- The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi has been appointed for conducting socio-economic studies for all the 44 villages of the PCPIR.
- Work of 18 villages completed in first phase of this assignment.
- No relocation of any of the villages. All the villages will remain within the PCPIR with a buffer zone of 300 to 500 meters from the outer boundary of the village site.
- TERI has submitted a detailed report about the gap analysis of the primary livelihood requirements in the villages. The aim is to convert all the villages as model villages.
- The socio-economic development planning of the villages in the PCPIR is being done based on the results of the study. The villages where the lands have been acquired or are to be acquired in the next two years are covered in the first phase of planning.
- PCPIR Welfare Society, registered under the Societies Registration Act, has been formed as the nodal agency for the socio-economic development of the PCPIR.
- GIDC charges an additional amount of 15 per sq. mtr. of industrial plot allotted. An amount of 22 crores so far collected as such put at the disposal of the Society.
- GIDC is operating a water supply scheme set up at a cost of 8 crore to supply potable water to 5 villages located in the Dahej estate as also villages located outside.
- Dahej Health & Welfare Society registered to set up a 50-bed modern Hospital at Dahej at a cost of 18 crore. This hospital will become operational within one year.
- PCPIR Welfare Society to modernize Pakhajan PHC at a cost of 55 lakh.
- 35 lakh sanctioned by GIDC for construction of a model police station in Dahej. Land alloted free of cost.
- 2 Skill Up-gradation Centre buildings constructed.
- 258 land losers being provided vocational training at GIDC’s cost (1,500 per month being paid as stipend to 233 village boys from PCPIR pursuing skill-upgradation training).
- Model anganwadi-cum-livelihood centers to be built by GIDC in all the 44 villages of the PCPIR.