Ludhiana is a city on the old banks of river Sutlej in Punjab. It is the industrial center in north India and is called by the name Indian Manchester by BBC also it is ranked as easiest city for business in India by world bank. Ludhiana consists of many small scale industries mainly manufacturing machine parts, auto parts, household appliances, garments. Ludhiana is Asia’s largest bicycle producing hub and constitutes more than 50% of India’s bicycle production. It also produces tractor parts, parts of Mercedes and BMW and also large share of winter clothing and woolen dresses. It is also a growing IT hub in India.
It is estimated that India’s manufacturing sector would cross one trillion dollar by 2025.Ludhiana plays a major role in this. The Punjab is the 15th largest state economy in India with ₹6.44 lakh crore (US$90 billion) gross domestic product and a per capita GDP of US$2,500,. Ludhiana has a main contribution in this.
In this issue, the team Industry Outlook has come up with ten most prominent manufacturers in Ludhiana.