Renowned for a unique mix of French and Indian traditions, Puducherry has crafted its own distinct identity.
77 large and 8,732 MSMEs with total investment of US$410mn.
Local terracotta works and papier-mâché craft have gained GIs.
4 administrative districts with total population of over 1.2mn.
Puducherry recorded over 34% growth in exports in 2017-18
US$ 5bn GSDP recorded during fiscal year 2018-19.
a global village set up in Puducherry has attracted settlers from around the world as well as foreign entrepreneurs.
the coastline, including Puducherry, Karaikal, and Yanam along the Bay of Bengal and Mahe along the Arabian Sea.
Profits of startup initiatives are exempted from income tax for a period of three years in the union territory
New industrial policy has proposed an electronic manufacturing hub. The UT promises incubation facilities and and IT Park.
of land bank identified in Puducherry for promotion of sea-port based industries and an IT park
Being a former French colony, the territory witnesses a prominent presence of French culture. It's a popular tourist destination.
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Philippines-based Atlantic Gulf & Pacific (AG&P) has signed a pact with Karaikal Port to develop an LNG import terminal in Puducherry.
Agence Française de Développement and the Puducherry Government to provide technical support in sustainable urban development through the Smart City project.
Lenovo manufactures its personal computers and laptops in Puducherry.
Foseco India, part of the UK based Vesuvius, has a production unit in Puducherry.
Whirlpool India has its washing machine manufacturing facility in Puducherry.
Special Tourism Zone at Manapet. Portuguese, Dutch, Danes, English and the French brought unique culture and heritage to Puducherry.
Mega Food Park at Sedarapet to offer lucrative opportunities.
Puducherry has been identified for urban development, under the Smart Cities Mission.
An MoU has been signed between Chennai Port and Government of Puducherry for handling of EXIM cargo from Puducherry Port.
will be set up at Karaikal, Puducherry with the assistance of the Ministry of MSME to promote the fragrance industry.
India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive, and capital establishments