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Delhi is one of India's most rapidly growing regions. The preliminary projection of Delhi's GSDP at current prices for 2021-22 is INR 9,23,967 Cr indicating a 17.65% increase YOY.

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. Delhi has a total installed power capacity of over 7,616.97 MW.

Situated in the north of the country, Delhi is at a convenient distance from neighboring 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 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 #12 in Export Preparedness Index 2021. The state is recognized as an “Achiever” among the UTs by DPIIT in Logistics Ease (LEADS 2022).  

Delhi has 29 approved industrial areas and four flatted factory complexes

There are 29 planned industrial areas/estates and 4 flatted factory complexes in Delhi.


Largest metro rail network in India


India's most urbanized region, with an urbanization rate of 97.5%

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 150% cropping intensity the commonly grown crops in the state are wheat, barley, jowar, bajra, mustard and vegetables.


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.

Additionally, the State Budget 2022-23 proposes INR 1,500 cr for tourism and art & culture plans, programmes, and projects.


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 accounted for 13% of FDI Inflow India between October 2019 and December 2021 amounting to $ 15.8 Bn.
  • The state has undertaken initiatives like redevelopment of industrial clusters & maintenance of industrial areas under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model.
  • Also, Delhi-NCR recorded the fastest year-on-year (YoY) growth in new home sales volumes in the first quarter of the calendar year 2022, climbing 123% to 15,019 units

Urbanisation Rate

Females/ 1000 Males

Female/Male Ratio

Male/Female Ratio


Over 69% of Delhi's population is in the working-age group of 15-59 years.

Delhi, with a population of 20.5 mn, is home to 1.5% of the country's total population. The region has the highest density in India of 15,199 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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