Ankleshwar chemical cluster (Gujarat)


India's largest chemical industry cluster is located in Ankleshwar, in Bharuch district of Gujarat in Gujarat. This cluster hosts over 700 MSMEs manufacturing various kinds of chemicals: about 67% of the units produce dyes and pigments; 27% produce pharma and pharma intermediates; and the remaining 6% produce pesticides and chlor-alkalis. The production capacity of the units ranges from 100 tonnes to 1000 tonnes per annum (tpa).

Products manufactured

Dyes and pigments, pharma and pharma intermediates, pesticides and chlor-alkalis

Number of MSMEs


Main fuels

Natural gas, electricity and fire wood

Total energy consumption (toe)


Leading industry association(s)

Cluster profile

Source: Data for 2011-12, collected by TERI under the World Bank–GEF–SIDBI project 'Financing Energy Efficiency at MSMEs'

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