UP Jumps To 2nd Position in GSDP 2020-21 List; Surpasses Gujarat, TN
Despite COVID-19 blues, Uttar Pradesh has emerged as the second-largest state in terms of Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) for the year 2020-21. Surprisingly, UP jumped three places in 2020-21 by surpassing top the contenders. While Maharashtra remained first, UP's GSDP clocked over $268 billion followed by TN and Karnataka. As the experts cited non-agricultural activities behind the growth, the state also emerged second in ease of doing business.