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The 10 RICHEST Indian States, No.6 will surpass No.5 soon!

There are 33 States in India, while the whole coutry is still trying very hard to develop, some lucky states already has a income level close to developped countries, let’s find out which states they are.

10. Gujarat

GDP per capita: $2,337

During the British Raj, Gujarati businesses served to play a major role to enrich the economy of Karachi and Mumbai. Major agricultural produce of the state includes cotton, groundnuts, dates, sugar cane, milk and milk products. Industrial products include cement and petrol. According to a 2009 report on economic freedom by the Cato Institute, Gujarat is the first most free state in India. With a GDP per capita of $2,337, Gujarat is the No.10 richest state in India.

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9. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

GDP per capita: $2,350

A total of 48,675 hectares of land is used for agriculture purposes. Paddy, the main food crop, is mostly cultivated in Andaman group of islands, whereas coconut and arecanut are the cash crops of Nicobar group of islands. Field crops, namely pulses, oilseeds and vegetables are grown, followed by paddy during Rabi season. With a GDP per capita of $2,350, Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the No.9 richest state in India.

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8. Tamil Nadu

GDP per capita: $2,464

For the year 2014–15 Tamil Nadu’s GSDP was ₹9.767 trillion, and growth was 14.86. It ranks third in foreign direct investment approvals of ₹ 225.826 billion, next only to Maharashtra and Delhi constituting 9.12 per cent of the total FDI in the country. The per capita income in 2007–2008 for the state was ₹ 72,993 ranking third among states with a population over 10 million and has steadily been above the national average. With a GDP per capita of $2,464, Tamil Nadu is the No.8 richest state in India.

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7. Maharashtra

GDP per capita: $2,561

The economy of Maharashtra is driven by manufacturing, international trade, Mass Media, aerospace, technology, petroleum, fashion, apparel, and tourism. Maharashtra is the most industrialised state and has maintained the leading position in the industrial sector in India. The State is pioneer in small scale industries. With a GDP per capita of $2,561, Maharashtra is the No.7 richest state in India.

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6. Haryana

GDP per capita: $2,919

Haryana’s 14th placed 12.96% 2012-17 CAGR estimated 2017-18 GSDP of US$95 billion is split in to 52% services, 30% industries and 18% agriculture. With a GDP per capita of $2,919, Haryana is the No.6 richest state in India.

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5. Puducherry

GDP per capita: $3,143

The gross state domestic product of Puducherry, at market prices estimated by Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation with figures in crores of Indian rupees grew from 184 to 25,819 crore rupees from 1980– 2014. With a GDP per capita of $3,143, Puducherry is the No.5 richest state in India.

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4. Chandigarh

GDP per capita: $3,433

Chandigarh has been rated as one of the “Wealthiest Towns” of India. The Reserve Bank of India ranked Chandigarh as the Third largest deposit centre and seventh largest credit centre nationwide as of June 2012. With a per capita income of ₹99,262, Chandigarh is one of the richest cities in India. With a GDP per capita of $3,433, Chandigarh is the No.4 richest state in India.

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3. Sikkim

GDP per capita: $3,861

Sikkim’s nominal state gross domestic product was estimated at US$1.57 billion in 2014, constituting the third-smallest GDP among India’s 28 states. The state’s economy is largely agrarian, based on the terraced farming of rice and the cultivation of crops such as maize, millet, wheat, barley, oranges, tea and cardamom. With a GDP per capita of $3,861, Sikkim is the No.3 richest state in India.

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2. Delhi

GDP per capita: $4,642

Delhi is the largest commercial centre in northern India. As of 2016 recent estimates of the economy of the Delhi urban area have ranged from $167 to $370 billion ranking it either the most or second-most productive metro area of India. The nominal GSDP of the NCT of Delhi for 2016-17 was estimated at ₹6,224 billion, 13% higher than in 2015–16. With a GDP per capita of $4,642, Delhi is the No.2 richest state in India.

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1. Goa

GDP per capita: $4,903

Goa’s state domestic product for 2017 is estimated at $11 billion at current prices. Goa is India’s richest state with the highest GDP per capita – two and a half times that of the country – with one of its fastest growth rates: 8.23%. Tourism is Goa’s primary industry: it gets 12% of foreign tourist arrivals in India. With a GDP per capita of $4,903, Goa is the No.1 richest state in India.

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