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ABOUT MADHYAPRADESH
   

Madhya Pradesh state formation taken place on November 1, 1956.  it  lies in the very center of India – the largest state till the formation of Chhattisgarh in 2000. It occupies 9.38% of total area of the country now accounts for 5.88% of india’s population. The primary sector and agriculture contributes to 26 % of the gross state domestic product.The secondary sector accounts for a quarter of the state income whereas, the service sector contributes about 42% of the state income. This  has a distinctive Cosmopolitan character.

It is endowed with more minerals and forest resources than any other State. M.P is a leading producer of Cement. It has strategic central location 425 trains pass through M.P. daily with 175 trains passing through the state capital Bhopal alone. National highway of 5070 kms run through MP. Six national highways including trunk routes of Delhi-Mumbai. Delhi-Chennai, Delhi -Banglore and Delhi – Hyderabad  pass through state. State has convenient air links to major cities of India with key cities of MP.

Madhya Pradesh has 11 different agro-climate zones. 31% of state under forest cover. 13% of India’s forests are in MP.  Rich mineral wealth of copper ore,magnesium ore,limestone, diamond, coal and coal-bed methane.14% of india’s coal reserves are in MP. Asia’s thickest coal seam located in the district of Sidhi. MP has the only working diamond mine in India. 144BCM of coal bed methane reserves available.Various blocks available for captive mining for Power, Cement, Iron and Steel Units. Large reserve of limestone, basic construction raw material present; 3625 million tonnes of limestone reserves available. Maganese and dolomite, key ingredients to iron and steel, found in M.P. Exotic varieties of dimensional stones i.e. marble, granite and flagstone available.

MP is a largest producer of oil seeds and pulses in the country. The state is the largest exporter of DOC in India. 25% of pulses and 40% of grams grown here. Commercially flavoured varieties of Wheat and potato grown. Largest producer of garlic and corinder. Over 100 agricultural farms with an area of over 20,000 acres available on lease to investors. Massive wastelands and government farms from 50 to 3000 acres ready to be offered for investment.

Great stress is being given to the development of horticulture in the state Fruits and Vegetables are grown extensively. Food processing Industries have a good scope here.

Petro Chemical Sector has also been opened up in M.P. with HBJ Pipeline passing though Madhya pradesh and the proposed refinery at Bina, joint venture Bharat Petroleum Ltd. And Govt. of Oman.

Nearly 44,000 Professional Manpower from Engineering, Pharmacy, MBA, MCA etc. and an overall figure of approximately 2,70,000 garduates add to the workforce each year.Indian Institute of Information Technology at Gwalior. National Law Collage and National Judicial Academy and National Institute Of Technology at Bhopal. National Tourism Training Institute at Gwalior. India’s 6th IIM at Indore. Over and above a peaceful Labour force is available.  

Madhya Pradesh is today a major investment destination. The state offers enormous business opportunities for investments. Madhya Pradesh has several strengths—its location, climate, educational institutions, booming economy, rich cultural and intellectual heritage, hard working peaceful people and a highly competent and committed bureaucracy.

MP has Tourist’s delight, world heritage sites at Bhimbhetka, Sanchi and Khajuraho. Historical sites like Mandu and Orchha. Cultural tourism sites like Mahakaleshwar (Ujjain), Omkareshwar, Amarkantak, Bhojpur And Narmada. Eco adventure and wildlife tourism at Bhedaghat, Bandhavgarh, Kanha, Panna, Pench and Shivpuri.

MADHYA PRADESH THE PHYSICAL PROFILE

Area

30,80,000 sqKm

Forest(in 1000 Hectare)

8593.7 (13% of India forest)

Districts

48

Population (Census 2001)

6.04 Crore( Male –3.15 Crore, Female 2.89 Crore

Sex Ratio (2001 census)                           

933 ( Female as per 1000 Male)

Density of Population

196 Person per Sq kms.

RainFall

Avearage Varies from 700 to 1800 mm

Climate

Tropic of Cancer passes through the Middle of the state Temperatures during winter a little Over 10 Deg. And maximum temperature ranges from 43-47.5 degree

Soil

All type of the soil found like red,alluvial, Deep black, laterite and medium black

Net irrigated areas as % of net sown area

28%

Major Crops

wheat, Rice, Jowar Cotton, Groundnut, Soyabean and Sugarcane

No of Heavy and Medium Industries:

845

No. of Small Scale Units Registered

308665

Literacy

64.1 %

Male

76.5 %

Female

50.6 %

Male-Female Ratio

920 : 933

MADHYA PRADESH THE INFRASTRUCTURE

23 Industrial Growth Centers.

Export promotion industrial park at Pithampur.

Readymade Garment Complex at Indore.

Electronics Complex at Indore.

Special  Economic Zone (SEZ) Indore

Food Parks
(JaggaKhedi, distt. Mandsaur, Nimrani, distt. Khargoan, Pipariya-Babai, distt. Hoshangabad Borgaon, Distt. Chhindwara, Maneri distt. Mandla, Malanpur-Ghirongi distt. Bhind)

Crystal IT Park at Indore

Gold Jewellery Export Park at Indore.

Agro Economic Zone (AEZ)

Stone Park (Hardua, distt. Katni)

Logistic Hub ( ‘CONCOR’ ICD at Mandideep, Dry port at Malanpur & Indore)

Apparel Park ( Malanpur, Pithampur & Jabalpur)

Textile Centre Infrastructure development Schem(TCIDS) Indore as Textile & Garments hub

Gwalior Habitat Centre and SE

Integrated Infrastructure Development Centre Nimrani, (Khargoan), Jaggakhedi (Mandsuar) Nadantola (Satna), Lamtora (Katni) and Naugaon (Sagar)

                                                                                      

Productive labour force and excellent industrial relations.

Adequate Power Availability

Abundant raw material

Proactive Industrial Development Institutions.

 MADHYA PRADESH THE OPPORTUNITIES

Madhya Pradesh is the second largest producer of mineral in India. It has 30% Deposits of the country’s high grade Iron ore 50% of the Manganese ore, 44% of the Bausite, 35% of one Coal along with a host of other materials like Marble, Lime stone Dolomite etc., 25% of the total forest area of the country in the Madhya Pradesh Teak, Sal and Bamboo species in the wide range of timber available.

Madhya Pradesh is the 3rd highest producer of food grains in the country. It is placed 4th wheat production and 8th in the rice productions in the country. It is the biggest producer of Gram, Small millet; Linseed and Soyabeen, Cotton, Sugarcane, Rapeseed Mustard and Sunflower are the other main cash crops of the state. The agro-based industries have great potential for development.

Great stress is being given to the development of horticulture in the state Fruits and Vegetables are grown extensively. Food processing Industries have a good scope here.

Petro Chemical Sector has also been opened up in M.P. with HBJ Pipeline passing though Madhya pradesh and the proposed refinery at Bina, joint venture Bharat Petroleum Ltd. And Govt. of Oman.

 
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