The Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh industrial belt has emerged as a key manufacturing hub for various sectors and the region is known to be Asia’s largest bulk drug manufacturing area. Moreover, Himachal Pradesh ranks #3 in Export Preparedness Index 2020 under Himalayan states category.
Located in the western Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh is known for its scenic beauty. The state attracted around 19.6 mn tourists in 2017, which is about 3 times the size of its population. The State Government has also developed appropriate infrastructure for tourism development which includes a provision of public utility services, roads, communication network, airports, transport facilities, water supply and civic amenities, among others.
Accounts for 26% of total hydel power potential of India
2nd largest producer of apples in India
Highest growth in the number of technical institutions in last 6 years