Uttar Pradesh

UP is the second largest producer of sugarcane in the country, around 2.2 million hectares of area in the state was under sugarcane cultivation and total production was at around 132.4 million tons (MT).

The state has emerged as a key hub for IT and ITeS industries, including software, captive business process outsourcing (BPO) and electronics and has become a hub for the semiconductor industry with several major players having their offices and R&D centres. The state offers a wide range of subsidies, policy and fiscal incentives as well as assistance for businesses under the Industrial and Service Sector

Capital | Population Lucknow | 204.2 million
State GDP & Growth Rate – GDP State GDP is around UDS $ 14.77 billion and the growth rate is approx. 15.28%.
Per capita income The per capita income ranges from US $ 630 to 650
Political Scenario The Government of Uttar Pradesh is the regional ruling authority of the state. The current government in Uttar Pradesh is that of Samajwadi Party (SP) headed by the Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. The party was elected in the year of 2014.
Key Sectors / Industries Information technology, agro processing, tourism, mineral-based industries, textiles, handloom and handicrafts, food processing and sports goods.
Emerging markets / opportunities
  • - Sugar Industry
  • - Tourism
  • - Automobile Sector
  • - Minerals
Business Scenario /Government Initiatives
  • The government of Uttar Pradesh is promoting the development of several SEZs across the state, such as IT and ITeS, electronic hardware and software, handicrafts and agro-based industries.
  • The state has proposed 40 IT/ITeS parks (apart from IT SEZs), two biotech zones and a knowledge park. Development of integrated agro/food processing zones has been proposed.
  • An apparel park at Tronica City and a textile & hosiery park at Rooma have been set up by UPSIDC to promote the apparel industry.
  • National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP) also envisages the setting up of comprehensive testing and validation facilities, including field tracks for agricultural tractors, trailers, construction equipment and various other off-road vehicles. This centre would house India`s first state-of-the-art road accident data analysis facility.

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