About Maharashtra Agro Industries Development Corporation Limited:
Maharashtra has been the powerhouse of agricultural and industrial growth in India since independence. Widely considered to be one of the richest and most progressive states in India, Maharashtra has been the driving force for the country?s economy, and a favored destination for foreign investment. With less than 10% of land area and population of the country, the state contributes about 12.4% of the National Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Maharashtra has been a key contributor to the agriculture sector in India. It remains predominantly an agrarian economy, with about two-third of the population engaged in agriculture. Maharashtra has 18.9% of gross cropped area (GCA) under irrigation, as compared to 44.3% of all India GCA. The visionary and inclusive policies of the Government of Maharashtra have catalyzed the development and have propelled the state towards progress.