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Information technology

Gujarat : An Enduring Strong Economy

ƒ Population : Over 50 million (5.0% of India)

ƒ Geographical
G hi l area : 1,96,000
1 96 000 sq. k
km (6
(6.2%
2% off IIndia)
di )

ƒ Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) : US$45.3 billion

ƒ Per capita income : US$914 (The per capita income at


current prices has been estimated at US$914 in 2006-07
which is higher than the national average of US$722)

ƒ Urbanisation : 37.4%
38.3%

Composition of GSDP as per economic


activity
ƒ High industrial growth : Gujarat has demonstrated a
18.2%
high industrial growth 12.5% rate from 2002 -2007
Primary sector 44.0%
ƒ High industrialisation : Gujarat is home to 800 large
Secondary sector
i d t i and
industries d over 3,20,000
3 20 000 micro,
i small
ll and
d medium
di Tertiary sector
37.8%

industries

Growth Rate in 2006-07


Source: Socio Economic Review 2007
2007-08
08

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Gujarat : A Thriving Industrial State
C t ib ti tto IIndia's
Contribution di ' economy P
Presence across industry
i d sectors

Employees 9.5%
Petroleum products 34.0%
No. of Factories 10.0%
Net value added Chemical & Pharma 23 0%
23.0%
14.0%
by manufacture
Engineering 17.6%
Value of output 15.6%
Fixed capital investment 17.0% Food processing 10.3%

Exports 19.2% Textiles & Apparels 6.3%


Coastline 22.0% Mineral based industries 2.5%
Stock market capitalization 30.0%
Others 6.3%

Significant
g f share in key
y industry
y sectors & p
products
Soda ash production 98.0%
Salt processing 85.0% ƒ World’s largest producer of castor and cumin
Diamond processing 80.0% ƒ World’s largest gas based single location sponge iron plant
Plastic industry 65 0%
65.0% ƒ World’s largest producer of processed diamonds
Petrochemicals 58.0%
ƒ World’s 3rd largest producer of denim
Chemicals 50.0%
ƒ Asia’s largest grass root petroleum refinery at Jamnagar
Groundnut 42.3%
Cotton 35.0%
ƒ India’s largest producer of cotton
Fabrics 30.0% ƒ India’s first LNG chemical port terminal at Hazira
Pharmaceuticals 28.0%

Source: Socio Economic Review 2007


2007-08
08

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Gujarat: Robust Infrastructure
Power Dependable power supply – key to industrial development
ƒ Present power generation capacity is 9,628 MW; plans afoot to raise it to 25,000 MW by 2012
ƒ Per capita
p p power consumption
p is 1,354
, units against
g the national average
g of 665 units
ƒ Rich availability of natural gas (34 MMCD) and lignite (1,072 MMT)
ƒ 24-hour 3-phase uninterrupted power supply

Gujarat is the only State to carry out interlinking of rivers Water

ƒ An extensive water grid network of 75,000


75 000 km for irrigation and drinking
ƒ It will cover 75% population of the state by 2010

Transformation of economy through natural gas


Gas

ƒ Gujarat State Petronet Limited (GSPL) supplies piped gas to 13 districts,


districts 5 more districts will be added
ƒ Total length of Integrated Gas Grid will be 2,200 km, of which 1,453 km is complete and the rest is
under construction
Gujarat: Robust Infrastructure
Rail and Road Surfaced road length – one of the highest in India

ƒ State-of-the-art road infrastructure: India’s first National Expressway from Ahmedabad to Baroda
ƒ Total road length is 74, 018 km - 95% surfaced road
ƒ Total rail length - 5188 km (8.25% of India)

Gujarat
j Ports opening
g the gateway
g y to prosperity
y
Ports
ƒ 42 ports along 1,600 km coastline, including 1 major port at Kandla and 41 minor ports
ƒ Landmark projects such as LNG port terminal at Hazira developed by Shell India Limited,
green field port at Mundra developed by Gujarat Adani Port Limited, LNG terminal at Dahej
developed by Petronet LNG Ltd. and Pipapav port developed by Gujarat Pipapav Port Ltd

