Once a conservative and sleepy agrarian state, Haryana has capitalized on its proximity to Delhi to transform itself into one of India’s most developed states, with a large automobile industry and a major financial and industrial hub in the Delhi suburb of Gurugram. Haryana’s diversified economy–it is also home to a major IT industry–and its willingness to experiment with reforms have made it one of India’s most dynamic states, although village life remains intensely conservative and women face many barriers to economic participation.
17,070 sq. miles
$60.11 billion (USD)
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India faces a complex energy challenge: it needs cheap and abundant energy to power high economic growth and lift its citizens into the middle class. But it also hopes to keep its commitments to the U.N. Climate Change Convention and achieve energy independence. India’s states have the resources to generate the energy India needs, but they take different approaches to fostering the growth of the industry. This section allows you to explore energy news from India’s states and offers the Wadhwani Chair’s analysis of India’s energy sector.
Cleanmax Solar announced an investment of $86.8 million to set up a 150 MW of solar farm project in Haryana’s Sirsa district.
Through two tenders, the Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited has called developers to build 73 MW of grid-connected solar PV projects in the state. The bid-submission deadline for both the tenders is July 17, 2019.
The state government has canceled eight controversial mini hydropower projects on the Kaushalya and Ghaggar Rivers in Chandigarh’s vicinity citing several deficiencies in the execution of the project.
The electricity department of Haryana has begun installing smart prepaid meters in four out of 22 districts as pilot projects and will later cover the entire state.
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U.S.–India Energy Cooperation Project Tracker — There is currently no data available for . (updated July 3, 2019)
Solar Performance Tracker — Haryana reaches 224.52 MW (updated May 11, 2019)
Wind Performance Tracker — Haryana achieves 0 MW (updated May 11, 2019)
While India’s healthcare system is expansive in terms of the number of beneficiaries covered, inequalities in access to high-quality yet affordable care continue to plague delivery systems and push citizens towards the more unregulated private sector. Similarly, while India’s National Health Policy of 2017 promises to reform this system, the responsibility to institute those reforms falls to the states who each have their own unique challenges and opportunities to meet the healthcare needs of their people. This section allows you to explore emerging healthcare policies and news covering new initiatives from India’s states and offers the Wadhwani Chair’s analysis of India’s healthcare sector.
The Union Cabinet approved the establishment of a new All India Institute for Medical Sciences at Manethi in Rewari District, Haryana at a cost of $182.7 million.
The Haryana government approved the Haryana Pharmaceutical Policy 2019, which aims to establish a state-of-the-art pharma park at Karnal. The new policy intends to develop Haryana into a hub for pharmaceutical manufacturing by facilitating and creating a holistic industry and academia ecosystem. The government also approved the Haryana Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises Policy 2019.
The ratio of boys to girls in Haryana has improved markedly from 832 girls for every 1,000 boys in 2012, to 924 by December 31, 2018, according to figures released by the state government.
The Haryana government signed an MOU with the center and the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to set up an innovation and learning center at AIIMS, New Delhi, which can provide technical support on comprehensive primary healthcare and ensure quality services at Haryana’s health and wellness centers.