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Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project
Jun 11, 2015

Development of Phase-I of the Dholera Special Investment Region in Gujarat & Shendra Bidkin Industrial Area in Maharashtra

The Central Government has approved the construction of Trunk Infrastructure components in the activation area of 22.5 sq.km. of  Phase-1 the Dholera Special Investment  Region (DSIR) in Gujarat in the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) Project. The total cost of the project is estimated to be approximately Rs. 2784.83 crore which will be invested by DMIC Trust as equity in the city/node SPV. 

Trunk Infrastructure Components

  • Roads and Services 

  • ABCD building complex (Phase-1) 

  • Water Treatment Plant (WTP)

  • Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) 

  • Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) 

Trunk Infrastructure development is proposed to commence in 2015-16 for the above mentioned infrastructure projects and is likely to be completed by 2018-19 after all necessary approvals.  

The primary objective of developing the Activation Area is to trigger developmental activities in DSIR and attract local and global investments. 

This Activation Area has been selected due to maximum concentration of Government Land which will facilitate the early take off of various infrastructure components in DSIR.

As per the institutional and financial structure approved by the Government of India for DMIC project, the land for the project will be contributed by the State Government as their equity while the contribution of DMIC Trust by way of equity and debt will be made in form of cash for implementing various trunk infrastructure components subject to a ceiling of Rs. 3000 crores.

DSIR has been planned over an extensive area of land measuring approximately 920 sq km encompassing 22 villages of Dhandhuka and Barwala Taluka in the Ahmedabad District. This node is strategically located near the industrial cities of Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat and Bhavnagar urban agglomerations. 

Shendra Bidkin Industrial Area (SBIA): The Central Government has also approved the construction of trunk infrastructure components and landscaping for Phase-1 of the Shendra Bidkin Industrial Area (SBIA) in the Shendra region spreading across 8.39 sq km in Maharashtra in the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) Project. The total cost of the project is estimated to be approximately Rs. 1533.45 crore which will be invested by DMIC Trust as equity in the city/node SPV, viz, Aurangabad Industrial Township Limited (AITL). 

Trunk Infrastructure Components

  • Road and Utility Services

  • Rail over bridges (RoBs)

  • Sewage Treatment Plant (STP), Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) and Solid Waste Management (SWM)

  • District Administrative Building (DAB) for SBIA 

  • Area landscaping for Phase-1 of SBIA are being considered initially for development in Phase-1.

The primary objective of developing the Project Area is to trigger developmental activities in SBIA and attract local and global investments. This Area shall also help in building confidence in the market bringing the effort of the past half-a-decade to fruition. 

The development of Trunk Infrastructure in Phase-1 of SBIA is proposed to commence in FY 2015-16 and is likely to be completed by FY 2017-18 after all necessary approvals.

The SBIA master plan area of 84.17 sq km is further split into two parts viz Part-I and   Part-II. The Part-I consists of total area of 41.42 sq km, which is further divided into two parts viz Phase-I and phase-II. Phase-I covers an area of 8.39 sq km located north of Jalna Road adjoining existing MIDC Shendra Industrial Park. Phase-II includes the remaining area of 32.03 sq km located near Bidkin for which the preliminary design of roads and services is to be taken up shortly. The development of the Part-ll of SBIA consisting of total area of 42.75 sq km will be taken up at a later stage depending on the land made available by the State Government.

The Government of India is developing the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) Project, as a global manufacturing and investment destination, by utilising the high capacity 1483 kilometer long Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC), as the backbone. In essence, DMIC project is aimed at the development of futuristic Indian cities in India, which can compete with the best manufacturing and investment destinations in the world. The DMIC project is being implemented jointly by the Government of India and the respective State Governments. Eight Investment Areas/Industrial Regions have been identified for development in the first phase of DMIC, across six states namely Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.


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