Tripura is primarily an agrarian State, with about 42% of the population depending on agriculture & allied activities. The state is the largest producer of True Potato Seed (TPS). The State has become surplus producer of certified HYV paddy, mustard seed. 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, food and bamboo parks to support existing and potential investors. Moreover, Tripura also has five industrial estates, a dedicated industrial area, two growth centres and an export promotion industrial park.
Tripura shares 84% of its border with the neighboring country of Bangladesh (length of 856 kilometres). Tripura is a power surplus state and hence the power tariffs are much lower compared to other states. The Agartala airport is the second busiest airport in North East. India’s 3rd international internet gateway (after Mumbai and Chennai) is operational in Agartala.
5th largest tea producing state in India
3rd highest literacy rate amongst all Indian states
Natural gas is available in non-toxic form (with ~94% methane)