Update: 30th December-2015

Civil Aviation Ministry Gives Clearance For 4 Greenfield Airports
The Civil Aviation Ministry has given clearance for four greenfield airports including the Rs. 1,378 crore international airport at Dholera in Gujarat, which is expected to reduce air traffic load at the existing Ahmedabad airport...



NDA government approves Rs 2784 cr worth of trunk infrastructure for Dholera SIR
In a move that will kick-start development of Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR) project in Gujarat, the cabinet committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the construction of trunk infrastructure worth about Rs 2784.83 crore for a project that is being envisaged as a “Smart City”.



Gujarat plans Rs 1,000 crore Dholera airport project to take on world's best in Dubai
The Gujarat government expects a new airport in an ancient port city of Dholera in the state to take on Dubai as a global hub. The Rs 1,000 crore project has been actively backed by the Narendra Modi government and has been envisaged when Modi was chief minister of Gujarat, said general manager, Dholera International Airport, a state-run company....




First smart city project to get boost at summit
As the government draws out the blueprint of 100 smart cities across the country, India’s first smart city project at Dholera is expected to get a boost at the seventh edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit. The Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR) is expected to be one of the main investment draws at Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2015 .......



By 2017 or 2018 Dholera should be in business, construction to start in next less than 5 months
Just last month we have floated our first tender for the roads and services for Dholera.So we expect that in less than five months we will start construction and construction will take place three to five years, so by 2017 or 18 Dholera should be in business........



Kalyani Group to invest Rs 600 crore in Gujarat
The Kalyani Group will invest up to Rs 600 crore in its Dholera plant in Gujarat to upgrade the facility that makes armoured fighting vehicles. The investment will create more than 2,500 jobs, the company said. .......



Smart cities: Gujarat’s Dholera zone sets pace for the flagship programme in new year
The tendering process for the Dholera special investment region in Gujarat is to be launched shortly, inviting investments worth close to Rs 3,000 crore for building trunk infrastructure on the 22.5 square km .......



Development of first Smart City has started for Dholera: Saurabh Patel
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has desired to build 100 Smart Cities in the country to fulfill the dream of modern and effective urban planning in the nation. To fulfill this vision, Gujarat has decided to provide the best contribution. The Finance Minister of Gujarat Saurabh Patel said that Gujarat has started to develop.......



22,000 MoUs likely to be signed in Vibrant Gujarat Investors’ Summit
The seventh edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit that promises to turn Gujarat into a “Global Business Hub”, through the biggest congregation of businessmen from across the globe, will see 22,000 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) being signed between the state government and business houses.......



Dholera SIR gets green nod from MoEF
ne of the most ambitious projects of Gujarat government the Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR) spread across 920 sq km has been recommended for environmental clearance by the expert appraisal committee of the ministry of environment and forest (MoEF), but is yet to get nod for coastal......



Smart City Project: Modi Government invites bids for Greater Noida, DMIC
After announcing a whopping Rs 7060 crore in the Union Budget on July 10 for developing 100 smart cities across the country, the NDA Government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to invite bids for Dholera investment region in Gujarat in the next three months and for integrated industrial .....



PM Narendra Modi-govt grants 'site clearance' to Gujarat's Dholera airport
The Narendra Modi-government has granted "site clearance" for the greenfield international airport at Dholera at Ahmedabad in Gujarat. This airport located near the Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR) is being developed due to expansion constraints at the existing airport in Ahmedabad city.



GMR keen to take part in Dholera SIR, International Airport
Infrastructure major GMR Group setting up a 25-MW solar power plant in the world’s largest solar energy farm at Charanka in north Gujarat has expressed desire to take part in Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR) and International airport projects.


DIPP pushes for 11-fold hike in FY15 budget for DMIC
In what could give a big push to urbanisation and infrastructure creation, two of the BJP’s chief electoral promises, the Narendra Modi government may increase this fiscal’s budget outlay for the prestigious Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) manifold.



