Projects

Special investment regions

The Government of Gujarat enacted the SIR act in 2009 with the objective of creating large size Investment Regions and Industrial Areas in the State of Gujarat and develop them as global hubs of economic activity supported by world class Infrastructure. Gujarat is the only state in the country to enact such an Art. GIDC is setting up 11 Special Investment Regions in Gujarat catalyzing unprecedented economic growth in the state.

  • it enables the State Government to establish, develop, operate and regulate SIRS
  • The Government is empowered to declare an Investment Regions or an Industrial Area
  • An SIR has a minimum area of 100 sq. km. (10,000 hectare). An Industrial Area has a minimum area of 50 sq. km. (5,000 hectare)
  • A 4 tier administrative mechanism set up for establishment, operations, regulations and management of SIRs / IAs.

Regions Area
(sq km)
Potential Sectors
PCPIR 453 Refinery downstream products, high performance chemicals, pigments and coating
products, nanotechnology, bio-refineries, mineral resource based products
Halol-Savli 123 Engineering, Automobile Ancillaries, Engineering Plastics, Electrical and Electronics
Santalpur 186 Agro based (species and Seed Processing, Vegetables and Fruits processing, Dairy
cotton ginning), Contract framing, Solar power, Logistic
Changodar 319 Agro based, Steel & Metal, Plastic, Pharmaceutical and Oil & Gas
Pipavav 147 Logistic based industries, pre-cast structure, spinning
Simar 84 Engineering, Energy, Port & Port related activities. Food & Fish processing, Cement
Navlakhi 182 Ceramic, Engineering & Automobiles, Food Processing, Electronics, Textile, Chemical
and Petrochemicals
Okha 206 General Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals CRO, Biotechnology and Biopharma, Auto &
Auto Ancillaries, Mineral based and Tourism
Anjar 237 Port and Port based industries, Mineral & Agro based & Engineering
Viramgam 301 Automobiles & Engineering, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals & Fertilizers
Aliyabet 169

Entertainment (eco zone, film city, amusement zone, golf course, aquaculture and

marine engineering

Special economic zones


SEZ are specially delineate duty free enclaves for the purpose of trade, operations, duty and tariffs. These zones are self-contained and integrated, having their own infrastructure and support services. Apart from providing state-of-the-art infrastructure and access to a large well-trained and skilled work force, the SEZ also provides enterprises and developers with a favorable and attractive framework of incentives.

Sr. No. Name of the SEZ Type of SEZ Area (in hectare)
1 Dahej SEZ, Vagra, Bharuch Multi-Product 1,732
2 Gandhinagar Electronic SEZ EHTP 28
3 Mega IT Projects SEZ, Gandhinagar IT/ITES 22
4 Bio-Tech Park SEZ,Vadodara Bio-Tech 15
5 surat Apparel Park SEZ Apparel 56
6 Ahmedabad Apparel Park SEZ Apparel 38