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Bharuch

INDEX
1 Bharuch: A Snapshot

2 Economy and Industry Profile

3 Industrial Locations / Infrastructure

4 Support Infrastructure

5 Social Infrastructure

6 Tourism

7 Investment Opportunities

8 Annexure
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Bharuch: A Snapshot

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Introduction: Bharuch
ƒ Bharuch is located in the southern part of Gujarat, near the Gulf Map1: District Map of Bharuch with Talukas

of Khambhat in Arabian Sea

ƒ The district has 8 talukas, of which the major ones are Bharuch
(District headquarter), Ankleshwar, Valia, Jhagadia and
Jambusar

ƒ Focus industry sectors:

ƒ Chemicals, Petrochemicals & Pharmaceuticals

ƒ Engineering
Jambusar
ƒ Ports & Ship building
Amod
ƒ Textiles Vagra

ƒ Dahej Port operated by Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB), has Bharuch


Jhagadia
made significant contribution to facilitate industrial growth in the
Ankleshwar
district Hansot Valia

ƒ Some of the major tourist destinations in the district are Bhrigu District Headquarter

Rishi Temple, the Golden Bridge, and Shuklatirth Talukas

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Fact File
72.45o to 73.15o East (Longitude)
Geographical Location
21.30o to 22.00o North (Latitude)

Average Rainfall 800 mm

Area 5,253 sq. km

District Headquarter Bharuch

Talukas 8

Population 1.3 million (As per 2001 Census)

Population Density 261 persons per sq. km

Sex Ratio 920 Females per 1000 Males

Literacy Rate 74.79%

Languages Gujarati, Hindi and English

Seismic Zone Zone III


Source: Socio Economic Review 2006-07

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Economy and Industry Profile

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Economy and Industry Profile
ƒ Bharuch is a formidable industrial base in sectors as diversified as chemicals & petrochemicals, textiles,

drugs & pharmaceuticals and ports & ship building

ƒ Several private business conglomerates have their presence in Bharuch. Some of them include

Guardian Corporation, Videocon, Badische Anilin - und Soda- Fabrik (BASF), Reliance, Tatas, Aditya

Birla Group, Welspun-Stahl Rohrren, Aventis, Wockhardt, Rallis, Pfizer, Larson & Toubro (L&T), Bayer,

Glenmark, Lupin and Gujarat Fluorochemicals Ltd

ƒ Excellent port connectivity with the presence of Dahej port makes it an investment destination in port &

ship building activities. Several key private players have developed their facilities in and around Dahej

port, including Indo-Gulf, Gujarat Chemical Port Terminal Company Limited (GCPTCL) and Petronet

LNG Ltd

ƒ Over 11,500 units of small and medium enterprises, involved in different sectors, such as chemicals and

petrochemicals, textiles etc. are present in the district

ƒ With over 70 medium and large scale industries, Ankleshwar is the major industrial center in Bharuch

witnessing a large number of business activities

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Agriculture
ƒ Major horticulture crops being produced in the Fig 1: Total Area and Production of Food and Non
Food Crops (2006-07)
district are banana, mango, cucurbits, papaya 800 1400

Total Production (in


Total Area (in Hec)
and brinjal 681

ƒ In 2006-07, Bharuch had the highest production 649

M.T.)
2571
400 700
518
of Banana accounting for 8,18,940 metric tonnes
313
(MT), followed by cucurbits with a production of
0 0
22,720 MT Cereals Pulses
Area (in Hec) Production (in M.T.)
ƒ Total production of cotton in Bharuch district was
257100 Bales (in 2006-07)
Fig 3: Major Food Crops Production Fig 2: Production of Fruits and Vegetables
(2006-07) (2006-07)
1000000
Total Production (in MT)

818940
20000 1000000
800000 872673

Area ( in Hec)

Production (in
16000 800000
600000 12000 600000
17886
400000 8000 400000
8586
4000 200000
200000 80855
18944 17120 21984 22720 15120 0 0
0 Fruits Vegetables
Mango Papaya Banana Brinjal Cucurbits Okra
Area Production (in M.T.)
Production

Source: Department of Agriculture, 2006-07

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Minerals
ƒ 52% of the State’s lignite is found in Bharuch

ƒ 92% of silica sand is being produced in the district

ƒ Besides lignite, the district is also known for its reserves of Fuller’s Earth, Agate, Limestone and

Calcite.