Airports Airport connectivity – a cutting edge for business

ƒ 13 airports - Vadodara, Surat, Jamnagar, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Porbandar, Bhuj, Pipavav,


Mandvi, Mundra, Kandla, Palanpur and Ahmedabad (International Airport)
Global Industry Overview – IT/ITES
Technology related spending
Technology-related 2005 2006 Global technology spending

ƒ Market size is estimated at over US$1.5 trillion 470


IT Services 444

ƒ Software and IT-BPO services account for over 70%


% of the BPO 423 US$
385 1.5 trillion
total market size Packaged Softw are 228
211

457
ƒ Spend on engineering and R&D (excluded above) estimated Hardw are 424

at US$780 billion R&D and Engineering 783


764

0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900


World-wide IT services spending USD billion

ƒ IT services form the largest segment of the world-wide spend World-wide IT services spending($million)

on technology products and related services 500,000

400,000
ƒ Spend on IT services was estimated at US$470 billion growth
300,000
of 5.9% over US$444 billion in 2005
200,000
ƒ In IT services, outsourcing is the largest and fastest growing 100,000

category 0
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
ƒ In 2006, the spend on IT outsourcing was estimated at over
Project based Outsourcing Support and training
US$ 170 billion, which was 36% more than in 2005 Source : IDC,
IDC NASSCOM

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IT/ITeS: Contribution to India
IT/IT S revenue growth
IT/ITeS th (i
(in US$ billion)
billi )
ƒ Contributing to approximately 5.4% of India’s GDP up from 4.8% 31.9

last year
24.2

ƒ Sector revenues for the FY 2007 is estimated to stand at US$ 18 3


18.3
15.9
13.3 13.2
47.8 billion, a growth rate of 28% over FY06 10.2
9.8
8.3
6.3
ƒ Exports accounted for US$24.2 billion share of revenue in

FY06 and share of domestic market was US$13.2 billion in FY


FY03 FY04 FY05 FY06 FY07 E
06
Domestic market Exports

ƒ The Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI)


FY06 Exports
vertical registered the largest share of exports from India at
2.10% 3.00% Airlines & Transportation
38.10% (FY06) 4% Healthcare
8 40%
8.40% 4 20%
4.20%
Construction & Utilities
ƒ 1.29 million people were employed in the software and software 7.60% Media
services segment in the FY06 and the figure is expected to have Retail
38.10% 12.90%
Manufacturing
reached 1.6
1 6 million for FY07
Hi-tech/ telecom
19.80%
BFSI
ƒ MNC investments reach an unprecedented scale; over US$10
Other
billion announced in FY 2006-07
Source: NASSCOM
NASSCOM, Department of Information Technology
Technology, GoI

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Advantage Gujarat

ƒ Industry friendly IT Policy


Business friendly
environment
ƒ Flexible labour laws
Advanced
infrastructure and Low real estate
superior cost ƒ One of the lowest start up and
connectivity
operational costs in India

ƒ Low cost of living


Advantage Gujarat

10 IT/ITeS SEZs Low manpower ƒ Premier R&D centres and quality


and growing costs
educational infrastructure

ƒ 24/7 uninterrupted
i t t d power supply
l
Huge talent pool
Uninterrupted
power supply
and low attrition ƒ State-of-the-art infrastructure
rate

ƒ Connected with the world

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Gujarat :The IT Story
ƒ One of the most e-prepared state in the country; frontline state
in the implementation of e-governance policies and projects

ƒ One
O off the
th highest
hi h t tele-density
t l d it in
i the t and
th country d longest
l t OFC
network (over 65,000 kms)

ƒ Government supported comprehensive IT infrastructure


development through joint ventures with private players
Gandhi Nagar
ƒ Ready to use state-of-the-art infrastructure such as the Creative
Ahmedabad
I f it Park
Infocity P k att Gandhinagar
G dhi and
d GNFC Infotower
I f t and
d Astron
A t IT
Rajkot Vadodara
Park at Ahmedabad
Bhavnagar
ƒ 15 IT/ ITeS/ Electronics Special
p Economic Zones to be set up
p in Surat

the State by large corporate players such as Tata, DLF, Adani


Group, Raheja group, L&T,GIDC etc.

