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Largest producer of bamboo in North-Eastern India 

Tripura ranks #2 in Export Preparedness Index 2020 under Himalayan states category.

Tripura is primarily an agrarian State, with about 42% of the population depending on agriculture and allied activities. Rice is the major crop in the State. The climate of the State is suitable for a variety of horticultural/ plantation crops, including pineapple, jackfruit, tea, rubber, bamboo etc. The productivity level of food grain and rice in Tripura are 30% and 24% respectively more than all India levels. The yield of potato per hectare of land in Tripura is the highest in the NorthEastern region. The state is also a surplus producer of certified HYV paddy and mustard seeds, it has a seed replacement rate (SRR) of 33% for HYV paddy and 50% for mustard.

The state has established rubber, food and bamboo parks to support existing and potential investors. The State has 5 Industrial Estates, 1 Industrial area, 4 Public Sector Undertakings, and 2 growth centres. Tripura has 84% of its border common with the neighbouring country of Bangladesh. It is also the home for India's third international internet gateway (after Mumbai and Chennai).

Tea

5th largest tea producing state in India

Literacy

4th highest literacy rate amongst all Indian States

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Natural gas is available in non-toxic form (with ~94% methane)

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Bamboo

Tripura is home to 21 species of bamboo out of 130 species available in India.

The State Government has launched Tripura Bamboo Mission in PPP mode, for integrated development of Bamboo sector in. The Mission focused on development of 4 sub-sectors, namely, Bamboo Plantations, Bamboo Handicrafts, Bamboo Incense Sticks and Bamboo Industrial Applications. The catalytic role played by TBM has resulted in increased turnover as well as livelihood generation. Thrust was made on raising bamboo seedlings during 2019-20 and 134.67 lakh seedlings have been raised.

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Tourism

Tourism based on wildlife, forest and Hindu/Buddhist religious places have good potential in the State. Eco-tourism programmes are under active consideration of the State Government.

Efforts are being made to attract tourists to scenic places of the State having ecological importance. Tourism infrastructure is being created under Swadesh Darshan Scheme. The first Hornbill festival was conducted in 2020.

Tripura is blessed with its scenic beauty, historic palaces, rock-cut carvings, stone sculptures, museums, breath-taking verdant hills, Buddhist and Hindu holy places and bio-diversity treasure troves in the form of wildlife sanctuaries. Tripura’s pollution free, eco friendly environment, pleasant climate and its cross-cultural ethnic diversity, its rich tradition of handicrafts and handloom are tempting enough to draw the attention of the tourist.

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Information Technology

Information Technology (IT) is one of the critical sectors that ride on cyberspace. Ensuring a safe cyberspace is of paramount importance to Government of Tripura.

Tripura is considered one of the best IT destinations in the North East. The Software Technology Parks (STP) present in the state will help promote the IT/ITeS industries in the State and create employment avenues for the IT educated youth within the State. The government is incentivizing the IT/ITeS promotional schemes for promoting Software Technology Parks within the State.

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Food Processing

The agro-climatic conditions are favourable for growing various fruit and horticultural crops.

Some of the food processing units in Tripura include processing of Canned pineapple products, Modern Flour Mill, Cashew Processing, Iodised Salt, etc. 4 projects under the new scheme of Kisan Sampada for the Modern Rice Mill, Dal Mill, Oil Mill, Cattle & poultry feed plant have been sanctioned by the government. In order to give a further boost to setting up of food processing industries, a modern Food Park has been set up at Bodhjungnagar. The State Government has made available 50 acres of land at Tulakona (near Agartala) to set up a new mega food park project.

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Tea

The suitable land and climate conditions offer good potential for development of tea industry in the State.

There are 54-Tea Estates, 23 Tea Processing Factories, and 4,346 small tea growers in the state producing over 10.19 million kg of tea every year. This makes Tripura the 5th largest state among the 16 tea-producing States, after Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu & Kerala. The tea plantation activities have a special socio-economic significance in the rehabilitation of shifting cultivators, i.e., jhum cultivation done by the tribals of the State.

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Female/Male Ratio

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Demographics

About 64% of Tripura's population is in the working age group of 15-59 years.

The state's population of 3.7 mn is equivalent to the population of Puerto Rico. Tripura is the 2nd most populous state in the North Eastern Region. The state has a literacy rate of 96.82%.

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