Dholera Special Investment Region is a 920 sq km area recognized for development in 3 phases and 6 town planning schemes. The first phase consists
of 2 TP schemes; TP 1 and TP2. In order to commence the activities in the city, an area of 22.5 sq km has been recognized, which has been developed with trunk Infrastructure. The “Activation Area” is spread across Town Planning Scheme 2A and TP 4 at Dholera SIR. The area has around 72kms of roads, with road widths varying from 12m to 70m for the efficient circulation/movement of people and goods. The area has existing connectivity to SH6 via the Coastal Road in the north of the site.
The area has been selected based on immediate availability of land and its future status after implementation of TP scheme (area with highest opportunity of commencement of site work). Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has been awarded the INR 1,734-crore EPC contract to work on the construction of roads and services The Activation Area is approximately 5.25% of the total developable area of DSIR. It can cater to a residential population of 1.2 lakhs with an employment of approximately 80,000 persons after completion. The development will activate a major portion of government land (80%) in Activation Area for the investors/industrialists and it will also help to trigger investments in rest of DSIR.
Trunk Infrastructure at Activation Area:
To develop the Activation area various trunk infrastructure projects have been identified as listed below:
1.Roads & Utility Services – 72 km
2.Flood Management – River training and bunding on Adhiya river – 15 km
3.Potable Water Supply – 135 km
4.Waste Water Treatment (STP & CETP) – STP 20MLD – CETP 35MLD
5.Solid Waste Management – 22.5 sqkm
6.Power Infrastructure – 430MW
7.Information and Communication Technology (ICT) – 22.5sqkm
8.Administrative and Business Centre for Dholera (ABCD Phase-I)- 14000 sqm
Land Use distribution of Activation Area:
The area has an optimum mix of land uses comprising of industrial, residential, mixed use, recreation, and tourism. The majority of the area in Activation area has been dedicated for industries, accounting up to 47% of the total area. 28% of the area has been demarcated for residential units. This will mainly be for the people working in the nearby industries. Recreational and sports facilities, commercial and tourism has been provided each of 3-4% of area in the 22.5 sq km area.
Land Holdings at Activation Area:
Few renowned companies have already acquired land in the Activation area. “Tata Group has already made an announcement to set up a lithium-ion
battery manufacturing unit. They have procured land of 126 acres and in the first phase, the company will make an investment of Rs 1,000 crore,” said
Jaiprakash Shivhare, ex-managing director, Dholera Industrial City Development Limited (DICDL). Further, the land has been allotted to Hindustan
Petroleum Corporation Limited for construction of petrol pumps.
Permissible Industries at Dholera SIR:
Defense and Aero Industry
Pharma and Bio Tech
IT and ITES
Agro and Food Processing
Industrial land at Infinity Infra:
Infinity Infra offers industrial land at Activation area, very close to the land acquired by the renowned companies. Also, the plots are located on prime
roads (up to 70m), which provide good connectivity to other Zones of Dholera SIR. These locations are also very nearby to the upcoming metro routes for enhanced connectivity. These plots can be used to develop warehouse spaces of e-commerce activities. The trunk infrastructure work has been going on at a speedy pace and these plots will be ready-to-use in a short span of time. Activation Area has limited Private land and because of this reason the land is limited and fast-selling. The attractive rates at which industrial land is being sold makes it a good time for purchasing Industrial land at Dholera SIR Smart City.