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Agra Economy

Agra Economy Lets check Agra city Economy to understand the economic base of this historical city. Agra is best known for the Taj Mahal (17th century), designated a UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1983. A complex mausoleum, the Taj Mahal is often considered to be the world's best example of Mughal Architecture. Apart from this, Agra fort and Fatehpur Sikri are the other prominent tourist attractions of city. They derives large number of inter-national tourists in Agra which contributes in Agra economy. Primarily Agra city economy is based on agriculture as it is located on Yamuna river bank and land is fertile to causes good production of agricultural products like Wheat, Mustard, Paddy, Potato etc. Being close to Delhi city and well connected by road and railways, here large number of small scale industries are present which contributes in city economy.


Primarily the Economy of the Agra district is agriculture based. Major crops are Wheat, Paddy, Bajra, Mustard, Potato etc. About 40% of the total economy of Agra depends on industry (Directly or indirectly). Over 7200 Small Scale Industrial Units are spared all over the district. If we visit the Agra city at its outskirts, region adjoining to railway track, we will find the industrial face of city. We will notice large number of small scale industrial units and their uncontrolled pollution. In industrial units, we will find the units of readymade garments, shoe industries, leather products production units, printing industry, edible oil industry etc. Due to its popularity in World Tourism, large number of tourists visits this city on regular basis which provides base for handicraft industries of city. Their is huge scope for handicraft products in Agra. Here we can find small scale units engaged in handicrafts products like jewellery, marble sculptures items, readymade garments, printed clothes, embroidery work, leather products, wooden toys, cane products etc. Here we can find many markets developed and dedicated for these handicraft products.

Agra Tourism Industry

Tourism is a field of human activity known to mankind from time immemorial. It cuts across barriers of caste, color, and creed and builds universal brotherhood. The world's oldest industry is also one of the largest and fastest growing industries today. Many people believe that tourism is a service industry that takes care of visitors when they are away from home. Some restrict the definition of tourism by number of miles away from home, overnight stays in paid accommodations, or travel for the purpose of pleasure or leisure. Tourism- by number of miles away from home, overnight stays in paid accommodations, or travel for the purpose of pleasure or leisure. Tourism today is one of the fastest growing industries throughout the world. A large number of developing countries today are aware of the economic potential benefit of tourism. The economic value of tourism to an economy is measured by its contribution to the national income, the earnings of foreign exchange, its contribution to the state revenues & the creation of employment the importance of earnings for developing countries is, however, much more felt than those for developed countries. Although tourism is sensitive to the level of economic activity in the tourist generating countries, it provides more stable earnings than being provided by primary products.

Cold Storages in Agra

Agra is also known as World of Cold storage. According to the Agra cold storage owner's association, Agra has a cold storage capacity of 2.2 million tones. Agra 7% of the cold goods of the country which is much more than the whole of Punjab. There are more than 250 cold storage. One of the biggest cold storage in Uttar Pradesh is of famous businessman and royal Sanger's family named 'THE HERITAGE COLD STORAGE PVT LTD' having 10 chambers with a storage capacity of 1.5 CR packets and also having other large scaled business in Agra and overseas.

Agra Hotel Industry

As we all know that presence of 3 UNESCO sites in any city will position it is World tourism map. Here in Agra city, presence of Agra fort, Taj Mahal and Fetehpur Sikri makes is must visit tourist destination of India. All first time visitor in India, must want to cover this city. Its well connected road and rail network makes it convenient also to visit this place. Apart from these 3 UNESCO sites, their are many more heritage buildings, monuments, gardens, shopping areas in city to visit and understand. Usually Agra sightseeing is of 2-3 full-days. At the sametime, city is surrounded by many popular tourist destinations like Delhi, Bharatpur, Ranthambore national park, Gwalior, Jaipur, Mathura, Vrindavan etc. Thus their is huge scope for Hotel industry in this city. Mostly all the tourists, visiting Agra city, books room in Agra hotels. These visitors could be of any budget category so here scope is for all category of hotels. While visiting the city, we will notice the growth of hotel industry in this city. In any budget category, we will find sufficient number of accommodation options which means, we will never face shortage of rooms for tourists. This is good sign for this industry. Here hotel industry generates large number of vacancies for youths and supports tourism industry of city. Presence of good hotels at good rates is ideal for growth is tourism activity in any region.

Agra Industries

The district Industries centre of Agra was set up in 1979 which has helped speed up the industrial development in and around city. The main industrial are of Agra is the industrial state of Nunhai, spread over 71 acres of land. Another small industrial area is situated at Achnera with 30 plots spread over two acres of the land. There are some 7200 small scale industries bracket. Many of these industrial units are legal and illegal. Lot of production units are located in residential areas which are often left unaccounted.

Agra Handicraft Business

The leather industry is among the most traditional and original industries of Agra. There are 16 exporting units in Agra for handicraft and industrial export item. In handicrafts, marvel, carving, Zari and Zardoji, Inlay work, Stone carving and carpets around 13000 people are working.

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