Government of India is developing a Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) between Delhi and Mumbai. DFC will be high axle rail connectivity with computerized control and multi-modal linkages.
In order to tap the immense opportunities likely to be thrown open by the corridor, a band of 150 to 200 kilometres around both its sides is being developed as the Delhi-Mumbai industrial corridor (DMIC). The DMIC will span the states of Uttar Pradesh, National Capital Territory of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra. DMIC is to be developed as a Global manufacturing and trading Hub of India supported by world class infrastructure and enabling policy framework.
Manesar Bawal Investment Region
In the first phase, Manesar Bawal Investment Region (MBIR) has been taken up for development. The MBIR spans across 800 square kilometres out of which 402 square kilometres is being developed initially. A Greenfield Integrated Township over area square kilometres has also been planned to be developed as a model future city within MBIR.