Policies

Mineral Policy

Promotional policy for the minerals sector is essential keeping in view the process of globalization, economic liberalization and the prevailing trends of the world Trade Organization.

The Government of Gujarat has envisaged specific policy initiatives for industrial minerals occurring in the state to attract investment in the fields mineral exploration, exploitation, and mineral-based industries. It is intended to create competitive environment to speed up industrial development in mineral potential area by enhancement of Human Resource capabilities, improvement in infrastructure & adopting modern technology. The approach is to make progress by increasing mineral production and export of value added material through local and global competitiveness. Efforts to develop with special attention to minerals which are only available in the Gujarat as compared to other states in the country and mineral occurring in few states & having high quality. Creating local employment through mineral exploitation while maintaining mine safety & striking ecological equilibrium is also an additional addendum of this policy

BT Policy

The science of biotechnology (BT) is making rapid strides. Past several years have witnessed a great conversion of this science into economic benefits due to its application in fields of agriculture, medicine, animal husbandry and environmental protection. Quite often, the science of biotechnology is also termed as key technology of 21st century.

Biotechnology: A Growth Engine

Globally, BT has been acknowledged as a tool for socio-economic development. Biotechnology is one of the world's fastest growing technologies, registering a growth rate of 15% (Source: Beyond the Borders--Ernst & Young, 2004). As per the 2006 survey by ABLE-Biospectrum, the forecast of the size of BT industry in India should have been to the tune of $2 bn by 2004 and $5bn by 2008. However, predicted growth for 2005 was almost achieved in 2004 itself, reflecting the fast pace of development. In India, BT industry has been growing at an average annual growth rate of 37.42%. In terms of sectors, it is led by Bio-Agri sector showing a growth of 81%, followed by Bio-Pharma (31.88 %) and Bio-Informatics (20%) and Bio-Industries (17.9%) (Source: ABLE-Biospectrum, 2006 survey).

Power Policy

  • Planning and building up adequate capacity in generation, transmission and distribution
  • Achieving optimum utilisation of existing equipments
  • Rationalising the tariff structure
  • Improving quality of services thereby achieving cost effectiveness
  • Striving for energy conservation
  • Encouraging power generation utilising non-conventional sources

An effort is made here to highlight Salient Features of the sectoral policies announced by the Government of Gujarat

Policies GOG

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Aerospace and Defence Policy 2016 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.
Agro Business Policy (2016-21) PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.
Biotechnology Policy (2016-21) PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.
Cottage and Rural Industries Policy 2016 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.
Electronics & IT/ITeS Startup Policy (2016-21) PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.
Electronics Policy (2016-21) PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.
Industrial Policy 2015 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.
IT/ ITeS Policy (2016-21) PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.
Ship Recycling Policy 2015 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.
Shipbuilding Policy 2010 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.
Small Hydel Policy 2016 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.
Solar Power Policy 2015 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.
Textile Policy 2012 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.
Tourism Policy (2015-20) PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.
Waste to Energy Policy 2016 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.
Wind Power Policy 2016 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.
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