The Indian economy has witnessed outstanding growth in the past few decades. India is continuously being among the world’s top 10 economies in the world. In just 75 years of Independence, India has constantly shown remarkable growth over the decades and resulting out to be in the top 10 world’s largest economies.
India has successfully made its own place in the world. Here in the article, I am going to mention the top 10 richest cities in the country based on their GDP or Gross Domestic Product, the cities played a major role in the country’s economy.
Top 10 Richest Cities in India 2022
Mumbai- the city of dreams, Mumbai has been constantly on top and secured the number 1 position in the richest cities of the country with an estimated GDP of $310 billion. Being the largest and richest city in the country, Mumbai attracts dazzling nightlife, luxurious lifestyle, multi-billionaire personalities, the entire Bollywood Film Industry, luxurious bungalows, India’s largest stock exchange, Reserve Bank of India, largest trading center also located in Mumbai, and that is why Mumbai is called the Financial Capital of India. Mumbai contributes, 25% of the total industrial output of the country, 70% of India’s maritime trade, and 70% of capital transactions are done from the city of Mumbai.
Delhi- the city is also in the top and ranked on 2nd number, the capital city of India, the second largest city in the country in terms of population, and the largest metro rail corporation in the country. Delhi is the 13th Most Livable City in India in the list of cities worth living in. Delhi city is named the Multicultural Hub of India. The GDP and Gross domestic product of Delhi are $293.6 Billion.
Kolkata- the city of Joy, the city is ranked number 3 in the list of the richest city in the country. Kolkata is the 7th largest city in terms of population and has the third largest metro rail corporation in the country. The city is called the city of Joy and the Cultural Capital of India. The tourism sector of Kolkata contributes to the economy of Kolkata. The GDP of Kolkata has estimated at around, $150.1 billion, the third largest economy after Mumbai and Delhi.
Bangalore- the silicon valley of India, Bangalore is the capital and the largest city in the southern state of Karnataka. The city has become the third largest city in terms of population and the 5th largest Metro city in the country. Bangalore also has become the IT hub of the world, the city is also known by the name Silicon Valley of India and also known as the IT capital of India and Garden city. Bengaluru alone significantly contributes over 40% of India’s total IT exports. The GDP of Bangalore is $110 billion.
Chennai- is the capital city and the largest city in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, the 6th largest city in the country in terms of population, and the fourth largest metro city in India. Chennai significantly contributes to the automobile industry, meanwhile, Chennai’s automobile industry is making an important contribution to the economy. Chennai city is also called the Detroit of South Asia. The GDP of Chennai is estimated at around $86 billion.
Hyderabad- the city of pearls, is the capital and the largest city of the state of Telangana. Hyderabad IT hub has become the largest Hub in the country and significantly contributes to the economy. The Telugu film industry is also making an important contribution to the economy of our country and the tourism sector of the city has already made an important contribution to the country’s economy. The GDP of the city is $83.5 billion.
Pune- the Oxford of the East, is the second largest city in the state of Maharashtra. Pune has shown rapid growth and moving towards becoming a global industry hub, especially in the automobile industry sector. Due to the beautiful and outstanding places in Pune, the tourism sector has already contributing to the economy. The GDP of the city is estimated at around $69 billion.
Ahmedabad- the Manchester of the East, the largest city of Gujarat. The city is famous for its textile industry and this is a major contributor to the economy of the city, Ahmedabad is known as the Textile Hub of India and Manchester of the East. The Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad is the world’s longest riverfront. Also, the city has the world’s largest cricket stadium Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium. The GDP of the city is estimated at around $68 billion.
Surat- the second largest city in the state of Gujarat. Surat is famous for its diamond and textile industries and that is why the city is also known as The Diamond City of India and Silk City of India. Surat is also called the city of Sun and is the second cleanest city in the country after Indore. The GDP of the city is estimated at around $58.9 billion.
Vishakhapatnam- the city is also known by the name Vizag, located in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh and the largest city in the state. The city is called the Industrial Port of India due to its rapid growth of industries and manufacturing plants in the city. Being a coastal city, Vizag is a popular tourist spot for visitors. The GDP is estimated around, 48.5 billion.