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An International Textile and Apparel Fair
21st - 24th September, 2017 Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

TRAVEL DESK

Advantage Rajasthan

Rajasthan, the largest state in India with population of over 68 million, is situated between the northern and western growth hubs of India. Its proximity to the national capital New Delhi as well as five major states serves as an attractive proposition for traders and manufacturers. With the Proposed Delhi - Mumbai Freight Corridor passing across and the North-South and East-West Corridors, and Golden Quadrilateral also existing, Rajasthan is in an advantageous position for fast and easy movement of men and materials. 40% of the Delhi - Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) falling within the State makes Rajasthan a truly strategic location.

Railway and road transportation in the State is highly convenient and all cities in the State are well integrated with the national rail as also with national / state road network. Commercial airlines offer services to the cities of Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur. Jaipur has a fully operational international airport.

Rajasthan, besides being a prime tourist destination and remarkably peaceful and politically stable state, offers a set of unique advantages and opportunities for profitable investment in many sectors. Strife-free labour environment, vast mineral and other resources and the investor-friendly policies and attitude of the State Government make Rajasthan a prime choice for limitless business opportunities

The state's key areas of strength include mineral based industries, textile, tourism, solar & wind power generation, solar power component / equipment manufacturing, engineering & auto, agro / food processing, chemical & glass and gems & jewellery. Rajasthan enjoys a distinct advantage in these sectors. It is also the leading producer of cement and metals such as copper, zinc and lead and the largest producer of marble and stones in the country. Discovery of oil and gas in Rajasthan is expected to lead to the development of down-stream industries in petroleum and chemicals

Prompt and easy availability of land for investment projects at a reasonable price with satisfactory availability of power to industry scores over neighboring states.

Rajasthan has a well laid down policy framework. Sector specific policies are also in place. Single Window Clearance System exists for time-bound issuance of various clearances for projects and investment proposals of Rs.1 crores and above .

A large number of colleges, universities, ITIs, polytechnics, engineering colleges MBA institutes are functioning in Rajasthan. Rajasthan has Indian Institute of Technology and Indian institute of Management, besides the renowned BITS, Pilani.

Rajasthan has blended its rich culture with modern day comforts. Major towns in Rajasthan are Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Ajmer, Alwar, Udaipur and Kota. The cities have excellent social and commercial infrastructure in place such as quality housing, medicare facilities, educational institutions, shopping malls, multiplexes, clubs, hotels & restaurants, and so on. The State capital, Jaipur, is a fast growing metropolis.

Rajasthan, a place to live and work, meets and indeed exceeds the requirements of national and transnational companies.

Tourism

The magic of vibrant Rajasthan - its rich heritage, colourful culture, exciting desert safaris, shining sand-dunes, lively bird sanctuaries and national parks, vibrant fairs & festivals, serene lakes, majestic forts, beautiful palaces, intricately carved temples and havelis (mansion) have been fascinating tourists. Every year millions of foreign and domestic tourists visit Rajasthan. The Pink City Jaipur figures on the tourist triangle Delhi - Agra - Jaipur.