GANDHIDHAM: Deendayal Port Trust (DPT) is developing one of India's first "Smart Industrial Port City (SIPC)" within Kandla - Gandhidham - Adipur complex. The Project is aligned with Hon'ble Prime Minister of India's vision of Port - led development.
DPT expects that the project will generate around 50,000 direct & indirect jobs in the region and will attract investments to the tune of around INR 10,000 crore during next 10-15 years.
SIPC Kandla is being developed in an area of 1425 acre; it comprises two sites;
1) Smart urban (residential, commercial & institutional) township in an area of 580 acres (Site-1) and
2) a Modern industrial zone in an area of 845 acres (Site-2).
Modern industrial zone is being developed as a port - based industrial cluster with focus on Furniture manufacturing, Edible Oil refining. Engineering & fabrication, Salt based industries and other industrial activities, which require Port for either export or import of their raw material, intermediary product or finished product.
DPT has recently received all the key regulatory clearances, including Environment clearance from Ministry of Environment & Forest, Gol w.r.t. Modern Industrial Zone.
DPT is all set to break ground for this project. A reputed Contractor has recently won the contract for development of land, including grading and filling for SIPC Kandla.
To attract investments into this project, DPT has planned to organize Investor Conferences in Gandhidham and Ahmedabad on 8th and 16th January, 2018, respectively. Senior industry captains from Edible oil refining, Furniture manufacturing industries, etc., are expected to attend this conference.