Snapshot

2nd highest literacy rate in India

Mizoram is primarily an agrarian state, where some of the major horticulture crops grown include oranges, banana, pineapple and cabbage.

The state where 101,000 ha of land is available for oil palm cultivation, has seen growth in investments with offered state incentives.

Mizoram lies in the North-Eastern part of India and shares 722 km of international border with Myanmar and Bangladesh. Major rivers flowing through the state, such as Tlawng and Tiau, provide hydroelectric power potential of 4,500 MW that is sufficient to meet energy requirements of the state. The state is well connected to the rest of the country with an airport in Lengpui and has an 8,500 km long road network.

Flowers

Largest producer of flowers (loose) in North-East India

Bamboo

2nd largest producer of bamboo in North-East India

Strawberry

2nd largest producer of strawberry in India

Bamboo-based Industries

Bamboo resources occupy 31% of the geographical area of Mizoram with a yield of 3.2 mn tonnes per year.

The state is endowed with 35 species of bamboo. The state government has set up eight bamboo handicraft clusters and nine bamboo furniture clusters.

Textile and Handloom

Handloom production in Mizoram was $ 945,000 during 2015-16.

The sector has a high potential for exports to South-East Asian countries.

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Fisheries

Mizoram has 24,000 ha of potential area for fish farming.

About 4,790 ha of the potential area for has been utilised as of 2015-16.

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Urbanisation Rate

Females/ 1000 Males
975

Female/Male Ratio

Male/Female Ratio

Demographics

61% of Mizoram's population is in the working age group of 15-59 years.

The state's population of 1 mn is equivalent to the population of Mauritius.

Upcoming Projects

Upcoming projects:

  • Zoram Mega Food Park in Aizawl
  • Two industrial estates in Hmunhmeltha and Kolasib
  • Mizoram state roads connecting north-eastern states to neighbouring countries namely Bangladesh and Myanmar
  • Smart Cities Mission, for which Aizawl is the city identified in Mizoram
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    Mizoram Eco-Tourism Policy

    To preserve and protect the natural heritage, both flora…

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    Mizoram Economic Development Policy 2016…

    Aims at providing bold, practical and effective strategies t…

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    Mizoram Industrial Policy 2012

    To create infrastructure facilities and provide incentives a…

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    Mizoram Solar Power Policy 2017

    To encourage, develop and promote solar power generation.

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    North East Industrial Development Scheme…

    To boost industrialization in the North-Eastern Region of In…

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