Surat is known internationally for its textile and diamond industry. It is the fastest growing city with over 3 million population. It is located in South Gujarat, Western India and has very good connectivity by road, rail and air. Surat is considered the Industrial Capital of Gujarat. It is a city with industrial peace and maximum prosperity. It has the highest per capita household income in the country. Surat has seen an unprecedented growth in the last four decades recording one of the highest growth rates in the country. Nearly 30 million meters of fabric is produced daily in Surat.
Surat is the largest manufacturer of man-made fibre in the country, giving Surat its identity as the 'Silk City'. It also processes 80% of the total diamonds processed in the world. Surat is the world's biggest rough diamond polishing centre rendering itself with the title - 'Diamond City'. In addition, it is home to India's major corporate houses like Reliance, Essar, Larsen & Toubro, KRIBHCO, ONGC, NTPC, Shell, ABG Shipyard, GAIL, GSPCL, Gujarat Gas, Garden & Torrent.