Chandigarh: Haryana has managed to sustain a Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) rate of 8.1 percent in the financial year 2011-12, when the country grew at 6.5 percent.

This was disclosed by Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister K K Khandelwal in a release here on Tuesday.

He said Haryana has estimated per capita income of Rs 1,28,341 for the year 2012-13, which is among the highest ranking states.

He said that the per capita income of the state in the year 2011-12 was Rs 1,09,227 showing a growth rate of 15.4 percent. In case of Punjab, the per capita income was Rs 78,171 in the year 2011-12 showing a growth of 12.1 percent.

In case of Uttarakhand, the per capita income was Rs 75,604 in the year 2011-12, a growth of 13.9 percent.

Khandelwal said among the big states, Haryana has the highest per capita expenditure of its plan budget at Rs 10,284 for the year 2012-13, while Punjab has per capita expenditure of Rs 5,053 for the same period.

Rajasthan has per capita expenditure of merely Rs 4,881 while Himachal Pradesh has per capita expenditure of Rs 5,396.

Khandelwal said West Bengal has per capita expenditure of Rs 2,836 for the same period and Gujarat has per capita expenditure of Rs 4,004.

While quoting economic survey of Government of India, he said Haryana makes 80 percent of the total earth movers manufactured in the country.

Also, state makes 62 percent of the total excavators, 50 percent of passenger cars and 37 percent of the two wheelers manufactured in the country, he added.


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