone Minerals § The major minerals present in the district are limestone, chalk and bauxite § 69% of the State’s chalk reserve is found in Porbandar § Porbandar contributes to over 90% of the total chalk production in Gujarat § Total production of bauxite was 30,950 MT during 2005-06 Ranawav Porbandar Kutiyana Map 2: Mineral Map of Porbandar Reserves in Porbandar, 69 Rest of the State, 31 Rest of the State Reserves in Porbandar Total Production in the State 10% Production in Porbandar 90% Total Production in the State Production in Porbandar Source: Commissioner of Geology and Mining, Government of Gujarat 2005-06 Fig 4: Availability of Chalk in Mn.MT in Porbandar Fig 5 : Chalk Production in mn.MT
  10. 10. 10 Major Industries § A sizeable number of medium and large scale industries are present in sectors such as Chemicals, Engineering, Textiles and Port based activities, with an investment of INR 800 Crore (USD 195 million) § The cement plant of Saurashtra Cement Limited is located in Ranawav and its chemical plant, Saurashtra Chemicals Ltd. which manufactures soda ash, calcined bauxite and bromine is located in Porbandar taluka § Other key players include Cham, Gillnets (fishing nets), Cham Synthropes (PP ropes), Amar Polyfils, Polythelene Ropes, Saurashtra Fuels (low ash coke), Orient Abrasives (calcined bauxite), Amar Ice and Cold Storage (frozen fish), SHV Energy and LPG Infrastructure (co-terminal and storage of LPG), Hoddar Exports (frozen marine products), Silver Sea Food (fish and fishery products) etc. Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007
  11. 11. 11 39 30 30 198 746.4 100 266 198101 0 500 1000 Machine Tools Food Products Cement Products Investment(in INRLakhs) 0 100 200 300 Total Employment No. of Units Investments (in INR lakhs) Employment Small Scale Industries (SSI) Cement Sea food Products Machine Tools Porbandar Ranawav Map 3: Small Scale Industries in Porbandar § The district has 100 SSI units, engaged in fish processing, fishing nets, cold storage, cement based mosaic tiles, cement articles, emergy abrasives, bearings, and plastic articles. § Ranawav and Porbandar are the major industrial centers, for SSIs having over 100 units with an investment of INR 1,044.4 lakhs (USD 2.54 million) § Sea food industry has witnessed maximum investments of INR 75 lakhs (USD 0.18 million) followed by cement –based industries § Over 600 jobs were generated by industries engaged in sea food products, cement and machine tools Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 Fig 6: Total Number of SSI units, Investment and Employment in Porbandar
  12. 12. 12 Industry and Investment Trends (1988 – 97) § According to Industrial Entrepreneurial Memoranda (IEM) filed during 1988 to 2007, Porbandar has witnessed an investment of INR 4,514 Crore (USD 1100.97 million) in industries, such as cement & gypsum industries, and infrastructure projects § From 1988 to 1997, the investment in the district was around INR 1,206 Crore (USD 294 million) § Cement and gypsum industries witnessed an investment of INR 979 Crore (USD 238.7 million), during the period 1988 – 97 which was almost 82% of the total investment of INR 1,206 Crore (USD 294.14 million), generating as many as 3,130 jobs 128 979 99171 3130 1009 0 1000 2000 3000 4000 Chemicals Cement & Gypsum Other Industries Investment Total Employment 23 18 3308 1206 0 5 10 15 20 25 1988-1997 1998-2007 No.ofUnits 0 1000 2000 3000 4000 TotalInvestments(inCrore) No. of Units Investments Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007 Fig 8 : Total Investments (in Crore) and Employment (1988-97) Fig 7 : Decadal Growth Rate (1988-07)
  13. 13. 13 Industry and Investments Trends (1998 – 07) § In the current decade (1998-07), there has been a sudden surge in investments in the infrastructure projects § The sector witnessed an investment of an estimated INR 2,535 Crore (USD 618 million), which was higher by 75% of the total investments in the district § Metallurgical industries, Textiles, Food and Agro based industries and Cement industry are the other major sectors that make a significant contribution to the economy of the district. These industries in total have generated over 1990 jobs in Porbandar over the last one decade. Fig 9 : Total Investment and Employment (1998-07) 470 105198 2535 0 1000 2000 3000 Chemicals Cement & Gypsum Infrastructure Projects Other Industries TotalInvestments (INRCrore) InvestmentSource: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007
