About Haryana: Tourism, Industries, Economy, Development, Geography, Culture

Latest update: February, 2016

Economic Snapshot: GSDP of Haryana

Haryana's gross state domestic product (GSDP) was US$ 72.2 billion over 2014-15.

Economic Snapshot: GSDP of Haryana

Economic Snapshot: NSDP of Haryana

Haryana's net state domestic product (NSDP) was US$ 70.8 billion over 2014-15.

Break up of outstanding investments in Haryana

 

Factfile

  • Capital:Chandigarh
  • Geographical Area (sq km):44,212
  • State Language:Hindi, Punjabi and English
  • Literacy Rate:76.6 per cent
  • Key Industries:Automotive, agro-based industry, IT and ITeS, textiles, oil refining, biotechnology and petrochemicals

Last Updated: February, 2016

HARYANA State Report | November, 2015

Haryana is among the northern most states in India and adjacent to national capital Delhi. It is surrounded by Uttar Pradesh in the east, Punjab in the west, Himachal Pradesh in the north and Rajasthan in the south. The state surrounds the national capital city, New Delhi, from three sides. Historically an agrarian state, Haryana today is a well-developed industrial state.

The state is one of India's largest automobile hubs and accounts for two thirds of passenger cars, 50 per cent of tractors and 60 per cent of motorcycles manufactured in the country. The state has also emerged as a base for the knowledge industry, including IT and biotechnology. Haryana is the third-largest exporter of software and one of the preferred destinations for IT/ITeS facilities.  

Although Haryana has an area covering just 1.3 per cent of the country, Haryana contributes nearly 3.5 per cent to India's GSDP. During 2004-15, the state’s GSDP grew at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.93 per cent. It is the third-largest exporter of software and one of the preferred destinations for IT/ITeS facilities.

The state government of Haryana has been committed to creating a progressive business environment. The state offers a wide range of fiscal and policy incentives for businesses under the Industrial and Investment Policy, 2011. Haryana stands 14th among Indian states in rankings based on ease of doing business and reforms implementation, according to a study by the World Bank and KPMG.

Recent Developments:

  • Indian Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi and French President Mr François Hollande have announced the National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) in Gurgaon, Haryana as the headquarter for the International Solar Alliance (ISA), which is a partnership of solar-resource rich countries, with 121 countries across Africa, Southeast Asia and Europe having agreed to become members of ISA.
  • Walmart India Private Limited plans to open its chain of stores in Haryana, while Micromax also has plans to set up a mobile handset manufacturing unit in the National Capital Region.
  • China's Dalian Wanda Group plans to invest US$ 10 billion to build an industrial zone in Haryana, India.

Factfile

  • Capital:Chandigarh
  • Geographical Area (sq km):44,212
  • State Language:Hindi, Punjabi and English
  • Literacy Rate:76.6 per cent
  • Key Industries:Automotive, agro-based industry, IT and ITeS, textiles, oil refining, biotechnology and petrochemicals
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