Industries in Guna
Many industries have sprung up in Guna over the years since 1947 when it became a part of the state of Madhya Pradesh. Guna has large scale industries/public sector undertakings, medium scale enterprises and small scale enterprises. After the establishment of Spice Park by the Spice Board, there is extensive progress in terms of industrial development where industries go hand in hand with agriculture. With the extensive infrastructure offered by the Spice Park, the quality of products has been improved with better price realization. Job opportunities have increased extensively.
Large scale Industries and Public Sector Undertakings
There are a few large scale industries in Guna. They are:
- National Fertilizers Ltd., Vijaipur, Guna
- GAIL India Ltd., Vijaipur, Guna
The main exportable item of these industries is urea. The growth trend of these industries is very high with National Fertilizers Ltd and GAIL ltd., which are Public Sector Undertakings produce fertilizers for better crop production and supply of gas which is a replacement of fossil fuels. The need for future requirement of chemical manure in the country and an alternative fuel, these industries are being targeted for these purposes with a high growth trend. Vendorisation/ Ancillarisation from the district of Guna and its surrounding areas have great scope for supply of materials to these units. National Fertilizers Ltd and GAIL India Ltd are both public sector undertakings located in Vijaypur in Guna district. The district of Guna is banking on these industries for future development and enhancement of the region.
National Fertilizers Ltd., Vijaipur, Guna
One of the four units of National Fertilizers Ltd is located in Vijaipur in the district of Guna. Vijaipur is the site where one of India's largest fertilizer plants is located, operated and owned by National Fertilizers Limited. National Fertilizers Limited is a major producer of inorganic and organic fertilizers and chemicals. In the year 1988, the company was built and the plant was established in Vijaipur in Guna District in the state of Madhya Pradesh. NFL as it is commonly known is a public sector undertaking of the Government of India. The Department of Fertilizers in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has control over NFL. NFL has been profitable and hence was granted autonomy.
GAIL India Ltd, Vijaipur, Guna
GAIL Ltd was established in the 1984 as a public sector undertaking under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. One of the largest cross-country natural gas pipeline projects was constructed, operated and maintained in Hazira – Vijaipur – Jagdishpur (HVJ) pipeline project. GAIL has laid the foundation for developing the market of natural gas in India. Corporate growth strategy has been developed by GAIL which is being implemented in the Vijaipur plant.
Medium Scale Enterprises in Guna
Guna has medium scale enterprises and they are as follows:
- Deepak Spinners Ltd., Pagara, Guna
- Krishak Sahakari Shakkar Karkhana Maryadit, Narayanpura, Guna
- KS Oils Ltd., Silawati, Guna
- SKG Solvex Ltd., Kusumouda, Guna
The main exportable item is yarn.
Service Industries in Guna
There are a number of service enterprises like automobile workshops, hotels, restaurants, cobbler shops and very many for general requirements to be available for the people of Guna. There is scope for service industry expansion in terms of automobile Repairing and Servicing for two-wheeler and for four-wheeler. The other potential service industries include cycle repairing, electric motor repairing, welding and metal fabrication and electric and electronic home appliance repairing etc.
Small or Micro Scale Enterprises in Guna
The small scale industries include engineering industries, chemical and plastic industries, food based industries and electronic industries.
- Steel Furniture
- Engineering Workshop
- Agricultural implements and Tractor Trolly
- Doors and Windows (Wooden / Steel)
Food Based Industries
- Potato Wafers
- Papad & Pickle
- Confectionery & Bakery
- Masala Udyog
Chemical and Plastic Industries
- Aggarbatti (Scent Stick)
- Detergent Powder
- Cleaning Powder
- Liquid Blue
- Jute/Gunny bags
- Printing Press and Screen Printing
- Rechargeable Torch
- Computer Processing (Data Processing)
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