The prime focus of Vibrant Goa Global Expo and Summit 2019 (VG GES 2019) is inclusive development in key areas such as innovation, sustainability, industries, technology, youth and skill development, knowledge sharing and networking.
Currently there are around 25-30 shipyards in Goa out of which only around 10 are functional. Shipyards perform both ship building and repair activity work. Goa shipyard limited is the biggest shipyard in Goa
Goa has traditionally been strong in agricultural production. Fertile agricultural land available in Goa is suitable for cultivation of paddy, pulses, sugar cane, garden crops like coconut, cashew, areca nut, mangoes, jack fruits, bananas, and pineapples.
Goa has more than 250 IT companies in Goa out of which 70 percent of the companies are in the startup space. IT companies based out of Goa are developing tourism solutions, logistics solutions, transport solutions or e-commerce solutions for client’s abroad.
While medical tourism is growing in Goa, there are new facilities coming up in the state and drawing more medical tourists to Goa for high-end and complicated medical procedures.
Tourism hubs including oceanariums, theme parks, shopping malls, food & beverage outlets, entertainment centers , handicraft centers etc.
Goa is a popular urban state with the highest per capita GDP and enviable human development indices.The reasons for the boost of startup sector in Goa are due to an ideal work-life balance to the perfect environment for innovation.