Welcome to DREAM City
The Government of Gujarat has initiated a planning process for the realisation of Diamond Research and Mercantile (DREAM) City at Surat. This Smart City is projected on a 700 hectare site in the southern part of Surat, adjacent to the village of Khajod, the Outer Ring Road and close to the Dumas airport.
Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board (GIDB) has assigned the consultant team comprising of HaskoningDHV Consulting Pvt Ltd in consortium with HaskoningDHV Nederland BV and Knight & Frank India Pvt Ltd which commenced their services after signing of the contract on Dec 19th 2015.
DREAM City at a Glance
The preparation and planning of DREAM City is based on a process which is developed by GIDB as part of the assignment. The overall Planning and Process flow is illustrated in the exhibit in the next page. The Master Plan team is in continuous contact with Surat Municipality Corporation (SMC) and with Surat Development Authority (SUDA) and other stakeholders. Important base line study is the feasibility study ‘Development of DREAM CITY project at Surat, Gujarat’ produced in 2015 by by Darashaw & Company Pvt. Ltd. This study outlines the economic and financial potential of DREAM City and was the basis for Government of Gujarat to decide to establish DREAM City Ltd as Master Developer.
DREAM City Ltd. master plan area is covering almost 42% of Khajod Urban Development Authority area. And as, Khajod Urban Development Authority's powers were given to DREAM City Ltd., stakeholder’s consultation done for DREAM City Ltd. is directly considered for Khajod Urban Development Authority Area.