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    VADODARA : AT A GLANCE
 AREA 108.22 sq. km.
 ALTITUDE 35.5 Mts. Above  Sea Level
 LATITUDE 22 deg 17’ 59’’ North
 LONGITUDE 73 deg 15’ 18’’ East
 DISTANCE FROM MUMBAI 442 Km
 DISTANCE FROM DELHI
 1039 Km
 DISTANCE FROM AHMEDABAD 120 Km
 WINTER TEMPERATURE Max 31OC, Min 11OC
 SUMMER TEMPERATURE Max 45OC, Min 24OC
 POPULATION DENSITY
 9,527 per sq km
 LITERACY 71.11%
 NUMBER OF HOUSEHOLDS  213,540
 NEAREST PORT
 DAHEJ IN BHARUCH & HAJIRA IN SURAT
 MAJOR INDUSTRIAL  INFRASTRUCTURE
 3SEZs, 13 INDUSTRIAL ESTATES, 4 PROPOSED  INDUSTRIAL PARKS
Vadodara is situated on the banks of the river Vishwamitri (whose name is derived from the great saint Rishi Vishwamitra). The greatest period in the Maratha rule of Baroda started with accession of Maharaja Sayajirao III in 1875. It was an era of great progress & constructive achievements in all fields. Maharaja Sayajirao was one of the foremost administrators and reformers of his times. Vadodara is one of India’s most cosmopolitan cities. Thanks to the vision and broadmindedness of the Gaikwads, the subsequent industrialization, the proliferation of academic activities & a strategically important geographical location, The city is on the major rail and road arteries joining Mumbai with Delhi and Mumbai with Ahmedabad. Because of this Vadodara is known as a ‘Gateway to the Golden Corridor’.
 INDUSTRIES PROFILE
Proximity of Vadodara to key industrial centers of Gujarat such as Ahmedabad, Bharuch and Surat. Along NH-8 connecting to Mumbai and Delhi could be considered a major driver for growth of the economy
Focus Industry sectors in the district include chemicals, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, petrochemicals and construction
Savli Industrial Estate, spread across 770 hectares of land located 15 km from Vadodara city is an ideal location for agri-biotech, biotechnology engineering, plastics, export-oriented units and other non polluting industries
Some of major players include Alembic, Bharat Starch Industries Limited, Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited (GACL), Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd. (GSFC), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL), Indian Petrochemical Corporation Ltd. (IPCL), Apollo Tyres Limited, CG Glass Limited, etc
 Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC)
  • Government of India plans to develop a Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) linking Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai
  • The proposed DFC passes through six states in India, of which Gujarat accounts for 38% (564 km) of total DFC length (1483 km)
  • The influenced area of 150 km on either sides of DFC is being developed as “Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor” (DMIC)
  • Almost 62% of total area of Gujarat (18 out of 26 districts) would be benefited by DMIC development
  • The State Government has identified 82 links in the DMIC Influenced area to upgrade them into two/four lane carriageway offering connectivity between ports,  industrial estates, hinterlands, markets and points of agricultural produce
 
 
 
 
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