INDIAN STATE : HARYANA
|| 0.44 (lakh sq.
|Population (2011) (fig. in persons)
- Haryana offers excellent location to start any industry.
It has a rich industrial base and a sound infrastructure.
- Forty percent of the national capital region falls
in Haryana state and thirty percent of the state is
notified National Capital Region (NCR).
- Ninety-three of top Fortune -100 companies with
their corporate offices and production bases already
- The state has impressive infrastructure facilities
in relation to road and rail network, well-developed
industrial estates, good banking facilities, reliable
communication network, modern technical institutes
and developed commercial markets.
- World-class industrial, corporate and residential
estates with highly competitive prices, developed
and managed by highly professional and world-renowned
Private and Government agencies.
- Haryana is in close contact with the cosmopolitan
world, being close to Delhi. International and domestic
airports, diplomatic and commercial complexes are
in near proximity. Indira Gandhi International Airport
is just ten minutes drive from Gurgaon, an emerging
- Strike/lockouts are bare minimum. Negligible loss
- Haryana has an efficient administrative and delivery
system. Its endeavor has always been to simplify procedures,
eliminate red-tapism and willful delays and ensure
transparency in decision-making.
- Special emphasis is laid on planned development
of infrastructure and providing eco-friendly environment
conducive to healthy growth of industry.
- Haryana has adopted investor-friendly policies.
These policies have been adjusted in accordance with
the changing economic scenario and are far more liberal
and transparent. These policies are geared towards
promoting private investments- both domestic and foreign.
- Large manufacturing, capabilities. Strong private
- Developed banking system with over 4500 bank branches.
- Skilled manpower and professional management including
engineers, managerial personnel, accountants etc.
- Conducive foreign investment environment.
- Well-balanced package of incentives.
- One of the top agrarian states contributes substantially
to the national food grain pool of wheat, rice, coarse
cereals and pulses.
- Haryana today produces more than 50 percent of passenger
cars, 50 percent of motorcycles and 25 percent of
tractors, 25 percent of bicycles and sanitary wares
manufactured in the Country.
- Under the New Industrial Policy (NIP) the state
has received investment proposals of worth over one
lakh crore rupees in the areas of automobiles &
automotive components, information, technology, readymade
garments, electrical goods, handlooms, agro-based
& food-processing industry, light engineering
- Under the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Act, 20 SEZs
with an investment of US$ 18.8779 billion have to
be set up. Ten SEZs have already been approved by
the Central government.
Haryana has excellent network of passenger transport.
It has total length of 23684 kilometers. The remotest
parts of the state are linked with mettaled roads.
The state government proposes to construct Express highway
and free ways for speedier vehicular traffic. Government
encourages private sector investment in this sector
for upgradation of roads, construction of ROB and BOT
basis including four-lane ROB.
Key Features of the Road Sector
- National Highway No.1, with four-laning half-way
complete, passes through Haryana from Delhi to Ambala,
linking Punjab, H.P. and J&K.
- National Highway No.2, (Delhi-Mathura Road), with
four-laning in progress passing through Faridabad
and linking vast areas to U.P., M.P. etc. right up
- National Highway No.8 (Delhi-Jaipur Highway), four-laning
already taken in hand, passes through prestigious
industrial estate Gurgaon, Industrial Model Township
Manesar, and Growth Centre Bawal and linking vast
areas right upto Ahemdabad and Bombay.
- National Highway No.10 passes through Haryana from
Delhi to Dabwali.
- National Highways: 656 Kms
- State Highways: 3135 Kms
- District roads: 1587 Kms
- Rural and other roads: 17190 Kms
Haryana has traversed a long way and achieved multi-pronged
development. The power sector has served the dual function
of turning the barren land of the state into lush-green
fields and enhance the pace of industrial growth. The
state has recognized that the power is one of the most
important inputs for development process and hence has
always given high priority to the expansion of electricity
Haryana is one of the pioneer states of the country
to implement in-depth reforms in the power sector. An
independent regulatory mechanism, Haryana Electricity
Regulatory Commission, has been created and the erstwhile
Haryana State Electricity Board has been restructured
into four independent corporations to bring efficiency,
economy and competition. These four entities are:
- Haryana Power Generation Corporation Ltd. (HPGCL)
for the generation of power.
- Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Ltd. (HVPNL) for the
transmission and distribution of power within the
state of Haryana.
- Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd. (UHBVNL) for
north circle of Haryana.
- Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd. (DHBVNL)
for south circle of Haryana.
Haryana is well connected on the rail network. The
main railway routes passing through Haryana are:
A proposal is underway to provide rail corridor connecting
towns around Delhi, linking the major satellite towns
like Faridabad, Gurgaon, Bahadurgarh, Kundli etc. Similarly,
it is proposed to provide rapid mass transportation
system between Delhi and these satellite towns.
Haryana has a state- wide network of efficient telecommunication
facilities. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and
most of the leading private sector players (such as
Reliance Infocom, Tata Teleservices, Bharti Telecom,
Idea and Hutchison Essar) have operations in the state.