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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Rajya Sabha Seats
Lok Sabha Seats
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Jannayak Janta Party (JJP)
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.
Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission issues draft regulations for net metering. Per the draft, open access solar consumers in the state will not be allowed net metering facility. Net metering allows consumers to export their surplus energy back into the grid.
Haryana announces a subsidy scheme for the installation of rooftop solar. The scheme allows a 40 percent subsidy on the total equipment cost of a three-kilowatt solar rooftop plant.
Haryana decides to levy a two percent panchayat tax on power bills for consumers who fall within the limits of the rural bodies in the state.
The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission waives off renewable purchase obligation backlogs up to 2019 for distribution utilities.
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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 407.83 MW (updated March 31, 2021)
Wind Performance Tracker — Haryana achieves 0 MW (updated March 30, 2021)
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 Haryana government has reported that the sex ratio in the state has increased from 871 girls for every 1,000 boys, in 2014 to 923 girls in 2019.
In compliance with the Supreme Court order on stubble burning, Haryana will pay small and marginal farmers who have not burned stubble in their fields.
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.