  14. 14. 14 Investments in Pipeline § A total of 9 MoUs were signed during Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summits (VGGIS) 2003, 2005 and 2007 in several sectors such as Ports, Textiles, Oil and gas, Tourism and Mineral based Industries § Five MoUs worth INR 6,210 Crore (USD 1,514 million) were signed during VGGIS 2007 in several sectors, such as, chemicals, textiles, oil and gas and infrastructure projects, generating over 5,000 jobs § With an investment of INR 5,000 Crore (USD 1,219 million), Seaway Maritime (I) Limited has signed an MoU during VGGIS 2007, for a seven star floating hotel and a golf course in Porbandar city § During VGGIS 2007, Nirma Limited also signed an MoU for developing a 200 TPD caustic soda and a water purification plant. A Chemical plant is also proposed in the Porbandar city. Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007
  15. 15. 15 Economy Drivers § Porbandar is the emerging hub for Mineral-based industries, Cement industries, Food and agro industries, Port based activities and Tourism industry • Favorable agricultural environment and climate has led to growth of food and agro industry in the district § Emergence of several mining industries producing chalk, bella stone, lime stone, gypsum and salt pans along the coastal area and Barda Hill area have further fueled the growth of the district. This would also help in attracting investments in future § Emergence of new sectors in the district, such as engineering, infrastructure projects, textile and metallurgical sector over last 20 years, has led to the development of Porbandar as a thriving industrial centre • Being a seaport, the district has thrived on the port based industry, fishing industry § Setting up of LNG terminal, power plant and the road projects are further expected to drive the economic and industrial growth of the district.
  16. 16. 16 Industrial Locations / Infrastructure 3
  17. 17. 17 Map 4: Industrial estates in Porbandar 201 Porbandar 54.84 Vanana 20 Miyani Area (in Hec)Name & Location Source: Industries Commissionerate, 2007 and Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation Industrial Locations / Infrastructure Table 1: Industrial Estates in Porbandar Industrial Estate Taluka Porbandar Miyani Vanana
  18. 18. 18 Support Infrastructure 4
  19. 19. 19 Road & Rail Connectivity § National highway 8 B and 8E (Ext.) passes through the district, connecting Porbandar with Rajkot (187 km) and Jamnagar ( 275 km) § Distance to major districts in Gujarat: Ahmedabad (412 km), Surat (648 km), Vadodara (481 km), Gandhinagar (440 km), Vapi (715 km), Ankaleshwar (565 km) and Mehsana (491 km) Road Map 5 : Road & Rail Network of Porbandar Rail § Porbandar is connected with Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Surendranagar, Jamnagar, Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Delhi by western railways. § Four broad gauge rail lines of total length of 33 km are present in Ranawav, Rana Bordi, Sakhpur and Tarsi. 1993Chennai 2277Kolkata 1446Hyderabad 1229Delhi Distance (in km)Locations Source: District Profile 2004, Road and Building Department, Government of Gujarat, 2007 Table 2: Distance of Porbandar from Major Industrial Cities
  20. 20. 20 132 KV line 220 KV Sub Station § Porbandar has an airport, connecting the district to Rajkot and Mumbai Air Port Airports, Ports and Power Supply Mumbai Map 6 : Air connectivity of Porbandar Source: Gujarat Electricity Board, 2007 Map 7: Porbandar Power Supply Network § The district has a 106 km long maritime border facing the Arabian Sea with an all weather port at Porbandar. § The port is well connected with other districts of Gujarat by means of road and rail. § At this port, commodities like coal, date palm, LPG, butane, building materials, animal feed, steel, edible oil are imported. § The exports include commodities like fish, cement, groundnut cakes, soyabean cakes, edible oil, bauxite, onion, garlic and building materials. § M/s. Saurashtra Cement Ltd. has developed private jetty at Porbandar § M/s. IMS Petrogas is also handling gas from Porbandar port § Porbandar is linked with Rajkot, Surendranagar and Jamnagar by a 132 KV line § A substation of 220 KV is in place in Ranawav town, connected with a 440 KV station in Jetpur in Rajkot § 66kv and 11kv distribution system spread over the district Power
  21. 21. 21 Proposed Infrastructure Projects Cement Industry project: § The Mehta Mahendra Group has proposed a cement manufacturing plant in Ranavav, with an annual capacity of 1.10 MT at an estimated capital outlay of INR 300 Crore (USD 66.5 million) Road project: § With an estimated cost of INR 735 Crore (USD 175 million), the Government of Gujarat has proposed a road project of over 300 km, linking the port with Rajkot. The Golden Quadrilateral Project originates from Porbandar to be ultimately connected with Silcher in Assam. Rail Project: § To increase the accessibility to Porbandar port, a rail project connecting the port with Jamnagar is proposed by Indian Railways Source: Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board, 2007
