The Surajkund Mela organised in Faridabad, Haryana is the largest crafts fair in the world, which showcases richness and diversity of the handicrafts, handlooms and cultural fabric of India.
Haryana is one of the leading states in terms of industrial production, especially passenger cars, two- wheelers, mobile cranes, and tractors. Haryana is the second-largest contributor of food grains to India’s central pool and accounts for more than 60% of the export of Basmati rice in the country, third-largest exporter of software and one of the preferred destinations for IT/ITeS facilities.
As per the advance estimates for 2021-22, the state’s GSDP at current prices has been estimated at Rs. 8,95,671.25 crore (US$ 120.11 billion). At current prices, Haryana’s GDP growth was projected at 18.1% for FY22.
Merchandise exports from Haryana reached US$ 12.06 billion in FY20, US$ 11.60 billion in FY21 and US$ 15.55 billion in FY22.
Haryana is a preferred destination for auto majors and auto-component manufacturers. The state is host to many large automotive players. The state produces two-thirds of passenger cars, 50% of tractors, 60% of motorcycles and 50% of the refrigerators manufactured in the country. Automobiles and auto component exports from Haryana were ~US$ 1.070.3 million in FY20 and reached US$ 618.7 million in FY21.
Haryana is among the leading states in terms of IT export. Export of electric machinery and equipment for Haryana reached US$ 390.7 million in FY22 (until Feb 2022) and it was US$ 462.5 million in FY21.
As of September 2022, Haryana had a total installed power generation capacity of 12,923.11 MW, comprising 6305.87 MW under private utilities, 2,929.30 MW (state utilities) and 3687.94 MW (central utilities).
The state offers a wide range of fiscal and policy incentives for businesses under the Industrial and Investment Policy, 2011. Moreover, it has sector-specific policies, particularly for IT and tourism. The Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (HSIIDC) is the state's premier industrial promotion and investment facilitation agency, responsible for providing reliable and efficient facilities for entrepreneurs investing in the state.
According to the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), cumulative Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows in Haryana stood at US$ 1.1 billion in FY23* and was US$ 6.27 billion between October 2019-June 2022.
The state has taken several steps for developing industrial infrastructure to achieve consistent economic growth, below are some of the initiatives:
*Includes Delhi, part of Uttar Pradesh