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Delhi is one of the fastest growing regions of India, consistently recording a growth rate of about 12.1% in 2017-18.

The capital city is a popular tourist attraction, majorly for street shopping, the variety of cuisines served here and its rich cultural heritage. Delhi also hosts several trade conventions and fairs throughout the year. The region has an attractive real-estate market and huge potential for agrochemical-based products. The city has a total installed power capacity of over 7200 MW.

Situated in the north of the country, Delhi is at a convenient distance from neighbouring states of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. Delhi has headquarters of various key government ministries and departments.

Delhi Metro, a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of NCT Delhi, is a revolution in mass transportation in the country consisting of more than 200 stations linking Delhi with neighbouring National Capital Region (NCR). The region has a total road network of over 33,000 km. Delhi also has one of the busiest airports in the world, Indira Gandhi International Airport. River Yamuna is the main river that flows through Delhi.


Presence of largest dairy in India with a capacity of 3 mn litre per day


Largest metro rail network in India


India's most urbanized region, with an urbanization rate of 98%

Agri and Food Processing

Delhi and surrounding National Capital Region (NCR) is predominantly known for livestock and dairy production.

The milk production in the relatively small region was 281,000 tonnes in 2015-16. The biggest players are the co-operatives like Mother Dairy, Delhi Milk Scheme and Amul.  

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Tourism and Hospitality

Delhi saw arrivals of about 2.4 mn foreign tourists in 2015-16, accounting for 10.2% of the total foreign tourist arrivals in India.

The region is famous for monuments depicting Mughal architecture such as Purana Qila and the Red Fort. Other popular attractions include Akshardham Temple, Birla Mandir, Dilli Haat, Garden of Five Senses, India Gate, Jama Masjid, Parliament House, Qutab Minar, etc.

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IT and ITeS

Delhi has a large pool of software companies, offering services such as enterprise resource planning, SQL server, document management systems, customer relationship management and software development, among others.

There is a state government-approved IT SEZ at Village Baprola. Opening up of Crown Business Park on Delhi-Badarpur border has also led to IT boom in the region.

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Construction and Real Estate

Delhi offers lucrative opportunities in the real estate market and attracts investors from India and abroad.

In June 2015, 6,000 residential units were developed in the region, out of which, luxury segment houses accounted for 17% while mid-segment and affordable houses accounted for 25% and 58% respectively. 

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

Delhi, with a population of 16.8 mn, is home to 1.4% of the country's total population. The region has the highest density in India of 11,320 persons/ sq km.

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