Economy Gujarat to bring law to make 80% local hiring must for firms Updated : September 26, 2018 06:33 AM IST The proposed law also will make it compulsory for industrialists to recruit 25 percent of the required manpower from the area where they set up a new unit, he said. The 25 percent quota will be part of the overall 80 percent jobs for the residents of Gujarat. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.