Port-led Industrialization

Port-led industrialization focuses on reducing logistics costs by locating industries at the ports. There are overall 14 projects worth Rs. 55,887 Cr. have been identified for implementation under Sagarmala. Out of which, 9 projects worth Rs. 45,865 Cr. have been completed and 3 projects worth Rs. 9,247 Cr. are under implementation.

Smart Industrial Port City (SIPC) at Kandla, Gandhidham in Gujarat

Deendayal Port Trust (DPT) is developing SIPC in two green field sites of Kandla, Gandhidham&Adipur Complex. Location 1 is at GandhidhamAdipur measuring 580 acres, is being developed for residential, commercial, institutional, recreational. Location 2 measuring 850 acres is being developed as industrial park. Master plan for both the locations of SIPC was prepared and approved by the Board of DPT in December 2016. Gandhidham Development Authority is the approval authority for location 1. Master Plan for location 1 was approved by Gandhidham Develoment Authority in May 2017. Master plan layout for location 2 was revised and approved by Board of DPT in August 2018.

The master plan layout for location 1 was approved by Board of DPT in February 2019. Revised Master Plan layout of location 1 has been conditionally approved by Gandhidham Develoment Authority, in February 2019 subject to DPT shall allocate a strategically located piece of land, around 25000 square meter area for the establishment of Angadwadi, Health Centre, Civil Centre, Jan Seva Kendra, City Survey Office etc. for State Government Office. Location 2, Kandla have plots of different sizes from 2 acres to 55 acres. One plot measuring 53.13 acres has been allotted to a party for edible oil refinery.

Smart Industrial Port City (SIPC) at Paradip in Odisha

SIPC at Paradip is planned over 700 Acres of land and to include Multi Modal Logistics Park (MMLP), Wood Park, Food Processing, Pellet Plant planned.

MMLP is being planned over 100 acres with the cost of Rs. 200 Cr. Project is being implemented by CONCOR. Land handed over to CONCOR in 04.12.2017. Tender for allotment of 177 acres for captive intensive industries has already been over and Thriveni Earthmovers Pvt Ltd. emerged as the successful bidder. Land allotment in favour of Thriveni is completed. The company will be setting up a pellet plant with 4 MTPA capacity - planning to go up to 12 MTPA for which they will submit formal proposal.

200 acres allotted to Numaligarh Refinery; land handed over in 2019. 100 acres land allotted for palettization plant, 20 acres for timber processing, 50 acres for food park. Statutory Clearances are under process by the concerned agencies.

Special Economic Zone at JNPT in Maharashtra

It is one-of-a-kind 277 hectares multi-sector SEZ project is located next to Jawaharlal Nehru Port, India's leading container port. This industrial hub, inaugurated by Hon’ble PM of India in 2014, is meticulously designed with state-of-the-art infrastructure to boost export-oriented industries in India. Being close to JNPT, the project promises ready availability of raw material, access to global markets, and strong multi-modal connectivity. Access to upcoming multi-modal infrastructure projects including New Mumbai airport, DFC rail corridor, Trans-harbor road link further increases the attractiveness of JNPT SEZ as a manufacturing destination.

JNPT so far has allotted 28 plots in its SEZ, which includes 26 MSME units and 1 Free Trade Warehousing Zone (FTWZ) to the Co-developer. 12 units amongst these allottees have started their construction activities and out of them 6 units in JNPT SEZ namely, M/s OWS LLP, M/s Oil Field Warehouse Services Pvt. Ltd., M/s Krish Food Industry (India),M/s Sarveshwar Logistics and M/s Simosis International have completed their first phase of operational activity since June 2020 and are declared operational units by Development Commissioner, SEEPZ, SEZ. Thus JNPT SEZ is a first port based multi sector operational SEZ PAN India with effect from 24th June 2020.
• A dedicated electric substation of 45 MVA capacity is commenced.
• Environmental Clearance and Consent to establish is received.
• The development of infrastructure is completed, and the units are provided with all necessary support to commence their operations.

Coastal Employment Unit (CEU) at VoCPT

The Government of India, under Sagarmala programme, intends to develop Coastal Employment Unit in proximity to major ports. Feasibility report for CEU at V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust (VoCPT) prepared in 2018. These industrial developments are envisaged to be large scale integrated multi-product industrial zone catering to both domestic and export-oriented manufacturing.

At present, VoCPT has identified 965 Acres for promoting industries under CEU, effective leasable land is 745 Acres. Port invited Phase-I tender for 285 Acres in which an extent 12.34 Acres has been allotted to M/s. Kaleesuwari Refinery Private Limited. Port invited Phase-II tender for 334 Acres and opened on 17.02.2021 and tendering process completed. An extent of 36.72 Acres would be awarded to three agency namely M/s. M/s. Kaleesuwari Refinery Private Limited, M/s. Naage Pvt Ltd & M/s. KSE Pvt Ltd.

Coastal Employment Zone (CEZ)

The Coastal Economic Zone (CEZ) have been envisaged to facilitate port led industrialization and / or Export Import (EXIM) / coastal trade of goods & commodities. CEZ is an spatial economic region comprising a large area in a single district or in a group of coastal districts or in district(s) with strong linkage to ports in that region/vicinity with an intent to reduce the logistics costs from demand/supply center to port and vice versa.

As per the minutes of meeting of EFC held on 9 July 2019, it was recommended that MoPSW should explore possibility of Industrialization at land available with Ports. So far, more than 8000 Acres of land have been used for Industrialization by Major Ports which has generated more than 2 Lakh direct and indirect employments.