Delhi, the capital of India, is the third largest city covering an area of 1483 sq. Km. It lies in the northern part of the country and is surrounded by Haryana on all its sides except the east, where it borders with Uttar Pradesh. The city occupies a strategic position in the country's history. It comprises of two contrasting yet harmonious parts, the Old Delhi and New Delhi, and is a travel hub of Northern India.
Standing along the west end of Gangetic Plain, the city unwinds a picture rich with culture, architecture and human diversity. It is, today, one of the fastest growing cities of India. It is a home to fair amount of business and commercial activity. It has an economy supported by agriculture, tourism, commerce and a well-established industrial set up. Besides, the city has also become the most vibrant creative art center in India. It has more than twenty five galleries. Tours, seminars, film shows and study classes on art appreciation, history and conservation are frequently organized. Delhi also plays host to a number of national and international events including sports related events, conferences and seminars, etc.
Its other advantageous features include:-
- Efficient and responsive administrative set up;
- Well qualified and competent manpower;
- Strong agricultural and industrial base;
- Investor-friendly attitude of the Government;
- Clean and green city offering good quality of life;
- Home to world class institutions;
- Excellent social and physical infrastructure;
- Large consumer market base; etc.
In order to provide support to such advantages, the Government of Delhi has undertaken several policy measures and incentives. They aim to attract investors from all over the world and motivate them to invest into the city. As a result, Delhi is becoming one of the most preferred investment destinations of the nation, providing opportunities in almost all sectors, particularly information technology (IT), tourism and small scale sector.