Because of the presence of the Taj Mahal and other noteworthy landmarks, Agra has a roaring travel industry just as regal specialties like Pietra Dura, marble trim, and covers.
40% of the populace relies to a great extent upon horticulture, and others on the calfskin and footwear business and iron foundries. Agra was simply the second generally utilized in India in 2007, behind Varanasi, trailed by Bhopal, Indore, and Patna. As per the National Sample Survey Organization, in 1999–2000, 431 of each 1,000 utilized guys were independently employed in the city, which developed to 603 for every 1,000 out of 2004–05.
The travel industry has a huge job in the economy of Agra, with as many as 9.5 million vacationers visiting Agra and encompassing landmarks in 2019. The city is home to Asia’s biggest spa called Kaya Kalp – The Royal Spa, at the ITC Hotel Mughal in Agra. Different lodgings incorporate Taj Hotel and Convention Center.
Sanjay Place is the exchange focal point of Agra. There are around 12 significant and medium scale ventures, creating electrical products, pipes, calfskin merchandise, and so on There are around 7,200 limited scope mechanical units. Above 1.5 lakh sets of shoes, every day is produced in Agra by the different footwear units. Agra city is additionally known for its cowhide merchandise, the most established and celebrated calfskin firm Taj Leather World is in Sadar Bazar. The floor coverings, handiworks, zari, and zardozi (weaving work), marble and stone cutting, and decorating work.
As of August 2020, the Industrial movement in Agra has been influenced because of the limitations forced because of the COVID-19 pandemic that has constrained individuals to stay bound to their homes. The areas most noticeably terrible hit are the iron foundries, the travel industry, and the cowhide shoe industry in Agra. It is assessed that the misfortune in the travel industry because of COVID-19 limitations is roughly ₹ 2,200 crores.