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Why Invest in Uttarakhand

Formed in November 2000, Uttarakhand is a relatively new state. It is rich in water and forest resources. The state enjoys a with the floating population almost double the population of the state with 38,000 of the forest areas which is 71% of its geographical area. In addition to this, the state boasts a Gross State Domestic Product of 2,63,233 million INR with Per Capita GSDP at 1,98,074 INR.

Uttarakhand which is home for various destinations like Adventure & water sports, Hospitality, pilgrim festivals, Nature & Wildlife, Health & rejuvenation and rural tourism and offers many adventure opportunities in the form of trekking, skiing, paragliding, camping, angling, mountaineering and rock climbing. The State has an unbeatable combination of Single Point Clearances, Subsidies and incentives for investment, Cheap Power, Clean Water, Highly skilled manpower, Good law & order, Proximity to National Capital Region with its huge Tourist arrivals (Highest in the hilly states of India), world-renowned education system, Wild-life sanctuaries, Flora and Fauna, peaceful & friendly people provide an unmatched quality of life to its residents as well as dedicated Relationship managers for Investors to guide them through their investment life cycle.

Uttarakhand offers transparent tax policies and swift approvals for projects, with cost of setting up business miniscule as compared to the NCR or other major cities andstates. Also, there are many fiscal benefits offered on investments by the state and the central government. Uttarakhand proudly stands at the top among its Himalayan counterparts on the ‘Ease of Doing Business’ index with the implementation score of 98.10%.

Swift project approvals with highly transparent tax policies

A promise of quality education vis-à-vis engineering and management institutes like IITs and IIMs

Healthy environment ensuring a good quality of life

Cost of setting up operations fractional in comparison to Delhi NCR or other cities

State has more than 200+ mountains and 43 forests and protected area

Inexpensive availability of industrial land to start business

Easy rail, road and air connectivity with Delhi NCR

Highlights of the Tourism Policy 2018

Considering the importance of Tourism sector in the growth story of State, it is awarded Industry status by Government of Uttarakhand. The tourism units (list) in the state are eligible for the following incentives

Are you searching for the profitable business ideas in Uttarakhand? Many opportunities in Uttarakhand for your ready reference. These ideas are generated according to the raw material availability and the market opportunities in Uttarakhand.

To claim for Eligibility and Incentives under Uttarakhand Tourism Policy Please Click Here
Important GO’s

1 GO Change Land Use
2 Land Conversion Charges Order Housing 2019
3 Land Conversion
4 Land Use Conversion Rates(GO)
5 Revenue
6 Revenue G.O. – Change of land use deemed when in-principle approval is granted (2) Dated November 04,2019
7 Revenue G.O. – Change of land use deemed when in-principle approval is granted
8 SOP regarding permission under 143 ZA & LR
9 SOP Land Use Conversion
Important Links
1 Fire NOC SOP
2 SOP for Construction
3 SOP for layout Plan Approval
4 SOP for new Connection Line
5 SOP for Pollution
6 SOP for temporary Connection
7 SOP for Tree Feeling Permission


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