Shelf of projects

Government of Gujarat though GIDB has prepared a vision document, Blueprint for Infrastructure in Gujarat (BIG) -2020. Big-2020 provides comprehensive view of all the infrastructure sectors and seamlessly integrates them into a synchronised, synergistic, Holistic Plan in order to improve the quality of the life of the people and achieve faster economic growth in the state of Gujarat. It has identified a shelf of project and investments required across health sector to be implemented on priority basis for the inclusive growth of the state. The following table indicates the shelf of proposed projects and the investment envisaged

Project Rationale Investment (in Rs. crore)
Integrated healthcare townships (4 around 4 major cities. Aim to create at least 50,000 beds) Integrated townships will allow economies of scale and will serve all encompassing needs thereby increasing the attraction potential 10,000
Develop a Medical University Manpower creation has to be a thrust area. Creation of various training institutes through university 200
Centre for excellence in life sciences (at least 3 by 2020) Develop distinct strengths in research, science and technology to stimulate a fast-growing and cohesive regional healthcare economy. 1500
Centre for excellence in Knowledge Development and Information Technology for healthcare (2) Develop a research platform for evolving the knowledge base in medical sciences and also to innovate IT based healthcare and healthcare management, outsourcing applications etc. 200
Centre for excellence in Indian system of medicine Develop a research platform for exploring new frontiers in the Indian systems of medicine viz. homeopathy, ayurved, unani, siddha etc. 50
Centre for excellence in Pharmaceuticals Develop a research platform for research and development in the pharmaceuticals space. 35
Total
11,985