ƒ Gujarat International Finance Tech-City (GIFT), a 500 acre


mega project for global financial services industry to come up at Emerging IT/ITeS destinations
Gandhinagar

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Gujarat: The IT Growth Trajectory
St t expenditure
State dit on IT (in
(i US$ million)
illi )
ƒ The Information and Communication Technology 35
30.49
30
(ICT) sector in Gujarat is projected to see + 6.78
5
25 23.71

investments up to US$3.7 billion by 2011 20 17.57

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ƒ The IT/ITeS sector turnover should grow from US$ 9.7
10

60 million in 2005 to US$2.4 billion in 2010-11 5

0
ƒ Software exports from the State saw a growth rate FY 05 FY 06 FY 07 FY 08

of 107.3%
107 3% to reach US$134 million in FY 2006-07
2006 07
Software exports (in US$ million)
as compared to that of FY 2005-06 134

ƒ Information technology-enabled services (ITeS) + 69.36

and IT hardware industry are the focus growth 64.64


48.86
areas of Gujarat’s IT industry 35

FY 2003-04 FY 2004-05 FY 2005-06 FY 2006-07

Source: DST, Government of Gujarat

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Gujarat: Focus Growth Areas

IT services
i

Information
technology

BPO/ KPO
Information
Technology - Semiconductor
enabled / IT hardware
Services

Semiconductor/
IT hardware
IT ecosystem

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Potential Locations for IT/ ITeS Investments

Gandhinagar – Ahmedabad
Knowledge Corridor
(12 IT/ITeS SEZs + STPI)

Gujarat International
Gandhi Nagar Finance Tec-City
y ((GIFT))

GNFC Infotower and Astron IT


Park (Ahmedabad) Ahmedabad

Fast emerging as the


Rajkot favourite destination for
Vadodara
IT/ITeS companies
(3 SEZ + STPI (planned))

Bhavnagar
Surat

STPI centre (upcoming)


STPI centre (planned)

10 multi-product/ multi-services SEZs

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Special Incentive Package for Semiconductor Industry

ƒ Semiconductor Policy of the Government of India


ƒ A special incentive package for setting up semiconductor fabrication and other
micro
i and
d nanotechnology
h l manufacturing
f i industries
i d i

Type of unit Threshold Incentive in SEZ Incentive in Non SEZ


Investment NPV
(in USD mn)
Fab unit 609.8 20% of capex 25% of capex + CVD*

Eco- system unit 244 20% of capex 25% of capex + CVD*

ƒ St t Government
State G t can offer
ff incentives
i ti over and
d above
b thi amountt
this
ƒ Units may claim incentives in the form of capital subsidy (investment grant/
interest subsidy) or equity participation (26%)

*Countervailing duty

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Software Technology Parks of India (STPI)
ƒ It is a society set up by the Department of Communication
and Information Technology, Government of India with the
objective of encouraging, promoting and boosting the
software exports from India Gandhinagar
Rajkot
ƒ A single-point contact centre providing consulting, training Ahmedabad

and implementation services to its member units Jamnagar

Bhavnagar
ƒ The software technology park in Gandhinagar is one of Surat
the first five STPI centres of India

