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10 states that make India rich

Last updated on: June 24, 2014 12:47 IST

While Maharashtra takes the top slot as the biggest revenue generator in the country, the states that rank second and third will surprise you.

Check out the states that contribute substantially to the exchequer.

Note: These tax revenues are based on the projections furnished by respective state governments for the five year period between 2010 and 2015. Click here to get the Finance Ministry document.

10 states that make India rich

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Maharashtra

Rank: 1

Tax Revenue: Rs 4,51,800 crore ($76 billion)

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10 states that make India rich

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Andhra Pradesh

Rank: 2

Tax Revenue: Rs 3,23,400 crore ($54 billion) 

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Uttar Pradesh

Rank: 3

Tax Revenues: Rs 2,96,400 crore ($50 billion) 

10 states that make India rich

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Tamil Nadu

Rank: 4

Tax Revenues: Rs 2,73,400 crore ($46 billion) 

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Karnataka

Rank: 5

Tax Revenues: Rs 2,52,600 ($42 billion)

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Gujarat

Rank: 6

Tax Revenues: Rs 1,79,600 crore ($30 billion) 

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West Bengal

Rank: 7           

Tax Revenues: Rs 1,69,900 crore ($29 billion) 

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Rajasthan

Rank: 8

Tax Revenues: Rs 1,50,700 crore ($25 billion) 

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Kerala

Rank: 9

Tax Revenues: Rs 1,38,200 crore ($23 billion)

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Haryana

Rank: 10     

Tax Revenues: Rs 1,36,300 crore ($23 billion)

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