Gujarat must concentrate on 9 successful sectors to spice up manufacturing and appeal to top-class tech firms to assist India obtain the purpose of a USD 5 trillion economic system by 2026-27, based on a process drive report.

Arrange by the Gujarat authorities, the duty drive chaired by former Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia has recommended that the state has to speed up its development fee and obtain a share of 10 per cent within the nationwide GDP, up from 8.36 per cent in 2021. This implies Gujarat has to attain a goal of GSDP of USD 500 billion by FY2026-27.

“If India has to attain the goal of GDP of USD 5 Trillion by FY 2026-27, Gujarat has to run sooner as a result of Gujarat is the expansion engine of India,” it mentioned.
The report has recognized 9 ‘successful sectors’ for manufacturing needing particular consideration from the federal government. These are cars, attire, fundamental metals, electronics, electrical equipment and tools, meals processing, gems & jewelry, prescribed drugs and textiles.

The duty drive additionally recommended that the state ought to concentrate on all providers, primarily IT/ITeS, FinTech, and tourism (together with medical worth journey).
“The state wants to speculate some huge cash in offering high-quality infrastructure for all these sectors. The federal government must spend cash for attracting top-class IT firms and tourism sector promoters,” mentioned the Adhia panel report.

Stating that worldwide connectivity from 4 or 5 main airports is urgently required to draw funding within the providers sector, the report mentioned all doable trendy facilities, and cruise providers, needs to be made out there to develop Gujarat as a serious vacation spot for coastal and inland water tourism.

The report, which calls for a whole revamping of the expansion technique of Gujarat within the subsequent 5 years, additionally recommended that the state has to go in an enormous manner in selling renewables, microgrids and electrical mobility. Selling inexperienced hydrogen and semiconductor manufacturing needs to be on its radar.

Gujarat has to develop a sturdy ecosystem for industry-ready human capital, and there’s a requirement for high quality enchancment in greater training and a number of upskilling of the workforce. Alternatives arising from the gig economic system needs to be exploited, as per the report.

It mentioned that in 2021-22, India turned a USD 3.09 trillion economic system in nominal phrases. The common annual nominal development for the final 10 years (2012-13 to 2021-22) is sort of 10.5 per cent. Subsequently, if the previous development fee is sustained, India could be USD 5 trillion economic system by 2026-27 in nominal phrases, the report added.
The duty drive was arrange in February for suggesting a method for the Gujarat authorities for making India a USD 5 trillion economic system as per the imaginative and prescient of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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