Special Investment Regions (SIRs)


To create large size Investment Regions / Industrial areas and develop them as Global Hubs for economic activity supported by world class infrastructure The Government of Gujarat has enacted ‘The Gujarat Special Investment Region Act-2009’ and has come into force on 6th January, 2009.

The concept of SIR has been evolved in concurrence with Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor, a high impact industrial area within 150 km distance on both side of DFC. (Dedicated Freight Corridor admeasuring 1499 Km from Dadri-NCR to JN Port-Mumbai)

Out of 24 industrial nodes identified on Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor, 6 nodes are located in the State of Gujarat.

Development Mechanism For SIR


Special Investment Regions In The State Of Gujarat


Early bird project

Early Bird Projects in Dholera SIR

  • Infrastructure connectivity projects 
  • Dholera international airport 
  • Expressway between Ahmedabad and dholera 
  • MRTS connecting Ahmedabad and dholera 

Infrastructure Connectivity Projects


Dholera International Airport

  • Dholera International Airport has been planned to cater Cargo cum Passenger Traffic
  • Status : Dholera International Airport Company Limited (DIACL) , the Project implementing SPV has been formed, Site Suitability received from AAI, NOC received frome Min. of Defense, Defense, Detailed Project Report (DPR) completed and EIA studies underway
  • Investment opportunity for Defense Sector Manufacturing and MRO related activities

Expressway between Ahmedabad and Dholera

  • New Expressway connecting Ahmedabad to Dholera Smart City has been planned
  • Detailed Project Report (DPR) completed

MRTS connecting Ahmedabad and Dholera

  • High Speed Passenger Rail connecting Ahmedabad to Dholera Smart city has been planned
  • Detailed Project Report (DPR) is
    • Final DPR approved
    • Included in JICA Rolling Plan