Gujarat aims to do a GIFT with Dholera Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR) is set to emerge as the hot spot for industrial activity in the next few years as the state government goes all out to hard-sell another of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s brainchild.
An international airport, expressway connecting Dholera with Ahmedabad, and a 5,000 MW solar power park are among the host of projects already announced for Dholera, located about 100 km or an hour’s drive from Ahm-edabad. While pitching Dholera as a hub for defence production, the state government is also set to go all out to showcase the town as a global manufacturing centre ahead of the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Summit in January 2019.
“We are getting a lot of queries (from investors) related to Dholera. We will be organising some pre-Vibrant seminars in Dholera. We want to take people to see what kind of infrastructure is happening, because seeing is believing,” Jai Prakash Shivahare, CEO of Dholera SIR Development Authority, said.