GANDHIDHAM : The Deendayal Port Trust (DPT) is developing one of India’s first “Smart Industrial Port City (SIPC)” within Gandhidham - Kandla - Adipur complex. The Project is aligned with Hon’ble Prime Minister of India’s vision of accelerating economic development by harnessing India’s coastline.
The SIPC, Kandla, is being developed in an area of about 1425 acre; it comprises two sites: 1) Smart urban (Residential, Commercial & institutional) township in an area of 580 acres (Site-1 & 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 raw material, intermediary product or finished product.
To attract investments into this project, the DPT organized an Investors’ Conference in Gandhidham on 8th January, 2018. Investors from Gandhidham and nearby areas participated in the event. Besides, Representatives from the Federation of Kutch Industries’ Association (FOKIA), Gandhidham Chamber of Commerce (GCC), Kandla Timber Association, etc., also participated in this conference.
Companies like Amul Boards Pvt Ltd, Asanjo Furniture Wporld (Surat based player), Ankita Overseas Pvt Ltd etc., showed their keen interest for investing in SIPC Kandla. Trustees and Senior Officers of DPT also participated in the Conference.
Shri Alok Singh, IRS, Deputy Chairman, Deendayal Port Trust, welcomed the august gathering and highlighted the salient features of the Project, which included Port-based industrial development, 2 to 50 acre plot size, developed plots with Power, Water & other key utility services, long-term lease of duration upto 60 years, competitive pricing and key clearances, including environment clearance.
Shri Ravi Parmar, IAS, Chairman, Deendayal Port Trust, highlighted the Vision and objectives behind development of this project. He stated that the Project is aligned with Hon’ble PM’s Sagarmala vision, which includes development of Port based industrial/coastal economic zones. The SIPC, Consultant made a detailed Power point presentation on the facilities benefits that would accrue to the Investors.