Kokan Region is one of the significant destination for industries to manufacturing the products.

Kokan is best destination for industries to manufacturing the products.

Kokan is changing its identity. The identity attached to mango, tourism and fisheries is changing at great speed.

Many factors are favouring to high potential of industrial growth in Kokan. These factors are like, available infrastructure, capital and power, availability of resources, transport network, skilled resources, climate, and changing social awareness.

The region has exclusive advantages of see. Another advantage is highways and railways. The region is connected to Mumbai, Goa, Pune and rest of the India by road and air. It is connected to many countries by sea. The region also has good infrastructure of internal roads.

Besides these factors, recent awareness hard work made by Kokan Bhumi Prathisthan, along with other cooperative societies, individual entrepreneurs, industrial Estates, show significant opportunities in the region. The mass level social campaign performed in June 2019, has created welcoming atmosphere for market, industry, manpower, government and individuals.

The industries and individual entrepreneurs now can came forward and start own industrial plants in Kokan.

Supporting factors in Kokan

  1. M.I.D.C’s Industrial Areas
    1. 6 industrial areas in the Ratnagiri district
    2. Water supply network
    3. The MIDC scheme for technicians and the educated unemployed to start their own industry
  2. Resources
    1. Availability of hardworking manpower
    2. Standard of living
  3. Local support
    1. Quick supply of consumer goods and non-consumer goods by the local people
  4. Connectivity
    1. Connected by Roads
    2. Kokan Railway
    3. Air
    4. Port

The Government Support

Government policy, plans and implementation has important effect on rate of growth and the geographical location of industries.

Government Support available through State government schemes, Central Government schemes and local body facilities.

Kokan- Facts and figures

Districts in Kokan Region

  1. Sindhudurg
  2. Ratnagiri
  3. Raigad
  4. Mumbai
  5. Thane

District wise overview

Area- Sq Km

Population

Male Population

Female Population

Cities

Closest Airport

Railway Station

Sindhudurg District

5207 Sq Km

868825

417332

432319

Kankawali, Kudal, Sawantwadi

Ratnagiri, Belgaon

Sindhudurg nigari, Kankawali, Kudal, Sawantwadi

Ratnagiri District

8208 Sq Km

1615069

761121

853948

Dapoli, Guhagar, Ratnagiri, Chiplun, Rajapur

Ratnagiri

Ratnagiri, Chiplun, Rajapur

Raigad District

7152 Sq Km

2634200

1344345

1289855

Panvel, Karjat, Pen, Alibag, Shrivardhan, Mahad

Mumbai, Pune, Ratnagiri

Panvel, Karjat, Pen, Alibag, Shrivardhan, Mahad

Mumbai District

603 Sq Km

3085411

1684608

1400803

Mumbai

Mumbai

Mumbai

Thane District

4214 Sq Km

11060148

5865078

5195070

Bhivandi, Dombivali, Kalyan, Shahapur, Murbad, Belapur, Thane, Mira-Bhayandar

Mumbai

Bhivandi, Dombivali, Kalyan,  Belapur, Thane, Mira-Bhayandar

Manufacturing industries in Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri and Raigad districts

Major groups of manufacturing industries are,

  1. Agro based industries
    1. Mango, Cashew, Arecanut and Kokam cultivation, Spices
    2. Fishery
    3. Dairy, Poultry
  2. Forest based Industries
  3. Textile industries
  4. Leather industries
  5. Paper industries
  6. Non-metallic mineral products
  7. Chemical industries
  8. Engineering industries
  9. Miscellaneous industries

It is observed that various types of industries are situated in the Ratnagiri district. The 9 MIDC areas are listed in the district.

List of Areas and Land rates in Ratnagiri MIDC

 

Name of the MIDC’s Area

Industrial Plots per sq. mtr (Rs.)

Commercial Plots per sq. mtr (Rs.)

Residential Plots per sq. mtr (Rs.)

1

Addl. Lote Parshuram

700

1400

NA

2

Chiplun- Gane Khadpoli

370

920

690

3

Chiplun- Pohali Kherdi

330

620

500

4

Dabhol Portbase - I

200

380

330

5

Dapoli

200

400

NA

6

Kudal

250

500

400

7

Lote Parshuram

700

1400

1050

8

Ratnagiri

430

850

640

9

Sangameshwar

170

330

NA

Lote Ratnagiri Industrial Area

  • Distance from Major City Chiplun: 14 Km
  • Total Area: 2738 Acres
  • Industrial Plots: 471 +
  • Road network: 18.35 Km of completely developed roads with street light

Air Connectivity

  • Pune International Airport: 214 Km
  • Mumbai International Airport: 240 Km
  • Navi Mumbai International Airport (Proposed): 200 Km
  • Ratnagiri Airport: 91 Km.

Road Connectivity

  • Mumbai – Goa National Highway (NH 17)
  • Guhagar – Chiplun – Karad - Vijapur (SH 136)

Port Connectivity

  • JNPT: 200 Km
  • Mumbai Port Trust: 245 Km
  • Dighi Port: 131 Km
  • Jaigad Port: 85 Km.

(Ref: Industrial area Profile Magnitic Maharashtra, by MIDC)

Industrial Policy and Incentives by Maharashtra State

  1. Policy Initiatives For Promotion of Electronics System Design and Manufacturing Sector In India
  2. MAHARASHTRA IT & ITES POLICY-2015
  3. State Government`s Policy regarding setting up of Special Economic Zones in Maharashtra, 2001
  4. Exemption from payment of royalty on minor minerals in MIDC area
  5. Industrial Policy of Maharashtra 2013
  6. Maritime Development Policy 2016
  7. Retail Policy 2016
  8. Single Window Policy 2016

The Maharashtra State Financial Corporation (MSFC)

The main function of MSFC is to meet the term loan requirements of small and medium scale industries for acquisition of fixed assets like land, building, machinery and equipment. The loans are given for setting up new industrial units as well as for expansion and modernisation of the existing units. The objective of the Corporation is to promote more industries in backward and developing areas of Maharashtra.

The industries and individual entrepreneurs ! came forward and start industrial plants in Kokan 

Choose Kokan as manufacturing destination. A complete support is available by Kokan Bhumi Pratisthan for identifying location, initiating local support, helping in legal procedures and doing interaction with government organisations as well local authorities, etc. For more information contact to,

Kokan Bhumi Pratisthan

Mr Diptesh Jagtap, M. +91 9833475741

Email: djagtap10793@gmail.com

 

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