Gujarat seeks Rs 11,000 crore from Japan for Dholera


GANDHINAGAR: Gujarat has sought Rs 11,000 crore from Japan for implementing various projects related to the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC). During a meeting held in mid-August in Gandhinagar between top officials of the state government, the Centre and representatives of Japan government agencies, Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board (GIDB) proposed a number of new projects for Dholera. read more

Modi wants to develop Dholera SIR on lines of Kobe


On the last day of his four-day visit to land of the rising sun, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has expressed desire to develop Dholera SIR (Special Investment Region) as a model port city on line of Kobe city in Japan.

During his four-day visit, Modi also met Osamu Suzuki, chairman and CEO of Suzuki Motor Corporation. His meeting with Suzuki chief assumed significance in wake of media reports that Modi was planning to woo the car maker to shift plant to Gujarat following labour unrest at is manufacturing facility in Manesar, Haryana. read more

Gujarat govt sells 2,736 hectares in Dholera SIR


Infrastructure major, Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) and two other private firms have agreed to accept the Gujarat government’s offer to buy large tracts of land within the Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR), located at a distance of 140 kilometres from Ahmedabad, in the Gulf of Khambat area.

The two other companies are Greater Dholera Infracon (an arm of Singapore based USEL Group) and Hotmail founder Sabeer Bhatia’s Nano Works Developer Gujarat. read more

India’s first special investment region to come up in Gujarat


Likely to attract investments of $90 billion over the next decade.

With the first two phases of town planning and zonation completed this month, the country’s first special investment region (SIR) at Dholera in Gujarat is set to take off. The endeavour in Ahmedabad district is likely to bring investment amounting to $90 billion to the western state over the next ten years. read more