AHMEDABAD, 10th July-18 : What is likely to fuel the pace of development at ambitious Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR), the Gujarat government is planning to set up a next-generation industrial estate as part of the project.
The industrial estate — to be developed by Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) — is seen as a Smart GIDC within Dholera SIR to attract Micro-Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). Soon to be launched, the Smart GIDC would use digital technology to make utility operations efficient and effective.
“Under the Smart GIDC concept the entire utility operations such as drainage, water, electricity or gas supplies will be controlled and monitored using digital technology. There will be a common duct, from where all these connections will pass. A unit will require to just obtain a connection and plug in. There will also be smart meters and remote digital monitoring,” D Thara, Vice- Chairman and Managing Director of GIDC told BusinessLine.