DMIC Trust to provide Rs 6,000 cr for Dholera, Shendra-Bidkin
The Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) Trust will provide Rs 3,000 crore each for the launch of trunk infrastructure in two industrial cities of Dholera and Shendra-Bidkin this year as momentum picks up for the planned mega development."We will launch two cities this year and give Rs 3,000 crore each for the....



Dholera development to start in Q1 2015
Construction work on trunk infrastructure will start by the first quarter of the next year, providing a thrust to multi-billion dollars worth of developments at Dholera in Gujarat, one of the seven cities planned under the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC), a senior project official said today. The trunk infrastructure includes roads, all underground utilities....


Dholera to soon host one of country's four smart cities
Imagine living in a city where you don’t get honked; no cops to harass you at crossroads and yet, traffic glides as smoothly as hot spoon over butter; Internet services will be provided to every home like water and electricity. Though it seems more like Plato’s theory of an ideal state, this ideal city will soon be a reality — just 100-odd kms ....



French business delegation meets CM with a helping hand, eye on investments
A French business delegation of 14 companies met Chief Minister Narendra Modi and other state government officials in Gandhinagar on Tuesday to explore possibility for investments and business tie-ups in the areas like upcoming Dholera SIR (Special Investment Region) and the MEGA (Metro Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad) project.....



Delhi-Mumbai corridor: 9 projects worth Rs 1.2 lakh cr get nod
The Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Trust has approved nine projects entailing an investment of Rs 1.2 lakh-crore. These include industrial townships and logistic hubs. The projects would be funded by the Centre, state governments and the private sector....


Rapid transit systems to connect Ahmedabad and Dholera
The government plans to put in place a Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) and a Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS) between Ahmedabad and Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR) to give impetus to the development of DSIR.....


Intra-city rail network planned in Gujarat’s Special Investment Region
The Dholera region, spread over 900 square kilometres, is being developed as a new greenfield industrial hub in Gujarat. It is about 100 km south of Ahmedabad and a designated investment zone under the ambitious Delhi Mumbai Industrial corridor project....


AECOM awarded US$30-million program management contract for Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor in Gujarat, India
AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced today that it has been awarded a program management contract for the...


Gujarat approves town planning scheme of Dholera SIR and Dahej approved
Gujarat government has approved the development plan and town planning scheme of Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR) and Dahej Petroleum Chemical and Petrochemical Investment Region (PCPIR). The decision was taken at the meeting of Gujarat Industrial Development Board (GIDB) ...


Gujarat govt in talks with Zydus for land allotment in Dholera
The Gujarat government is in talks with Cadila Healthcare (Zydus), Cadila Pharmaceuticals and Torrent Group for allotment of land in the Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR). According to senior officials at the Dholera SIR ...


Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) to provide treated water to Dholera SIR
The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is planning to carry out secondary treatment of domestic sewerage from areas west of the Sabarmati river and send it for recycling and reuse at Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR)..



Mahindra awaits land from govt for World City at Dholera
Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd, the real estate and infrastructure arm of the Mahindra Group, is keen to set up an integrated business city at Dholera, and is awaiting land from the state government for the project.



Interarch Building to invest Rs 150 cr in Gujarat facility
Interarch Building Products Pvt Ltd, a high-end interior products manufacturer, plans to invest Rs 150 crore in its proposed plant at Dholera in Gujarat over the next three years.



Dholera’s Rs70,000-crore cure for investment famine
The Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation (DMICDC) has already got 105 sq km for Phase 1 of its upcoming R70,000-crore city at Dholera in Gujarat, 110 km from Ahmedabad. The 903-sq km city



Modi uses hard sell for his model of growth
A Statue of Unity dedicated to Sardar Vallabhai Patel that is taller than the Statue of Liberty, a new city Dholera that will be six times the size of Shanghai, wi-fi in villages, these were some of the big ideas Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi used to sell his model of development to businessmen and students at KC College on Thursday.




