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Agribusiness & Food Processing

Sector Overview

  • Vibrant and fast fastest growing agricultural sector – registered average growth rate of over 20% for the last 5 years

o   largest producer of Soybean, Gram, Garlic and Pulses, in India

o   Second largest producer of Wheat, Green Peas and Onion, in India

o   4th largest producer of milk and 5th largest producer of fish, in the country

  • Favorable ecosystem for agriculture production and related businesses – 5 crop zones, 11 agro climatic zones and 4 soil types
  • Ready industrial infrastructure – 8 integrated and modern food parks operating in the state

Investment Opportunities

  •  Direct Procurement – Fruits and Vegetables, Flowers, Dairy Products and Food Grains
  •   Infrastructure Development – Food Parks, Cold Storage, Warehousing & Logistics and Irrigation Projects
  •  Food Processing and Value Addition – Soybean, Oats, Milk, Fruits and Vegetables

Download :Agribusiness & Food Processing  Sector Profile 


Automobile and Engineering

Sector Overview

  •   Indore, commercial capital of Central India, and surrounding areas (Pithampur and Dewas) constitute Automobile & Engineering hub of Madhya Pradesh
  • Spread across 2,000 Ha., Pithampur Auto cluster has over 90 large and 700 SME units – Auto, OEMs and Auto parts manufacturers
  •   Support infrastructure available around Pithampur include – National Automotive Test Tracks (NATRAX), ICD, Skill development institutes like Indo German Tool Room and Symbiosis University of Applied Sciences

Investment Opportunities

  •   Assembling and Manufacturing – Automobiles and Auto Components
  •  Centers of excellence – Automobile Design Centers, R&D Facilities and Training Centers
  •  Infrastructure Development – Auto and Ancillaries Parks and Machine Tools Parks
  • Auto financing and vehicle retailing

Download :Automobile and Engineering  Sector Profile;

Urban Development


Sector Overview

  •  Untapped Potential – only 28% of population in Madhya Pradesh lives in its 378 urban centers, including in 4 cities with million plus population; vast room for urbanization
  •   Five cities are in SMART CITY mission of Government of India
  •  Investment plans of ~US$13bn/ Rs83,800 Crs in urban infrastructure in the next 4 years. Major projects include – Smart cities Mission (US$3 bn/ Rs20,000 Crs), Housing for All project (US$3 bn/ Rs 20,000 Crs), and Bhopal &Indore Metro Rail Projects (US$2.2 bn/ Rs 15,000 Crs)

Investment Opportunities

  •   Urban Transport – Public Transport Operations, Mass Rapid Transport (Metro/Light Metro), Freight Terminal, Urban Transport Infrastructure, Flyovers, Ring Roads, Bridges and Parking
  • Affordable Houses and Real Estate – Affordable Housing Projects and Integrated Townships
  •  Urban Services – Water Supply Management, Waste Water Management and Solid Waste Management

Download: Urban Development  Sector Profile 


Renewable Energy

Sector Overview

·         8x increase in renewable energy installed capacity in the last five years (438 MW in 2011-12 to 3,311 MW in February 2017)

·         Capacity is further expected to increase over 3 times in the next three to four years-10,950 MW capacity is under implementation

·         Key projects include 135 MW Solar Power Plant at Neemuch and Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power Project (under implementation; 750 MW)

Investment Opportunities

·         Solar and wind power plants

·         Transmission & distribution infrastructure

·         Renewable energy equipment/system production

·         Switchgear and transformers


Download: Renewable Energy  Sector Profile 



Sector Overview

  • Conducive ecosystem for pharmaceutical industry – over 280 pharmaceutical units located in the state out of which 152 are formulation manufacturers
  • Major pharmaceutical clusters in the state include Pithampur, Indore, Dewas, Mandideep, Bhopal and Ujjain

Investment Opportunities:

  • Bulk drug manufacturing, development of manufacturing devices
  • Clinical trial markets and high-end drugs
  • Contract research services
  • R&D and production of vaccines and recombinant therapeutics
  • Biotechnology parks and other infrastructure