ƒ There are 350 registered units and 172


Services offered by
y STPIs
operational
i i in
l units i the
h Park
P k
• Statutory services
ƒ 91 units have been issued in-principle
• Data communications services
(provisional de-bond) approvals
• Oth iinfrastructure
Other f t t services
i
ƒ A new STPI is coming up in Surat and
• Manpower training support
approval has already been received from
• Incubation support
Government of India (GoI)
Software Technology Park
ƒ There are also plans to set up a STPI each in
Software Technology Park (upcoming)
the districts of Rajkot, Bhavnagar and
Software Technology Park (planned)
Jamnagar

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Gujarat: IT Policy Incentives

ƒ Special incentives for mega-IT projects creating


employment of more than 1000 persons in case of IT unit and
1500 persons in case of an ITeS unit

ƒ Special incentives for projects with investment of US$ 12.2


mn and above

ƒ Fi
Financial
i l assistance
i t @ 50% off fixed
fi d capitalit l investment
i t t in
i
land, buildings and infrastructure facilities to IT park developer
Promotion of upto a maximum of US$ 0.61 mn
urban-based IT ƒ Stamp duty exemption on purchase of land for IT park
infrastructure developers

ƒ State shall facilitate a grant of SEZ status to IT industry/ IT


parks subject to the provision of SEZ Act/ rules

ƒ Additional floor space index (FSI) allowed for IT/ITES parks


in urban centres

ƒ Nomination of one escort officer for each IT mega project


including IT Parks

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Gujarat: IT Policy Incentives

ƒ Exemption of IT/ITeS units from zoning regulations


ƒ Continuous government support for enhancement and
d
development
l lit manpower for
t off quality f the
th IT/ ITeS
IT S industry
i d t
ƒ Stamp duty exemption @ 50% for IT/ ITeS units in IT Parks
ƒ All new IT units exempted from the payment of electricity duty for a
period of five years and exemption from power cuts

Promotion of IT/ ƒ Waiver of ‘no objection certificate’ from Gujarat Pollution Control
ITeS/ IT hardware Board” for IT/ ITes units engaged in provision and production of “IT
Board IT

units in the State services and IT software


ƒ Simplification of labour laws
ƒ Permission
P i i to h
have 24/7
24/ operations
i + women to work
k at night
i h
ƒ Self certification-cum-consolidated annual returns scheme
ƒ Strengthening of cyber crime detection cell for security purposes
ƒ Gujarat IT Venture Fund, set up to provide venture capital for
development of IT, ITeS and IT products industry

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SEZ Policy
ƒ SEZ scheme has been introduced to provide hassle-free
hassle free environment and state-of-the-art
state of the art infrastructure
ƒ Gujarat has liberal labour policy providing complete flexibility in SEZs
ƒ SEZ Development committee monitors infrastructure development for each SEZ

For SEZ units – benefits


Income tax incentives Indirect tax incentives

► 10 year corporate tax holiday on export profit – 100% for initial five ► Nil customs duty
years and 50% for the next five years
► Nil excise duty
Other benefits
► Exemption from central sales
► Exemption
p of electricity
y duty
y – 10 Years* tax
► Duty-free procurement of capital goods (including second hand
► Exemption from service tax
capital goods), raw materials & consumable spares from domestic
market ► Exemption from securities
transaction tax
► Full freedom for sub-contracting
► Facility to realise and repatriate export proceeds within 12 months ► Exemption from tax on sale
of electricity for self
► Facility
F ilit to
t retain
t i 100% foreign
f i exchange
h receipts
i t in
i the
th exportt
generated and purchased
earner’s foreign currency account
power
Source:
, Industries Commissionerate / iNDEXTb, Government of Gujarat, 2007
* Section 15 – Sub Section II of GoG SEZ Act 04

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SEZ Policy
For developers of SEZs – benefits

Income tax incentives Indirect tax incentives


► 100% tax
t holiday
h lid for
f a period
i d off any 10 consecutive
ti years outt off 15 ► Nil customs duty
years beginning from the year in which the SEZ is notified
► Exempt from dividend distribution tax ► Nil excise duty

