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With highest per capita income Delhi most rich state

According to the survey, the National Capital continues to remain the most prosperous state with the highest per capita income in the country with the average per capita income in Delhi remaining more than Rs2 lakh in two consecutive years ie 2013-14 and 2014-15.

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The annual economic survey for 2014-15, which was tabled on the second day of Budget session in Delhi Assembly on Wednesday, shows an impressive growth of the city's financial situation. The capital has recorded an increase of 8.2 percent as compared 7.4 percent at national level during the period.

According to the survey, the National Capital continues to remain the most prosperous state with the highest per capita income in the country with the average per capita income in Delhi remaining more than Rs2 lakh in two consecutive years ie 2013-14 and 2014-15.

The survey said the annual per capita income in the national capital increased from Rs 2.12 lakh in 2013-14 showing an annual increase of 13.49 per cent. It was almost three times more than the national per capita income in 2012-13 that stood at Rs 87,748.

The Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) at current prices during 2014-15 has increased to over Rs4.51 lakh crore, a growth of 15.35 percent over the previous year. As per the survey, the fiscal deficit of Delhi government was Rs 221.25 crore in 2014-15, which is 0.049 per cent of GSDP, as compared to estimated fiscal deficit of 2.35 per cent of all states during the same year.

Tax collection of Delhi government registered a growth of 2.64 per cent in 2014-15 as compared to the growth of 10.60 per cent in 2013-14.

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