Capital | Population Delhi | 9.879 million
State GDP & Growth Rate - GDP State GDP is around US$ 4014 billion and the growth rate is approx. 14.22%.
Per capita income The per capita income ranges from US $ 3300 to 3350.
Political Scenario US$ 67.1 billion11 per cent
Key Sectors / Industries The Government of Delhi is the supreme governing authority of the Indian national capital territory. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is the ruling party since 2015.
Emerging markets / opportunities
  • - Information Technology
  • - Small Scale Industry
  • - Tourism
Business Scenario /Government Initiatives
  • The Delhi government has set up a Business Facilitation Council (BFC) to facilitate single-window clearances from various departments for establishing industrial enterprises in a time-bound manner.
  • Small-scale industries registration has been simplified and replaced by memorandum under MSMED Act 2006 and filing of the memorandum is optional for micro, small and medium manufacturing enterprises, and micro and small service enterprises.
  • State Level Export Promotion Committee (SLEPC) has been constituted to draw export policy and action plan and approve infrastructure projects for financial assistance under Assistance to States for Developing Export Infrastructure and Allied activities (ASIDE) scheme of the Central Government.
  • Delhi Development Authority has changed its land acquisition policy to develop housing and the new policy is based on the concept of land pooling, wherein the land owner transfers the land ownership rights to the designated land pooling agency.
  • The state of Delhi has a per capita income which is about 2.5 times higher than the national average. Delhi is one of the most rapidly growing cities in India. It is a hub for all types of commercial and business activities.
  • New Delhi is the administrative capital city of India.
  • Sectors such as tourism, information technology, small scale industry, manufacturing and real estate provide support to the economy of the city. The city not only has a well- established industrial set up, but is also a major centre for creative arts
  • The city boasts of one of the best infrastructure in the country.
  • New Delhi is one of the most popular investment destinations in India. Some features that make it the preferred choice of investors are:
    • Competent workforce
    • Investor friendly policies of the government
    • World class infrastructure and institutions
    • Large consumer market
  • The government of Delhi has identified the following sectors as sectors of great potential and has announced a slew of policies and incentives to push for private and public investment in them:
    • Information Technology (IT): World class IT parks are being developed in all parts of the city. The government has announced an IT policy to create a favourable environment for investment in this field.
    • Small Scale Industry: The small scale industry has been a major contributor to the economy of New Delhi. This industry includes various small factories that manufacture fertilizers, footwear, automobile parts, leather goods, textile, medicines and light machines.
  • Over the last few years, manufacturing and service industries have become major contributors to the New Delhi economy. These two are right now the hottest sectors for investment in the city of New Delhi. Another very lucrative sector for investment is real estate. In the last few years, New Delhi real estate has offered some of the best returns on investment.
  • New Delhi is a cosmopolitan city with a very bright economic future.
  • Delhi being the capital has always been a prime tourist attraction of the country. Two special economic zones (SEZs) have been created in the NCT of Delhi to encourage activities allied to industries, such as consultancy, information technology, training of skilled manpower through vocational training programmes and entrepreneurial development programmes. Delhis location advantage, policy incentives and infrastructure development of the state support investments in sectors such as IT/ITeS, banking and financial services industry (BFSI), small scale industries (SSI) and tourism activities.
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