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Haryana: Gurugram, Haryana's business capital, is home to more than 250 of the Fortune 500 companies

Haryana is located in north India with Shivalik hills, Aravali hills and Ghaggar Yamuna plain forming the key geographical features of the state. The state is extremely well-connected, with access to 2 international airports, 5 civil airports, 1630 km rail network, 26,016 km of road network including 21 national highways (NH). The entire state falls in the influence zone of 2 industrial corridors namely Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) & Amritsar Kolkata Industrial Corridor (AKIC). 13 districts of Haryana are in the National Capital Region (NCR), which is a prominent trade and consumption center.

Key upcoming projects including the proposed DMIC investment regions of Haryana:

  •  Manesar-Bawal Investment Region, covering an area of about 40,200 ha
  •  Other nodes of DMIC in Haryana include Kundli-Sonepat, Rewari-Hissar and Faridabad-Palwal investment regions
  •  Panchkula IT park, developed by Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructural Development Corporation
  •  Smart Cities Mission, for which Karnal and Faridabad are the cities identified in Haryana

Key upcoming industrial corridor:

  •  Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC), with 4 industrial nodes in the state, will cover more than 60% of the state area

Details on Ease of doing business Summit 2018 can be accessed at EDB Haryana

Government of Haryana recently announced relief to MSMEs through reduced electricity rates from INR 6.65 per unit to INR 4.75 per unit: Click here to know more


  • Leading producer of tractors and excavators
  • Highest basmati rice exporter from India
  • Highest concentration of BPO workforce in the world (5% of the world)

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  • GSDP (Current price)

    USD 82 bn (2016-17)

  • GSDP growth rate (YoY)

    13% (2016-17)

  • Per capita income

    USD 2,686 (2016-17)

  • Arable land



Haryana ranks 17th in terms of population in India, with around 2% of its total population.

About 63.5% of Haryana's population lies in the working age group of 15-59 yrs.

The total population of Haryana is 25.4 mn. Faridabad is the most populated district in Haryana.

  • 35%

    Urbanisation rate

  • 879

    females/ 1000 males

Skilled manpower
  • Central universities


  • State universities


  • Private universities


  • Engineering colleges


  • Management colleges


  • Polytechnic institutes


  • Industrial training institutes


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Key Sectors

Haryana manufactures 80% of excavators, 52% of cranes, 50% of cars and 33% of two-wheelers in India. Due to existing forward and backward linkages with several segments of the automotive industry, 50 of 250 large OEMs in India are located in Haryana.

IT sector in Haryana contributes 9.4% to the state GDP and 54% to state's exports. Software exports from Haryana in 2012-13 accounted for 6% of total national exports and employs around 200,000 people in Haryana. It is a world BPO hub, with 5% of worldwide and 13% of Indian BPO employees coming from Gurugram. 

Haryana is one of the few states in India to have achieved 100% rural electrification. The state had 29 renewable energy projects under execution as of January 2016, with a cumulative capacity of 240 MW. Haryana aims to set up solar power projects of more than 4000 MW and further, achieve a target of 1.6 GW of solar rooftop capacity by 2022.

Haryana is the fourth largest producer of cotton in the country, contributing to 6% of the total production. The state exports readymade garments worth USD 1.3 bn each year. Textile sector in Haryana employs around 1 mn workers.

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