Gujarat Agriculture

Vibrant Gujarat 2013
Vibrant Gujarat Global Agriculture Summit-2013 Snapshot of Gujarat Agriculture
  • 10.7% growth in agricultural output in the State over the last 10 years
  • 8 agro-climatic zones; diversified multiple crops & cropping patterns; competitive position in production and productivity at National & International level for selected crops
  • Gross cropped area increased from 10.8 million ha in 2000-01 to 14.5 million ha in 2010-11, showing an increase of 34% over a decade
  • Micro Irrigation System (MIS) - 0.32 million hectares covered and 0.2 million farmers benefitted during 2005-11
  • Government of Gujarat has taken initiatives for scientific water harvesting; as a result 0.15 million check dams; 0.12 million bori-bandhs; 0.26 million farm ponds have been created

Advantage - Gujarat

  • 1,600 Km of coast line; 42 Ports and gateway for land locked States of India
  • 205 Agricultural Produce Market Committees (APMCs) and 400 Market Yards across the State
  • 16,044 Milk Cooperative Societies
  • 398 cold storage units with an installed capacity of 1.26 million tons
  • 37% (>500 Km) of Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) and Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) passes through Gujarat
  • Only State with 2,400 km State wide gas-grid
  • 83 Product Clusters, 202 Industrial Estates, 60 Special Economic Zones (SEZ), 13 Special Investment Regions (SIRs)
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