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Largest bamboo producing state in Northeast India.

TRIPURA

The Indian state of Tripura is the most literate state of the country with a literacy rate of 94.65%. Situated in Northeast India, it shares its borders with Bangladesh on three sides. A power surplus state, Tripura’s Power Project is one of the biggest clean development mechanisms in the world. The state is primarily known for its agricultural products like bamboo, coffee, pineapple, cashew nut and tea. The state is also the largest producer of jackfruit and second-largest producer of rubber in India.

Key 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

Highlights

  • 1
    Fifth largest tea producing state in India
  • 2
    Vast resource of natural gas with high methane content (97%)
  • 3
    Third highest literacy rate among all Indian states

HIGHLIGHTS

Key Sectors

Bamboo

Bamboo

With an area of around 7,195 ha for plantation of bamboo, the state is home to 21 species of bamboo. A modern bamboo tiles factory has been set up at Bodhjungnagar to boost the productive utilization of the huge resource.

 

Tourism

Tourism

The state offers tourists attractions such as historical Hindu and Buddhist sites, temples, rivers and rock carvings.

 

Rubber

Rubber

Tripura is the second largest natural rubber producer in the country, with a total plantation potential for 100,000 ha.

 

Information technology

Information technology

An incubation centre is being set up to encourage the IT entrepreneurship in the state.