Government of India has proposed setting up of a Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) between Delhi and Mumbai. DFC will be high axel new railway connectivity with computerized control and multi-modal linkages. Out of the total 1483 kms of the length of DFC, 38% is falling in Gujarat. The area of 150 kms on both sides of the DFC will be developed as the Industrial Corridor.
This Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) will be a high impact industrial corridor on both side of the DFC. Almost one third of the proposed investments of about 90 billion US dollars in DMIC is expected to take place in Gujarat alone.
As part of DMIC, twenty four mega industrial nodes have been proposed between Delhi and Mumbai. Out of them, six mega industrial nodes (four industrial areas and two investment regions) have been proposed for the State of Gujarat. Identified industrial nodes have to be developed as Global Manufacturing and Commercial Hubs. All kinds of infrastructure both within and outside the nodes also have to be developed with global standards; Government of Gujarat has not only given its full commitment for the DFC and DMIC projects but has been actively working with the Government of India on the same.
- Length of western DFC:- 1535-km
- Distribution of DFC in six States
Delhi – Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC)
- DMIC: a high impact industrial area within 150 km distance on both side of the DFC
- Area under Influence- 14% & Population- 17% of the Country
- Total Population: 173.4 Million
- Total Workers: 68.36 Million
- Total 82 Districts of Six States within the Influence Area (excluding MP)
- 25 industrial nodes have been proposed along the DMIC
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The Government of India is setting up a multi-modal Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) between Delhi and Mumbai. Out of the total 1483 kms of the length of DFC, 38% is falling in Gujarat. The area of 150 kms on the both sides of the DFC will be developed as DMIC. It will be a high impact industrial corridor.
DMIC is to be developed as a Global Manufacturing and Trading Hub of India supported by world class infrastructure and enablining policy framework, It will become “the engine for economic resurgence of the coutry”
DMIC Project Goals:
- Double the employment potential in five years (14.87% CAGR)
- Triple industrial output in five years (24.57% CAGR)
- Quadruple exports from the region in five years(31.95% CAGR)
DMIC in Guajrat:
Dholera SIR to be the most prime location…
Out of the total twenty four industrial nodes planned along the DMIC, six nodes (two investment regions and four industrial areas) have been proposed for the State of Gujarat.
Dholera SIR is the first such node, taken up for developement by the Government of Gujarat.
- 62% of the total area of Guajrat covered
- 18 out of 26 District within the influence Area
- Major cities on DMIC:Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat
- 1/3rd of total investment will be in Guajrat
- Estimated employment: 8 lacs
- Gujarat’s ports to cater to foreign & hinterland markets
- World class connectivity between the Ports, nodes & DFC
- Six logistics parks being developed along the DFC