Slide Hon’ble Chief Minister Welcome to Telangana. The best state to do business in India. Ease of Doing Business star1 star1 star1 One of the
Best Performing States
star1 star1 Sri K Chandrashekar Rao Sri K T Rama Rao Hon'ble Minister for IC,
Slide Self-certification
Start your construction from Day 1
As India emerges as a Premier Investment destination the state of
Telangana, the Youngest state, marches ahead as a torchbearer
for the new india of the world.
Start your Single
window application clearance < 15 days
Meet or Beat
Policy for Mega-Projects
of Industries
tsiic-b2-i1 tsiic-b2-i3 TS-iPASS Telangana-LOGO
Slide As India emerges as a Premier Investment destination the state of
Telangana, the Youngest state, marches ahead as a torchbearer
for the new india of the world.
Telangana-LOGO Hyderabad has been ranked Number One in the Aerospace Cities of the Future
2020-21 ranking
Slide As India emerges as a Premier Investment destination the state of
Telangana, the Youngest state, marches ahead as a torchbearer
for the new india of the world.
Telangana-LOGO Hyderabad-the best city to live in
Fifth Year in a row
-Mercer's Ranking
0 %
Retail’s contribution to state’s GSVA in 2019-20
0 th
Largest Global Destination in global space
$ 0 Tn
Indian Retail Market expected to reach in 2020
Vatsala Mishra
MSME & Retail

Industry outlook, Opportunity in Telangana


India is fifth largest global destination in the Retail space. Retail business is one of the important pillars of the economy and accounts for about 10% of India’s GDP and 8% of employment.

Indian Retail market was estimated to be US$ 950 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach US$ 1.1 trillion by 2020, thus making it the fastest growing market. Online retail sales are forecasted to grow at the rate of 31 per cent year-on-year to reach US$ 32.70 billion in 2018. Revenue generated from online retail is projected to grow to US$ 60 billion by 2020. India is expected to become the world’s fastest growing e-commerce market, driven by robust investment in the sector and rapid increase in the number of internet users.
India’s retail and logistics industry employs about 40 million Indians (3.3% of Indian population) today. It is projected that by 2021 traditional retail will hold a major share of 75 per cent, organized retail share will reach 18 per cent and e-commerce retail share will reach 7 per cent of the total retail market.


Telangana is one of the leading states in Retail Business comprising of enterprises engaged in retailing goods and services. These enterprises fall into various segments, which include food and grocery, apparel, footwear, consumer durables, home appliances and equipment, restaurants, cinema halls, multiplexes, home furnishing and furniture, jewelry, books, music, watches, pharmaceuticals, beauty and healthcare. These companies use multiple channels of sale including brick and mortar, direct selling, e-commerce and other channels. The State, since its formation, has laid special emphasis on various growth engines and it rightfully acknowledges Retail as one of those.

  • Telangana State Retail Trade Guidelines: The aim of these guidelines is:
    • Simplification of regulations, increasing Ease of Doing Business
    • Empowerment of farmers, promotion of grass-root & SME entrepreneurship
    • Technology investment, infrastructure development and creation of new retail formats (REZ)
    • Industry benefits to warehousing and distribution centres
    • Increasing employment opportunities, training and upskilling of retail employees
    • Sustainable growth and environment protection
    • Mega Retail projects to attract tailor-made incentives

Major Investments


Other Investments

  • After success in Hyderabad, QuickrBazaar plans to set up eight experience zones in smaller cities of Telangana such as Nizamabad, Nalgonda, Mancherial, Khammam and Kothagudem·
  • Q Mart launches second store in Hyderabad at Gachibowli. The company allocated Rs 50 Crores to open 3 stores including two upcoming at Kokapet and Kompally·
  • Flipkart opens datacentre in Hyderabad; second after Chennai, to support its core operations·
  • Wonderchef plans a unit in Telangana. The company already has 5 outlets in Hyderabad·
  • Titan unveils first Taneira store in Hyderabad for handcrafted saris.

Government Support

  • Park/Facility Name and Location.
  • Companies present/coming to the park/facility.
  • Other details needed:
    • Utilities available
    • Land connectivity – flight and road
    • Some current occupant names, location, size, occupancy rates ~100% etc.
  • Other relevant support being offered by TS government.

Industry Speaks

Telangana is special for IKEA as we opened our first store in India in Hyderabad on 9 th  August 2018. It is our home ground in India and the supportive environment provided by the State Government has been positive and very welcoming. As a next step towards strengthening our collaboration, we look forward to partnering with the State Government in growing the retail industry and make it a great place to work with a focus on co-workers, sustainability, diversity and Inclusion. All together providing a great shopping experience to our customers.

Jesper Brodin
CEO & President, INGKA  Group

Telangana is an important state and region for Walmart India's Cash & Carry business and Flipkart. We continue to benefit from operating in Telangana and have provided significant investment, creating thousands of jobs and building infrastructure. We very much appreciate the support extended by the government under the leadership of Honorable Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao and Minister KT Rama Rao. The ‘Ease of Doing Business’ in the state has been among the best, and we look forward to continuing to serve our customers and communities in Telangana.

Judith McKenna
CEO, Walmart International

Telangana has been home to our IT operations since 2005-06 and our presence in the state has grown multifold since then. With a pool of quality talent, state-of-the art infrastructure and a progressive government, the state was a natural choice for us to set up our largest campus in India here. For Amazon, India continues to be one of our highest priority investments and we plan to invest with a long-term focus.

David Zapolsky
SVP & General Counsel Legal, Amazon

We are excited to inaugurate our largest campus building globally here in India at Hyderabad. I would like to thank the Government of Telangana for its investment-friendly policies and continued support that has always encouraged us to continue to invest and grow our operations here.

Amit Agarwal
SVP & Country Manager, Amazon India

Partner Organizations

  • Retailers Association of India (RAI) – is the unified voice of retailers in India. A not-for-profit organisation, RAI works with all stakeholders for creating the right environment for the growth of modern retail industry in India. It encourages, develops, facilitates and supports retailers to modernise and adopt best practices that will delight customers.

Enabling Factors

0 %
Urban Population Percentage
$ 0
Per Capita Income for State vs National Avg.
0 %
Literacy Rate in the city of Hyderabad
0 %
Literacy Rate in the state of Telangana
0 Mn
Population in the state of Telangana
0 Mn
Households in the state of Telangana
0 st
Best Quality of Living on Mercer Index five years
0 %
Decrease in Rentals compared with Bangalore



Got questions on Policy Suggestions & Clarifications, Unsolicited Proposal Submissions, Grievance Collections

Click on the button below and share your queries with us!

Investing in us?


Please get in touch with us by sharing your details and our team will reach out to assist you with the same.

Click on the button below!




Invest Telangana Cell,
Industries & Commerce (I&C) Department,
5th Floor, BRKR Bhavan, Hyderabad,
Telangana, India.

Should you have any questions, or wish to speak to our Qualified Financial Advisors at Telangana, Please Contact Us.

© Invest Telangana, Government of Telangana.
Developed by Outshade Digital Media