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2nd longest road network in India

Uttar Pradesh is the fourth largest state in India in terms of land area.

38% of Uttar Pradesh falls under the influence area of the first two of India’s dedicated freight corridors – Western Corridor running between Delhi & Mumbai and Eastern Corridor running between Ludhiana and Kolkata, connecting it with remote parts of the country. Uttar Pradesh has received the largest allocation in the Rail Budget of the Union Budget 2023-24, worth INR 17,507 Cr.

Uttar Pradesh has several locally specialised business clusters such as sports items in Meerut, brassware in Moradabad, perfumes in Kannuaj, leather in Kanpur, shoes in Agra, embroidered sarees in Varanasi, hand-knotted carpets in Bhadohi, chikankari embroidery in Lucknow etc. 

The State is amongst the most popular tourist destinations in India with the presence of Taj Mahal, Buddhist places of pilgrimage such as Sarnath and Kushinagar and prominent Hindu pilgrimage places such as Prayagraj and Varanasi. The state was ranked second and seventh in terms of domestic and foreign tourist arrivals in 2021, respectively. 

Uttar Pradesh is known as the food basket of India as it is a leading producer of several food items. It is also the top manufacturing destinations in India contributing more than 8% of national manufacturing output. The state is a leading electronic hardware exporter in the country and has also emerged as a key hub for IT/ ITeS and service sector including software, captive business process outsourcing (BPO) and R&D services.

Uttar Pradesh ranked #7 in Export Preparedness Index 2022 and is recognized as an “Achiever” among the Landlocked states by DPIIT in Logistics Ease (LEADS 2023).  

BRAP

Uttar Pradesh ranks #1 in Commerce and Industries in Good Governance Index 2021

Ease of Doing Business

Ranked 2nd in Ease of Doing Business in India

MSME

Uttar Pradesh ranked as a Leader in the States Startup Ranking 2021 

IT & BPM

ITEs

Uttar Pradesh has emerged as the hub of IT and ITeS sector, including software and captive business process outsourcing. Noida is amongst the leading IT clusters in the country

Uttar Pradesh has over 30 Special Economic Zones (SEZs) for IT/ ITes and over 40 IT/ITes parks in the entire ecosystem. The government has also reserved about 700 acres of land for Electronics Mega City near Noida International Airport.

Food processing

Agro and Food Processing

India is the leading producer of milk and food grains and a major producer of horticultural crops which serves as a lucrative base for the food processing industry.

Ranks 1st in production of food grains, sugarcane, potato, peas, honey and guava. 2nd largest producer of milk in India. 

Saline soil in Uttar Pradesh is being increasingly utilized for fish and shrimp farming, increasing the state's overall inland fisheries capacity. Under the CSS - Blue Revolution, the state has increased 30% in Water spread area for fish culture.

It also ranks 3rd in India in Inland Fish Production and is one of the major production areas for Buffalo meat in India.  

Uttar Pradesh has 15 Agro and Food Processing Clusters and 4 Agriculture export zones to promote investments in the sector

Electronics

Electronics Manufacturing

Uttar Pradesh is the largest exporter of consumer electronics in India

Uttar Pradesh is the largest exporter of consumer electronics in India. 196 ESDM Companies currently operate in the state. 40% of the total mobiles manufactured in the country and 55% of the total mobile components manufacturing units operate in the state. 

The state has also become a hub for semiconductors with several major companies having their offices and R&D centers in Noida and Greater Noida. Its proximity to Delhi makes it a preferred investment destination.

Tourism

Tourism

State has the highest domestic and 7th highest foreign tourist arrival in India

The state is home to one of the seven wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal. It is also a popular tourist destination due to the presence of Buddhist places of pilgrimage such as Sarnath and Kushinagar and prominent Hindu pilgrimage places such as Allahabad and Varanasi. Besides heritage, religious and cultural tourism, the State is an emerging destination for wellness, MICE, adventure, and eco-tourism in India.

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

Uttar Pradesh has set an ambitious objective to achieve a target of 22,000 MW Solar Power Projects by 2026-27

The state's installed renewable energy capacity increased from 3.13 GW in Feb 2022 to 8.52 GW as of 29.02.2024. Uttar Pradesh has tremendous potential to increase its biomass energy production in about 100,000 villages. The state is also the largest producer of sugarcane and the second-largest producer of rice in India, the by-product bagasse and rice husk form an abundant raw material base for power production in the state.

Textiles & Garments

Handloom and Textiles

Uttar Pradesh is the third highest fabric producing state of India producing 13.24% of the national production

With plethora of traditional skills, the State ranks 3rd in fabric production and 5th in silk production in India. The state produces around 46.8% of India's handloom woven carpets, rugs and mats. The State is the largest market for textiles and handlooms, with a consumer base of over 200 Mn people. Vast opportunities in spinning, weaving, apparel designing, and manufacturing exist in the State.

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Urbanisation Rate

Females/ 1000 Males
912

Female/Male Ratio

Male/Female Ratio

Demographics

About 56% of Uttar Pradesh's population is the working age group of 15-59 years 

Uttar Pradesh, the most populated state in India, is home to 17% of the country's total population.

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