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Largest producer of Tasar silk in India.

JHARKHAND

“The land of the forest”, Jharkhand, is a resourceful state accounting for more than 40 percent of the mineral wealth of India. It is host to one of India’s largest commercial manufacturing units by TATA motors. Jharkhand serves as an ideal destination for power projects, cement plants, auto-component units, etc. due to the high availability of metals and minerals such as steel and coal. The state is also the largest producer of horticulture crops like green peas and tomatoes.

 

Key upcoming projects

- Mega Food Park in Ranchi, under the Mega Food Parks Scheme of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, is spread across 23 ha

- IT Park and Software Technology Park of India (STPI) to be set up in Adityapur

- Automotive Vendor Park to be set up under the PPP mode in Adityapur

- Aluminium Park at Muri and Latehar

- Gems and Jewellery Park at Ranchi

- Ceramic Parks at Dhanbad, Sahebganj and Deoghar

- Smart Cities Mission, for which Ranchi is the city identified in Jharkhand

Highlights

  • 1
    Second largest producer of horticulture crops - green peas, tomato
  • 2
    Largest producer of Tasar silk in India
  • 3
    Contributes to 25% of India's total steel production

HIGHLIGHTS

Key Sectors

Textiles

Textiles

Jharkhand is one of the leading producers of silk and Tasar silk in India. It accounts for 7% of silk and 62% of Tasar silk production of India. Jharkhand Silk Textile and Handicraft Development Corporation Ltd. (JHARCRAFT) is a government of Jharkhand undertaking, established with an objective to create sustainable livelihood opportunities in the rural areas, based on sericulture, handloom, and handicraft. 

Food Processing

Food Processing

Jharkhand is a producer of a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, both for domestic consumption and export. Round the year cultivation of core crops such as cauliflower and cabbage, because of Jharkhand's conducive climate

Mining

Mining

The state is chemical of the richest mineral zones in the world, bestowed with 40% of the mineral resources of the country. Jharkhand presently produces about 20-25% of total steel being produced in the country

Energy

Energy

A total of 12.3 GW of additional capacity is intended to be installed by 2018. An availability of 24*7 power is critical to support its plan for rapid industrialization and economic growth.

 

Automobile and Auto-Components

Automobile and Auto-Components

More than 800 auto ancillary and auto component units exist in Jamshedpur and Adityapur Auto Cluster. This cluster creates 20,000+ direct jobs and 50,000 indirect jobs. The expansion of steel plants in Jamshedpur and Bokaro gives an impetus to auto & auto components industry in the state.

 

Tourism

Tourism

The state is home to immense bio-diversity, moderate climate, and rich cultural and historical heritage, religious places of worship and ethnic aspects, which makes it the ultimate destination for tourists.

 

Health and Medical Education

Health and Medical Education

The state is keen to set up super-speciality hospitals, medical colleges, nursing colleges, paramedical institutes and other health services under the PPP model.

IT/ITES and BPO

IT/ITES and BPO

The state has launched Jharkhand IT/ITeS Policy, BPO/BPM Policy, ESDM Policy and Start Up Policy to attract investments in the sector and with aims to accelerate the growth of IT sector.