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 22 industrial estates established by Goa Industrial Development Corporation.
3rd largest iron ore concentrate in India
3rd highest literacy rate amongst Indian states
Highest growth in cargo traffic (60%) registered by Mormugao port during 2016-17