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Commonly known as 'The City Beautiful'

Chandigarh is considered to be one of the best-planned cities in the country and is a rare epitome of modernization co-existing with nature’s preservation. It is the centre point to Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.

The quality of life in the city is often compared to some of the best cities across the world. Chandigarh is the capital of two of the neighbouring states Haryana and Punjab and as a Union Territory and governed by the central government.

It has a high quality of social infrastructure, large green spaces and its compact size, making it an ideal destination to live and work. Chandigarh has a well-connected international airport, also named as the ‘Best Airport for Customer Satisfaction in size and region Asia Pacific for three years in a row by ACI World International (under 2-5 million PAX category) and will soon have a cargo complex. Almost 70% of the overall power requirement of the city is generated via renewable energy.

The new business opportunities in Chandigarh are plenty as it has a presence of about 2950 Small Scale and 15 Large and Medium Scale Units. About 40% are ancillary units producing components for the major tractor industry around Chandigarh. There are many units manufacturing agricultural equipment, auto parts, tyres & tubes, electronic items, basic metal & alloy and engineering items operating in Chandigarh. The city’s industrial area is also home to several pharmaceutical companies.

Tractor

Presence of over 1,150 ancillary units producing components for tractor industries

Tourist

Attracts over 4 mn tourists each year

Tech Park

Chandigarh export promotion plan, formulated by the Government of India, aims to double the city's exports by 202

97

Urbanisation Rate

Females/ 1000 Males
818

Female/Male Ratio

Male/Female Ratio

Demographics

68% of Chandigarh's population is in the working age group of 15-59 years.

The total population of the territory is more than 1 mn.

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