Nestled in the verdant Northeastern Region of India, Tripura is the second most populous state, bordered by Mizoram, Assam, and Bangladesh. The state boasts of pristine lakes, majestic mountains, and ancient temples, that add to its rustic charm. Tripura’s food grain productivity level exceeds that of India’s average by 27%. It ranks third in the export preparedness index 2021 among Himalayan states, an indicator of its booming economy. The industrial sector is dominated by rubber and tea-based industries, followed by cement and steel industries. The state also produces exotic fruits like Queen Pineapple, Jackfruit, and Arecanut, along with staple crops like rice and wheat. The state’s vivid culture and scenic locales make it an attractive tourist destination. Tripura is also blessed with vast reserves of natural gas, adding to its economic potential.

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Ranked 2nd Power Surplus State in the North East Region after Sikkim

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Ranked 2nd in Area (86,892 HA) under Rubber Production

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Ranked 2nd in the volume of Rubber Production (90,712 MT)

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Ranked 3rd in highest literacy rate amongst all Indian states

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Largest bamboo Tiles/ flooring unit in India functioning at Bamboo Park, Agartala

Key Highlights

  • There are 21 species of bamboo that have a high yield of 1,88,512 metric tons per year. This makes the state a potential hub for the bamboo industry, which has a wide range of applications from construction to textiles.
  • Neermahal, located in the state, is one of the largest water palaces in India which is a popular tourist attraction.
  • Unakoti, a historical site in Tripura, features intricate rock carvings of Hindu gods and goddesses and is a significant pilgrimage site for devotees.
  • Dumbur Lake, located in the state, is one of the largest lakes in India with a surface area of 41 square kilometers and 48 lake islands. The lake is surrounded by lush green forests and serves as a popular tourist destination for nature lovers.
  • The state boasts many historically significant palaces, such as Ujjayanta Palace, Udaipur Old Rajbari, Pushpabanta Palace, and Neermahal Palace. These palaces showcase the architectural and cultural heritage of the state and attract tourists from all over the world.

Key Connectivity Infrastructure

  • Tripura is home to six National Highways with a combined length of 853.81 kilometers, facilitating smooth transportation of goods and people within and beyond its borders.
  • For air travel, Tripura has three airports, namely the Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport in Agartala, Kailashahar Airport, and Khowai Airport, providing convenient access to both domestic and international destinations.
  • The state also has a well-developed railway system, with a total length of 265 kilometers of railway routes. This network connects Tripura with major cities in India, making it easier for people to travel and transport goods across the country.
  • Tripura’s geographical location makes it a crucial state for India’s international trade as it shares 856-kilometer border with Bangladesh. This border plays a crucial role in India’s economic and political relations with Bangladesh, and Tripura serves as a vital gateway for trade and commerce between the two countries.

Enabling Infrastructure

  • The state has 5 Industrial Estates, 1 Industrial Area, 1 Industrial Growth Centre and 3 Integrated Infrastructure Development Centre (IIDCs).
  • The state also has Export Promotion Industrial Park (Near Agartala)
  • The state has a Mega Food Park, Rubber Park, and Bamboo Park.
  • The state has infrastructural facilities at 8 Land Custom Stations
  • The state has 2 (two) dedicated Rubber Wood based Industrial Estates at Dhalai and Sonamura in Sipahijala District

Opportunities for Investor

  • Explore the potential investment opportunity in establishing latex-based industries.
  • Consider investing in units to produce tyres and tubes.
  • Discover the potential investment opportunity in furniture manufacturing units that use rubber wood as the primary raw material.
  • Consider investing in the Agarwood industry due to its promising potential.
  • Delve into the possibilities of mega projects such as amusement parks, adventure sports, destination weddings, tea tourism, thematic parks, medical tourism, rural tourism, and eco-tourism for investment opportunities

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