2nd highest literacy rate in India

Mizoram is among the four high growth States with its economy continuously growing at high rate of more than 8% during 2013 to 2016

The state where the potential area of 101,000 ha has been identified 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 the 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 the 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.


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


2nd largest producer of bamboo in North-East India


2nd largest producer of strawberry in India

Bamboo-based Industries

Bamboo forests cover 3,267 square kilometre of Mizoram’s geographical area.

There is an estimated growing stock of 25.26 mn metric tonnes of 35 varieties of bamboo in the state. Mizoram is one of the leading producers of bamboo in India, having more than 30 species of bamboo, and supplies 14% of India's commercial bamboo

Textile and Handloom

Raw silk production in Mizoram stood at 83.6 metric tonnes during FY18 and 75.0 metric tonnes during FY19 (during April-December 2018)

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

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

Of the 24,000 hectares of potential area for fish farming in Mizoram, around 5,468.37 hectares has been utilised, as of 2017-18. Fish production in the state reached 7,013 metric tonnes in 2017-18

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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.

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