Profile of Haryana
RATIO (females/1000 males)
OF POPULATION (Persons/ Square Km)
RATE (census 2001) in %
LITERACY in %
LITERATE in numbers
LITERACY in %
LITERATE in numbers
RATE (PER 1000) (2002)P
RATE (PER 1000)
at current prices (2002-2003)* Rs Crores
Rs Crores *(2002-2003)
CAPITA NSDP (2002-03) at current prices Rs
in Rs crore *(2002-2003)
||Net State Domestic product
||Directorate of Economics &
Statistics of respective State Governments (As on March 26,
2004), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India
Haryana is a trend setter in the
field of passenger transport. It has total length of 23684
kilometers. The remotest parts of the state are linked
with mettaled roads. its moders bus fleet of 3,864 buses
covers a distance of 1.15 million Kilometers per day.
It was the first State in the country to introduce luxury
The state government proposes to construct Express highway
and free ways for speedier vehicular traffic. Government
encourages private sector investment in this sector
for upgradation of roads, construction of ROB and BOT
basis including four lane ROB.
National Highway No.1
with four-laning half-way complete, passes through Haryana
from Delhi to Ambala, linking Punjab, H.P. and J&K.
National Highway No.2
(Delhi-Mathura Road), with four-laning in progress passing
through Faridabad and linking vast areas to U.P., M.P.
etc. right up to Bombay.
National Highway No.8
(Delhi-Jaipur Highway), four-laning already taken in hand,
passes through prestigious industrial estate Gurgaon,
Industrial Model Township Manesar, and Growth Centre Bawal
and linking vast areas right upto Ahemdabad and Bombay.
National Highway No.10
passes through Haryana from Delhi to Dabwali.
Kilometers of National Highways: 656 Kms
Kilometers of State Highways: 3135 Kms
Kilometers of District roads: 1587 Kms
Kilometers of rural and other roads: 17190 Kms
State has always given high priority to the expansion
of electricity infrastructure, as it is one of most important
inputs for the development of the State. Haryana was the
first State in the country to achieve 100% rural electrification
Haryana Power Sector has recently been restructured by
establishing two separate Government owned Corporation:
Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited (TRANSCO) and Haryana
Power Generation Corporation Limited (GENCO). Earlier
the power sector was being managed by the State owned
Haryana State Electricity Board (HSEB).
The two new corporations were established on 14th August,
1998 under the provisions of Haryana Electricity Reforms
GENCO is responsible for operation and maintenance and
expansion of existing Panipat and Faridabad Thermal Power
Stations and Western Yamuna Canal Hydro-Electric Project.
TRANSCO is to handle the purchase of power and wheel it
for bulk distribution in the State.
For retail distribution of power, two state owned distribution
companies are being established which will be converted
into joint venture companies with majority equity holding
of the private sector.
Haryana Government has constituted an independent Haryana
Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC), under the Haryana
Electricity Reforms Act, 1997 to aid and advise the State
Government on the development of power sector and take
appropriate steps to balance the interest of consumers,
power entities and generation companies.
A massive investment of over US $ 1.4 billion has been
planned towards rehabilitation and expansion of the power
transmission and distribution over the next 8-10 years.
This would include emphasis on demand side management
and efficiency improvement measures.
The total power availability to the state was 1269 Million
Units during 1997-98 and 1341 Million Units. During 1998-99.
The average power availability has increased from 348
LU/day during 1997-98 to 367 LU/day during 1998-99.
A record power supply of 518.40 LU was recorded on 25.09.1999
compared to the highest figure of 452.05 LU supplied during
1998-99 on a single day on 09.08.1998.
The construction of 210 MW unit No. 6 at Panipat
Thermal Power Station is in full swing and is expected
to be completed by December 2000.
The first unit of 143 MW Faridabad Gas Based Power Project
(432 MW) of NTPC has been commissioned on 29.06.1999.
These and 143 MW unit has also been commissioned recently
and it is on trial operation. the third combined cycle
unit of 146 MW is scheduled to be commissioned by June
A coal based power project (2x250 MW) is being constructed
at Yamunanagar for which the competitive bids have been
invited through global tendering process.
Haryana is one of the forerunners to undertake in-depth
reforms in the power sector. Private sector investment
is invited in generation and distribution of power in
the State. International Financial Institutions viz. The
World Bank, OFCF (Japan), DFID (UK), CIDA (Canada) and
USAID have assured financial assistance for the form project.
Out of the US $ 600 million World Band loan, first tranche
of US $ 60 million already made available and development
works being implemented.
Haryana State provides an excellent opportunity for the
international giants to participate on the large scale
power sector investment programme.
The state Government is committed to provide round the
clock uninterrupted power supply to all its consumers,
Power scene since 1967:
of transmission and distribution lines (Kms.)
of tubewell connections
of industrial connections
daily power availability (Lakh units per day)
capita consumption (Units)
Haryana has a state-wide network of
efficient telecommunication facilities. At the close of
1996-97, these are:
- The State has 784 telephone
exchanges out of which 773 are electronic.
- 94 towns including all the
81 Municipal Areas have STD/ISD facilities.
- 6510 out of 7018 villages have
been linked with telephone facilities.
- 320 more villages are planned
to be covered during 1997-98.
- Total number of live connections
at the close of 1996-97 are 3,55,314.
A mobile telecommunication
network is already under implementation and it is expected
that in the next two years the entire State will be covered.
Important areas around Delhi are already part of Local Delhi
Mobile Telecommunication System. This network system would
easily cover major towns like Faridabad, Gurgaon, Bahadurgarh
Haryana is well connected on the rail
network. The main railway routes passing through Haryana
Under the NCR there is already a
proposal to provide rail corridor connecting towns around
Delhi linking the major satellite towns like Faridabad,
Gurgaon, Bahadurgarh, Kundli etc. Similarity, there is also
a proposal to provide rapid mass transportation system between
Delhi and these satellite towns.
Haryana Financial Corporation (HFC) and the Haryana State
Industrial Development Corporation (HSIDC) are the two state
financial institutions engaged in providing financial assistance
to the industrial units.
Haryana State Industrial Development Corporation provides
term loan upto Rs. 4 crore (Rs. 2.50 crore under IDBI refinance
scheme) to the projects with a capital cost not exceeding
Rs. 10 crore. The projects with investment beyond Rs. 10
crore are also considered on selective basis for financing.
Haryana Financial Corporation (HFC) also provides term loans
upto Rs. 2.40 crore to the units where capital and free
reserves are not more than 5 crore. The loan is to be paid
normally in 7 to 9 years after a moratorium of one to two
years, depending upon merits of each case. Projects having
capital investment of Rs. 10 crore and above are financed
by all India Financial Institutions like IDBI, IFCI, ICICI,
LIC/GIC. Besides the industrial projects, the term loans
are also available for setting up hospitals/nursing homes,
tourism related facilities like hotels/amusement parks/cultural
and goods transport services.
HSIDC started providing merchant banking services after
getting category-I accredition from Securities and Exchange
Board of India (SEBI) in 1992-93. An incisive foray has
been made in the field of issue management since then. The
Corporation also accepts the assignments of lead managers
in addition to acting as advisors and co-managers to public
issues besides carrying on the activity of providing underwriting
support to public and right issues.
Equipment Refinance Scheme
HSIDC and HFC have been providing loan under Equipment Refinance
Scheme to various industries in Haryana. Under the scheme,
an existing unit with a good track record can avail assistance
for replacement, marginal expansion or diversification.
The loan under this scheme is availed within 6 months of
the sanction and to be repaid with 2 to 5 years.
HSIDC and HFC are also providing lease assistance under
the Lease Finance Scheme.
Underwriting of Public Issues
HSIDC extends the underwriting support to public issues
of those industrial companies which have their base in Haryana.
Haryana has a wide institutional network for providing land,
infrastructure and assistance to the entrepreneurs. It has
formed various Industrial Promotion Agencies to tend to
industries and help them grow and resolve their problems,
if any, encountered by them.
National Equity Fund
HFC operates the scheme, promoted by SIDBI under the name
of National Equity Fund Scheme which provides equity type
of support to entrepreneurs for setting up new projects
under tiny and small scale sectors. The promoter's contribution
in this scheme is 10%. HFC provides 65% as term loan and
SIDBI gives assistance of 25% as soft loan towards equity
basis of the project. The project cost should not exceed
Rs. 10 lacs. Similar scheme is also being operated under
the name of Mahila Udhyam Nidhi Scheme specially meant for
|MAJOR INDUSTRIES IN HARYANA
||Automobile & Auto
||Sanitaryware & Glassware Industry
||Consumer Durable Industry
||Scienific Instruments Industry
||Handloom & Handicrafts Industry
|INSTITUTES AND UNIVERSITIES
||Maharashi Dayanand University, Rohtak-
||Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra,
Haryana. Tel : 30026, 30039.
||Jambeshwar University, Hissar-125001
||College of Veterinary Science, Hissar-125004
||BRS Institute of Medical Sciences
Dental College and Hospital, Village Kot, Billa Panchkula-134118
||Maharaja Agrasen institute of Medical
Research and Dental College, Rohtak-124001
||DAV Centenary Dental College and
Hospital, Model Town, Yamuna Nagar-135001