Gujarat, he said, is known for its business and finance talent. He told the gathering that the state has the highest number of chartered accountants and investors. With the commissioning of Gujarat International Finance Tech City (GIFT) at Gandhinagar, the state will become the biggest financial hub of the world, Mr Modi told the conference. The Chief Minister also apprised the conference on the ship breaking, ship making, ship building and ship repairing activities in the state which has a 1600-km coastline. The Chief Minister informed that the state has achieved 10.2 per cent growth rate during the last Five Year Plan and expressed hope that the growth rate will touch 11.2 per cent in the next Plan period.