Automobile Sector

Maharashtra is the largest base for local OEM players. Major automobile clusters in the state are Pune, Nashik, Aurangabad and Nagpur. Major OEMs and auto ancillary units such as Daimler Chrysler, Fiat, Skoda Auto, John Dierre, Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra, Bajaj Auto, Kinetic Engineering, and Bharat Forge, have their presence in the state.

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Biotechnology Sector

The Biotechnology sector is one of the major sectors of the country, the sector is poised to increase to USD 10 billion by 2015. As per the Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE), the sector was estimated at around USD 4 billion in 2011. India is amongst the top-12 biotech destinations in the world and ranks second in Asia, after China

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Chemical Sector

Chemical Industry is an important constituent of the Indian economy. Its size is estimated at around USD 35 billion approx., which is equivalent to about 3% of India's GDP. The total investment in Indian Chemical Sector is approx. USD 60 billion and total employment generated is about 1 million. The Indian Chemical sector accounts for 13-14% of total exports and 8-9% of total imports of the country. In terms of volume, it is 12th largest in the world and 3rd largest in Asia. MIDC has declared 13 chemical zones which are at TTC, Tarapur, Dombivli, Ambernath, Badalapur, Kalyan – Bhiwandi , Taloja , Roha, Patalganga, Mahad, Lote- Parshuram , Kurkumbh, Butibori

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Food and Agriculture Sector

The food processing industry in India stands at INR 70978.68 crores and is projected to grow with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10 per cent to reach INR 105153.6 crores by 2015 The food processing industry in India is witnessing quick growth. In addition to the demand side, there are changes happening on the supply side as well with the growth in organised retail, increasing foreign direct investment (FDI) in food processing and introduction of new products

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Gems and Jewellery Sector

Gems and Jewellery clusters in the state is concentrated in various regions of Mumbai. India is one of the leading supplier and exporter of Gems and Jewellery exports, where the exports have rose by 46 % in the period 2010-11,

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IT Sector

The Government of Maharashtra is focusing on providing IT-related infrastructure, fiscal incentives to IT units and an institutional framework for the IT sector.Maharashtra has 37 public IT parks established by MIDC and CIDCO. A total of 451 private IT parks have been approved in the state, out of which 107 are functional. Theprime IT/ITeS cluster are Greater Mumbai, Pune, Thane, and Nashik

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Pharmaceutical Sector

The major clusters in the state are Mumbai, Thane, Tarapur, Aurangabad and Pune. Also, a new Pharma cluster has been earmarked in the region of Lote-Parshuram in Ratnagiri Maharashtra has a strong R&D base with major centre as Bioresearch Centre, Bioinformatics Centre, Serum Institute etc. Maharashtra has 3,139 Pharmaceutical manufacturing units

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Textiles Sector

The government of Maharashtra has recently launched a new policy for the textile sector. The aim of the policy is The aim of the policy is to attract a total investment of INR 40,000/- Cores in the sector for the purpose of adding value to 45 lakh surplus cotton bales produced in the State. It is proposed to create 11 lakh new jobs in the State in next five years in the sector. This section updates you with the latest developments in the Maharashtra textile sector.

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