Friday, July 24, 2009

Be Very Proud to be the GUJARATI

:: Be Very Proud to be the GUJARATI ::

Our State of GUJARAT Situated in western India and bordering Pakistan, Gujarat is among Indias most prosperous states.

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.

Gujarat holds many records in India for economic development:
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.

Reliance Petroleum Limited, one of the group companies of Reliance Industries Limited founded by Dhirubhai Ambani operates the oil refinery at Jamnagar which is the world's largest grass roots refineries.

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..

The first ALL VEG PIZZA-HUT was opened in Ahmedabad

Surat is the fastest growing city in the world.

IIM, Ahmedabad is Asia's 1st and world's 45th ranked management college

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.

Gujarat is having least crime against women among all Indian states where AP is 1st, Delhi is 2nd , Bihar is 3rd

Ahmedabad is ranked 2nd in Real Estate - Ahead of Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, 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 is the first state to interconnect 20 rivers

It is the first state to provide uninterrupted 24hr 2 phase electricity to all villages

It is the only state with statewide gas grid

It is currently implementing statewide water distribution grid that will connect all 14,000 villages and all cities

It has largest e-governance network in Asia Pacific

In every corner of Gujarat, within the range of 25 KMs there is a development going on.

Operation WHITE FLOOD (MILK) was initiated in Gujarat by Dr. Kurien which took India in 1998 to become highest milk producer in the world.

Consumption of GOLD in Gujarat is highest in India ..

Highest Numbers of passports are issued 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 RBI, 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.

Ten special economic zones (SEZs) near Jamnagar , a 4000-megawatt power project and five private shipyards are coming up. And massive expansion is being undertaken of the Mundra and Kandla ports.

Not only has Gujarat unseated Maharashtra as India 's number one investment destination but also, it is threatening to dislodge Mumbai, Maharashtra 's capital and the financial and business capital of India , as the trade gateway to the country.

Mundra port where IOC and HPCL are setting up giant oil storage capacities has already emerged as India 's largest private oil storage tank farm.

And now Gujarat is nursing ambitions of dislodging Mumbai as India 's financial hub. Its government recently announced the setting up of an international financial services center, the Gujarat International Finance Tech-City with an investment outlay of $6 billion in Ahmedabad.

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 and please pass alone this to other Gujarati's

" Jya Jya Vase Ek GUJARATI Tya Tya Sadakal GUJARAT "

Nishant Gor
Bhuj Kutch
Contact +91 9428220471

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