Assignment Name : Preparation of Detailed Concept Plan for Okha Special Investment Region (Area 50903 Acres)
Location : Okha, Gujarat
Client: Gujarat Industrial Development Authority
Special economic zones (SEZs) are passé, time of special investment regions (SIRs) and Special Industrial Areas (SIAs) on the lines of Pudong (China), Rotterdam (Holland) and Houston (United States) has set in, where by identified regions spread over minimum 50 sq.km to as large as 300 sq.km. are given a boost through enhanced sops and spending on creating critical infrastructure (port, airport, expressways etc.) and state of the art industrial infrastructure (logistic hub, truck terminals, etc.). To facilitate the process, the Government of Gujarat has enacted the Gujarat Special Investment Region Act, 2009.
The aim of the study was to prepare a Scientific and Visionary CONCEPT PLAN for development of a Special Investment Region (SIR) in Anjar, Gujarat.
The objectives of the assignment are as follows:
To suggest a framework/implementation strategy for successful development of the SIR majorly thorough Public Private Partnership & private funding route and minimum support from government sources.