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UTTARAKHAND

Uttarakhand was carved out of northern Indian State of Uttar Pradesh on 9th November 2000 as the 27th State of India Union.

The State shares its international borders with China in the north and Nepal in the east. Within a short span of its existence, Uttarakhand has emerged as one of the fastest growing States in India and a significant destination for investments in manufacturing industry, tourism and infrastructure

Last Update : 11-07-20

  • Uttarakhand offers locational advantage due to its proximity to important market of National Capital Region (NCR) and has excellent connectivity with its neighbouring States
  • The State is well-connected with major cities of the country with two domestic airports at Dehradun and Pant Nagar
  • The State has the well-developed industrial infrastructure, including Integrated Industrial Estates, sector parks and well-developed industrial estates in private/ joint sector.
  • As of April 2019, hydropower generation installed capacity in the State was recorded to be 1,815.69 MW.
  • The Investment Promotion and Facilitation Cell (IPFC) is a centralized one-stop shop for investors/ businesses to interact with Government of Uttarakhand for their investment needs. IPFC provides complete handholding support to investors/business in a structured, focused and comprehensive manner.
  • The State of Uttarakhand in its endeavour to enable Ease of Doing Business, has implemented Uttarakhand Single Window Clearance System which is a single window facilitation mechanism for investors
  • In May 2020, USISPF organised a webinar with Ms. Manisha Panwar, Principal Secretary, MSMEs/ Industrial Development, Govt. of Uttarakhand. Ms. Panwar discussed measures for business continuity & incentives for kickstarting the economy in the post lockdown period
  • Tourism
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • IT and ITeS
  • Food Processing
  • Horticulture
  • Renewable Energy

POLITICAL PARTY: BHARATIYA JANATA PARTY (BJP)

KEY DIGNITARIES OF THE STATE

Chief Minister: Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat
Chief Secretary: Utpal Kumar Singh
Principal Secretary, Industries: Manisha Panwar