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Highest installed solar generation capacity (over 13000 MW)

Agriculture sector contributed close to 29% to Rajasthan's GDP in 2020-21. The state ranks first in India in the production of mustard, garlic, bajra, and is the second largest producer of oilseeds, cumin and pulses.

Rajasthan ranked #11 in Export Preparedness Index 2021.

Many booming business opportunities in Rajasthan in organic and contract farming as well as in infrastructure developments related to agriculture can be explored. The state is home to over 850 factories in the food processing sector.

Rajasthan in the second largest mineral producing state in India with 81 major and minor minerals. It is the only producer of zinc and lead in the country as well as the largest producer of marble. Additionally, Rajasthan also boasts of being the leading producer of Limestone, Copper Ore and Silver. The state attracted about 54 mn tourists, including foreign tourists, in 2019, and ranks 6th in India in terms of foreign tourist arrivals.

Rajasthan is the largest state in India (area wise). It shares its border with five major Indian states — Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. Around 25% of the National Capital Region (NCR) falls in the state. Rajasthan leads India’s renewable energy sector with the highest installed solar generation capacity (over 13000 MW). The state is also among the top five states in India in terms of installed wind generation capacity. The world’s largest fully operational 2245 MW Solar Park in Bhadla is located in Rajasthan. The business community can embrace this opportunity to invest in Rajasthan and gain by optimally utilizing the resources available.

Rajasthan ranks #1 in Export Preparedness Index 2020 under Landlocked states category. Rajasthan provides access to around 40% of India’s market in the neighbouring states and also serve as an indispensable medium of transport between North-Indian states and the ports on the Western coastline of India. Furthermore, Rajasthan has the third largest network of national highways, second largest rail network in India, nine Inland Container Depots, one Air Cargo Complex as well as seven airports with direct international and national connectivity.

Marble

Highest reserve of marble resources, limestone and sandstone 

Cereals

Largest producer of coarse cereals in India

Fabric

Largest producer of blended fabric and wool in India 

Focus sectors Rajasthan

Textile and Garments

Rajasthan enjoys leading position in the production of polyester viscose yarn, synthetic suiting material, and wool.

The state is also home to world-famous textiles such as Bandhani, Leheriya, and Kota Doriya, as well as four textile and apparel hubs in Bhilwara, Pali, Balotra and Jaipur.

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Automotive

Rajasthan has the presence of more than 100 automotive and auto-component manufacturing units.

Rajasthan has developed into an important automotive hub, with Bhiwadi, Neemrana, Pathredi and Alwar city in Alwar district being host to over 100 automotive and auto parts manufacturing companies.

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IT and ITeS

Rajasthan boasts of an abundant skilled workforce, supported by a vast English speaking talent pool.

While an integrated FinTech Park to be spread over 37 hectares is being planned in Jaipur, North India’s largest SEZ, Mahindra World City, exists in Jaipur, and offers excellent infrastructure to IT companies. Furthermore, Rajasthan has set up four IT Parks in Jodhpur, Kota, Jaipur and Udaipur.

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Energy

A pioneer in the green energy revolution, Rajasthan shines on the solar map of India with 325 clear sunny days a year.

Within the state, the districts such as Barmer, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, and Jodhpur are the key regions with the best solar radiation. Rajasthan is endowed with two critical resources that are essential to solar power production: high level of solar radiation (5.72 KWh/m2/day) and large tracts of government lands at competitive rates. Rajasthan leads India’s renewable energy sector with the highest installed solar generation capacity (over 8000 MW). The state is also among the top five states in India in terms of installed wind generation capacity. The world’s largest fully operational 2245 MW Solar Park in Bhadla is located in Rajasthan.

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Tourism

Rajasthan, with an assortment of wide and varied tourism products from heritage sites, serene lakes, wildlife sanctuaries, fairs and festivals, various dance and art forms to royal luxury trains, offers a unique and unmatched destination for tourists.

Rajasthan is home to Six Majestic Forts listed as UNESCO World Heritage Monuments. It ranks sixth in India in terms of foreign tourist arrivals.

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Electronic System Design and Manufacturing

Bhiwadi in Rajasthan, located around 60 km from Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, is being developed as an ESDM hub.

Being the leader in production of silver, silica and copper, key inputs are readily available in Rajasthan. Jaipur-Bhiwadi-Neemrana-Udaipur-Ajmer- Kota is emerging as the next brownfield electronics manufacturing cluster. Furthermore, an EMC is being planned over 120 acres in Karoli.

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Agro and Food Processing

Agriculture sector contributed close to 29% to Rajasthan's GDP in 2020-21.

RIICO has developed four Agro Food Parks at Boranada (Jodhpur), Kota, Alwar and Sriganganagar. Additionally, the city of Ajmer is home to a Mega Good Park. The State has about 10.58 per cent of the livestock of the country. The State contributed 12.72 per cent of milk and 34.46 per cent of wool to the nation's production in the year 2017-18. 

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Minerals and Ceramics

Rajasthan is the second largest mineral producing state in India with 81 major and minor minerals.

The state is the most important centre of marble processing in the country with about 95% of the total processing units and is also the largest producer of sandstone. Furthermore, Rajasthan is the largest onshore producer of Crude Oil and the second-largest producer of Natural Gas in India. Around 500 ceramic units covering the value chain are operating in the state. An exclusive Ceramic & Glass Zone over 650 acres is being planned at Ghiloth near Neemrana.

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Urbanisation Rate

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Female/Male Ratio

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Demographics

Rajasthan has a population of 68.5 million.

As the 8th most populous state of the country, it makes up about 5.6% of India’s total population.

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