Major Industries

Tea, Food Processing, Light Engineering, Brick Klins, Wood processing, Natural Rubber based units, Spices, Plastics & Polymers, Distilleries, Spun Pipes, Iodized Salt Processing, Handloom & handicrafts & Other Village Industries.

No. Of Registered Units

As on December 2001
Type/Category SIDO NON-SIDO
Permanent 269 188
Provisional 668 338

Industrial Infrastructure

1. Power surplus in off-peak hours.

2. Railway line up to Kumarghat(Unakoti).

3. Upgraded National Highway, modern telecom facilities.

4. Industrial Estates at Kailashahar with readymade shades and developed plots for allotment.

6. To facilitate export/import Land Customs Stations are operational at two places namely Raghna & Manughat. Under Critical Infrastructure Balancing Scheme export infrastructure facilities are being in proved at Raghna & Manughat.

Industrial Incentives & favourable Conditions:

1. Capital Investment Subsidy

2. Transport Subsidy

3. Central Excise Duty Exemption

4. Sales tax Exemption

5. Interest Subsidy etc.

Also, land available for industries, abundant natural resources, agro-climatic conditions, developed human resource.

Identified areas of Investment

1. Agro based Industries mainly on horticulture & food processing

2. Tea Processing

3. Natural based units

4. Handloom & Handicrafts

5. Tourism

6. Electrinics & Computer Software

Export Potential

Tripura has a long border with Bangladesh and large market for export. Some of the major towns of Bangladesh are in close proximity to Kailashahar & Dharmanagar. Export/ import is regulated by Govt of India from time to time.

Self Employment Schemes

Different Self-employment schemes like Prime Ministers Rojgar Yojona, Margin Money Scheme of KVIC, Small Tea Growars schemes are operational in the district. Unemployed youths may set-up their own units with minium investment in tiny & small scale sectors, service sector, village & cottage industries for gainfull self-employment.

ITI Kailashahar

For imparting technical eqaution to youths ITI, