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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Tapi – An Overview Economy and Industry Profile Industrial Locations Infrastructure Social Infrastructure Investment Opportunities

Tapi – An Overview

Tapi - Introduction
 Located in the southern part of

District Map of Surat & Tapi

 On 27th September 2007, the district

of Surat was bifurcated into two new districts, viz. Surat district with its headquarter at Surat and Tapi district with its headquarter at Vyara.
 The newly constituted Tapi district
Olpad Surat Choryasi Palsana Hazira Port Bardoli

Mangrol Umarwada Kamrej Mandvi


Uchhal Songadh

consists of five talukas viz. Vyara, Songadh, Uchchal, Nizar and Valod.

Vyara Valod


Tapi - Introduction
 Vyara and Songadh in Tapi district are

known for dense forests with a major production of bamboos.
 Focus Industry Sectors:
 Agro-based industries

District Map of Tapi showing the five Talukas Nizar

Songadh Uchhal

 Textiles

Valod Vyara

 Key

tourist destinations: Fort of Songadh, Gaumukh, Dosvada Dam, Hindustan Bridge, Tapi River and Ukai Dam.

Tapi – Demography
Geographical Location 73.5° to 74.23 ° East (Longitude) 21.0 ° to 21.23 ° North (Latitude) 45 ° Centigrade (Maximum) 10 ° Centigrade (Minimum) 1926 mm Tapi, Midoda, Purna and Ambika 3434.64 Sq Km Temperature Average Rainfall Rivers Area

District Headquarter
Talukas (Blocks) Population (as per 2001 Census) Population Density Sex Ratio Literacy Rate Languages Seismic Zone
Source: Socio-Economic Review, Gujarat, 2009-2010

5 7,19,634 210 persons per Sq Km 996 females per 1000 males 57.05 % Gujarati and Hindi Zone III (Moderate damage risk zone)

Economy and Industry Profile

 The economy of the district is predominantly dependent on agriculture.  The production value and the area under cultivation for various food and nonfood crops in Tapi during the year 2008-09 are shown below:
Crop Cereals Pulses Oilseed Cotton (Lint) Area (in ha) 57,300 21,700 9,000 5,000 Production (in MT) 88,300 13,600 18,000 10,700

 The production value and the area under cultivation for various horticulture crops in Tapi for the year 2009-10 are as shown below:
Crop Fruit Vegetable Spices Flower
Source: Department of Agriculture, Government of Gujarat

Area (in ha) 5,704 10,720 2,390 345

Production (in MT) 1,20,733 1,49,130 20,120 2,883

 Major minerals are not present in significant quantities in the

 Tapi however is a major source of minor minerals like black

trap and sand.
 Mineral-based industries in Tapi:
 Mainly stone crushing units

Source: Commissionerate of Geology and Mining, Government of Gujarat, 2009-10

Major Industries
 There are 7 medium and large industries located in Tapi district.  The details of these industries are as shown in the following

Name of Company
Mozzaterra Tiles Pvt. Ltd. Ukai Pradesh Sahkari Khand Udyog Mandli

Vyara Vyara

Cement Mosaic Tiles Sugar

Deeprekha Impex Pvt. Ltd.
Shri Govardhan Sugar Industries Valod Pradesh Sahkari Khand Udyog Mandli Ltd. Vini Textiles J K Paper Ltd.

Nizar Valod Valod Songadh

Sugar Sugar Textiles Paper

Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2010

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)
 There are about 27 MSMEs functioning in Tapi district.

 Of them, 8 are textile-based, 11 are sugar and forest-based, 6 are

mineral-based and 2 units are other industries.
 Taluka-wise distribution of these MSMEs is shown below:
Taluka Vyara Valod Uchchal No. of MSMEs 11 3 1

Nizar Total
Source: Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat, 2010

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Industrial Locations

Industrial Estates
Map showing GIDC estates in Tapi

Four (4) Industrial Estates set up by Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation [GIDC] are located in Tapi district at the following locations : 1. 2. 3. 4. Doswada Ukai Vyara Songadh

Source: Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation, Government of Gujarat, 2010


Road and Rail Connectivity

 Tapi is well-connected with various locations within the state and outside

through a network of national and state highways.
 Connectivity to metros: Surat at a distance of 62 km from Vyara, to be

covered by NH 6, connects to Mumbai and Delhi. Surat to Mumbai (307 KM)/Delhi (1034 KM) via NH 8.

 Almost all the talukas of Tapi are well connected through rail network.

Vyara is well-connected with Valsad, Vapi and Mumbai towards south and with Bharuch, Vadodara and Ahmedabad in the north.

Power Supply Network
 Tapi has a well developed network of sub-stations and power stations in the

district to cater to the requirements of electricity for industrial and residential purpose.
 There are two power stations in the district (one thermal and one hydro at

Ukai) and a 400 KV sub-station at Ukai.
Tapi Power Supply Network


Source: Gujarat State Electricity Board, Government of Gujarat, 2010

Water Supply
 Water supply for industrial purposes in the district can be

availed from three main sources, viz Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board (GWSSB), Irrigation Canal and Sardar Sarovar Project.

Source: Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd, 2010

Social Infrastructure

 The district has 905 schools providing

primary, secondary secondary education.



Educational Institutes


Primary Schools
Secondary Schools Higher Secondary Schools Colleges* Industrial Education Centers


 The institutions imparting specialized

education are limited in number. There are only two colleges and 5 ITIs (Industrial Training Institutes) in the district.

17 2 5

* One Arts and Commerce college and one BCA college located in Vyara.

Source: District Panchayat, Tapi, 2010

 Tapi has a presence of a few

specialized hospitals to provide





 There are 6 community health

A primary health centre in Tapi

centers, 28 primary health centers, 30 hospitals and dispensaries in the district.
 10 of the 28 primary health centers

are operating on PPP basis.
Source: District Panchayat, Tapi, 2010

A Community Health Centre in Tapi

 Some of the important tourist destinations in

Tapi are: Fort of Songadh, Gaumukh, Dosvada Dam, Hindustan Bridge, Tapi River, and Ukai Dam.
 Other
Songadh Fort





Rokadia Hanuman Mandir, Parsuramji and Suryatapeshwar Mandir, Kalyanraiji Mandir, Gayatrimata Mandir, Saibaba Mandir, Firangi

Mataji - Jalaram Mandir, Mari Mata Mandir.

Ukai Dam
Source: District Panchayat, Tapi, 2010

Investment Opportunities

Investment Opportunities
 Agro-based industries  Sugar manufacturing  Paper-based industries

 Textiles  Modern spinning with captive power generation  Manufacturing of fabrics  Modern energy efficient textile processing

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