Ranked No. 1 in Production of Food Grains, Fruits and Vegetables (2015-16) in India

Why Invest in Uttar Pradesh


Highest Producer of Mango, Potato, Peas, Gooseberry, Watermelon and Wheat in India


High Speed, High Capacity Delhi-Mumbai (DMICDC) and Amritsar-Delhi- Kolkata (ADKIC) Industrial Corridors Pass Through the State


3rd Largest Number of Registered Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in India (2015-16)

S. No. Category Districts
1. Wheat Hardoi, Aligarh, Budaun, Bulandshahar, Shahjahanpur, Azamgarh
2. Rice Shahjahanpur, Barabanki, Kheri, Siddharth Nagar
3. Bajra Agra, Budaun, Aligarh, Firozabad, Kasganj
4. Mango Lucknow, Saharanpur, Unnao
5. Banana Gorakhpur, Kushi Nagar, Fatehpur, Kaushambi, Maharajganj, Barabanki
6. Milk Bulandshahr, Etah, Meerut, Agra, Aligarh
7. Watermelon Aligarh, Firozabad, Etah, Farukkhabad, Kasganj
8. Potato Agra, Hathras, Firozabad, Kannauj, Aligarh
9. Peas Jalaun, Lalitpur, Jhansi
10. Tomato Mainpuri, Agra, Etah, Barabanki, Unnao
11. Guava Budaun, Kasganj, Aligarh, Farukkhabad, Hathras
12. Eggs Lucknow, Kanpur Nagar, Maharajganj, Saharanpur
S. No. Category Districts
1. Fruits & vegetables Agra, Bareilly, Gautambuddhanagar, Lucknow, Muzaffarnagar
2. Oil milling Agra, Bareilly, Firozabad, Ghaziabad, Mathura, Muzaffarnagar
3. Flour milling Bahraich, Mathura, Meerut, Allahabad
4. Pulse milling Bareilly, Agra, Lucknow
5. Milk & dairy Agra, Mathura, Allahabad, Bareilly, Kanpur nagar, Lucknow
6. Poultry Aligarh, Kanpur, Muradabad, Gautambuddhanagar
7. Rice milling Barabanki, Rampur, Pilibhit, Shahjahanpur, Faizabad
8. Vegetable oil Aligarh, Mathura, Sambhal, Lucknow
S. No. Food Park Location Area (in acres)
1. Food Park Varanasi Kharkion, Varanasi 259
2. Shivalik Agro Industrial Food Park Village Kushalipur, Saharanpur 87
3. Food Park Barabanki Kursi road, Barabanki 180
4. Food Park Gorakhpur Gorakhpur 105

Key Production Statistics

State Govt Initiatives

Ease of Doing Business

  • Common Application Form (CAF) and single window system for all approvals/clearances required for starting a business
  • Clear timelines for processing of applications related to land conversion and for approval/rejection of building plan applications
  • Online application system with dedicated helpline for grievance redressal of investors.
  • Provision for a single integrated return under all labour laws
  • Auto-renewal of CTO (consent to operate) approval for five years (green category industries)
  • Geographic Information System with details of land earmarked for industrial use
  • Digitized system for maintaining land records

Policy Incentives

  • Capital investment subsidy of 25~35 per cent on cost of plant and machinery and technical civil works up to INR 50 lakhs; 50 per cent of project cost up to INR 1 lakh for small food processing units in rural areas.
  •   50 percent reimbursement for internationally accepted quality/environmental certification; 75 per cent reimbursement for patent/design registration, up to INR 1.5 lakhs in each case.
  • Electricity duty exemption for 10 to 15 years (depending on new or pioneer units)
  • 100 per cent- stamp duty exemption for private sector (except under PPP) to set up warehouses, cold storages, wholesale markets
  • Exemption on mandi fee for purchase of raw materials for 5 to 10 years (5 years for units with investment of at least INR 5 crore in plant & machinery; 10 years for export oriented units)

Key Players