014964 Malhotra G (NO, Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad-201 001, Email: email@example.com) : Structure and performance of industries in Gujarat. J scient ind Res 2008, 67(9), 708-16.
Present study analyses economic performance and industrial growth pattern of Gujarat state, India. Two digit industries (TDI), which are major contributors to the economy, offer wide scope for employments due to maturity in technical skills and capabilities of entrepreneurs, investment potentials and net value addition. Economic reforms policies improved growth pattern of TDI. Manufacturing units of electricity, rubber, plastic, petroleum products recorded a significant growth (55%). TDI has diversified into chemicals, engineering, Pharmaceuticals, dyes and dye intermediates, food processing, agro based industries, dairy, edible oils vegetable oils, soda ash, cement, fertilizers, petrochemicals, paper products from its traditional textile base. Ports and related offshore infrastructure development of service sectors enhanced productivity rate by strengthening supply chain networks of transportation.
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