Fig 4: Lignite Reserves in Bharuch (in mn.M T) Fig 5: Total Silica Sand Production in Bharuch (in mn. M T)

Rest of the State,


Rest of
48%
Bharuch, 52% the State
8%
Bharuch
92%

Bharuch Rest of the State


Bharuch Rest of the State

Source: Mineral Treasure of Gujarat,, Commissioner of Geology and Mining, 2002-03

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Major Industries
• Ankleshwar being a major industrial center, has shown substantial contribution in the development of the
district
• Presence of over 625 industrial units in Bharuch
Table 1: Presence of Major Industries in Bharuch*
Name of the Unit Taluka Product

Aventis Pharma Ankleshwar Pentoxifylline, Lasilactone Tablets and Tonophosphate etc.

BASF Dahej Polymers of Styrene

Cadilla Healthcare Ankleshwar Tinidazole, Dexasmethasone, Sodium Phosphate etc.

DCM Shriram Jhagadia Sodium Hydroxide Chlorine, Hydrogen Chlorine etc.

Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) Amod Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)

Glaxo India Limited Ankleshwar Basic Drugs, Salbutamol Formulations, Ranitidine etc.

Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals Limited Dahej Phosphoric Acid

Heuback Colour Pvt. Ltd. Ankleshwar Ammonium Nitrate, Crystal etc.

Hindalco Industries Dahej Copper Cathodes, Power, Oxygen, Sulphuric acid etc.

Indian Petrochemicals Corporation limited (IPCL) Dahej Ethane, Propylene, Butadiene etc.

Lupin Ankleshwar Vitamin B-6, Ortho Nitro Benzene, Pharmaceutical Bulk Drugs

Petronet LNG Limited Dahej Import of LNG, Regassification of LNG & Export of Natural Gas etc.

United Phosphorus Ltd. Ankleshwar Metaxuron Formulation, Diethyl Triphosphorus Chloride, Common Salt etc.

Welspun Dahej Saw Pipes, Plates and Coils

*Indicative list
Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007

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Major Industries
Map 2: Presence of Major Industrial Units in Bharuch*

Amod

Jhagadia
Dahej

Ankleshwar

*Indicative list
Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007

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Small Scale Industries (SSI)
ƒ Over 11,990 small scale industries are present in Bharuch with an investment of INR 55,224 lakhs (USD

134.69 million), generating employment for over 27,900 persons

ƒ Chemicals, engineering and textiles are the three major Small Scale Industry sectors present in Bharuch

district

Fig 6: Total Investments and Employment in SSIs


In vestm en ts (in L akh s)

45000 8000
6217

Em p lo ym en t
6000
30000 39351.67 5346
4000
1525
15000
2000
6686.14 1674.8
0 0
Engineering Chemicals Textiles

Investments Employment

Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007, and Bharuch District Profile Booklet, 2007

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Investment Trends: 1988-97
ƒ According to Industrial Entrepreneurial Memoranda (IEM) filed from 1988 to 2007, Bharuch witnessed an
investment of INR 90,286 Crore (USD 22,020.98 million), in sectors such as chemicals & petrochemicals,
drugs & pharmaceuticals, metallurgical, engineering and textiles, etc.
ƒ From 1988 to 1997, investments in the district amounted to INR 37,467 Crore (USD 9,138.29 million).
The major investments were in chemicals & petrochemicals, textiles and metallurgical industries.

Fig 7: Decadal Growth (1988-07) Fig 8: Total Investments and Employment (1988-97)
Total Investment (in Crore)

60000

Total Investments (in Crore)


16000 50000
45746

Total Employment
40000
12000 13225
40000
10136
30000
8000
37467 52819
20000 18205 20000
4000 13367
7788
10000
485 2347
0 0 0
1988-97 1998-07 Chemicals Petrochemicals & Drugs & Pharma Textiles
Refinery
Investment( in Crore) Investments Employment

Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007

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Investment Trends: 1998-07
ƒ Investment in the Chemical sector during 1998-07, was approximately INR 14,680 Crore (USD 3,580.48

million) as compared to last decade’s investment of INR 10,136 Crore (USD 2,472.19 million), generating

an employment of 25,371

ƒ Infrastructure development projects emerged as an important investment area in the recent years,

witnessing investments to the tune of INR 5,643 Crore (USD 1,376.34 million).

Fig 9: Total Investments and Employment (1998-07)

Employment
Investments

19579
INR (Crore)

16000 25371 30000


10320

Total
12000
Total

2503 7315 5215 20000


8000
14680 1987
4000 5643 10000
3486 5021 866 1484
0 1874 0

Investments Employment

Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007

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Investments in Pipeline
ƒ A total of 69 MoUs were signed, with an investment of
Fig 10: MoUs and total Proposed Investments
INR 101810 Crore (USD 24,831.71 million) during

Investments (Crore)
50 80000
77904

No. of MoU's
Vibrant Gujarat : Global Investor’s Summits (VGGIS) 40 60000
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2003, 2005 and 2007, in sectors such as Chemicals, 40000
20 15
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10 12185 45 20000
Agro and Food, Oil & Gas and Textiles 11721
0 0
ƒ 45 MoUs were signed with an investment of INR 2003
MoU's
2005 2007
Proposed Investment
77,904 Crore (USD 1,90,001 million), during VGGIS
2007, projecting employment opportunities for 3,18,031 Fig 11: Sectorwise MoUs Signed During
Global Investors Summit- 03,05 and 07
persons
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ƒ A total of 19 MoUs were signed for investments in the 5 11 6
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chemicals & petrochemicals sectors during VGGIS
2003, 2005 and 2007 19 9

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ƒ Sterling Biotech signed an MoU for INR 22,000 Crore
Agro & Food Processing Engineering Oil and Gas
(USD 5365.85 million) to set up an SEZ Industrial Park/SEZ Ports Power
Chemicals Road and Rail Textiles
ƒ During VGGIS 2007, Adani Power has proposed to Pharmaceuticals Paper Civil Aviation
Tourism
develop a 2,000 MW power plant, with an investment of
INR 8,000 Crore (USD 1,951.22 million)
Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2007

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Economy Drivers
ƒ Emergence of PCPIR region, Dahej SEZ and passing of DMIC are expected to further fuel the industrial

and economic growth of the district

ƒ Centrally located within the industrial belt, Dahej is an ideal location in Asia to serve north, west and

central India and international destinations such as, Middle East, Africa, Europe and North America

ƒ Bharuch is the exclusive producer of Silica sand and presence of a large number of Lignite has made the

district a thriving industrial base for several industries

ƒ The district witnesses a large number of industrial estates and Special Economic Zones (SEZ).

Leveraging the existing industrial base, Bharuch attracts a large number of business conglomerates,

such as, Sanofi Aventis, Glenmark, Lupin, BASF, Bayer Crop Science and EI DuPont etc.

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Industrial Locations / Infrastructure

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Industrial Locations / Infrastructure
16 Industrial
Estates
8 Special Economic Zones
GIDC Industrial Estates
Special Economic Zones
Bharuch
Dahej SEZ
Ankleshwar
Ceramic SEZ
Panoli
Jubilant Chemical SEZ
Jhagadia
Jayant SEZ
Palej
Sterling SEZ
Jambusar
Jubilant Pharma SEZ
Dahej
JB SEZ
Vagra
Gujarat Hydrocarbon and Energy SEZ Limited
Bharuch Valia
Bharuch
Bharuch Valia (Kondh)
Valia (Dodwada)
Hansot
Nabipur
Dungri
Joli
Vilayat

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Special Economic Zones / Industrial Parks
Table 2: SEZs in Bharuch (Upto Nov. 2007)
Map 3: SEZs in Bharuch
Name & Location Sector Area ( in hect.) Status
Notified and
Dahej SEZ, Dahej Multiproduct 1812 hect.
Operational
Jambusar
Sterling SEZ, 1263 hect.
Multi-product Notified
Jambusar

Gujarat Hydrocarbon 450 hect. Vilayat


and Energy SEZ Hydrocarbon In-principle
Limited, Vilayat

Jubilant Pharma SEZ, 200 hect. Jhagadia


Pharmaceuticals In-principle Dahej
Vilayat
Panoli
Ceramic SEZ, Ceramics and 197 hect.
Upcoming
Jhagadia Glass

Jubilant Chemical 160 hect.


