Located between Gujarat and Maharashtra, Dadra and Nagar Haveli joined the Union of India in 1961. Also located on the western coast of India, Daman and Diu came into existence after separating from Goa in 1987.
Key industries include Marine Products, Plastics, and Textile
Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu leads in integrated textile plants and polyester hub and accounts for 80% of India’s texturising yarn production.
The coastline in Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu is 27 kms and the UT has 7 landing centres.
In FY22 (until February 2022), the UT exported manmade yarn, fabrics and madeups worth US$ 680 million
Exports for plastic sheets and films stood at US$ 94.6 million
The marine catch comprises of oil sardines, shrimps, Indian mackerel, Bombay duck, croakers, cephalopods, other sardines and threadfin breams
industrial sectors - textile, plastic, paper, chemical, and metal units in Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
US$ 4.14 billion
Total merchandise exports from the UT in FY22
US$ 143 million
FDI inflows in Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu between October 2019-December 2021
77.2 & 87.1%
Literacy rate for Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu, respectively
in plasticisers and contribute to 28% of India’s plastic production in the form of aerospace, households, medical, greenhouses, defence and non-conventional energy
on the coast, proximity to Mumbai, Surat, and Baroda have driven growth in Daman and Diu
US$ 137.83 million
exports of plastic aw materials in FY22
Here are the leading sectors with opportunities for foreign investors
Reliance Industries operates a petrochemicals manufacturing plant in the UT
IPCA Laboratories runs formulations, manufacturing operations
Hindustan Unilever manufactures FMCG products in the UT
Welspun runs engineering manufacturing operations in the UT
Sun Pharmaceutical operates manufacturing plant in the UT
Suzlon Energy, a wind turbine manufacturer at Nani, in Daman
Cello Pens, a maker of ball pens, runs a manufacturing operation
Gini and Jony, a kids’ apparel maker, runs manufacturing operations in Daman
Anchor Electrical, a Panasonic unit, has a manufacturing plant in Daman
has identified Silvassa and Daman and Diu in the UT for sustainable urban development.
Proposed Mumbai-Vadodra Express Highway passes through the UT.
140-acre in village Surangi allotted for a greenfield Industrial Estate.
80 acre earmarked near Khanvel for entertainment hub on PPP basis.
the UT falls within the area of the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor.
India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive, and capital establishments