India States Directory
Search Web Directory
  Andhra Pradesh
  Arunachal Pradesh
  Dadra Nagarhaveli
  Daman Diu
  Jammu Kashmir
  Madhya Pradesh
  Uttar Pradesh
  West Bengal

City Search
  Bombay / Mumbai
  Calcutta / Kolkata
  Madras / Chennai
  New Delhi
  Panaji / Goa
            more cities..
Uttar Pradesh
Investment Incentives
Policy Framework

click on image for zoom


General Information

Uttar Pradesh is the rainbow land where the multi-hued Indian Culture has blossomed from times immemorial. Rich and tranquil expanses of meadows, perennial rivers, dense forests and fertile soil of Uttar Pradesh have contributed numerous golden chapters to the annals of Indian History. Dotted with various holy shrines and pilgrim places, full of joyous festivals, it plays an important role in the politics, education, culture, industry, agriculture and tourism of India.

Fact File

Geographical Area 2.41 (lakh sq. km)
Capital Lucknow
Population (2001 Census) In lakhs 1661.98
Gross state Domestic product (GSDP) at current prices in 2004-2005 (as of Feb 2006) 235678 (Rs. Crore)
Gross state Domestic product (GSDP) at constant price (1993-94) in 2004-2005 (as of Feb 2006) 127560 (Rs.Crore)
Net State Domestic Product at Current Prices (2004-05) 205249 (Rs.Crore)
Net State Domestic Product at Constant Prices (1993-1994) for  (2004-05) 109768  (Rs.Crore)
Per Capita Income at current prices (2004-2005) Rs  11477
Percentage of State Population to All India Population 16.16

Literacy Rate (2001 Census)

  • Male
  • Female



Principal languages Hindi and Urdu

Source: CSO Estimates, Economic Survey of Maharashtra, 2005-2006

Advantage Uttar Pradesh

  • Large, inexpensive and disciplined labour force available.
  • Vibrant investment Climate.
  • Investment proposals received:
    • US$ 3.09 billion in 2004
    • US$ 7.22 billion in 2005
    • US$5.31 billion in 2006 (upto May)
  • Basic inputs like land and water available in abundance.
  • Excellent connectivity to all parts of the country.
  • Port facility at doorstep through 7 inland freight stations and 1 cargo complex.
  • Good quality power supply to industry.
  • Land at competitive rates.
  • Special facilitation to foreign and NRI investors.
  • Availability of institutional finance through vibrant state financial institutions.
  • Integrated townships of Noida and Greater Noida adjacent to New Delhi, with fully developed infrastructure, including recreational facilities like 100 acre golf area.
  • Single table clearance system through Udyog Bandhu.
  • Well-developed special purpose modern industrial areas like software technology parks, electronic city, toy city, plastic city, integrated agro park, leather park, chemical complex and textile city.
  • Large number of bank branches in the state including major foreign banks.

Economic Infrastructure

Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation Limited (UPSIDC) is committed to provide high standard, plentiful infrastructure, facilities, and an investor friendly environment for ensuring higher industrial growth in the state.

The industrial and service sector policy of UP government for the infrastructure sector is based on the following pillars:

  • Creation of world-class infrastructure through private participation.
  • Upgradation/ maintenance of industrial areas by a co-operative society of the entrepreneurs.
  • Creation of Industrial Infrastructure Development Fund (IIDF) for financing initiatives in infrastructure development.
  • Promotion of captive and co-generation of power
  • Promotion of natural gas as an alternative source of energy.


The budget for roads has been increased five times from Rs. 1,083 crore in 2003 to Rs. 5583 crore in 2006. The state plans to bring up the State Highway Authority (SHA) on the lines of the National Highway Authority of India.

Road sector: Vision 2021

  • Length of state highways to be increased to 12174 km
  • Length of district roads being increased to 24,348 km
  • 100 per cent connectivity is being ensured for villages.
  • Widening of all state highways to double- lane
  • Widening of 40 per cent major district roads to double lane


Lucknow is an important junction of the Northern and North Eastern Railways. It is well connected with all important cities of India.


Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, is well connected by air with New Delhi, Patna, Calcutta and Mumbai.

  India Catalog Directories
  India Web Directory
Business Profiles
Automotive Directory
IT/ITES/BPO Directory
Hotel Directory
Health Directory
Business Directory
Gems & Jewellery
Education Directory
Real Estate Directory
Agriculture Directory
Logistics Directory
Yellow Pages
NRI Guide
Photo Galleries
Global Web Directory
*** FREE India Classifieds
Order Premium Listings
Submit a Site
Business Reviews
About us
Link to us
Contact us
Google Search Keywords: India Catalog, IndiaCatalog, India City Guide, India Free Classifieds
    © 1999 - 2014
    All Rights Reserved
Privacy Statement