Chemicals Upcoming
SEZ, Vilayat

130 hect.
JB SEZ, Panoli Pharmaceuticals Upcoming
Chemical
106 hect.
Jayant SEZ, Vilayat Chemicals Upcoming Pharmaceuticals

Ceramics & Glass


Multiproduct
Hydrocarbon
Source: Industries Commissionerate, Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation, 2007

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Industrial Locations / Infrastructure
Table 3: Industrial Estates in Bharuch Map 4: Industrial Estates in Bharuch
Area (in
Name & Location
Hec)
Vagra 157
Jambusar 2.14
Kodh 135.17
Palej 161.53
Dahej 4380
Panoli 879.50
Jhagadia 1707.27
Ankleshwar 1770.97
Bharuch 89.37
Pansoli 11.50
Nabipur 12.84
Dungri 17.75
Dondwada 17.96
Piludara 21.18
Naldhari 46.07
Kanelav 64
Source: Industries Commissionerate, 2007 and Gujarat Infdustrial Development Corporation (GIDC)

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Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) 150 km

ƒ Government of India plans to develop a Dedicated Freight


Corridor (DFC) linking Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai.

ƒ The proposed DFC passes through six states in India, of


which, Gujarat accounts for 38% (564 km) of total DFC
length (1,483 km)

ƒ The influenced area of 150 km on either sides of DFC is


being developed as “Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor”
(DMIC)
Map 5 : Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor
ƒ Almost 62% of total area of Gujarat State (18 out of 26
Mumbai- Delhi High Axel Load Freight
Corridor (DFC)
districts) would be benefited by DMIC development
Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar Knowledge
Corridor
ƒ State government identified 82 links in the DMIC Influenced
Investment Region (200 sq. km)
area to upgrade them into two/four lane carriageway offering Industrial Area (100 sq. km)

connectivity between ports, industrial estates, hinterlands, Petroleum, Chemical and Petrochemical
Investment Region (PCPIR)
markets and points of agricultural produce Special Investment Region (SIR)

DMIC Influence Area


Source: Concept paper on DMIC, (IL&FS), 2007

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Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC)
Table 5 : Proposed Industrial Cluster in Bharuch –
Dahej Industrial Area
Components Description Map 6: Bharuch-Dahej Industrial Area

Development of Dahej Port 

Development of Port based


Ship Repairing/ Ship Building
Industries

Chemical, Petrochemical,
Export Oriented Industrial
Pharmaceutical, Textile, Light
Activities
Engineering

Logistics Hub Ankleshwar, Jhagadia

Augmentation of Dahej-Bharuch Link,


Feeder Road Links Bharuch-Ankleshwar-Shirpur (NH-3)
Link

Feeder Rail Links Development of Dahej-Bharuch Link


Bharuch- Dahej industrial area lies within 50 km of
the Dedicated Freight Corridor in southern Gujarat.
Residential, Commercial, Institutional/
Integrated Township
Health, Transportation land use

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Petroleum, Chemicals & Petrochemicals Investment Region
Dahej PCPIR Map 7 : PCPIR Master Plan
ƒ Dahej has been identified as a thrust area for large scale
VAGARA
industrial development by the Government of Gujarat
VILAYAT

ƒ In addition Dahej has also being identified as the Petroleum, BHUKHI CREEK

BHARUCH TALUKA
Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR) RAHIAD

LEGEND
HOUSING

to catapult the growth of the industry DAHEJ ESTATE


OPEN,GREEN,RECREATION
UTILITY
TRANSPORT ZONE,WARE HOUSES.
DAHEJ ESTATE COMMERCIAL
EXISTING ESTATE
NARMADA RIVER
Dahej PCPIR– Unique Selling Proposition EXPANSION AREA OF EXISTING ESTATE
UNDER ACQUISITION.
CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES

