The national capital of India, Delhi is one of the largest metropolises in the country. Delhi has an attractive real estate market and is a preferred tourist destination. Owing to its location, connectivity, and rich cultural history, Delhi has always been a prime tourist attraction of the country. Delhi Metro is the seventh busiest metro rail network in the world with 178.9 million people having used the service in 2017.
A popular tourist attraction, Delhi is known for its street shopping, rich heritage and the variety of cuisines. The region has an attractive real-estate market and huge potential for agrochemical-based products. According to the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), FDI inflows in Delhi, including part of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana, stood at US$ 89.68 billion from April 2000 to June 2019.
The Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) of Delhi increased at a CAGR (in Rs) of 12.41 per cent between 2011-12 and 2018-19 to reach Rs 7.80 trillion (US$ 108.06 billion).
Inflow of about 2.4 mn tourists in the year 2015-16, accounting for 10.2% of total foreign tourists visiting India, makes Delhi a tourist hub. The capital is famous for monuments depicting Mughal architecture such as Purana Qila and the Red Fort. Other popular attractions include Akshardham Temple, Birla Mandir, Dilli Haat, Garden of Five Senses, India Gate, Jama Masjid, The Parliament.
Delhi offers lucrative opportunities in real estate market and attracts investors from India and overseas. In June 2015, 6,000 residential units were developed in the region, out of which luxury house segments made up 17%, mid-segments 25% and affordable ones 58%.
The city is a hub for software companies, offering services such as enterprise resource planning, SQL server, document management systems, customer relationship management, and software development, among others.
Delhi is mainly known for its livestock and dairy production with co-operatives like Mother Dairy, Delhi Milk Scheme and Amul. Delhi produced about 2,81,000 tonnes of milk in 2015-16.
Andhra Pradesh, the 10th most populated state in India, is home to about 4.1% of the country's total population. The state's population of 49.4 mn is equivalent to the population of Spain.
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