Gopalpur Industrial Park

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Gopalpur Industrial Park
Public company
IndustryIndustrial Real Estate
HeadquartersBhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Area served
Key people
Prasanta Mallick
(Managing Director)
ProductsSpecial Economic Zone
Domestic Tariff Area
ParentTata Steel

Gopalpur Industrial Park (GIP) is an industrial park spreading over 2970 acres of land and consists of a notified multi-product Special Economic Zone (SEZ) covering 1235 acres and a private industrial park cum Domestic Tariff Area (DTA) across 1,735 acres. The industrial park is being developed by Tata Steel Special Economic Zone Limited.[1]


The Industrial Park is located at Gopalpur in the district of Ganjam, Odisha, about 157 kms away from Bhubaneswar, the capital city. It is situated at 19.308 North latitudes and 84.897 East longitudes at an average elevation of 8.5 meters above MSL. It is just next to NH-16 which forms part of the Golden Quadrilateral. The nearby port, Gopalpur Port is situated at 14 kms from Gopalpur Industrial Park. The location serves as an advantage to the Industrial Park, being close to all major cities in eastern India along with a proximity to major airports, ports and railway networks.


Gopalpur Industrial Park is close to 1 Municipality (Bramhapur) and 2 Notified Area Councils (Gopalpur and Chhatrapur). All the 3 towns are within 20 kms radius of Gopalpur Industrial Park. According to Census 2011, the overall population of the 3 towns is 5,85,632 and the overall literacy rate is 77.40% which is above the national rate of literacy in India at 74.04%.


Odia is the official and most-spoken language. Most of the educated people speak Odia, Hindi and English.

Social Infrastructure

Educational Institutions

There are 25 Technical Institutes including Government Engineering Colleges such as Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Parala Maharaja Engineering College (PMEC), Uma Charan Pattanaik Engineering School (UCPES), National Institute of Science & Technology (NIST) within 15 kms of Gopalpur Industrial Park. These institutes produce 5,000+ skilled personnel every year.

The state-of-the-art J N Tata Education Centre (JNTEC)[2] is situated within the boundaries of the Industrial Park, which offers Diploma as well as short-term skill development courses. The manufacturing units can get their employees trained at JNTEC as per the desired course structure.


There are 3 hospitals available within 15 kms of Gopalpur Industrial Park including 1,150 bed state-owned MKCG hospital, 100 bed eye hospital run by Sankara Eye Hospital and a 200 bed multi-speciality hospital by Tata Steel and Medica.


Private Hotels such as MayFair Palm Beach Resort and Swosti Palm Resort are situated close to the Industrial park.


Surbana Jurong has prepared the concept master plan and infrastructure plan for Gopalpur Industrial Park. The industrial park has been planned with a vision towards value addition for sustainable development. The key principles of the vision are as follows:

  1. A place which is environmentally, economically sociable and culturally sustainable.
  2. A place where people want to be for doing business, living and playing.
  3. A green and attractive urban space that is safe, friendly, efficient, accessible and human in scale.

Business Zones

Gopalpur Industrial Park consists of various zones: Industrial, Residential, and Commercial. The Industrial Zone includes a multi-product Special Economic Zone (SEZ) for export-oriented industries and a Domestic Tariff Zone for industries targeting the domestic market. The SEZ area is being administered by the Assistant Development Commissioner appointed by Falta SEZ. The Brahmapur Development Authority (BeDA) controls the ultimate land use distribution. Some of the prominent companies that are operational within Gopalpur Industrial Park include:

  1. Tata Steel Limited: Ferro-Chrome Plant
  2. Tata Consumer Products Limited (Formerly Tata Global Beverages Limited)
  3. Anadrone Systems Private Limited
  4. Odimet Resources Private Limited
  5. East Coast Overseas Private Limited

Multi-modal Logistics Connectivity

The Industrial Park boasts of a multi-modal connectivity via road, air, rail and waterways-


Gopalpur Industrial Park is located 157 kms South of Bhubaneswar, on National Highway 16 (Chennai-Kolkata).


Gopalpur Industrial Park is situated at 157 kms from Bhubaneswar International Airport and 294 kms from Visakhapatnam International Airport. Rangeilunda Airstrip, an operational airstrip exists at 2 kms from the park.


Jagannathpur Railway Siding, the nearest railway siding is located at 8 kms and is also connected to the National Railway Network. Brahmapur Railway Station is situated at 14 kms away from the industrial park.


Gopalpur Port 14 Kms (9 Miles)
Paradip Port 270 Kms (168 Miles)
Vishakhapatnam Port 286 Kms (178 Miles)
Dhamra Port 325 Kms (202 Miles)
Haldia Port 585 Kms (364 Miles)

The proximity to major ports also optimizes the duration of shipping to major international locations from GIP

Port Klang (MYS) 5 Days
Singapore (SGP) 6 Days
Shenzen (CHN) 10 Days
Busan Port (KOR) 14 Days
Osaka (JAP) 14 Days


  1. "Gopalpur Industrial Park".
  2. "Tata Technical expects full placements". Business Standard. January 19, 2013.

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