Business in KurukshetraEveryone talks about Kurukshetra as a tourist destination, an important religious place, important archeological site, a great historical place etc. but one forgets that Kurukshetra is growing very fast and soon it will be popularly claimed as a top business hub.
Kurukshetra is also known as 'rice bowl' of Haryana. Earlier, the economy of the whole district of Kurukshetra was primarily agrarian. Therefore agriculture based industries used to get precedence over others. But with the growth came other industries. Now we have modern shopping malls, numerous banks and many modern business houses setting shops in Kurukshetra. One of the booming sectors is the realty sector in Kurukshetra. All other sectors like IT, Argo-industry, Education etc. are also growing at a fast pace. As the back-up the infrastructure growth is also considerable to accommodate the demand rising out of business growth.
Kurukshetra is strategically located between Delhi and Chandigarh, the two most important cities of Northern India in respect of administration, business, commerce. Till date most of the business conglomerates operating in India have their corporate offices either at the outskirts of Delhi, in Delhi or in Chandigarh. The strategic location of Kurukshetra has made it a place of great business potential.
As already mentioned Kurukshetra is growing fast. The Kurukshetra Administration along with the co-operation from the Haryana State Government has taken a number of promotional activities including incentives for both existing and new entrepreneurs to promote industrialisation in and around Kurukshetra. It is expected the the industry and business stakeholders of Kurukshetra area would soon enjoy robust growth in their respective field of business. The important industries in Kurukshetra are:
- Haryana Milk Foods Ltd.
- Markanda Vanaspati Mills Ltd.
- Rahul Dairy and allied products
- Parul Food Specialities Pvt. Ltd.
- Markandeshwar Foods & Allied Products Ltd.
- Laxmi Rice & Dal Mills
- Goya Agro Industries Ltd.
- Shahabad Co-operative sugar Mills Ltd.
- Haryana Agro Fertilizers & Chemicals
- Kurukshetra Paper Mills Pvt. Ltd.
- Sainsons Paper Industries Ltd.
- Damino Industries
- Indian Sulphacid Industries Ltd.
- Sunil Motor Industries
- K.R. Indo-German Homeopathic Pharmaceuticals
- Sainsons Paper Industries Pvt. Ltd.
In addition the rice production has brought many business opportunities in Kurukshetra. A whole lot of Wheat and Rice mills are there in Kurukshetra. The 'Basmati Rice' produced in Kurukshetra district has distinctive smell and delicate texture which is famous world over. A lot of business houses have set up shops in Kurukshetra who are engaged in export of Basmati Rice.
The realty sector is booming in Kurukshetra. Most of the famous corporate houses of India engaged in realty development are doing good business in and around Kurukshetra and gaining from skyrocketing price of land and houses. New offices, apartment houses, shopping malls are regularly coming up.
A total expansion in other sectors of business and commerce is taking place in Kurukshetra. Soon, in the near future we will see a new face of modern Kurukshetra.