Puducherry is a Union Territory on the East Coast of India. Tourism is a fast growing sector in Puducherry which receives about 1.5 million tourist foot fall every year. It has the highest irrigation penetration at 90% and presents opportunities in the food processing sector. Untapped marine resources of 61,700 MT offer huge scope for investments in packaged marine products and marine processing plants. There is also a presence of over 1,700 units producing chemicals and chemical-based products presenting a growth opportunity for the sector.