State signs MoU with Adani for multi-model logistics park


Spread over 1,450 acres with a dedicated air cargo complex, the park will provide direct air, rail and road connectivity; investment of Rs 50,000 crore

In a step towards ‘Ease of Doing Business’ in the state and taking it forward from ‘Uttam to Sarvottam’ in development, the state government signed an MoU with Adani Ports and SEZ Limited for India’s biggest multi-model logistics park at Virochan Nagar, near Sanand.

In the presence of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Additional Chief Secretary to the CM and Industries and Mines M K Das and Karan Adani, CEO, Adani Ports and SEZ Ltd exchanged the MoUs.

This park will be spread in an area of 1,450 acres and attract an investment of Rs 50,000 crore.

The CM said, “This park will be directly connected with Dedicated Freight Corridor and all major ports. It is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s vision of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ and will make businesses in Gujarat, more competitive globally. This park will provide excellent connectivity to the biggest auto hub and upcoming industrial areas in the region.”

The CM also added that the park will provide direct and indirect employment to more than 25 thousand people. With a dedicated Air Cargo Complex the park will provide direct air, rail and road connectivity to the people in the state.

Giving details of the park, ACS to CM, M K Das said, “The air cargo terminal will have a 4.6 km runway which will be capable of handling large carrier vehicles like airplanes. It will also provide a global platform to the local export and import market. A rail freight terminal will also be established. This will be directly connected to the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor.”

A warehouse zone will come up in an area of 90 lakh sq.feet which will house an Air Freight Station ( capacity- 4.5 metric tons), grade-A warehouse, cold storage etc. Besides this, the facility will also have a Shopping Plaza / Business Centre with a total retail footprint of over 3 lakh sq. ft. A dedicated Skill development centre shall be developed with a special focus on Logistics to ensure availability of skilled manpower.


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