A breakthrough event that has made through Dholera SIR latest news is the region being identified as a potential aerospace and defence hub.
The 920 Sq. Kms. industrial city of Dholera SIR is now offering plots as big as 8 Sq. Kms. to global defence suppliers for the purpose of testing and storage of defence equipment. As per Dholera SIR latest news, this is the only city amongst the South Asian countries that is providing plots of this scale for such purpose.
The city is being developed by a Los Angeles based consultant firm ‘Aecom’. Mr. Jagadish Salgaonkar, Senior Vice-President of Aecom has thorough knowledge of the terrain and has confirmed that Dholera is fit for construction of everything required in the defence space including artillery, guns, jeep and tanks.
Mr. Salgaonkar further said that, “Our target market is maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) facilities for aircraft, defence contractors and heavy machinery manufactures, which require huge land for inventory management. Companies dealing with helicopters and aircraft can set up shops here. Along with large manufacturers, 100 SMEs will also come to Dholera.” He added, “We are in touch with the Ministry of Defence for Dholera. Whenever the Defence Minister strikes a big defence deal, all those equipment can be built there.”
Amit B Kalyani, Executive Director, Kalyani Group has confirmed setting up of a defence manufacturing facility by the group in Dholera, Gujarat. The group intends to invest Rs. 600 crore towards this project and the facility shall be capable of upgrading and overhauling armored vehicles and shall also manufacture defence electronics and radar.
This project shall be in line with the ‘Make in India’ vision encouraged by Mr. Modi. The defence business shall be managed by Kalyani Strategic Systems, a subsidiary of Kalyani Group. The Memorandum of Understanding for this project was signed between the group and state government in the last held Vibrant Gujarat Summit. In accordance to the MoU, the project operations are likely to begin by 2016.
Dholera’s transport facilities shall be an add on advantage to establishment of defence industry in the city. The unconditional logistic support from the Dedicated Freight Corridor shall further augment the success of the industry.
Dholera has been declared as the first smart city of India and development for basic infrastructure has begun in the city. Rs. 5400 crores have been allotted towards its development by the central government and further investments are expected through alternate funding sources.
As per Dholera SIR latest news, the city shall be completed by 2040, the first phase of which should be available to move in by 2019.
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