Maharashtra lies on the western coast of India. It is the third largest state in India, occupying approximately 9.4% of the country's total geographical area. The state is well connected to all the major markets with 4 international and 7 domestic airports, over 303,000 km of road network and 6,165 km of rail network. The state’s coastline of 720 km and presence of 55 ports facilitate about 22% of the total cargo transport in India. Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), the largest container port in the country, is connected to 34 Container Freight Stations (CFS) and 46 Inland Container Depots (ICD). The state has a total installed power capacity of over 43,000 MW.
Maharashtra has a good presence of industrial clusters, especially automobile, IT & ITeS, chemicals, textiles and food processing clusters and offers lucrative investment opportunities in these sectors. Maharashtra’s Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) is $387 bn (2017-18).
The state attracted about more than 33.3% of FDI inflow of the country during 2000-18. It has contributed about 15% to the country's GDP in 2017-18
World's largest film industry in terms of viewership - Bollywood is based out of Mumbai
Largest producer of crude oil (offshore) in India at Bombay High
2nd largest producer of cotton, sugarcane and banana in India