• Concentration of estates for petroleum, chemical and


petrochemicals in Ankleshwar, Panoli, Jhagadia, Hazira,
Total Area – 29,500 Hectares
Baroda Petrochemical Complex and Nandesari around Chemical & Petrochemical Industries 11,700 Ha
PCPIR Related Engineering Industries 2,200 Ha
Green Belt 3,600 Ha
• Rich natural resources and feedstock availability.
Roads, Rail and Corridor 6,000 Ha
• All infrastructure - road, rail, port, power, gas, water - in Housing & Social Infrastructure 1,000 Ha
Transport & warehousing 1,000 Ha
place with planned upgradation
Recreational zone 500 Ha
• Chemical port terminal and storage facility at Dahej Power, Water, Infrastructure 500 Ha
SEZ 1,800 Ha
• PCPIR specific infrastructure such as effluent disposal Ports 200 Ha
pipelines, common effluent treatment plants, solid waste
disposal sites are available

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Support Infrastructure

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Road & Rail Connectivity
Map 8: Road & Rail Network of Gujarat
Road

ƒ National Highway 8 passes through the district,

connecting it with Ahmedabad (182 km) and Mumbai

(362 km), along with the DMIC

ƒ Distance from major industrial centers: Surat (96 km),

Rajkot (365 km), Vadodara (71 km), Jamnagar (453

km), Gandhinagar (210 km), Mehsana (256 km),

Ankleshwar (13 km) and Vapi (163 km)

Rail

ƒ Almost all the talukas of Bharuch are well connected Table 4: Distance of Bharuch
from Major Industrial Cities
with the rail network
Locations Distance (in km)
ƒ A broad gauge rail line of 50 km is present in the Delhi 971
Hyderabad 879
district
Kolkata 1721.33
ƒ In total, there are 33 railway lines in Bharuch Chennai 1426

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Airports & Port
Map 9: Connectivity of Bharuch with Other
Air Districts of Gujarat

ƒ The nearest airport to the district is in Vadodara (69


km) followed by another airport in Ahmedabad Vadodara

(175km)

Gulf of Khambhat
Vadodara
District

Port
Dahej Mumbai-Ahmedabad
NH8

Bharuch
ƒ The nearest port is at Dahej

ƒ
Narmada River
The anchorage is at a distance of 5 km from the old port

and 6 km from a container terminal in Jageshwar,


Mumbai- Delhi High Axel Load Freight
Bharuch Corridor
Existing Railway
National Highway
Mumbai-Ahmedabad Expressway
Effluent Treatment Line
LNG Terminal

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Power Supply Network
Power Map 10:
Bharuch Power Supply Network
ƒ Bharuch has a well established power network with

nearby districts such as, Surat, Vadodara, Anand and

Ahmedabad.

ƒ A power station is present in Bharuch district connected to

Vadodara and Kakarapar in Surat.

ƒ 8 substations of 220 KV are in place in the district,

connected with all the major industrial belts of Gujarat.

ƒ 3 substations of 132 KV are existing in Bharuch,


Power Station
Ankleshwar and Valia. 220 KV Sub Station
132 KV Sub Station
ƒ Several power projects are proposed at Dahej. One of the

major projects is a 2000 MW power station proposed by

Adani Power Ltd.


Source: Gujarat Electricity Board, Government of Gujarat, 2007

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Gas Supply
Gas

ƒ Strategically located on the western corridor, Dahej is linked with the integrated state-wide gas grid
network, with the other districts of Gujarat.
Map 11: Bharuch Gas Grid Network

GPEC

PAGUTHAN NTPC
B HARUCH
GNFC
VIDEOCON
GACL
AMBOLI
DAHEJ

TORRENT

Route Identification Complete


Commissioned
Under Construction
Source: Gujarat State Petronet Limited

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Water Supply
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.

Sardar Sarovar Project


ƒ The project envisages supply of water for drinking purposes, irrigation and industrial use
ƒ Sardar Sarovar Project water for industrial use is made available through branch canals
ƒ 2 branch canals that supply water to Bharuch district are listed in Table 5

Table 5: Sardar Sarovar Branch Canal network

Branch canal Length (Km) District Starting point End point

Miyagam 86.60 Vadodara, Bharuch Bhagwanpur Matar

Panchmahal, Vadodara and


Vadodara 115.1 Rameshwara Bhadodra
Bharuch

Source: Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd, 2007

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Dahej Ports
ƒ The anchorage is at a distance of 5 km from the old port and 6 km from a proposed container

terminal site in Jageshwar, Bharuch.

