Top 35 Fastest Developing and Emerging Cities of India

While the four capital cities of India are over crowded and dealing with overpopulation, these tier-I and tier II Indian cities that are emerging and growing very fast in terms of investment and economic growth. Here is the list of top 35 fastest growing Indian cities along with Cuttack, Mangalore, Durg-Bhilai, Panchkula, Kanpur, Ranchi, Dehradun and Noida. Image- globalcitizen

Banglore

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Banglore is the IT capital of India and also referred as the Silicon Valley of India. The city of Bangalore is the second fastest-growing major metropolis in India.

Pune

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Pune city has emerged as a major educational and IT hub as well as economic base for other industries. The city ranked second in India in terms of quality of living in 2017 and also one of the fastest growing cities in the Asia-Pacific region.

Hyderabad

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Hyderabad is the joint capital of the two states and historically known for pearl,diamonds and landmarks of Golconda fort and Charminar. The city has emerged as one of the most popular place for international IT companies including Apple and Micrsoft. Also the city has been selected as one of best cities in India to live and work in 2017.

Ghaziabad

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Ghaziabad is one of the large and well planned industrial city and part of the National Capital Region of Delhi. The city also referred as Gateway of UP and ranked as fasted developing cities of India and second fastest growing in the world.

Surat

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Surat is the economical capital of Gujarat and 4th fastest growing city of the world. The city is famous for its food, textile,diamonds and ranked 3rd cleanest city of India.

Faridabad

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Faridabad is the largest city of Haryana and part of the National Capital Region of Delhi. The city of Faridabad has numerous Industrial Sectors,commercial centres and Residential tower and will be developed as a smart city.

Gurgaon

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Gurgaon is one of India’s fastest growing cities and also has better quality of life than Singapore and Hong Kong. The city is located near the National Capital Region of India and a leading financial and industrial hub with the third highest per capita income in India.

Gandhinagar

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The capital city of Gandhinagar is also known as green garden city of India and has been selected to developed as one of the smart Indian cities. Gandhinagar is the central point of the Industrial corridor between Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar.

Nashik

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Nashik city is situated on the banks of the river Godavari, at the foothills of the Western Ghats. The city host Kumbh Mela,religious places and has been described as the wine capital of India.

Chandigarh

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Chandigarh is the first modern planned city of India, known for its architecture and urban design. The city was reported to be one of the cleanest in India and also has the highest per capita income in the country.

Lucknow

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Lucknow is a multicultural city and an important centre of governance of Uttar Pradesh. The city is among the top cities of India by GDP and one of the top 20 fastest growing job-creating cities in India.

Bhopal

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Bhopal is known as the City of Lakes and ranked as one of the greenest cities in India for its various natural as well as artificial lakes and gardens. The city has been selected as one of the first twenty smart Indian cities and first smart city of Madhya Pradesh in coming years.

Visakhapatnam

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Visakhapatnam  port city is also called as the Jewel of the East Coast and also the Financial Capital of Andhra Pradesh. The city ranked one of the cleanest city in India and has been selected for Smart Cities Mission.

Ahmedabad

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Ahmedabad city of Gujarat is emerged as an important economic and industrial hub in India and one of the hundred Indian smart city. The area around Ahmedabad and the banks of the Sabarmati river is better known for best Infrastructure and Transport.

Patna

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Patna city is situated on the bank of river Ganges and one of the fastest growing city in India. The city is the 21st fastest growing city in the world and has lowest slum population of any city in India.

Rajkot

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Rajkot is one of the largest urban agglomeration in India and 22nd-fastest-growing city in the world. The city many historical landmarks and places and hosts several small scale manufacturing industries.

Jaipur

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The pink city of Jaipur is the most popular tourist destination in Rajasthan and gateway to the fort and palace cities of roayl Rajasthan. The planned city of Jaipur economy is fuelled by textiles, jewellery and tourism.

Kochi

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Kochi or Cochin is often called Ernakulam is an important spice trading centre in Kerala and also was the first European colonies in colonial India. The Queen of the Arabian Sea is commercial capital of Kerala and one of the fastest-growing second-tier metro cities in India.