Narendra Modi urges Mumbai s businessmen to set up shop in Gujarat
Come to Gujarat, I am constructing a city, Dholera, that's six times the size of Shanghai and two times the size of Delhi," said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the business community at KC College auditorium on Thursday




Seven new cities on Delhi-Mumbai industrial corridor
Plans for seven new cities along the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) have been finalised and work on two new smart industrial cities at Dholera in Gujarat and Shendra Bidkin in Maharashtra would start in the next financial year, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said Thursday.


Budget paves way for Dholera smart industrial city
The Union Budget presented by Finance Minister P Chidambaram Thursday paved the way for development of Dholera in Ahmedabad district as one of the two "smart industrial cities"....


Union Budget 2013: PC goes to town on smart cities
Work on the first two smart industrial cities along the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) — Dholera in Gujarat and Shendra Bidkin in Maharashtra — will start soon. Finance minister P Chidambaram said plans for seven new cities have ....


Dholera SIR, Dahej PCPIR attract big investments
State government's ambitious project, Dholera special investment region (SIR) and Dahej Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR) on Friday witnessed big ticket investment commitments on the first day of ....



Dholera will be better developed than Delhi: Narendra Modi
Stressing the need for developing urban and rural areas simultaneously, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today said that port city of Dholera will be developed better than Delhi and six times bigger than China's financial capital Shanghai.....



Land acquisition starts for 6-lane Dholera road
Sources said that the land acquisition for the metro project connecting city and Dholera SIR has also begun simultaneously. Officials said that in all 9.16 lakh sq metre land will be acquired for the two projects...



New map may pave way for proposed international airport at Dholera
Fresh maps of a new alignment for the proposed international airport at Dholera shows it does not fall within the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) area, a top official said, adding this may expedite the project’s approval since the maps have been..


Gujarat seeks Rs 11,000 crore from Japan for Dholera
Gujarat has sought Rs 11,000 crore from Japan for implementing various projects related to the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC). During a meeting held in mid-August in Gandhinagar between top officials of the state .....


Gujarat wants mini-Japan on its soil; Modi on a mission
Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who is heading a 25-member delegation to Japan, pitched for a mini-Japan in Gujarat through greater exchange in different spheres between the Land of the Rising Sun and the state...


Work on Dholera Special Investment Region to start within a year
Work on Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR) in Gujarat will start within a year, a senior official associated with the project said. The central government has approved Rs 3,000 crore to create basic infrastructure for giving a...


Gujarat CM Narendra Modi, leading business delegation from Gujarat to Japan, starts return journey
The high-level business delegation from Gujarat, led by Chief Minister Mr. Narendra Modi, started on return journey from Osaka this afternoon after a very successful four-day tour of Japan on the invitation of Japanese Government...


Gujarat plans a port city on the lines of Japan's Kobe
Gujarat plans to create a port city on the lines of the one in Kobe in Japan, said a state government press release. The decision came during a four-day visit of a Gujarat delegation to Japan....


Modi invites Japan to the rising land of sun power
Chief Minister Narendra Modi has invited Japan s companies to invest in the Go Green project, under which the state is planning to generate 5,000 megawatt solar power by installing solar panels on the Narmada Canal....


Modi wants to develop Dholera SIR on lines of Kobe
On the last day of his four-day visit to land of the rising sun, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has expressed desire to develop Dholera SIR (Special Investment Region) as a model port city on line of Kobe city in Japan.....


Gujarat wants mini Japan on its soil
Chief minister Narendra Modi, who is heading a 25-member delegation to Japan, pitched for a mini-Japan in Gujarat through greater exchange in different spheres between the Land of the Rising Sun and the state...


Modi on Japan tour, will his Suzuki plan be successful?
The Gujarat Chief Minister is scheduled to meet Japan’s Deputy Prime Minister and top trade and industry officials. Setting up of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai-Pune bullet train, Ahmedabad-Dholera metro and two Japanese industrial estates in Gujarat figured on Modi’s...


Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Japan tour, to visit Maruti Suzuki headquarters
The Gujarat Chief Minister is scheduled to meet Japan s Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and top trade and industry officials. Setting up of Ahmedabad-Mumbai-Pune bullet train,...


 

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