  22. 22. 22 Social Infrastructure 5
  23. 23. 23 Education 49Secondary Schools 22Higher Secondary Schools 8Other Colleges* 1ITI 1Polytechnic College 372Primary Schools TotalEducational Institutes § Porbandar has a literacy rate of 68.62% as per 2001 Census § There are 372 primary schools and 71 secondary and higher secondary schools in the district. § One Government Polytechnic college in Porbandar is offering diploma courses in disciplines like electronics, mechanical and civil engineering with an intake capacity of 420 persons § The Industrial Training Institute in the district trains 272 persons annually into industrial fields such as, electronics and computers and professions such as diesel mechanic, autoparts and motor vehicle mechanics etc. *: Arts, Science, Law and Commerce Colleges Table 3: List of Educational Institutes Source: Porbandar District Profile, Employment and Technical Education
  24. 24. 24 § There are 10 primary health care centres (PHC), 3 community health care centres (CHC) and 1 civil hospital present in the district § In addition, Porbandar has specialised hospitals to provide a comprehensive range of tertiary and secondary care. § Backed by the state-of-the-art technology and trained clinicians, the orthopedics, eye treatment and child health care units are available in the district Health Source: Porbandar District Profile, 2004
  25. 25. 25 Tourism 6
  26. 26. 26 Tourism § Porbandar has shown a growth of over 23% during 2006-07 as compared to the inflow of tourists during 2005-06 § The district is very famous for Kirti Mandir (the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi), Bharat Mandir, Nehru Planetarium and Vijay Vilas § Barda Hills Sanctuary is situated just 30 km away from Porbandar, having a diversified floral presence, with more than 650 flowering plants, medicinal plants and a high percentage of rare and endangered floral species. Wildlife species includes the rare and endangered species of Spotted and Crested Hawk Eagles § Bhansara village has a cluster of seven Hindu temples dating as far back as 7th century § Other renowned places in Porbandar are Madhavraiji Haveli Temple, Sudamapuri Temple,. Hazoor Court and sea beaches Kirti Mandir Nehru Planetarium Source: www.collectoramreli.gujarat.gov.in
  27. 27. 27 Investment Opportunities 7
  28. 28. 28 Investment Opportunities Chemical Industry § Paint industries § Marine chemicals § Chemical plants for manufacturing metallic calcium and desulphurising petroleum Mineral Based Industries § Cement and Gypsum industries § Building stone units Agriculture and Food Processing § Food and Agro Parks § Sea food Industries § Multi commodity cold storage § Terminal markets * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at www.indextb.com
  29. 29. 29 Investment Opportunities Port led Development § Ship building/ Repair yards § Maritime university § Hazardous waste management facility Plastic § Polyvinyl Pipes (PVC pipes), doors and windows, water tanks, Industial moulded products § Plastic Automotive Parts § Plastic wares * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at www.indextb.com
  30. 30. 30 Annexure I Map 3 : Small Scale Industries in Porbandar Map 7: Porbandar Power Supply Network Map 6: Air Connectivity of Porbandar Map 5: Road & Rail Network of Porbandar Map 4: Industrial Estates in Porbandar Map 2: Mineral Map of Porbandar Map 1: District Map of Porbandar with Talukas Maps Figure 7: Decadal Growth Rate (1988 – 2007) Figure 5: Chalk production in mn. MT Figure 6: Total number of SSI units, Investment and Employments in Porbandar Figure 9 :Total investments (in Crore) and Employment (in 1998-07) Figure 8 :Total Investments and Employment (in 1988-97) Figure 4 : Chalk reserves in mn. MT. in Porbandar Figure 3 : Total Area and Production of Vegetables (2006-07) Figure 2 : Total Agricultural Area & Production (2006-07) Figure 1 : Area & Production of Food and Non- Food Crops (2005-06) Figures Table 1 : Industrial Estates in Porbandar Table 2 : Distance of Porbandar from Major Industrial Cities Table 3 :List of Education Institutes in Porbandar Tables
  31. 31. 31 Annexure II : Abbreviations IEM : Industrial Entrepreneur Memorandum MoU : Memorandum of Understanding SSI : Small Scale Industries VGGIS : Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit SEZ : Special Economic Zone LNG : Liquefied Natural Gas GIDC : Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation DMIC : Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor DFC : Delhi Freight Corridor GIDB : Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board GIDC : Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation GoG : Government of Gujarat PSU: Public Sector Undertaking GPCL: Gujarat Power Corporation Limited GMB: Gujarat Maritime Board ITI: Industrial Training Institutes