News Date 2019-10-18
Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Ltd
Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Ltd. (DMICDC), a special purpose company, was incorporated to establish, promote and facilitate development of DMIC project. It undertakes project development services for investment regions / industrial areas / economic regions / industrial nodes and townships, for various central government agencies and also assists state governments.
DMICDC has planned to develop Special Investment Regions (SIRs) and Industrial Areas (IRs) having world class infrastructure along the Delhi Mumbai Dedicated Freight Corridor. Dholera Special Investment Region in Gujarat (DSIR) is the first investment region to be designated under the proposed Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor project (DMIC). Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR) will be one of the five SIRs that will be developed as part of Phase 1 of the DMIC and will be the first major investment region in Gujarat. It will be a major new industrial hub located on a Greenfield site about 100 km south of Ahmedabad and about 130 km from Gandhinagar. DSIR will comprise of 22 villages of Ahmedabad District measuring about 920 Sq km.
Government of Gujarat has created legislative framework for formation of a Special Investment Region Act 2009. Under the act, a regional development authority for DSIR has been established. The Dholera Special Investment Region Development Authority (DSIRDA) has the responsibility of planning and development of DSIR and will encompass the function of administering government land within DSIR. An SPV named Dholera Industrial City Development Limited (DICDL) is created between Central Government (DMICDC Trust) and State Government (DSIRDA) Gujarat to implement the project.
Dholera City will have its own self-sustaining eco-system consisting of economic drivers through industrialisation, utility & logistic infrastructure, Social Infrastructure including education, healthcare and other public amenities. It will be connected with Ahmedabad by a 6-lane access controlled expressway & MRTS (Metro Rail) in one common corridor providing seamless connectivity & Rail-Road transition as an effective means of transportation between the 2 cities.
An international airport is being developed to the North-East of DSIR by a SPV called Dholera International Airport Company Limited (DIACL).