Goa is a coastal state located in Western India. Goa is accessible through sea-route and has a presence of one of the 12 major ports in India at Mormugao. The state is also well-connected through rail and road routes. The National Highway-17 connects Goa with Mumbai in Maharashtra and other major cities in Karnataka.
The state is richly endowed with minerals such as iron ore, manganese, ferro-manganese, bauxite and silica sand. It has about 23 industrial estates established by Goa Industrial Development Corporation. Goa has installed power capacity to produce 581 MW.
Goa is the most urbanized state in India with one of the highest per capita Net State Domestic Product in the country.
One of the highest per capita Net State Domestic Product in the country
3rd highest literacy rate amongst Indian states
Most urbanized state in India with 62.2% urban population