ndia will soon have its first smart and futuristic city in Gujarat! The proposed Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR) will be bigger than Singapore in size with world-class facilities, says an FE report. DSIR was notified under the National Investment and Manufacturing Zone policy. There are seven nodes which will be developed under Phase-I of the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC). DSIR is one of the first and the biggest of these nodes. The environmental clearance for the project was given in 2014.
Dholera is a proposed greenfield industrial city. The planned city is located barely 100 km away from Ahmedabad. Dholera city will span across 920 sq km and encompasses 22 villages. The city will be bigger than the city of Ahmedabad. Dholera is strategically located between the three prominent industrial cities of Gujarat- Ahmedabad, Broda, Rajkot and Bhavnagar.