City Spotlight

Dec 02, 2017


 

 

 

 

 

 

Gurgaon (officially known as Gurugram) is a city in the state  Haryana and is part of the National Capital Region of India. It is 32 kilometres (20 mi) southwest of New Delhi and 268 km (167 mi) south of Chandigarh, the state capital.

Gurgaon has become a leading financial and industrial hub with the third-highest per capita income.

Today, Gurgaon has local offices for more than 250 Fortune 500 companies.

The first major American brand to set up a unit in Gurgaon was General Electric in 1997. GE’s setup in Gurgaon prompted other companies, both international as well as domestic.

Apart from Business process outsourcing  and IT sectors, the city is home to several other companies that specialize in domain expertise. Siemens Industry software,  in Gurugram Business Park, made a portfolio of design software that was used by NASA to digitally design, simulate and assemble the vehicle before any physical prototypes were built. Various international companies, including Coca-cola,Pepsi,BMW,Agilent Technologies, have chosen Gurugram to be their Indian corporate headquarters.

Real estate is a major force in the city’s economy. Gurgaon is home to some of the nation’s most valuable real estate.