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Highest solar energy potential in India. 

RAJASTHAN

Rich in heritage, Rajasthan is known for its forts and palaces that attract tourists from all over the world. It has easy connectivity to major cities through a network of national highways, which is the second largest in the country. Agriculture contributes significantly to the GDP of Rajasthan, amounting to around 24%. This opens up opportunities in agriculture and agriculture-related infrastructure for investment. Rajasthan is the sole producer of zinc and lead in India.

Lonely Planet magazine selected Rajasthan as the Best Cultural Destination at the Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards in 201300.

Key upcoming projects

- Refinery cum petrochemical Complex in Barmer district with an estimated project cost of USD 6.7 bn

- Industrial areas at Ghiloth, Khushkhera, Karoli and Prahaladpura

- Smart Cities Mission, for which Jaipur, Udaipur, Kota and Ajmer are the cities identified in Rajasthan

Highlights

  • 1
    Accounts for 90% of India's marble, slate and sandstone production
  • 2
    Largest producer of blended fabric and wool in India
  • 3
    India's largest producer of guar gum, mustard seeds, spices, coarse cereals and second largest of milk

HIGHLIGHTS

Key Sectors

Automotive

Automotive

Rajasthan has the presence of over 100 auto-component manufacturing units.

 

IT and ITES

IT and ITES

The state has established IT Parks in 4 cities. Key IT companies in Rajasthan include Infosys, Genpact and Teleperformance.

 

Electronic Systems Design and Manufacturing

Electronic Systems Design and Manufacturing

Mahindra World City, a multi-product SEZ spread over 1214 ha has been established at Jaipur. Bhiwadi, located around 60 km from Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, is being developed as an ESDM hub.

 

Tourism

Tourism

Lonely Planet magazine selected Rajasthan as the Best Cultural Destination at the Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards in 2013.

 

Textile and Garments

Textile and Garments

The state is the largest producer of PV suitings in the country. The state enjoys a leading position in the production of polyester viscose yarn, synthetic suiting material and processing of low-cost and low-weight fabric.

 

Agro and Food Processing

Agro and Food Processing

Agriculture and allied activities make up for 24% of the state's GDP, with 62% of total working population of the state dependent on this for livelihood

 

Minerals and Ceramics

Minerals and Ceramics

Rajasthan as a state accounts for 90% of India’s marble, slate and sandstone production and has a monopoly in other ceramic minerals.

 

Energy

Energy

The state is gifted with two critical resources that are necessary to solar power production: high level of solar radiation (6-7 kWh/ m2/ day) and large tracts of relatively flat, undeveloped land.