The north-central (NC) region, which houses around 30% of the country’s cement plants, is fast becoming a hub for automobile, pharma, healthcare, hospitality, IT and other industries. Currently, 23% of large automobile plants and 16% of the auto and ancillary units are based in NC region. Over Rs.679,000cr investment plans for Madhya Pradesh over the next few years was announced at the recently concluded Global Investment Summit 2014, Indore. With top companies having presence in the NC region and huge investments in the pipeline, the cleaning & hygiene industry is poised for a substantial boost with over 70% of the cleaning market still untapped.
The future scenario can better be understood by one example. NTPC and Reliance have been working on their Rs.20,000cr and Rs.25,000cr investment plans in Madhya Pradesh; NMDC and NALCO too have announced to set up thermal power plants at a cost of Rs.22,000 crore… These major investments itself is supposed to create a Rs.100cr business window for the cleaning segment.
The State offers a number of fiscal and policy incentives for businesses under the Industrial Promotion Policy, including single window clearance policy.
In 2014, while the Pharma Industry registered a growth rate of 10.9%, MP showed one of the highest at 19.3%. More than 300 medium and large scale companies and 12 mega projects are either running or are under construction phase. In 2013-14, the investments made in the State were to the tune of US$94.5 billion.
Accounting 14% of the State production, MP is one of the largest producers of cement. The cement industry is also the second largest emitter of CO2. The cement industry is constantly under pressure to reduce the emission with better equipment installation and housekeeping services. Major players are Kymore Cement Works; Birla Vikas & Satna Cement Works; Cement Corporation of India Ltd- Nayagaon; Cement Corporation of India Ltd-Mandhar; Century
Cement – Mahiar; Heidelberg Cement India Ltd- Damoh; Jaypee Cement – Bela; Jaypee Cement – Rewa; Jaypee Cement – Bhilai (clk); Jaypee Cement – Sidhee; K. J. S. Cement Ltd; Prism Cement Ltd. – I & II and UltraTech-Vikram Cement Works.
Manufacturing a variety of products for the Indian Armed Forces, the State has six Ordnance Factories with four located at Jabalpur, Vehicle Factory, Grey Iron Foundry, Gun Carriage Factory and Ordnance Factory at Khamaria Katni and Itarsi.
• Major auto manufacturing base
• Largest producer of radial tyres in India
• Largest soya processing hub in India
• FMCG consumer electronics hub
• Hub for pharmaceutical and herbal products
• Rapidly growing textile and apparel hub
• A growing gems and jewellery centre
Pithampur Special Economic Zone and Sanwer houses in Indore have leading large, medium and small scale manufacturing and service industries, ranging from Automobile to Pharmaceutical and from Software to Retail and from Textile trading to Real estate. Pithampur has a presence of over 2000 pharma units, including those of Ipca Laboratories, Cipla, Lupin, Glenmark and Unichem.
National level Real Estate Players such as DLF, Omax, Sahara, Parsvnath, Ansal API, Emaar MGF have big projects
at Indore bypass. Among the regional players, Silver Spring, Kalindi and Milan Heights have also their projects in nearby areas.
IBM, Impetus, TCS and Infosys are among the top IT/ITeS firms having their campus in Indore. A number of Industry clusters have been formed in the city to promote the segments in right balance.
SPV: MPPMO Analytical & Research Centre, Indore
No. of functional units: 300
Turnover: 3200 crores
Present status: About 105 units have complied with GMP Norms and registered an increase in production of 58%. Exports have increased appreciably from Rs.19.3 crores to 120 crores.