Porbandar Mixed Minerals Processing Industries (Gujarat)


Porbandar hosts a large number of industries, most of them MSMEs. Among them is an important cluster of about 60 mixed mineral processing units. The cluster is spread within Porbandar and neighbouring GIDC industrial estates. Around 25 units are engaged in producing chalk powder; 20 units produce calcined bauxite; and the remaining 15 units produce emery abrasives. The calcined bauxite units account for around 80% of total energy consumption in the cluster. The products are used in different end-use sectors and applications such as paints and distempers, rubber, putty, abrasives, refractory industries, flour mill stones, etc.

Products manufactured

Chalk powder, emery abrasives, calcined bauxite

Number of MSMEs


Energy consumption


Main fuels

Coke, electricity

Production & turnover

239,600 tpa; Rs 300 crores (3 billion)

Total energy consumption (toe)


Leading industry association(s)

  • Porbandar GIDC Industrial Welfare Association 
  • Porbandar District Chamber Of Commerce & Industries 

Cluster Profile


Other Resources

Source:Data pertains to 2015–16, collected primarily under TERI-SDC EESE project

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