Download:Pharmaceuticals Sector Profile 



Sector Overview

  • Madhya Pradesh is fast emerging as a location of choice for IT/ITeS companies
  • 12 IT-SEZs granted formal approval in the state; existing IT Parks at Electronics Complex Indore, Crystal IT Park Indore and Malanpur Gwalior; proposed IT Parks at Bhopal and Jabalpur
  • Large talent pool – over 100,000 engineers graduate from Madhya Pradesh, annually

Investment Opportunities

  • Ready–to–move built up space and developed/raw land plots available for IT/ITeS industry in four major cities of Madhya Pradesh – Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur and Gwalior
  • The state is suited for running low cost IT/ITeS operations

Download:IT/ ITeS Sector Profile 




Sector Overview

  •  Premiere tourist destination of India – tourist arrival has grown at a CAGR of 24% in the last eight years (2007-2015); 78.4 mn tour the state in 2015
  • Hub for wildlife and nature based tourism
  •  Major wildlife destinations include national parks of Kanha, Bandhavgarh, Pench, Panna and hill station of Panchmarhi
  • Major historical and cultural sites includes Sanchi, Khajuraho, Bhimbetka, Gwalior, Mandu, Orchha, Ujjain, Omkareshwar, Maheshwar and Amarkantak

Investment Opportunities

  • Village, Wellness and Water Tourism
  • Meeting, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) Tourism
  • Film, Eco and Religious fares
  • Support infrastructure like wayside amenities and hotels

Download: Tourism Sector Profile 



Sector Overview

  • 5thlargest cotton producing state in the Country with 17.5 lakh bales of production in 2014-15
  • Country’s 4.5% cotton is produced in MP
  • Rich tradition of weaving and knitting
  • Madhya Pradesh has 65 textile mills
  •   Indore, Ujjain, Dhar, Dewas, Khargone, Khandwa, Burhanpur, Gwalior, Chhindwara, Sehore, Jabalpur and Bhopal are major centers for textile industry in Madhya Pradesh

Investment Opportunities

  • Ginning & Spinning
  • Weaving & Knitting
  • Dyeing & Finishing
  • Garmenting
  • Technical Textiles

Download: Textile Sector Profile 


Sector Overview:

  • Madhya Pradesh strongly promotes ESDM sector in the state. It is evident from participation of the state in GoI’s schemes for the sector
  • The State is front runner in the implementation of GoI schemes like Digital India, Electronics Manufacturing Cluster Scheme, Smart Cities Mission and National Solar Mission
  • Like GoI, The State Government targets to achieve zero electronic imports. To this end, electronic manufacturing clusters are being developed to provides state-of–the-art infrastructure for upcoming facilities
  • Additionally, financial incentives are being offered under IT Policy and Analog Semiconductor Fabrication Investment Policy of the state
  • These policies provide for numerous concessions including land concessions, tax reimbursements, capital subsidy and interest subsidy

Investment Opportunities:

  • Setting up of Electronics Manufacturing Clusters(EMCs)
  • Developing and manufacturing electronic components
  • Developing semiconductor design
  • Setting up of Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication(FAB) facilities
  • Setting up Electronics Manufacturing Services(EMS) units
  • Developing and manufacturing telecom products
  • Developing and manufacturing industrial/consumer/medical/defence electronics

Download: ESDM Sector Profile 



Sector Overview:

  • India is the largest importer of arms in the world – accounts for about 14%of the world’s arms imports
  • Government of India is aiming to change this situation by promoting self-reliance and indigenisation
  • With historical ordnance manufacturing sites of Katni, Jabalpur and Itarsi, and presence of companies like BHEL, L&T, Bharat Forge and Punj Lloyd, Madhya Pradesh provides ready-made ecosystem for defence manufacturing

Investment Opportunities:

  • Defence products manufacturing
  • Supply chain sourcing opportunity
  • Defence offsets
  • Manufacture, Repair and Overhaul (MRO)
Download: Defence Sector Profile



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