From President's Desk
Gujarat State is poised for significant industrial growth in the country. Ankleshwar Industrial Estate, one of the largest Industrial Estates of Asia Continent was set up in mid 70s by GIDC. More than 1200 industrial units are functioning in this estate. As majority of them are chemical, Ankleshwar is also popular as Major Chemical Zone of the State. Ankleshwar is te hub of the industrial activity in Bharuch District. It provides industrial and social infrastructure to other nearby estates like Panoli, Jhagadia and Valia. 35% of the total exports of the State is from this area. Ankleshwar's contribution to growth of Gujarat State as well as the Nation is therefore well known.
Ankleshwar Industries Association was established in 1978, when it was the initial stage of industrial development. Since then AIA has been playing a key role and acts catalyst for accelerating growth in this area. Over a period of 26 years, AIA could establish industrial and social infrastructure in the area. Today, the estate have Common Effluent Treatment Plant for treatment and safe disposal of industrial effluent, Secured Landfill site for disposal of hazardous solid waste, Common Incinerator, Effluent Conveyance Pipeline Project for safe conveyance of effluent to deep sea through 55 km. length pipeline, Disaster Prevention & Management Centre for tackling and controlling safety hazards, a 60 bed full fledge hospital for medical facilities, 8 schools for educational facilities and other social infrastructure.
AIA works with the Government Administration and with Social and Political Leaders in the interest of development of the estate, which has helped in many played a key role in helping the District and Government Administration, whenever there is a need in situations of flood, drought, earthquake, tsunami of any other natural calamity.
The website of this estate is a very important document to know about what Ankleshwar Estate is. Our Managing Committee is proud to present this edition to you. I am sure, this will bridge the gap between the suppliers and the buyers and it will act as a catalyst in development good business relations. We have tried our utmost to develop an up-dated website and hope it will be useful to all.