Snapshot

Largest producer of bamboo in North-Eastern India 

Tripura is primarily known for its agri-products such as bamboo, coffee, pineapple, cashew nut and tea. The state is also the largest producer of jackfruit and true potato seed (TPS) and the second-largest producer of rubber in India.

Rubber and tea-based industries form the prime share of the industrial base in the state, while cement and steel-based industries have recently witnessed developments. The state has established rubber and food parks to support existing and potential investors. Moreover, Tripura also has five industrial estates, a growth centre and an export promotion industrial park.

Tripura shares its international border with Bangladesh on three sides, running 856 km. A power surplus state, Tripura also supplies power to Bangladesh. Tripura Power Project is one of the biggest clean development mechanisms in the world. The infrastructure of the state provides smooth connectivity with rest of the country through a domestic airport in Agartala, road and rail network.

Tea

5th largest tea producing state in India

Gas

Vast resource of natural gas with high methane content (97%)

Literacy

3rd highest literacy rate amongst all Indian states

Bamboo

Tripura is endowed with rich and diverse bamboo resources. It is home to 21 species of bamboo.

The state has an area of around 7,195 ha for plantation of bamboo. A modern bamboo tiles factory has been set up at Bodhjungnagar to boost the productive utilization of the huge resource.

Tourism

Tripura is endowed with a range of archaeological monuments, rich cultural heritage and forests.

The state offers tourists attractions such as historical Hindu and Buddhist sites, temples, rivers and rock carvings. In addition, local people of the state offer to pay guest accommodation to the visiting tourists, which enable them to closely understand the life and culture of the Lushai tribes.

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Information Technology

With high literacy rate and presence of IT institutes, Tripura offers enormous potential in IT sector.

Further, an incubation centre is also being set up for encouraging the IT entrepreneurship in the state.

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Rubber

Tripura is the 2nd largest natural rubber producer in the country, after Kerala.

In 2016-17, the total area under plantation in the state was 83,280 ha, while the production of rubber stood at 56,380 MT. With a total plantation potential for 100,000 ha, there is a significant potential for setting up rubber-based industries in 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.

Upcoming Projects

Upcoming projects:

  • Technology centres to be set up in Tripura for small and medium enterprises
  • Industrial Rubber Park in Bodhungnagar, spread across 24 ha
  • Smart Cities Mission, for which Agartala is the city identified in Tripura
  • Open

    North East Industrial Development Scheme…

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

  • Open

    Telangana IT/ITeS Policy & Roadmap 2…

    To position the state as an attractive location for investme…

  • Open

    Tripura Industrial Investment Promotion…

    To convert Tripura into the preferred destination for indust…

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