Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh, India’s second largest state by area, is seeking to build a reputation as one of the country’s most dynamic states despite the steep challenges presented by a poor, largely agrarian and rural population. Led by a stable and vigorous government closely aligned with Prime Minister Modi, the state is seeking to attract foreign investment in agribusiness and manufacturing.

State Summary

  • Size
    119,014 sq. miles
  • Population
    72.6 million
  • State GDP
    $67.19 billion (USD)
  • Legislative Assembly Seats
    230
  • Rajya Sabha Seats
    11
  • Lok Sabha Seats
    11
  • Party Affiliation
    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
The Welspun Solar power plant outside of Bhagwanpura villiage, Neemuch. (Rahul Talreja, licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0)
Dr. H. K. Pradhan, director of the High Security Animal Disease Laboratory, looks at equipment in his laboratory in Bhopal. (AFP/AFP/Getty Images)
Left: The Welspun Solar power plant outside of Bhagwanpura villiage, Neemuch. (Rahul Talreja, licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0)
Right: Dr. H. K. Pradhan, director of the High Security Animal Disease Laboratory, looks at equipment in his laboratory in Bhopal. (AFP/AFP/Getty Images)
Energy

Energy

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.

Subsectors

Coal  •  Energy Efficiency  •  Energy-related Transportation  •  Nuclear  •  Oil and Gas  •  Power  •  Renewables

Recent Articles

Uttar Pradesh cancels its letter of intent for Reliance's power project in Singhrauli

The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) has canceled Reliance Power’s Chitrangi power project in Singhrauli, Madhya Pradesh, on account of not setting up the project on time.


Source: Financial Express Go to

World Bank to provide loan of $30 million for two large solar projects in Madhya Pradesh

The World Bank signed a memorandum of agreement (MOU) with Rewa Ultra Mega Solar to provide a loan of $30 million to develop a 750 MW solar power plant in Rewa and a second one in Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh.


Source: Financial Express Go to
In Detail: IREDA Press Release Go to

IFC expected to invest $440 million in Rewa solar park

The International Finance Corporation is expected to invest $440 million in Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Park in Madhya Pradesh. The investment will be in the form of debt in three companies, Mahindra Renewables, Acme, and Actis, building units in the park.


Source: Economic Times Go to

Related National Goals

Wind Performance Tracker — Madhya Pradesh achieves 2141.1 MW (updated March 31, 2016)

Solar Performance Tracker — Madhya Pradesh reaches 1139.99 MW (updated October 31, 2017)

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