together had a total addition of fixed capital worth Rs.13077 crores,
provided gainful employment to 9.03 lakh persons and distributed
6002 crores as labour cost to employees, consumed input worth Rs.90908
crores, produced Rs.117539 crores worth of goods and services (valued
at ex-factory prices) and contributed by way of value added by manufacture
Rs.13077 crores to the national income.The percentage share of Gujarat
State in All-India quick estimates like no.of factories, employees,
value of output, net value added and addition to fixed capital were
accounted for 11.42 percent, 9.12 percent,
13.35 percent, 12.79 percent and 19.74 percent respectively. Gujarat
(12.79 percent) ranks second, next to Maharashtra (24.30 percent)
in respect of State wise percentage share in net value added by
manufacture generated by factory sector of the country.
number of working registered factories in the State has increased
from 19877 at the end of the year 1999 to 20050 at the end of the
year 2000. The average daily employment in these working factories,
which was 8.65 lakh at the end of the year 1999 increased to 8.68
lakh at the end of the year 2000.
In the State, at the end of 1999-00, 36326 Joint Stock Companies
were registered with
an authorised capital of Rs. 23483.56 crore. During the year 2000-01
(April - November, 2000) 1307 New Joint Stock Companies with an
authorised Capital of Rs. 7687.19 crore were registered.
Gujarat has continued to witness impressive industrial development.
Under the liberalised
licence policy introduced by Government of India since August 1991,
the State has received acknowledgements of 5539 Industrial Entrepreneurs
Memoranda (IEM) filed by entrepreneurs till March, 2001 with estimated
investment of Rs. 148209 crore. This works out to 13.21 per cent
in terms of numbers and 16.51 per cent in terms of proposed investment
in the country.
The State has also received 417 Letters Of Intent (LOI) with 11.55
per cent share in the
country, having proposed investment of Rs. 20179 crore with 19.04
per cent share in the country. The State also received 457 Letters
of Permission (LOP) for setting up 100 per cent Export Oriented
Units (EOU) having total investment of Rs. 8355 crore till December,