Northern Regional Office

Located at Lucknow, the Northern Regional Office (NRO) of EDII comprises three states UP, Uttarakhand and Bihar. UP is home of the largest consumer base, of over 200 million people (around 16.5 percent) in India, being the most populous state of India. The state is emerging one of the biggest markets for industries owing to its gradually increasing per capita income. Mainly driven by the service sector, Trade, hotels, real estate, IT & ITeS, food processing, transport, storage and communications are the major sectors driving growth, within the service sector. Uttarakhand, situated in northern India, shares borders with Himanchal Pradesh in the north, Nepal in the southeast, UP in the south and Delhi, Haryana to the North West. The state is one of the popular tourist destinations of the northern region. The state economy is driven by various sectors including manufacturing, services, pharmaceutical and biotechnology. Its low to moderate temperature is suitable for agro and food processing, floriculture and horticulture based industries. Bihar is a state in eastern India. It is the third-largest state by population and twelfth-largest by territory, with an area of 94,163 km2. It is contiguous with Uttar Pradesh to its west, Nepal to the north, the northern part of West Bengal to the east, and with Jharkhand to the south. The Bihar plain is split by the river Ganges, which flows from west to east.Three main cultural regions converge in the state: Magadh, Mithila, and Bhojpur.

Major Activities Undertaken

  • DST-STED at Firojabad, Raibareli, Roorkee, Kushinagar, Azamgarh, Haldwani
  • SIDBI- RIP Raibareli & Kushinagar
  • SIDBI-MEPP Varanasi
  • DST- Aspirational Districts Project (Bahraich, Balrampur, Siddharthnagar, Sonebhadra, Shravasti)
  • NABARD- MEDP/SDI at different districts of UP & Uttrakhand.
  • NABARD-CDP at Barhalganj (Gorakhpur)
  • NABARD-Scoping Study on Pottery/Terracotta activities in Eastern UP
  • MSE-CDP at Terracotta Cluster Gorakhpur
  • NABARD-OFPO at Terracotta Cluster Gorakhpur, UP
  • NSSH-Capacity building training Offline & Online in UP
  • Vishwkarma Shram Samman Yojna-05 districts of UP
  • Skill development on Packaging & Designing in UP
  • ODOP Training in UP
  • SVEP in UP & Uttarakhand
  • Accenture Project
  • We-Act
  • SC-ST Training program of UP
  • PMEGP Training in UP
  • BSDM Project in Bihar