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).
5th largest tea producing state in India
4th highest literacy rate amongst all Indian States
Natural gas is available in non-toxic form (with ~94% methane)