► Tax exemption on interest of long term finance ► Exemption from central


► Long-term capital gains arising on transfer of shares in developer sales tax
company tax exempt
p
► Exemption from service tax
► No minimum alternate tax (MAT)
► Exemption from securities
Other Benefits
transaction tax
p p
► Full freedom in allocation of developed plots to approved
pp SEZ units
on purely commercial basis ► Exemption from tax on sale
► Full authority to provide services like water, electricity, security, of electricity for self
restaurants and recreation centres on commercial lines generated and p
g purchased
► No net foreign exchange earning requirement imposed power

Source:
, Industries Commissionerate / iNDEXTb, Government of Gujarat, 2007
* Section 15 – Sub Section II of GoG SEZ Act 04

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Gujarat: IT/ ITeS special economic zones
“539.55 hectares of ready-to-use dedicated SEZ space for your investments”

Location
SEZ Area (hec)
(district)
DLF SEZ Gandhinagar 10

Raheja IT SEZ Gandhinagar 28

Tata SEZ Gandhinagar


g 10.31
GIDC IT/ITeS SEZ Gandhinagar 22.7
Gandhinagar
Shivganga Real Estate Gandhinagar 52
Rajkot Vadodara
Million Minds SEZ Ahmedabad 54
Ahmedabad
3rd EYE Voice SEZ Ahmedabad 16

AdaniSEZ Ahmedabad 20
Surat
City Gold Realtors Ahmedabad 10

Nipiam Infotech SEZ Vadodara 220

Gandhinagar Electronic
Gandhinagar 28
SEZ

SGV Infrastructure – SEZ Ahmedabad 24

L&T Ltd. – SEZ Vadodara 14.8 IT/ ITeS special economic zones (SEZs)
Electronic special economic zone (SEZ)
Strength Real Estate Vadodara 13.74
Gaurinandan Property Ahmedabad 16

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Multi-Product SEZs For IT Hardware
“10 multi-product/ multi-services SEZs supported by 1600 km of coastline”

SEZ Location (district) Area (hec)

Kandla SEZ Kutch 400

SUR SEZ Surat 50

MP SEZ Kutch 2658 Kutch


Gandhinagar
Dahez SEZ Bharuch 1718
Ahmedabad Vadodara
Reliance SEZ Jamnagar 1764 Jamnagar

Sterling SEZ Bharuch 1263 Bharuch


Surat
GIFT SEZ Gandhinagar 101.17

Mundra SEZ Kutch 1081

Essar Jamnagar SEZ Jamnagar 1125

Indian Infrastructure
Corpn. Ltd. SEZ
Vadodara 1011.71 Special Economic Zones (SEZs)

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Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT)
ƒ A one-stop destination for global
financial services industry spread over
500 hectares
Gandhinagar
ƒ Located at a distance of 12 km from
Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad International Airport and 8
km from Gandhinagar,
g , alongside
g National
Highway No. 8

GIFT ICT advantage


• High
i h speed
d IP-based
b d network
k

• Infinite bandwidth
GIFT
Land 500 acre
• Robust data centre with disaster
recovery sites M lti
Multi-services
i SEZ 250 acre

Domestic tariff area 250 acre


• Intelligent building services
Built space 7.5mn sq.m
• Shared market infrastructure (Access to
National and Global Stock Exchanges) FSI/FAR 3.65

Green belt 0.59 mn sq.m


• Secure, reliable, scalable platform for
global financial communities Building height 400m

Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT)


Source: Gujarat Urban Development Corporation (GUDC)

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Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT)
Central business hub of an Integrated Development Plan area sprawling over about
27,000 acres

ƒ St t f th
State-of-the-art
t connectivity,
ti it Global
Gl b l BPO hubh b for
f financial
fi i l services
i
Preferred off-shoring location for global
infrastructure and transportation access financial services players

