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` 19th-largest state in India


` Chandigarh is the state capital
` accounts for 1.54 per cent of the total land area.
` Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Bhatinda, Pathankot
and Patiala are the key cities in the state
` Punjab has three major rivers flowing through it.
They are the Ravi, Beas and Satluj.
` punjabi,Hindi,English and Urdu are major languages
spoken.
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` Hub for textile based industries


` Policy and fiscal incentives
` Fertile and productive land
` Facilitating infrastructure
` High infrastructural growth
` Stable political environment
Socio economic snapshots
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` èSDP of Punjab was US$


34.5 billion in 2008-09.

` CAèR of èSDP from 2002-


03 to 2008-09, was about
11.07 per cent.

` 13th amongst the all Indian


states in terms of èSDP
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`  SDP of Punjab was


US$ 30.7 billion in
2008-09.

` CAèR of  SDP
between 2001-02 and
2008-09 was about
10.98 per cent
Punjab has strong primary and
tertiary sectors
` The tertiary sector was comprised
39 per cent.

` The primary and secondary


account for about 84 per cent of
the èSDP

` growth rates of 8 per cent to 10 per


cent between 2000-01 and 2008-
09.
`Per capita èSDP in 2008-09 was US$1,234.7.

`CAèRof 9.05 percent between 2001-02 and 2008-


09.
`Ranks amongst the top five states in terms of
percapita income.
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` PSIIDC and PSIEC are jointly


responsible for the development of
industrial infrastructure in the state.

` PAIC is responsible for development


of agro-based units.

` ³UdyogSahayak´ as state-level nodal


agency and district industry centres as
the district-level committee.

` development of several special


economic zones (SEZ)
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` Cereals accounts 89 per cent of the


total agricultural production

` In 2004-05, the total production of


food grains in the state was over
27.1 million metric tonnes

` wheat was the major crop followed


by rice, cotton and sugarcane

` second-largest producer of wheat


in the country, with a share of
around 20 per cent of the total
wheat production
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` Punjab¶s total exports


were US$30.19billion in
2008-09,which were
13.32 percent higher
than in 2007-08.
` Punjab has been a major
exporter of yarns and
textile, sporting goods

` Ludhiana,Jalandhar and
Amritsar account for 90
percent of the total exports
of Punjab.
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` Industrial Policy, 2009
` Agro Industrial Policy, 2009
` IT/ Knowledge Industry Policy, 2009
`  otification Textile Policy, 2006
` Biotech Policy, 2006
` Tourism Policy, 2003
`  ew and Renewable Sources of Energy ( RSE)
Policy, 2006
` Land Allotment Policy, 2002
` Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Act, 2009