Located in the north-western part of the subcontinent, Rajasthan is the largest state in India with an area of about 342,239 sqkm (34 mn hectares).
Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan and has an excellent rail, road and air connectivity to all the major cities of the country. The state has a population of 68.6 mn (as per 2011 census).
- The agricultural and allied sectors contributed to 31% of its total GSDP in 2015.
- - This contribution of 31% is above the national average of 20%.
- - Around 2/3rd of the population is connected with the agricultural sector.
Rajasthan has 14% of India’s cultivable land, which accounts for 25.55 mn hectares