Our State of GUJARAT Situated in western India and bordering Pakistan , Gujarat is among Indias most prosperous states.
Its per capita GDP is 2.4 times the Indian average.
Gujaratis GDP growth rate is 10.6% and India can not achieve 8 percent Growth rate without Gujarat getting closer to 12% growth rate.
If it was a nation it would have been 67th richest nation in the world above many European and Asian economies like Taiwan and Ukraine .
20% of India 's Industrial Output
80% of India 's Diamond Production
9% of India 's Mineral Production
50% of India 's Natural Gas Production
54% of India 's Crude Oil Production
22% of India 's exports
24% of India 's textile production
45% of India 's pharmaceutical products
35% of India 's Sponge Iron Production
47% of India 's petrochemical Production
The world's largest ship breaking yard is in Gujarat near Bhavnagar at Alang.
Gujarat ranks first nationwide in gas-based thermal electricity generation with national market share of over 8% and second nationwide in nuclear electricity generation with national market share of over 1%.
Over 20% of the S&P CNX 500 conglomerates have corporate offices in Gujarat
Over 35% of the stock market wealth of India is with Gujarati People.
In recent Forbes magazine list of 10 richest Indian people four are Gujarati - Mukesh Ambani, Anil Ambani, Azim Premji and Tulsi Tanti
Over 60% of Indian Population in North America is Gujarati. An average income of a Gujarati family in North America is three times more than the average income of an American family.
Gujarat is having the highest no. of operating airports in India (Total 12).
Gujarat is having highest no. of vegetarian people compared to any other state in India ..
Ahmedabad “ the commercial capital of Gujarat is the seventh largest city in India ..
Gandhinagar is the Greenest Capital City in whole Asia
Gujarat is the safest state as the Crime rate of it is 8.2 which is the least in India stated by India Today 2005 report.
Ahmedabad which is the seventh largest city in India is the lowest in crime rate among all Tier-I and Tier-II cities of India as per National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report.
Ahmedabad is ranked 3rd in Policy Initiatives - Ahead of Bangalore, Chennai, Calcutta, Mumbai & Delhi...
Percent of man-days lost in Gujarat due to labor strike are lowest in country - just 0.52%
The first state to have to fully functional LNG terminal
Gujarat has 33 approved SEZs
It is the first state to provide uninterrupted 24hr 2 phase electricity to all villages
It is currently implementing statewide water distribution grid that will connect all 14,000 villages and all cities
Its agricultural production has been increased four-fold in five years (from USD 2 Billion in 2001-2002 to 7.5 Billion in 2005-2006)
Operation WHITE FLOOD (MILK) was initiated in Gujarat by Dr. Kurien which took India in 1998 to become highest milk producer in the world.
Largest number of immigration & emigration is done from Gujarat ..
Baroda gas project - bringing natural gas to every home - More than 35 years ago they installed pipelines to bring natural gas to every kitchen.
According to a recent study by the Reserve Bank of India, the country's central bank, Gujarat stood first in the country with investments of US$17.8 billion in 2006-07 or 25.8% of India 's total investment of $69 billion during the year.The southern state of Andhra Pradesh stood a distant second having attracted $6.1 billion in 2006-07.
A report in Times of India describes the Gulf of Kutch as India 's ' Gulf of Riches '. Four top business houses - Reliance Industries, Essar Group, Adani Group and Tata Group, have invested about $34 billion along the Gulf of Kutch's 700-kilometer long coastline. Other corporate, which had invested over $3.26 billion since the 2001 earthquake have investments worth another $19.5 billion in the pipeline.
Gujarat 's 41 ports handle 80% of India 's port traffic and 20% of its cargo. It is estimated that by 2015, Gujarat 's ports will handle 39% of India 's cargo.
Mundra port where Indian Oil Corporation and Hindustan Petroleum are setting up giant oil storage capacities has already emerged as India 's largest private oil storage tank farm.
The volume of cargo handled by Mundra and Kandla ports alone has outstripped that handled by Mumbai's ports - the Mumbai Port Trust and the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.
Forbes Magazine published list of Top 20 Self-Made Business-Men from Asia The list includes 6 men from India and out of 6 three are Gujarati - Tulsi Tanti, Gautam Adani and Uday Kotak...
Be VERY PROUD to be a GUJARATI
jai jai garvi Gujarat