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

Tripura ranks #4 in Export Preparedness Index 2022 under Himalayan states category.

Tripura is a north-eastern state of India and is surrounded by Bangladesh on three sides. 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).

Tripura is primarily an agrarian State and 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 27% respectively more than all India levels. Additionally, Tripura is the largest producer of True Potato Seed. The state is also a surplus producer of certified HYV paddy and mustard seeds. 

The state has established rubber, food and bamboo parks to support existing and potential investors. The State has 5 Industrial Estates, 6 Industrial area, 14 Public Sector Undertakings, 2 growth centres, and an Export Promotion Industrial Park.

Tea

5th largest tea producing state in India

Literacy

2nd largest producer of rubber in the country

Gas

Natural gas is available in non-toxic form (with ~97% methane)

Focus sectors Tripura

Bamboo

Cane & Bamboo Handicrafts of Tripura are among the best in the country for their exquisite designs, wide range of products and artistic appeal.

60% of the requirement of the entire country for bamboo sticks for Agarbatti-making is met from Tripura.

In order to facilitate setting up of bamboo-based industries in the State, a Bamboo Park has been set up at Bodhjungnagar. The Value Addition Centre is the pioneer unit having treatment facility for Bamboo and is also equipped with range of furniture making machines & tools.

Focus sectors Tripura

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. 

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, rich tradition of handicrafts and handloom are tempting enough to draw the attention of the tourist.

Focus sectors Tripura

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.

Focus sectors Tripura

Food Processing

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

The state presents outstanding opportunities in food processing including developing mills for Flour, Cashew Processing, lodised 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. Sikaria Mega Food Park has been set up (under MoFPI) at Tulakona Industrial Area with 1500 MT cold storage, warehouse, quality control laboratory, sorting, grading & packaging unit, bottle manufacturing unit, and a test house.

Focus sectors Tripura

Tea

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

There are 54-Tea Estates, 21 Tea Processing Factories, and more than 2500 small tea growers in the state producing over 10.19 mn 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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Urbanisation Rate

Females/ 1000 Males
960

Female/Male Ratio

Male/Female Ratio

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 97.22%. (Literacy Statistics 2016).

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