ƒ M/s. ABG Shipyard is developing Ship Building Yard at Jageshwar site

ƒ Many port based industries such as Birla copper, IPCL have developed their captive jetties at

Dahej port

ƒ M/s. GCPTCL has developed dedicated Chemical terminal at Dahej

ƒ The first LNG terminal of the country is developed at Dahej by M/s. Petronet LNG Ltd.

Gujarat
Dahej
Change

Dahej

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Dahej Ports
ƒ Spread over 5,000 hectares of land and with excellent access Map 12: Location of Dahej in Gujarat
to entire north west Indian hinterland, Dahej is strategically
located at a distance of around 400 km north of Mumbai
ƒ The port has cargo handling capacity of around 22 MMTPA.
Baroda
More than INR 7,000 million (USD 171 million) has been
invested in its development

Gulf of Khambhat
Vadodara
District

ƒ The presence of existing industrial estates such as Bharuch,


Dahej Mumbai-Ahmedabad
NH8

Ankleshwar and Panoli has enhanced the locational


attractiveness of the region
Narmada River

ƒ Commodities handled by the port for import include fertilizers, Bharuch

rock phosphate, naphtha, ammonia, coal & coke, propylene,


ethylene, copper concentrate, methanol, Profane and coconut
oil, while the commodities for export include phosphoric acid
and soya beans
ƒ It is expected that the PCPIR (Petroleum and Petrochemicals
Gujarat Dahej
Investment Region), would further position Dahej as one of the
best investment destinations in the country.

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Proposed Infrastructure Projects
Port project:
ƒ A solid cargo terminal has been proposed by Gujarat Adani Ports
Ltd. with an estimated cost of INR 500 Crore (USD 121.95 million)
ƒ The upcoming facilities in Dahej port includes ship building yards,
Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and PCPIR. The cargo handling
capacity is expected to go up to 48 MMTPA from the current
capacity of 22 MMTPA.
Road project:
ƒ With an estimated cost of INR 735 Crore (USD 179.26 million),
Government of Gujarat has proposed a 6 lane road project, linking
Bharuch to Vadodara
Rail Project:
ƒ To increase the accessibility of Dahej port, a rail project is
proposed connecting the port with Surat and Vadodara
ƒ Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) has been framed and project is
under implementation
Source: Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board, 2007

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Social Infrastructure

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Education
ƒ Bharuch has a literacy rate of 74.79%
Table 6:
Educational Institutes in Bharuch
ƒ There are 850 primary, 118 secondary and 55 higher
Educational Institutes Nos.
secondary schools in the district
Primary Schools 850
ƒ With 1,408 seats, the 17 ITIs offer several industrial training
programs in Cutting and Sewing, Fitting, Diesel engine Secondary Schools 118
mechanic, Information Technology and electronic system Higher Secondary 55
Schools
management. ITIs 17
ƒ K.J. Polytechnic College present in Bharuch has an intake Polytechnic College 1
capacity of over 400 and offers diploma courses in Engineering Colleges 3
electronics, mechanical, computers, cosmetic design, Management College 1
chemical civil and in electrical engineering. Other Colleges* 10
ƒ Shri Sadvidya Mandal Institute of Technology and a *Other Colleges: Arts, Commerce,
Government engineering college are present in the district Science, B.Ed and Law College

with intake capacities of 315 and 180 respectively

ƒ Narmada College of Management in Bharuch offers MBA


courses and has an intake capacity of 60
Source: Department of Education, 2007

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Health
ƒ There are 32 primary health centres (PHC), 8 community health centres

(CHC) and 1 civil hospital present in Bharuch

ƒ The district has a presence of private specialised hospitals to provide a

comprehensive range of tertiary and secondary care services backed by

state-of- the- art technology and trained medicos.

ƒ The district hosts over 20 private hospitals, such as Bharuch Hospital,

Shaikh Orthopedics Hospital, Ami Surgical Hospital & Nursing

Home, Narayan Eye Hospital and Karm Plastic Surgery & Burns

Hospital, which are specialized in eye, child care, maternity,

orthopedics, ENT, plastic surgery and for burn treatments.

