Gujarat International Finance-Tec city (GIFT) – A Global Financial Hub is supposed is to be India’s first smart city with next class infrastructure. Founded by P.M. Narendra Modi, it is a business district promoted by government of Gujarat through a Joint-Venture Company. The objective behind the set-up of GIFT city is that it aims to tap into India’s huge potential for proving financial services by offering world-class infrastructure and facilities to leading global financial institutions and companies.
The idea is to establish a first of its kind global financial and IT services hub in India on the lines of financial centers like Shinjuku, Tokyo, Lujiazui, Shanghai, La Defense, Paris, London Dockyards etc.
GIFT City has also won four awards at CMO Asia-2017 held in Singapore. It won awards in the categories namely – Best Smart City Initiative, Environmentally Sustainable City, Smart Infrastructure and Best Use of CSR Practices.