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1. Maharashtra

GDP Rs 27.96 lakh crore -- The economy of Maharashtra is the largest in India . It is the third-most urbanised state with an urban population of 45% of the whole population. Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra is considered the financial capital of India with the headquarters of almost all major banks, financial institutions, insurance companies and mutual funds being based in the city. India's largest stock exchange Bombay Stock Exchange, the oldest in Asia, is also located in the city. More than 41% of the S&P CNX 500 conglomerates have corporate offices in Maharashtra. Maharashtra is India's leading industrial state contributing 13% of national industrial output. Almost 46% of the GSDP (Gross State Domestic Product) is contributed by industry. Maharashtra has software parks in many cities around the state, and is the second largest exporter of software with annual exports over ₹80,000 crores. Although highly industrialised, agriculture continues to be the main occupation in many regions of the state.64.14% of the people are employed in agriculture and allied activities.

These are the 10 richest states in India by GDP

With much focus on the hope of development and economic progress in Jammu & Kashmir since the abrogation of provisions of Article 370, here’s a look at other Indian states which have been economically progressing and growing richer consistently over the years owing various environmental factors and ease of doing business.

States have been ranked based on their GDP growth for the year 2018-19.

Gross domestic product (GDP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all the final goods and services produced in a specific time period, often annually.

Source: https://www.indiasstuffs.com/richest-states-of-india/, http://statisticstimes.com/economy/gdp-of-indian-states.php, http://mospi.nic.in/data, https://www.wikipedia.org/

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