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India's National Capital Territory 

Delhi is a Union Territory having a unique State status, spread across 1483 sq km, out of which 1113.65 sq km is urbanized. Enriched with history, culture, trade and industry, the Capital city is home to many foreign brands, stores, malls, etc. 

It shares its State borders with Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. With the upcoming Jewar international airport in Noida, Delhi will be within proximate distance to 2 international airports. Delhi hosts major international and domestic trade conventions, events and programs and has the headquarters of central government ministries, department and some of the largest industry associations in the Country. Archaeological sites and monuments across the city are a huge attraction for tourists, among other worthwhile visits such as 6 Biodiversity Parks, theatres etc. 

With institutes such as IIT-Delhi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, associated research centers and incubators, Delhi houses a diverse and vast pool of educated and talented resources.

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 286 stations linking Delhi with neighboring National Capital Region (NCR). The region (NCT) has a total road network of over 23,160 lane 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.

Delhi ranked #3 in UT/Small States category in Export Preparedness Index 2022. The state is recognized as an “Achiever” among the UTs by DPIIT in Logistics Ease (LEADS 2023).  

Delhi has 29 approved industrial areas

There are 29 planned industrial areas/estates in Delhi

Metro Rail

Largest metro rail network in India

Warehouse

Warehouse Capacity (incl. State, Central, Private owned) (MTPA) 19,646 MT

Agri and Food Processing

Agri and Food Processing

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

Delhi is India’s 11th largest dairy market. The biggest players are the co-operatives like Mother Dairy, Delhi Milk Scheme and Amul. With 151% cropping intensity the commonly grown crops in the state are wheat, barley, jowar, bajra, mustard and vegetables.

 

tourism

Tourism and Hospitality

Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Airport welcomes the most Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs), accounting for large share of incoming tourists

Delhi has traditionally been among India's main tourist destinations. Akshardham Temple, Azad Hind Gram, Bahai Temple, Birla Mandir, Dilli Haat, Garden of 5 Senses, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate, Jantar Mantar, Lodi Tomb, Parliament House, Purana Quila, Qutab Minar, and Red Fort are among popular tourist destinations.

The state is among the top tourist destinations in the country. Approx. 8.15 Lakh (9.57%) Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in Delhi during 2022 has been recorded. 

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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

The SEZs developing in the National Capital Region has led to IT boom in the region. The New Delhi Municipal Corporation has been identified for development under the Smart Cities Mission.

Construction and Real Estate

Construction and Real Estate

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

  • The state has undertaken initiatives like redevelopment of industrial clusters & maintenance of industrial areas under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model.
Education

Education

Delhi is adopting new digital methods of learning and innovative techniques of teaching is propelling it to global standards to create new benchmarks

There are 5,488 accredited schools in Delhi with an approx. enrolment of 46.29 Lakh students, as per the Delhi Economic Survey 2023-234 
As part of national education policy (2020), Delhi is adopting new digital methods of learning and innovative techniques of teaching is propelling it to global standards to create new benchmarks. 

The State Budget 2024-25 proposes an outlay of INR 16,396 Cr in the education sector.

Health

Health

Delhi offers sophisticated medical care with the latest state-of-the-art technology making it one of the best health infrastructures in the country

In 2024-25, Delhi has allocated a higher percentage of its expenditure to health (13%) than the average state allocation (6.3%), which is more than twice the average.

97.5

Urbanisation Rate

Females/ 1000 Males
868

Female/Male Ratio

Male/Female Ratio

Demographics

Over 60.7% of Delhi's population is in the working-age group of 15-59 years

Delhi's total population is 16.78 Mn as per the Population Census 2011. The region has the highest density in India of 11,320 persons/ sq. km.

Industrial Land Bank Portal

GIS - based map displaying available infrastructure for setting up business operations in the state.

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