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Sole producer of diamonds in India.

MADHYA PRADESH

Popularly known as the ‘heart of India’ because of its central location, Madhya Pradesh is a state blessed with vast natural resources, a rich cultural heritage, an excellent industrial base coupled with an investor-friendly government. The state is the sole producer of diamonds in the country. Mainly an agrarian state, it is the largest producer of agricultural products like soybean, pulses, guava, garlic, tomato, marigold and aromatic flowers. The state has close to 19 investible projects across various sectors. National Automotive Test Tracks (NATRAX) in Pithampur is world's second-largest auto-testing tracks. The state also has an oil refinery with 6 million metric ton capacity at Bina.

 

Key upcoming projects

- Vikram Udyogpuri, an integrated industrial township near Indore, is an upcoming township with an estimated investment of USD 7 bn

- Smart Industrial Park at Shivpuri spread over 880 ha

- Smart Cities Mission, for which Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Sagar, Satna and Ujjain are the cities identified in Madhya Pradesh

Highlights

  • 1
    Sole producer of diamonds in India
  • 2
    Largest producer of agricultural products in India - soybean, pulses, guava, garlic, tomato, marigold and aromatic flowers
  • 3
    Asia’s thickest coal seam coalfield in Singrauli (Depth - 138 m)

HIGHLIGHTS

Key Sectors

Agriculture and Food Processing

Agriculture and Food Processing

Madhya Pradesh has been receiving the ‘Krishi Karman’ award for spectacular performance in agricultural production consistently for the past 4 years. With the presence of 6 government-owned modern food parks and 2 private food parks, Madhya Pradesh provides a huge opportunity for food processing companies.

 

Automobile and Engineering

Automobile and Engineering

With an annual automotive production of USD 500 million, Pithampur is the major auto cluster in the state.  Pithampur also has National Automotive Testing Tracks (NATRAX), which is the world’s 2nd largest auto testing track. The state is also the largest producer of radial tyres in India.

 

Textile

Textile

The state is the home of world-renowned Chanderi and Maheshwari sarees and Bagh handloom products. It is the 5th largest producer of cotton in the country.

Tourism

Tourism

The 25 sanctuaries, 10 natural parks, 6 project tiger reserves, 3 UNESCO world heritage sites and 2 Jyotirlingas in Madhya Pradesh attracts a huge crowd every year.

 

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

The renewable energy capacity of Madhya Pradesh stood at 6,762 MW as of April 2017, as compared to just 1,790 in 2012, hence showing a four-fold growth in 5 years.

 

Pharmaceuticals

Pharmaceuticals

Madhya Pradesh has emerged as a major pharmaceutical manufacturing destination in the country with more than 280 pharmaceutical units.

 

Defence

Defence

With historical ordnance manufacturing sites of Katni, Jabalpur and Itarsi and presence of companies such as BHEL, L&T, Bharat Forge and PUNJ Lloyd, Madhya Pradesh provides the ready-made ecosystem for defence manufacturing.

 

IT/ITES and EDSM

IT/ITES and EDSM

There is an availability of skilled technical manpower - more than 100,000 engineering graduates pass out of the state’s engineering colleges every year.