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Chief Minister, Narendra Modi releases the BIG Document
The vision document envisages an investment of Rs.11,80,912/- crores across 19 infrastructure sectors in Gujarat State
Chief Minister, Narendra Modi released the BIG Document today in the presence of the Minister of State for Industries, Mr Saurabh Patel and the officials of the Industries Department.
The Vision of BIG 2020: To make Gujarat a globally preferred place to live in and to do business through accelerated, balanced, inclusive and sustainable growth driven by robust social, industrial and physical infrastructure.
The Blueprint for Infrastructure in Gujarat 2020 (BIG 2020) is an integrated plan for the state’s infrastructure development. The Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board (GIDB) undertook this comprehensive planning exercise in consultation with all line Departments / Agencies of the State Government and also the private sector. The consultancy services of CRISIL Infrastructure Advisory Services was obtained by the GIDB to prepare this Blueprint. A key reason for Gujarat’s prosperity is its holistic approach to infrastructure development. The implementation of BIG 2020 will further improve the state’s already commendable infrastructure and provide a fillip to its economic growth. It will accelerate Gujarat’s development process and envisions Gujarat with a per capita income in the league of top fifty countries of the world. Ultimately, BIG 2020 is expected to have a deep social impact and assure a better quality of life to Gujarat’s citizens. The BIG 2020 has been prepared after detailed consultations in the backdrop of numerous developments that present a large opportunity for Gujarat. The state has made impressive all-round progress and its Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) has been growing at a compounded annual growth rate of 10.4 percent, compared to 7.6 percent for India for the five year period 2002–07.
Gujarat will provide robust infrastructure that will form the base for sustaining high growth. 1 Upper Middle Income Countries . 2. strategies and a shelf of projects. water. requiring infrastructural support. These will guide the infrastructure sectors in an orchestrated manner considering sector priorities and interlinkages with other sectors. development of Gujarat International Financial Tec-City (GIFT) -. setting up of the 4000 MW thermal power project at Mundra by the Tatas. Developments like the USD 243 bn MoUs signed at the Global Investors’ Summit 2009. energy and power along with the BIG 2020 is expected to make significant impact on the state’s human development index. The infrastructure will be reliable. and the relocation of the Tata Nano car factory to Gujarat present significant investment implications for Gujarat. and keep striving for more while capitalising on the opportunities being thrown up by various developments at the national as well as at the state level. Substantial interest in setting up coastal thermal power plants. successful implementation of many Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects across various sectors are some of the significant developments that reflect the widespread change in the planning and policy environment. The key strategies are: 1. Achieving UMI1 countries per capita power generation and consumption benchmarks by building large capacities in power generation. security.and the quantum increase in the number of Special Economic Zones (SEZ). The BIG 2020 outlines investments in infrastructure areas. the proposed six Special Investment Regions (SIR) around DMIC. The result would be all-round development touching all citizens. 1.a global financial and IT centre -. Making gas a preferred fuel across the urban and industrial landscape of Gujarat. 38 percent share of Gujarat in the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) and the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC). The framework of action for achieving the vision comprises of infrastructure sector visions.6 trillion cubic feet gas find in the K G Basin. The Strategy in BIG 2020: Gujarat’s economy today has reached a critical size which is strong platform to launch itself on an accelerated and high growth trajectory. well spread and balanced to ensure that the fruits of development reach all in furthest corners of the state. The creation of infrastructure is expected to attract investments in manufacturing and service facilities which will significantly increase employment and per capita incomes.The BIG 2020 reflects the keenness of the Government of Gujarat to continuously think bigger. including those living in the remotest parts of the State. Gujarat’s five-pronged strategy ‘Panchamrut’ comprising knowledge. Robust infrastructure includes infrastructure that is benchmarked and competing with the best in the world to provide a competitive edge for Gujarat to attract and sustain investments in various sectors of the economy.
This integrated infrastructure investment plan will ensure high investments in infrastructure. maximising growth opportunities. and offer a high quality of life. Accelerating industrialisation by developing world class and globally competitive industrial infrastructure. 7. enhancing connectivity. 9. The BIG 2020 will make Gujarat’s infrastructure the pride of its citizens and a benchmark for the nation. efficient. industrial and physical infrastructure network ensuring accelerated inclusive and sustainable growth. Developing cities that are safe. This high investment in infrastructure will sustain high economic growth over the decade. All the three sectors of the economy will register sound growth with industries and services growing in double digits and the agriculture sector recording consistent and stable growth. efficient and high speed integrated transport networks conforming to global standards. electricity. increase productivity. People living in the farthest corners of Gujarat would have access to safe and affordable drinking water. 6. Ensuring safe. managing growing urbanisation. The ultimate goal of BIG 2020 is to create robust social. 4. 10. clean and green. Creating widespread network of educational institutions to make Gujarat a globally recognised knowledge society. Rapid and balanced GSDP growth on the one hand and investments in social services and upgradation of health. expand the industries and services sector and hence propel Gujarat’s per capita income into the league of top fifty countries of the world while making it globally preferred place to live in and do business. sturdy roads and telecom services. Creating a network of post harvest agriculture infrastructure to ensure better access to markets. education and other critical services on the other would ensure this objective is achieved.3. Creating good healthcare infrastructure to achieve healthcare indices and to reach UMI benchmarks. . and provide stable water supply for agriculture. Developing seamless. reliable and affordable drinking water across Gujarat. 5. 11. Making Gujarat a global tourist destination. health care and education. 8. providing water for all and ensuring higher quality of life through employment generation. Becoming a major international player in sea freight logistics. Substantial investments will be made in securing energy.
876 33.142 4.562 2.850 2020 104.285 3.603 27.882 0 5.162 42.201 5.435 4.860 12.238 2.144 8.609 4.874 11.886 3. crores) Phasing .520 33.656 19.532 9.Power Sector Energy .666 60 6.883 15.248 15.596 1.104 2.254 123.837 40.924 136.Gas Sector SIR Dholera Industrial Nodes & Sezs within DMIC & other than SIR Dholera Industrial Parks and Special Economic Zones outside DMIC Roads Ports Railways Logistics parks & services Airports Urban Infrastructure Water Supply Information Technology Related Projects Tourism Agro infrastructure Education Health Human resource requirement and development Environment Total 225.Rs Crs No.066 0 2.158 15.452 65.855 248.289 48.362 18.093 2.563 13.230 77.615 .435 0 70 0 146.995 43.278 0 4.254 9.760 81.443 119.176 0 0 0 21.957 85.953 1.122 49.879 16.319 27.898 111.180.661 16.878 550.671 2017 36.443 1.097 0 0 2012 47.991 3.117 200 12.058 0 4.642 7.BIG 2020 Shelf of Projects (Rs.200 17.712 5.989 6.366 108.676 10.912 0 22.769 288 17.183 3.031 24.385 70 2. Sector Total Rs Crores 2010 1 2 3 4 Energy .363 4.672 0 0 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 25.736 73.239 0 10.620 5.521 36.235 104.417 15.117 1.710 234.573 13.