Gangtok

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Gangtok is largest city of Sikkim and also centre of tourism industry in the state. Tourism and Ecotourism is an important economic activity for Gangtok which includes trekking, mountaineering and river rafting.

Mysore

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Mysore is located at the foothills of Chamundi Hills and noted for its heritage structures and palaces. The Cultural Capital of Karnataka is one of the clenest and greenest city in India and attracts a large number of tourists from across the world.

Nagpur

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Nagpur is one of the proposed Smart Cities from Maharashtra and has been identified as the best city in India to live and work. The city is famous for the oranges and listed as one of the cleanest and greenest city in India by Walk Through India.

Vadodara

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Vadodara is located on the banks of the Vishwamitri river and known as the Cultural Capital of Gujarat. The city is known for Vadodara University,Lakshmi Vilas Palace and many important industries include petrochemicals and chemicals.

Raipur

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Raipur is the largest city of Chhattisgarh state and an upcoming business hub in central India. The city is among the richest cities in India and has the largest market of steel in the country.

Thiruvananthapuram

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Thiruvananthapuram is the Evergreen city of India and classified as a Tier-II city by the Government of India. The city is a major IT hub with the many Technopark and also home to India’s only magic academy and research Centre.

Coimbatore

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Coimbatore is the largest city in the Kongunadu region,Located on the banks of the Noyyal river surrounded and surrounded by the Western Ghats. It is often referred to as the Manchester of South India and one of the fastest growing tier-II cities in India.

Indore

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Indore is most densely populated city in the central India and comes under Tier 2 cities in India. The city has been selected as one of the first 100 smart Indian cities and also first twenty cities to be developed as Smart Cities, As per recent survey Indore has been emerged as 1st cleanest city of India in 2017.

Guwahati

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Guwahati is the major riverine port city, situated on the South Bank of the Brahmaputra river. The ancient cities of Guwahati is the largest city of Assam state and one of the fastest growing cities in India.

Bhubaneswar

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Bhubaneswar temple city of Odisha is a centre of economic and religious importance. The capital of Odisha is one of eastern India’s most visited destinations,country’s fastest-developing city and also one of modern India’s first planned cities.

Kozhikode

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Kozhikode or Calicut in the Malabar coast of Kerala has second biggest urban area in the India after greater Kolkata. The greater Calicut urban area small scale industries but the upcoming cyber parks making it one of the hottest IT hub in the state of Kerala.

Warangal

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Warangal is the second largest city in Telangana state and known for having rich culture and heritage. The city has been chosen for the HRIDAY and also selected for Smart Cities Mission.

Ludhiana

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Ludhiana city stands on the Sutlej river bank and is the largest city in the state of Punjab. The city referred to as India’s Manchester by the BBC and ranked best city for business in India by World Bank.

Jamshedpur

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Jamshedpur has been ranked 84th fastest growing city in the world and has annual growth of 2.59. The city of Tata Nagar is also the first planned industrial city of India, surrounded by the picturesque Dalma Hills.

Aurangabad

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Aurangabad is the Tourism Capital of Maharashtra state and surrounded by many historical monuments and heritage sites including Panchakki, Bibi Ka Maqbara, Ajanta and Ellora Caves. The city of Aurangabad is emerging as a prominent location for IT and manufacturing and one of the fastest developing cities in Asia.

Vijayawada

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Vijayawada is the second largest city and an important metropolitan of Andhra Pradesh on the banks of the Krishna River. The city is one of the major business centre of the state and recognized as a Global City of the Future.

Tiruchirappalli

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Tiruchirappalli or Trichy is an important educational centre in Tamil Nadu and known as Energy Equipment and Fabrication Capital of India, also listed as one of the cleanest city in India in year 2016. The city has also been known for historical monuments and famous temples such as Rockfort temple,Ranganathaswamy temple at Srirangam and the Jambukeswarar temple at Thiruvanaikaval.