Why Uttarakhand?


With a staggering Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7.8% in Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) between FY16 and FY22, Uttarakhand's economy is on the rise.

Stellar Law
and Order

Boasting one of the lowest incidences of work disruptions due to strikes, Uttarakhand provides a stable and conducive environment for business operations.

Policy and

Benefit from the state's comprehensive policy framework and robust onboarding support, facilitating your seamless transition into Uttarakhand's dynamic business ecosystem.

A Natural

Nestled in the Himalayas, Uttarakhand boasts breath-taking hill stations, wildlife parks, pilgrimage sites, and trekking routes. Its natural beauty makes it an alluring tourist destination. In 2019, it welcomed 35.60 million domestic tourists and over 0.15 million foreign visitors.

Industrial Hub

Uttarakhand hosts seven Industrial Estates across various regions, covering a vast 8000+ acres and housing over 2000 industrial units.


The state prioritizes renewable energy, aiming to harness over 25,000 MW of hydropower potential. As of August 2022, it already boasts an installed hydropower capacity of 2,095.89 MW, with 100% electrification achieved and an installed power capacity of 3,697.39 MW.


Uttarakhand has doubled its exports in the last five years and ranked first among Himalayan states in Export Preparedness Rankings in 2020. The state's world-class export facilities, business-friendly environment, and infrastructure have led to total exports of USD 1.73 billion in 2021-22.


Uttarakhand offers excellent connectivity with an extensive road network spanning over 39,000 km, two domestic airports, and 339.80 km of rail routes.


With diverse agro-geo climatic zones, Uttarakhand presents commercial opportunities in floriculture and horticulture. The state plans to double its horticulture processing capacity by 2030, boasting over 175 rare species of medicinal and aromatic plants and 403 horticulture-based units.


With an average literacy rate of 78.82% and more than 61% of its population in the working age group, Uttarakhand offers a vast pool of talented human resources. The state is home to some of the country's leading educational institutions.

Mineral Wealth

Uttarakhand is rich in limestone deposits, holding immense potential for value-added industries.


Uttarakhand offers several strategic advantages, including abundant water resources, a peaceful environment with minimal strikes, proximity to the National Capital Region (NCR) and the Amritsar Kolkata Industrial Corridor (AKIC), availability of skilled manpower, favourable agroclimatic conditions, world-class Integrated Industrial Estates, affordable and reliable power, and transparent land allotment at competitive prices."Invest in Uttarakhand and become a part of its promising future."


Uttarakhand, Land of Gods – Dev Bhumi, is resplendent with ancient Hindu temples, pilgrimage centres, ashrams, offering truly spiritual experience par excellence. Uttarakhand is now being increasing recognized globally as one stop solution for surreal experience due to the presence of snow-capped mountain peaks, mesmerising meadows, untamed & exotic wildlife, stunning glaciers, dense forests, high altitude lakes, etc. The State is also the place of origin of two holy rivers of the country, namely, Ganga and Yamuna. From spirituality to scenic beauty, from adventure to trekking, from meadows to lakes, from dense forest to exotic wildlife, the State offers all.


In Uttarakhand guest is treated as God (अतिथि देवो भवः). Uttarakhand is well known for its hardworking and honest people, known for their hospitality. With an average literacy level is 78.82% and over 61% of the population in the working age group, we promise a large pool of talented human resources. Uttarakhand is also home to some of the leading educational institutions in the country. Investments in skill development have yielded considerable results, with a bright and young workforce.


All 13 districts of Uttarakhand are well connected by a comprehensive road network. Major towns such as Dehradun, Haldwani and Pithoragarh also promise air and rail connectivity. The state is also developing heli services to various tourist destinations and pilgrimage sites. Dehradun is about 150 kms away from Delhi NCR. The All-Weather Road Project, developed by the Government of India aims to reduce the transit time to prominent cities in the State.


The state promises comprehensive policies, both sectoral and agnostic, with attractive incentives and procedural support. Policy support such as land and capital subsidies, interest subvention and SGST reimbursement make Uttarakhand an attractive investment destination. Our policies cover a spectrum of industries and sectors, with an aim to boost investment and economic growth. We also offer customized incentive packages, tailored to your unique requirements


Uttarakhand Government has developed an online single window portal to aggregate procedural formalities. Clearances from various departments can be accessed and obtained from this portal. Moreover, the Investment Promotion Facilitation Centre assists investors through the application procedures providing support and clarity.


2.5 hours away from demand areas of Delhi-NCR with a catchment population amounting to 25% of India

Single Window

Single Window System providing timely approvals and a transparent incentive process


Availability of 100% green, cheap and reliable power


Multimodal connectivity to all key industrial areas with high-quality logistics infrastructure

Land bank

Consolidated Land bank of 6000+ acres with a hassle-free land allotment process

Robust policies

27 Tailor made policies fulfilling sector needs, only state to have dedicated service sector policy

Recognized as an “Achiever” among the Landlocked states by DPIIT in Logistics Ease (LEADS 2022).

The State’s Investment Promotion Agency (IPA) is adjudged as the “Top Performer” by Invest India, DPIIT.

Achievers in ‘Ease of Doing Business’ rankings, consistently ranked amongst top states in India by DIPP and World Bank.

Achiever in Himalayan states category in Export Preparedness Index 2022, overall ranked 9, up from 13th position in 2021.

Ranked "Leaders" in Start Up Ranking