About Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh (MP) is known as "Heart of India" due to its geographical location. It borders the states of Uttar Pradesh to the north-east, Chhattisgarh to the south-east, Maharashtra to the south, Gujarat to the west and Rajasthan to the northwest. Madhya Pradesh is strategically located in such a way, where it has an advantage for economic & social growth. Madhya Pradesh is the second-largest state in the country by area and its total area is 308,245 Sq. Km.
Over the last decade Madhya Pradesh has witnessed a radical transformation in terms of economic and social development. The state has recorded an impressive growth in GSDP averaging over 9% during the last decade of stable governance, supplemented by creation of a robust support infrastructure in terms of roads, water supply, irrigation capacity and a year round 24x7 power supply. The abundant manpower of the state has been developed into a skilled technical workforce, with the presence of world class institutes like IIM, IIT, AIIMS, Engineering colleges and several ITIs. The state is leading in textile manufacturing, automobiles, food processing, soya processing, engineering and agriculture equipment manufacturing. The peaceful manpower of the State is an advantage for industrial development.
Having established a strong pedestal for rapid economic development, the people centric transparent policies and hassle-free investment procedures in the state are gradually making Madhya Pradesh a Global Investment Hub. Already, domestic and global multinational firms including TEVA, TCS, Infosys, John Deere, Bridgestone, Reliance, Rio Tinto, Cummins, Volvo, Novartis, P&G, AkzoNobel, and Essar have made investment in the state.