Industrial Expo Vadodara 2019

The industrial clusters include Chemicals & fertilizers, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Cotton Textiles, Machine Tools, Glass, Engineering, Tobacco, Fisheries and Dairy. There are over 18,000 small scale industrial units in Vadodara, in which repairs & services units are maximum in numbers accounting nearly 5,713 units, 1,923 textiles, 1,615 metal works, 1,357 chemicals, 1,316 equipments\machinery, 1,145 rubber & its products, 1,047 food products and 3,840 are misc. units . Other key small scale industries include textiles, metal works, chemicals, equipments, rubber products and food products etc.885 glass, ceramics & cement, 829 equipments related to electricity, 753 papers & its products, 601 non ferrous metals, 543 leather, 173 tobacco and 56 are misc. units.

During the decade of 1988-1997 the key industries segments like Chemicals, Boilers & Steam generating equipments and glass showed a major increase. The growth of investments in Chemicals sector excluding fertilizers is almost 98 % over the last decade 1988-1997.

Other industry segments showing growth in investments include sugar, vegetable oils, fermentation industries & transportation. During 1988-1997 decade maximum investments were observed in Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Textiles, Plastics and Pharmaceuticals. Of these, Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals were highly labour intensive and created maximum employment opportunities. In the last decade 1997-2007 Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals are also among the top five investment generating sectors. New sectors with high investments during this period include Infrastructure, Glass and Transportation. The major sectors which have witnessed maximum investments are Biotechnology and Chemicals & Petrochemicals. Other key sectors are Engineering, Food & Agro, Tourism and Textiles & Apparels.

The Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor passes through Vadodara resulted in a key destination for attracting industrial investments. Vadodara is the exclusive producer of Dolomite and Fluorspar in Gujarat offering scope for tremendous growth in the processing industries. Several Government Companies like GSFC and GACL have their manufacturing plants in the district. Gujarat?s leading educational institutions are located in Vadodara offering skilled and intellectual manpower in abundance quantity to the various industries and for R & D activities. Proximity of the district with key industrial centers of Gujarat such as Ahmedabad, Bharuch and Surat could be considered a major driver for growth of the economy.

There thirteen Industrial Estates Sankheda, Jetpur Pavi, Dabhoi, Ranoli (Autonagar), Limda, Por Ramangamdi, Nadesari, Waghodia, Makarpura, PCC, Savli, Savli Biotech Park and Sehra are at present operating in the district. Moreover, there are also three Special Economic Zones (SEZs) namely Savli SEZ, Suzlon SEZ and Nipam Infrastructure Ltd.

Industrial Expo Vadodara 2019
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