ƒ Infrastructure services to support Operations hub for domestic financial


services
businesses including connectivity, IT, Centralized hub for mid and back office related
activities for domestic financial services company
walk-to-work
walk to work housing, security and
Global IT hub for financial services
services Development and system support center for IT
players with significant presence in financial
ƒ Mass Rapid
p Transit system
y linking
g the services sector
Project site to the cities of Ahmedabad Global R&D hub for emerging sectors
Preferred R&D hub for industry
and Gandhinagar
Financial
Fi i l center
t for
f select
l t product
d t marketsk t
Integrated financial center dealing with the full set of
financial services product including capital markets
and trading

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Assured Technical and Skilled Manpower

Technical Institutes Seats available


25023
25000
120 106
100 20000 17356
80 15000
59
60 49 53
9115
10000 7557
34
40 24 25 5010
18 5000 3473
20 1655
771
0 0
MCA &ME MBA & Allied Degree Engg. Diploma Engg. MCA &ME MBA & Allied Degree Diploma
Engg
Engg. Engg
Engg.

2001-02 2008-09 2001-02 2008-09

53 degree engineering colleges offering over 17,000 seats

106 diploma engineering colleges offering over 25,023 seats

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Bridging the Manpower Gap
441 vocational training institutes (Industrial Training Institutes (ITI’s) offering
87,981 seats every year

500 87,981 100000

400 71 864
71,864 73 003
73,003 71 633
71,633 72 775
72,775 441 80000

300 318 326 337 60000


309

200 40000

100 20000

0 0
2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08
Institutes Total seats

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Assured Quality Manpower…

India’s leading institutes


ƒ Indian Institute of Management (IIM)
ƒ National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)

ƒ National Institute of Design


g ((NID))
ƒ Institute of Rural Management (IRMA)

ƒ Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)


ƒ Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA)

ƒ Centre for Environment Planning & Technology (CEPT)


ƒ Gujarat National Law University (GNLU)

ƒ Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information & Communication Technology

Indian Institute of Information Technology-Academy (IIIT-A) - proposed

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e-Governance : The Way Forward
Gujarat Informatics Ltd
Ltd. (GIL)
Government of Gujarat in Feb 1999, established GIL as a nodal agency to promote IT and accelerate the
process of e-governance in the State. GIL is also responsible for the implementation of IT projects in the
State.
d state in tthe counttry

Bhaskaracharya Institute for Space Applications and Geoinformatics (BISAG)


State-level nodal agency to facilitate use of spatial and geo-spatial technologies for planning and
developmental activities pertaining to agriculture, land and water resource management,
wasteland/watershed development, forestry, disaster management, infrastructure and education, etc

State Data Centre


• Web hosting for all Government departments
• Government e-mail server facility
• Support helpdesk
prepared

Sachivalaya integrated communication network (SICN)


• The electronic telephone system enables excellent connectivity between various Government offices

Most e-p

Connects 7,000
7 000 voice/data connections,
connections while also saving costs on telephone bills
• 1,25,000 internal and 70,000 external calls each day

Gujarat state-wide area network (GSWAN)


• Connects over 12,000 nodes of more than 3,000 offices in 26 districts and 225 Talukas, for video conferencing
g
and data exchange with the state headquarters in a closed user group (Largest IP based network in the Asia-
Pacific region)
• Growth: 64 Kbps (2002)-2Mbps (2005)-4 Mbps(2006)->8 Mbps
*not exhaustive list

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e-Governance: The Way Forward

VAT (Value added tax):


The project was initiated to ensure efficient, effective, economical and transparent tax administration
d state in tthe counttry

by promptly capturing of data at its origination in digitised form so that the VAT administration could be
more informed and controlled.

e-City:
Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation is the first Municipal Corporation in India to facilitate better delivery
of municipal services like birth and death registration, building plan, primary health and education, city
cleanliness, water supply, sewage, road, street-lights, parks and garden through e-governance.
prepared

SWAGAT (State-Wide Attention on public Grievance by Application of Technology):


A unique online public grievance redressal system introduced by the State Government to put the
common man directly in touch with the highest office in administration – recognised by Manchester
University as a model case of e-transparency.
Most e-p

Integrated workflow and document management system (IWDMS)


• Standard solution to streamline document management by leveraging the LAN & GSWAN network,
• An umbrella solution - applications for
f all Government
G department functions,
f
• Connecting 2,300 users in the secretariat.

