Top 10 Richest Cities of India
India is the 2nd most populous country in the world after China and 7th largest country by area. In the last few years, India became one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. Here is the list of top 10 richest Indian cities based on their GDP. See the list of top 10 richest Indian cities based on their GDP.
Mumbai is a commercial and entertainment capital of India with a GDP of approx. 209 Billion US Dollars.
Mumbai`s contribution in Indian economy is around 6% and it has headquarters of Reserve Bank of India, National Stock Exchange, Bombay Stock Exchange, Reliance Industries, Tata Group and many other important companies and organizations.
Capital of India, Delhi is a second number with an estimated GDP of 167 Billion Us Dollars. Being the country`s capital it has maximum numbers of government and semi-government employees living here. Very fast urban expansion of Delhi has led to the inclusion of nearby areas like Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad and Ghaziabad into the National Capital Region and put them on the world map.
With a GDP of 150 Billion US Dollars capital of West Bengal, Kolkata is a major commercial hub and the port city of North East India. With a GDP of 150 Billion US Dollars, Kolkata has become a big and important destination for IT firms and BPO`s as several SEZ are being built to support them. A big company like ITC Limited and banks like Allahabad and UCO Bank has the head office in Kolkata.
Capital of Karnataka, Bengaluru has also known as Silicon Valley of India as this the place where the IT revolution in India has begun and changes the Indian economy forever. GDP of 83 Billion US Dollars, Bengaluru employs approx. 35% of IT professionals of the country and it is ranked among the top 10 preferred locations by entrepreneurs in the world.
Famous companies like Boeing and GE have their R&D and Engineering centre in Bengaluru and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited makers of Jaguar and Sukhoi 30 has its headquarters in Bengaluru.
Hyderabad which is also known as City of Pearls has the highest number of SEZ in India. With the GDP of 74 Billion US Dollars, Hyderabad is ranked as 3rd best city for tourism in the world according to Lonely Planet. World`s best IT and e-commerce companies like Google, IBM and Amazon has their office in Hyderabad.
Capital of Tamil Nadu, Chennai is an important port city in South India. With a GDP of 66 Billion US Dollars, Chennai is the second-largest exporter of IT related services and biggest electronics exporter city in India. It is also known as Detroit of India like many international automobile giants like BMW, Ford, Nissan and Hyundai have they’re Indian headquarter in Chennai.
Ahmedabad is known as one of the most vibrant cities of Gujarat and is the largest exporter of gems and jewellery in India. Having a GDP of 64 Billion US Dollars Ahmedabad is rapidly emerging as a commercial and financial hub in Western India. Big companies like Adani Group, Arvind Mills, Cadila and Nirma has their head office in Ahmedabad.
Pune with a GDP of 48 Billion US Dollars is the second largest metropolitan city of Maharashtra. Around 250 German companies have their offices in Pune which makes it’s a single largest hub of German Companies in India. There has seen a sudden rise in popularity among the many large Automobile and IT companies in the last 10 years.
Surat is a Diamond Hub of the world as 90% of the total rough diamonds of the world are cut and polished here. With a GDP of 57 Billion US Dollars, 90% of diamond export from India is from Surat and it is also a big textile hub as it produces approx 40% of India`s artificial fabric. Surat has 41 thousand power looms and more than 380 dyeing and printing mills.
Visakhapatnam is the largest city of Andhra Pradesh and is also popularly known as Vizag. With a GDP of 26 Billion, this port city has some of the largest seaports and a hub for heavy industries like GAIL and Hindustan Steel. Visakhapatnam is also famous for India`s oldest shipyard.
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