The natural resources, policy incentives, strategic location and infrastructure in the state are favourably suited for investments in sectors such as cement, IT and ITeS, ceramics, tourism, automotive and agro-based industries.
Over 2013-14 (up to January 2014), Rajasthan submitted 157 proposals to the central government for the establishment of major and medium industries at an investment of US$ 6.2 billion.
Nearly 14,452 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are registered in the state as of March 2013. With a total investment of US$ 391.4 million. They generated direct employment for 64,466 persons in 2012-13 (up to December 2012).
Some of the major initiatives taken by the government to promote Rajasthan as an investment destination are: