GIDB as apex authority

Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board (GIDB) designated as Apex Authority under The Gujarat SIR Act, 2009 is headed by Hon. Chief Minister.

Powers and Functions of Apex Authority

  • To approve Land Use Plan, Town Planning Schemes and Development Plan of the SIR proposed by the Regional Development Authorities (RDAs).
  • To make regulations for Development, Operation, Regulation and Management of SIRs within the State and development of infrastructure within the SIRs.
  • To monitor the development of Special Investment Regions and issue necessary instructions to the Agencies involved.
  • To ascertain and fix the rates and approve the user charges, proposed by Regional Development Authorities.

The Special Investment Region (SIR) Act – 2009

The State Government has enacted the legal framework to provide establishment, operation, regulation and management of large size Investment Regions and Industrial Areas in the State of Gujarat and to specially enable their development as Global Hubs of Economic Activity supported by World Class Infrastructure, Premium Civic Amenities, Centre of Excellence and Pro-active Policy Framework.