Source: www.Hospitalsindia.com

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Tourism

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Tourism
ƒ The district is well known for its ancient monuments such as

Swaminarayan Temple, Narmadamata Temple and the

Vaishnav Haveli which are more than 150 years old

ƒ Imparting the culture & tradition of Gujarat and some rare

manuscripts, presence of Raichand Deepchand Library,

which was established in the mid 19th century is witnessed

in the district. The library has a collection of over 200,000

books Swaminarayan Temple

ƒ The district boasts of Shoolpaneshwar wildlife sanctuary

ƒ Other renowned places in Bharuch are Kabirvad,

Kadiadungar, Jama Masjid, Valanda Kothi and the

Golden Bridge

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Investment Opportunities

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Investment Opportunities
Chemicals and Petrochemicals
ƒ Intermediary chemical manufacturing units
ƒ Polymer downstream projects
ƒ Ethylene based projects
ƒ Benzene based projects

Port led Development


ƒ Container terminal for feeder vessel at Dahej Port
ƒ Maritime Institute
ƒ Hazardous waste management facility
ƒ Ro – Ro ferry project
ƒ Captive jetty

Textile
ƒ Modern spinning with captive power generation
ƒ Manufacture of fabrics
ƒ Modern energy efficient textile processing
ƒ Technical textiles

* Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at www.indextb.com

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Investment Opportunities
Oil and Gas
ƒ Exploration activities
ƒ Setting up LNG terminals and drilling rig
ƒ Developing CNG related infrastructure, CNG dispensing stations,
automation, manufacture and trading of CNG kits etc

Drugs and Pharmaceuticals


ƒ Contract research and manufacturing
ƒ Clinical research
ƒ Research and Development
ƒ Marketing and distribution alliance

Engineering
ƒ Submerged Arc Welded (SAW) pipes
ƒ Automobile assembly unit
ƒ Forged auto components
ƒ Steel building

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Annexure I
Maps Figures Tables

Figure 1 : Total Area and Production of Food Table 1 : Presence of Major Industries in
Map1: District Map of Bharuch with Talukas and Non Food Crops (2005-06) Bharuch
Map2: Presence of Major Industrial Units in Figure 2 : Production of Fruits and Vegetables
Bharuch in 2006-07 Table 2 : SEZs in Bharuch

Figure 3 : Production of Major Food Crops in


Map 3: SEZs in Bharuch Table 3 :Industrial Estates in Bharuch
2006-07

Map 4: Industrial Estates in Bharuch Figure 4 : Lignite Reserves in Bharuch (in mn. Table 4 :Distance of Bharuch from Major
MT) Indian Cities
Map 5:Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Figure 5 : Total Silica Sand Production in Table 5 : Proposed Industrial Cluster in
Bharuch (in mn. MT) Bharuch – Dahej Industrial Area
Map 6: Bharuch Dahej Industrial Area Figure 6: Total Investments and Employment
Table 5 : Sardar Sarovar Branch Canal
in SSIs
Map 7: PCPIR Master Plan Network
Figure 7 : Decadal Growth Rate (1988-07)
Map 8: Road & Rail Network of Bharuch Table 6 : List of Educational Institutes in
Bharuch
Figure 8 : Total Investments and Employment
Map 9: Connectivity of Bharuch with Other (in 1988-97)
Districts of Gujarat
Figure 9 : Total Investments and Employment
Map 10: Bharuch Power Supply Network (in 1998-07)

Map 11: Bharuch Gas Grid Network Figure 10 : MoUs and Total Proposed
Investments
Map 12: Location of Dahej in Bharuch
Figure 11 : Sectorwise MoUs Signed During
Global Investors Summits 2003, 2005 and
2007

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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
GoG: Government of Gujarat
GCPTCL: Gujarat Chemical Port Terminal Company Limited
L&T: Larson & Toubro
PSU: Public Sector Undertaking
PCPIR: Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region
GWSSB: Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board
GMB: Gujarat Maritime Board
MMTPA: Metric Million Tonnes per Annum

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