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Uttarakhand, located at the foothills of the majestic Himalayan mountain ranges, is known for its pristine beauty and breath-taking locales. The state has always been acknowledged as a Tourism hub due to its snow-covered peaks, gushing rivers, verdant valleys, untouched forests & the presence of major religious destinations. The young state has also emerged as one of the major investment destinations for manufacturing in the country, particularly in Automobiles, Pharmaceuticals & Food Processing, due to its business-friendly environment, conducive investment policies and simplified regulations. Therefore, entrepreneurs can leverage particularly lucrative business opportunities in Uttarakhand.

The state offers an unbeatable combination of single-point clearances, competitive land prices in world-class industrial estates, cheap power, clean water, a highly-skilled workforce. Also, the state offers its vast consumer base and dedicated Relationship managers for investors to guide them through their investment life cycle; hence, potential investors can do their due diligence and explore rewarding investment opportunities in Uttarakhand. It's world-renowned education system, Wild-life sanctuaries, peaceful & friendly people provide an unmatched quality of life to its residents.

Uttarakhand State has been 100% electrified. A majorly organic State, the 4 Agro-climatic conditions allow the production of off-season vegetables. The State is rich in Limestone and has a huge potential for value added Industries. The state also offers tremendous opportunities in Wellness & Tourism sector. Wellness is imbibed in Uttarakhand’s culture and it has the potential to emerge as the world’s “Wellness Destination”.

Uttarakhand has been consistently ranked amongst the top states in India by DPIIT in its assessment for ease of doing business. The State’s Investment Promotion Agency (IPA) is adjudged as the “Top Performer” by Invest India, DPIIT, thereby ensuring the suitability to invest in Uttarakhand. Moreover, Uttarakhand is recognized as a “Fast Mover” among the Landlocked states by DPIIT in Logistics Ease (LEADS 2023).  

“Yoga Capital of the World” is Uttarakhand

“Yoga Capital of the World” is Uttarakhand


Leading producers of Pear, Peach, Plum & Apricot


Home to India's 1st agricultural university, GB Pant Agricultural University

Focus sectors Uttarakhand

Agro-based Industries

Four Agri Export Zones (AEZs) have been declared under the AEZ scheme of Government of India in Uttarakhand for litchi, floriculture, herbs and medicinal plants and Basmati rice

A Mega Food Park has been set up in Haridwar under Mega Food Park scheme of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) and another one is coming up in Udham Singh Nagar district.

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IT and ITeS

Uttarakhand has well-developed Integrated Industrial Estates (IIEs), IT Parks, and growth centers in easily accessible regions including Haridwar, Pant Nagar and Dehradun

With the establishment of the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) earth station and other planned stations in Dehradun, Uttarakhand offers high-speed connectivity.

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Pharmaceuticals and Aromatic Plants

Uttarakhand has three major pharmaceutical clusters with over 300 units having expertise to manufacture an entire spectrum of pharmaceutical products. More than 200 unique plants with medicinal properties are found in State

Uttarakhand is the only state which promotes aromatic crops in organized manner with the result of 109 clusters covering an area of more than 7200 ha under aromatic crops.

Tourism in Uttarakhand


A mystical land of mountains and mythologies, exquisite landscapes and exhilarating adventure, and wellness and yoga

The presence of several hill stations, wildlife parks, pilgrimage places and trekking routes make Uttarakhand an attractive tourist destination. Government of Uttarakhand is considering development of spiritual and religious theme-based circuits for tourism. Under the Swadesh Darshan scheme of the central government, the state is a site for eco-tourism.


AYUSH and Wellness

Uttarakhand is upcoming “Wellness and AYUSH” haven of India

The state launched its own ‘AYUSH Policy’ for aiding investors and is also planning to promote ‘AYUSH Gram’- a concept of a place where a patient can live peacefully taking holistic treatment like Ayurveda, Panchkarma, Yoga and Naturopathy and eating organic food products.

Film Tourism

Film Tourism

Hassle-free Clearances and Zero Shooting Fees; 30+ locations identified for shooting

Uttarakhand has established itself as a sought-after destination for filmmakers and series producers, thanks to its diverse array of filming locations. From captivating snow-covered trails and secluded villages to vibrant cities and majestic Himalayan peaks, Uttarakhand offers a plethora of options that cater to various cinematic requirements. In recognition of its efforts, the state has been awarded Special Mention Certificate for Film Friendly Environment Under 'The Most Film Friendly State Award 2017' and First Prize, Most Film-Friendly State, Under 'The Most Film Friendly State Award 2018' as part of National Film Award 2017 & 2018.


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Over 61% of Uttarakhand's population is in the working age group of 15-59 years.

Uttarakhand ranks 18th in terms of population amongst all Indian states and is home to about 1% of the country's total population. The state's population of 10.1 mn is equivalent to the population of Portugal. 

The state ranks 3rd in literacy rate by NSO data.

Industrial Land Bank Portal

GIS - based map displaying available infrastructure for setting up business operations in the state.

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