Delhi

Delhi being the capital of India, has been one of the fastest growing cities in the country. It is the largest trade and consumption centre in North India. The economy of Delhi has witnessed robust growth and there has been massive infrastructure upgradation in the last decade. It has a well-developed transportation network with bus and metro rail transport system integrated at both physical and operational level.  Delhi has second highest per capita income in the country (more than INR 2.5 Lakh from 2015 onwards), which is three times of the national average. Large scale economic activity has led to increased migration and influx of young educated population.

 

Delhi’s economy is predominately driven by service sector with more than 80% of the income coming from this segment. It is also home to an assortment of schools, colleges and universities as well as centres for research and higher education.  Delhi is divided into two zones, Old Delhi and New Delhi which exhibit distinct characteristics. New Delhi represents modern India as it has VVIPs buildings, offices and diplomat zones whereas Old Delhi showcases the traditional buildings, markets and monuments.