Shimla serves as the state capital of Himachal Pradesh in northern India, at the base of the Himalayas. In spite of being the final stop on the slender Kalka-Shimla Railway, which opened in 1903 and was formerly the summer capital of British India.
The Lakkar Bazar, a marketplace that specializes in wooden toys & crafts, and the handicraft businesses that surround The Mall, a public avenue, have earned it a reputation as a tourist destination.
Shimla is one place that is popular worldwide for its top services and businesses.
The economy relies heavily on agriculture and tourist spending. The natural beauty and wealth of resources including thick woods, fruit and flower farms, and export all play important roles in the economy.
Travel and tourism are the lifeblood of Shimla’s economy, as well as the state’s. A large percentage of the population is either directly or indirectly involved in the tourist industry.