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Leading producer of coal, tin and dolomite in India.

CHHATTISGARH

Home to 36 forts, Chhattisgarh is located in central India. It ranks #4 in the Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) by the World Bank. The state is rich in resources and is the leading producer of coal, tin and dolomite in India. The economy of this fast-developing state is industry driven with around 52 developed industrial areas in the state. The new capital, Naya Raipur is India’s first Greenfield smart city. Chhattisgarh is one of the greenest states in the country and has 44% of its geographical area under forests.

 

Key upcoming projects

- Three large industrial areas in Bilaspur, Raipur and Raigarh, over 4740 ha of cumulative land area

- Solar SEZ in Rajnandgaon and IT/ITeS SEZ in Naya Raipur

- Smart Cities Mission, for which Raipur, Bilaspur and Naya Raipur are the cities identified in Chhattisgarh

Highlights

  • 1
    Leading producer of coal, tin and dolomite in India
  • 2
    Second largest producer of iron ore in India
  • 3
    Contributes 17% to India’s total exports of herbs and medicinal plants

HIGHLIGHTS

Key Sectors

Metals and minerals

Metals and minerals

Rich in mineral resources such as iron, steel, aluminium and tin, the state contributes 32% and 37% to India's steel/sponge iron and dolomite production respectively.

Electronic system design and manufacturing

Electronic system design and manufacturing

The state is India's 2nd largest deployer of fixed WiMAX in the country. Chhattisgarh has an operational Software Technology Park of India (STPI), in 1.7 million ha area, with units in software development, medical transcription, KPO, financial control and accounting.

Wellness

Wellness

The state accounts for 17% of India’s total exports of herbs and medicinal plants. Chhattisgarh is home to about 22 varied forest sub-types, more than 1,525 varieties of medicinal plants and 312 species of commercially traded medicinal plants

Solar panel manufacturing

Solar panel manufacturing

Chhattisgarh is one of the leading producers of metals such as iron and tin and thus is a feasible destination for setting up manufacturing industries for solar panels and solar modules.