Gujarat and Tamil Nadu Comparision

Topics: Tamil Nadu, India, South India Pages: 4 (1402 words) Published: January 23, 2011
Gujarat's Contribution to India
• 17% of Fixed Capital Investment
• 16% of Industrial output
• 22% of India's exports
• 16% of Value of Output
• 12% of Net Manufacturing Value
• 10% of Factories
• 98% of Soda Ash production
• 80% of Diamond Export
• 78% of Salt production
• 62% of Petrochemical production
• 53% of Crude Oil (Onshore)
• 51% of Chemical products
• 37% of Groundnut production
• 35% of Cargo Handling
• 31% of Cotton production
• 30% of Natural Gas (Onshore)
• 10% of Mineral production
• 25% of Textile production
• 35% of Pharmaceutical products
• Longest shoreline — 1,670 kilometres (1,040 mi)
87.9% of the total roads in the state are asphalt surfaced. 98.86% village connectivity with all‐weather roads, the highest in India. 100% of Gujarat's 18,000 villages have electricity connection for 24hr power through the Jyotigram Yojana. Gujarat ranks first nationwide in gas-based thermal electricity generation with national market share of over 8% and second nationwide in nuclear electricity generation with national market share of over 1%.

Gujarat has largest OFC network of more than 50,000 km. The state owned Wide Area Network is the largest IP-based ICT network in Asia Pacific Region and second largest in the world, connecting 26 districts and 225 talukas through 12,000 nodes. There are more than 900,000 internet users and all villages are connected with broadband internet. The state registered 12.8% agriculture growth in the last five years against the national average of 2%. As per RBI report, in year 2006–07, 26% out of total bank finance in India was in Gujarat. A post-liberalization period saw Gujarat's State Domestic Product (SDP) rising at an average growth rate of 14% per annum in real terms (from 1994–2002). Gujarat is the main producer of tobacco, cotton, and groundnuts in India. Gujarat has an agricultural economy; the total crop area...
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