Invest in Gujarat

Socio Economic Snapshot of Gujarat

Enabling Infrastructure

  • The State has 200+ industrial estates with close to 100 private industrial parks.
  • To further strengthen the sector specific investments and infrastructure, the State has also announced several sector specific industrial parks such as:
    • PM MITRA Park
    • Bulk Drug Park
    • Medical Device Park
    • Agro-food Park
    • Sea-food Park
    • Ceramics Park
    • Vehicle Scrappage Park
    • Tribal Park


  • The State is power abundant with around 45 GW power generation capacity as against the average demand of 25 GW.
  • With 22 GW of RE, Gujarat contributes ~ 15.5% of India’s total RE capacity and ranks 1st in Wind Energy (10.9 GW) and 2nd in Solar Energy (10.1 GW).
  • The State has also developed India’s first 24x7 solar-powered village (Modhera) in 2022.


  • The only Indian state with an integrated state-wide operational Gas Grid of 2,700 kms connecting major industrial hubs.


  • State-wide Water Grid: Narmada Canal Network - 62,778 kms.
  • Petroleum, Chemicals & Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR) – India’s first PCPIR.
  • Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR)- A greenfield industrial smart city planned and location approximately 100 km southwest of Ahmedabad.
  • Mandal Becharaji Special Investment Region (MBSIR)- Spread over more than 101 sq. km, Mandal Becharaji Special Investment Region (MBSIR) is a new industrial hub planned by the Government of Gujarat.


  • Over 2,20,000 kms of well-surfaced roads which includes National Highways, State Highways & District Roads.


  • 1 major port and 48 non-major ports handling 40% of India’s cargo movement.


  • 5,220+ kms railway route length.
  • Upcoming High-Speed Rail between Ahmedabad & Mumbai.


  • 19 operational airports and airstrips with 4 International airports (Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat, and Vadodara).
  • Upcoming India’s largest airport in Dholera.


  • Tele-density of 93% as against 85% of India.
  • Optical Fiber Network of around 36,000 kms.

Mega Projects


Gujarat International Financial Tec (GIFT) City

GIFT City is India’s 1st operational Smart City, which houses India’s only International Financial Service Centre (IFSC), with world class infrastructure for offshore and international transactions in banking, insurance, and capital markets. It is a vertical city with integrated development on 886 acres of land with 62 Mn sq. ft. (5.5 million sq. mts.) of Built-Up area. GIFT City has a committed investment of USD 1.57 Bn with a work force of 10,000 professionals across 225 companies.

Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC)

Delhi - Mumbai Industrial Corridor is one of the world’s largest infrastructure projects by Govt. of India with an estimated investment of USD 90 billion (~INR 6.4 lakh crore). It is planned as a high-tech industrial zone spread across six states over a 1,500 km long Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC). Around 38% of the DMIC will pass through Gujarat with 6 of the 24 industrial nodes identified across the DMIC in Gujarat.


Preferred Investment Destination

Gujarat received Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) worth INR 2,39,025 Crore (US$ 31 billion) from October 2019 to March 2023.

Around 84% rise in FDI in FY 2022-23 compared to previous year, highest among all the States / UTs.

Gujarat accounted for 30% of the total Industrial Entrepreneur Memorandum (IEMs) implemented (INR 1,04,968 Crores / US$ 13 billion) in 2021, highest among all the States / UTs.


A Pioneering State with Many Firsts

Top Achiever position in National Startup Rankings for three consecutive years 2021, 2019 and 2018.

Ranked First in Good Governance Index 2021.

Top Achiever position in Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) Index in 2022 and ranked first in 2021, 2019 & 2018.

On sustainability front as well, Gujarat is a Top Performer in NITI Aayog’s State Energy and Climate Index 2022.

Top Achiever in Ease of Doing Business 2020.

Ease of Doing Business

The Government of Gujarat, with its outstanding infrastructure, connectivity, and qualified workforce, has been taking several initiatives to improve the business climate in the state under the "Ease of Doing Business" (EODB) Initiative. Currently, following initiatives are being implemented under Ease of Doing Business.


Investor Facilitation Portal

Over 200 approvals / licenses pertaining to 18 departments available online

Dedicated Investor Desks & Relationship Manager to handhold, facilitate and assist companies/ investors.


Gujarat Single Window Clearance Act 2017

Online issuance of approvals, clearances licenses, and certificates within defined timelines.


Digitized Land Bank

GIS-based map providing real-time information of industrial land parcels.


MSME Act 2019

Exemption to MSMEs from obtaining approvals for a period of 3 years; can start operations immediately.


Self Certification

Online Development Permission System (ODPS) 2.0 provides construction permission based on self-certification.

Policy Led Governance

Aatmanirbhar Gujarat Scheme for assistance to Industries 2022:

The Aatmanirbhar Gujarat Scheme for assistance to Industries 2022 is aimed to assist the State take lead in contributing to the larger vision of an Aatmanirbhar Bharat by envisaging Aatmanirbhar Gujarat. The objective of the scheme is to encourage budding entrepreneurs fulfill their entrepreneurial ambitions and encourage youth to innovate and become job creators, thereby creating large scale quality job opportunities. The Scheme provides assistance to MSMEs, Large industries as well as Mega Industries. Thrust sectors covered under this Scheme are Green Energy Ecosystem, Mobility, Capital Equipment, Metals and Minerals, Textile and Apparel, Sustainability, Agro Processing, Gems and Jewellery, Chemicals and Healthcare along with various sub sectors.

Aatmanirbhar Gujarat

Aatmanirbhar Gujarat Scheme for assistance to Industries 2022

IT/ITeS Policy 2022

Student Start up and Innovation Policy 2022

The Drone Promotion and Usage Policy 2022

Semi-Conductor Policy 2022-27

Biotechnology Policy 2022-27

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Ease of Living in Gujarat