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It is the second largest producer of bamboo in northeast India.

MIZORAM

Mizoram lies in the north-eastern part of India and shares 722 km of international border with Myanmar and Bangladesh. Majorly an agrarian state, Mizoram has some of the major horticulture crops grown in the state such as banana, oranges, cabbage and pineapple. It is the second largest producer of bamboo in northeast India.

Major rivers flowing through Mizoram, such as Tlawng and Tiau, provide hydroelectric power potential of 4,500 MW that is sufficient to meet energy requirements of the state.

 

Key upcoming projects

- Zoram Mega Food Park in Aizawl

- Two industrial estates in Hmunhmeltha and Kolasib

- Mizoram state roads connecting north-eastern states to neighbouring countries namely Bangladesh and Myanmar

- Smart Cities Mission, for which Aizawl is the city identified in Mizoram

Highlights

  • 1
    Second largest producer of bamboo in northeast India
  • 2
    Largest producer of flowers (loose) in Northeast India
  • 3
    Largest producer of turmeric in Northeast India

HIGHLIGHTS

Key Sectors

Bamboo Based Industries

Bamboo Based Industries

Bamboo resources occupy 31% of the geographical area of Mizoram with a yield of 3.2 million tonnes per year. The state is endowed with 35 species of bamboo.

Textile and Handloom

Textile and Handloom

Handloom production in the state was USD 945,000 during 2015-16. The sector has high potential for exports to south-east Asian countries.

 

Fisheries

Fisheries

The state has a 24,000 ha of potential area for fish farming. However, only about 4,790 ha has been utilised as of 2015-16.