Gujarat has a track record of successful private sector participation in infrastructure development. However, GIDB's first and the foremost accomplishment has been chalking out of clear cut and comprehensive policies supported by a legal framework. The Board's focus has been on integrating and augmenting various components of infrastructure to improve the quality of life in the state.
The State acts a natural gateway to the rich land-locked northern and central hinterland. It has a vast and fertile hinterland comprising west, north, and central India that constitutes a large amount to the total India trade. It has the longest coastline in India and has a multiple range of ports along with a wide range of cargos. Gulf of Cambay and Gulf of Kutch provides natural navigational safety and logistical advantage to northern and central parts of India and proximity to west Asia, Africa and Europe.