Last updated on May, 17 2021
Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu State Report | March, 2021
Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu, a union territory (UT) of India, is in the western region of India. The UT shares borders with the Arabian Sea, Maharashtra and Gujarat. In January 2020, the government merged the two union territories of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu into one.
Of the total installed capacity in FY21 (until January 2021), 518.41 MW was managed by central utilities. Thermal power plants accounted for a significant share in the total installed capacity with 702.41 MW, whereas nuclear energy and renewable energy contributed 16 MW and 46.01 MW, respectively. Under the State Budget 2019-20, the government proposed Rs. 28.03 crore (US$ 0.38 million) for various schemes under the power sector.
Total merchandise exports from the UT stood at US$ 3,286.63 million in 2019-20. As of December 2020, exports stood at US$ 2,586.95 million in FY21 (until January 2021).
The UT has a well-developed social, physical and industrial infrastructure. It has a domestic airport that connects it to cities such as Mumbai and Ahmedabad. It also has a minor port infrastructure. The state has an established base for the textiles and plastic industries.