Maharashtra has led the country's industrial development scenario in the past and continues to attract the largest quantum of investments, both from the domestic and foreign investors.
The State has established strong hold in many sectors including Engineering, Electronics, Hardware, Automobiles and Auto Components, Consumer Durables, Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Information Technology and Biotechnology.
It offers a conducive business environment, excellent infrastructure support, trained quality manpower and professional work ethics.
Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra is considered as the financial and commercial capital of India.
There has been a continuous performance of 'Agriculture & Allied Activities' Sector over the last few years, which has reflected positively in the growth of the state's GSDP.
Acceleration in the rate of growth of Agriculture can easily take Maharashtra to the growth rate of 10%
The robust Industrial and Service Sectors growth have also been the driving force behind Maharashtra's commendable economic growth rate.
The largest share of public funds amongst any other States for development of industrial and social infrastructure - a hallmark of State policy.
Contributes 22% of India's net value added in organised industrial sector. 40% of India's Internet users are in Maharashtra and the State accounts for around 30% of software exports.
70 percent of India's stock transactions are carried out in Mumbai.