Gross State Product of Dadra & Nagar Haveli
The main objectives of this report are to first calculate its GSDP for the five years starting from 2008–09 to 2012–13 as mandated by the UT Administration of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. The second objective is to use the calculated GSDP to identify the opportunities and challenges and the third objective is to recommend a path forward. Dadra and Nagar Haveli formed 0.15 per cent of Indian GDP during the period 2008–09 to 2012–13. The growth rate of GSDP, after declining in 2009–10, has shown a steady and continuous increase. Per capita GSDP growth, however, was in negative territory until 2012–13. Manufacturing forms on average (2008–09 to 2012–13) 87.6 per cent of GSDP and within that it is registered manufacturing that forms 87.1 per cent of GSDP. After registered manufacturing, the next biggest sector is community, social and personal services (2008–09 to 2012–13), which is 3.7 per cent of GSDP, followed by real estate, ownership of dwellings and business services (3.1 per cent of GSDP). The per capita income of the UT is on average 5.7 times higher than that of India for the period studied.