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Ahmedabad in Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit mode with 200 projects in 24 sectors

September 13, 2016

As the countdown begins for the next edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017, the state government has chalked out 202 projects to be showcased to prospective investors. These projects cover more than two dozen sectors where the state has the highest potential to attract investments. The projects have been identified on the basis of locational advantage for particular industries, availability of manpower and other infrastructure required for establishing an industrial unit. The state, for example, has identified Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Vadodara as potential locations for developing electronic hardware projects. Banaskantha and Patan have been shortlisted for solar power plants, and Junagadh and Kodinar for conventional power projects. The sectors for which the projects have been prepared also include aerospace and de fence, automobiles and auto components, energy and power, heavy engineering and chemicals and petrochemicals to name a few." We have prepared a well researched 200 projects across 25 sectors with details ranging from market potential to the necessary clearances required.

The project outlines also have information about the availability of manpower and other requirements for upcoming projects," said Shri. Rajkumar Beniwal, IAS, managing director, iNDEXTb, the nodal agency for organizing the summit. Global consulting firm Ernst & Young (E&Y) have been roped in for creating project outlines. The state intends to high light these projects to various international and national investors in Vibrant Gujarat Summit road shows and during the biennial summit scheduled to kick off from January 10, 2017.The government felt that the investors have to spend a lot of time in gathering the primary details such as potential location and availability of infrastructure including land. The investors can take faster decision if all these information is made available to them at a stage when they are exploring investment opportunities. "The government's initiative will certainly boost the investment in the state.

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