*not exhaustive list

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Gujarat: Accelerating Growth

NAC (NASSCOM Assessment of Competence) Test


An initiative by the State Government in collaboration with NASSCOM to ‘benchmark skill-sets of the
prepared state in tthe counttry

workforce’ from tier 2 and tier 3 cities for the ITeS/ BPO industry.
workforce

College-to-career programme (CCP)


State Government in collaboration with Microsoft and TCS provides high quality software skill
upgradation for students of Engineering/ MCA colleges. The programme includes lectures by experts
from TCS and Microsoft, interactive sessions, online tests and certification by TCS and Microsoft.

Gujarat Knowledge Society


Gujarat Knowledge Society (GKS) is a society formed by the Government of Gujarat to prepare the
youth for new age knowledge based economy and society so as to stimulate creation of world class
knowledge resources by developing new competencies in skills.
Most e-p

SCOPE
In order to improve the spoken English ability of the youth in the State, Government of Gujarat has set
upp a ‘Societ
‘Society for Creation of Opport
Opportunities
nities thro
through
gh Proficienc
Proficiency in English’ (SCOPE) in collaboration with
ith
Cambridge ESOP.

*not exhaustive list

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Gujarat: Accolades Received

Best e-Governed state – Gujarat

Excellence in Government process re-engineering – VAT information system

Best e-Governance Project – VAT information system and e-procurement

Outstanding performance in citizen-centric service delivery –


City Civic Centre, Surat Municipal Corporation
*not exhaustive list

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Vibrant Gujarat : Global Investors’ Summit

ƒ The State Government has been playing a very active role in promoting
Gujarat as a potential investment destination through the Vibrant Gujarat
Global Investors’ Summit, organised every two years since the year 2003

ƒ To promote the IT/ ITeS sector in Gujarat, the State Government organised
Vibrant Gujarat: IT Summit 2006 with a special focus on inviting sector-
specific investments

ƒ The event attracted more than 400 delegates from across the globe

ƒ 21 MoUs were signed attracting investments more than INR14,000


INR14 000 crore
(approximately US $ 4 bn)

ƒ These investments are expected to create more than 300,000 job


opportunities in Gujarat

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Invest in Gujarat : A world- class Business Destination
To Delhi

Banaskantha

Bio-Tech cluster
Patan
Mehsana
Soda ash and salt- Kutch Himmatnagar Gujarat International
based industries, Gandhinagar Finance-Tec City
cementt and
d steel
t l pipes
i Ahmedabad
Kheda Panchmahal Knowledge corridor
Surendranagar
Dahod
202 industrial estates Anand Industrial corridor
across Gujarat (DMIC)
Jamnagar
Vadodara Savli Biotech Park
R jk t
Rajkot
Petroleum and brass
parts Porbandar Narmada Petroleum, Chemicals
Bharuch and Petrochemicals
Engineering and Bhavnagar
Investment Region
Amreli
ceramics Junagadh (PCPIR)
Surat

Soda ash and salt Chemicals, petrochem.


based Navsari pharma, textiles and
engineering

18 Captive Ports along Special Investment Valsad


Region (SIR) 55 special
i l economic
i
1600 km coastline across
zones (SEZs) across
Gujarat
Gujarat
Logistics park
To Bombay
55 special economic zones (SEZs) across Gujarat
202 industrial estates across Gujarat

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Key Contacts

Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat http://www.icgujarat.gov.in

Industrial Extension Bureau (iNDEXTb) http://www.indextb.com

Department of Science and Technology (DST) http://www.dst.gujarat.gov.in

Gujarat
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