Nandesari is an industrial area in Vadodara district in the Indian state of Gujarat.
Major crops cultivated in the district are Rice, Wheat, Sorghum (Juwar), Yellow peas, Grams, Oil seeds, Groundnut, Tobacco, Cotton and Sugar cane. The district has huge reserves of Dolomite and Fluorspar.
Manufacturing plants of several private industry players, as well as Public Sector Units (PSUs) such as Gujarat alkalis and chemicals Limited (GACL) and Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd. (GSFC) are located in the district.
Mineral reserves in the district include dolomite, fluoride, black trap, quartz, fluorspar, agate, gravel, marble, graphite, manganese ore and granite. There are reserves of 7,200 lac tones of dolomite and 116 lac tones of fluorspar lies in the district. The district accounts for as much as 98 % of the total production of dolomite in Gujarat. Fluorspar is produced in Kwant tehsil.
The industrial clusters include Chemicals & fertilizers, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Cotton Textiles, Machine Tools, Glass, Engineering, Tobacco, Fisheries and Dairy. Water supply for industrial purposes in the district can be obtained from three main sources, viz. Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board (GWSSB),Irrigation canals and Sardar Sarovar Project.
Major Exportable Items: Fluconazole bulk, Azithromycin, Capro lactum, Ammonia, Melamine, Polybutadiene Rubber, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, Tyres for Automotive vehicles and tractors, Steam\Gas Turbines up to 500 MW, Automotive Radiators, and Fertilizers & Pesticides ar the major exportable items manufactured by the Medium & Small Scale enterprises in the district.