Dahej is a small town in Gujarat, India and due to it’s strategic location, it has traditionally been a major centre for domestic and international trade. The development of the area received a boost when Size-able reserves of Gas and Oil were found in the area. Dahej has now emerged as one of the biggest and most vibrant industrial hubs within the state of Gujarat. The nearest town Bharuch is connected by a broad gauge rail and NH 8 to Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Mumbai. Bharuch also has connectivity to Rajpipla and Ankleshwar via state highway.
Special Economy Zone (SEZ)
"The multi-product Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Dahej in Gujarat has made it to the world's top-50 'Free Zones', according to the survey of over 600 Free Zones in 120 countries by the prestigious FDI Magazine and is the only SEZ from India to have figured in the list from 24 countries for the year 2012-13."
Why Dahej ???
Special Investment Region - Gujarat
Dahej is a fast developing port town situated on the Gulf of Khambhat in Bharuch District, Gujarat. Dahej is situated 42 km west of Bharuch. Bharuch Junction Railway Station serves Dahej. Nearest airport is at Vadodara.
Special about DAHEJ
1 - GIDC - Special Investment Region.
2 - Area: 453 sq. km/45300 hectares.
3 - Focus Sectors: Chemical & Petrochemical, Engineering, Ship building, SEZs.
4 - GIDC as Developer - Dahej SEZ Special Economic Zones (SEZ).
5 - Dahej SEZ a 1700 hectare multi product SEZ - has been developed by Dahej SEZ Ltd. (DSL), a company jointly
promoted by GIDC and ONGC.
6 - Dahej SEZ, Vagra, Bharuch - SEZ is a part of Dahej Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment
Region (PCPIR) and is within Delhi - Mumbai Investment Corridor (DMIC).
"Dahej SEZ has been identified as among the top 25 Global Free Zones of the Future 2010-11 by fDi Magazine, FT business, London"