Indore is a central Indian state that can best be described as the commercial capital of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It’s also the largest city in Madhya Pradesh.
Indore has a diverse population that makes it a favored region when it comes to products which are tested as a fresh concept. It is one of the fastest growing tier-II cities in India and is considered as a center for commerce in the central parts of the country. Indore is also becoming an IT hub with many IT industries flourishing in the state.
The immense growth of Indore has made it the highest contributor of tax revenues in the state. To efficiently harness the potential that is held by the exports in software industry, the government is setting up many Special Economic Zone (SEZ) projects in Indore.
Indore is also characterized by more conventional production and manufacturing industries. The textile industry is a major industry of Indore. Modern shopping and trading areas have come up as a result of the economic growth of the city and many shopping centers and malls are popping up across the city.
With numerous land development projects on the way, Indore is rapidly becoming the real estate hub of the country. Quite obviously, Indore has the highest real estate values in the state of Madhya dewaqq Pradesh and after the completion of some major development projects; the real estate value is expected to soar further.
To encourage the participation of IT companies, the state government is planning to set up technology parks and SEZs to accommodate the IT industry in a dedicated zone within Indore. Urban development project is also underway to meet the requirements of individuals moving into the city for work purposes.
In recent years, the state government has also introduced many policies to encourage the development of Indore. The MP State Industrial Policy, 2004, provides specialized packages for loss making units. It also offers many efficient incentive schemes and aims at developing industries in Indore through a ‘cluster’ approach. The state government has acknowledged Textile, Pharmaceutical, IT, Auto Components and Food Processing as the priority sectors for the city.
With the constitution of industrial clusters around Indore, its economic geography has expanded rapidly in the recent years. The major economic clusters around Indore are located in Kheda, Sanwer, Pithampur and Dewas.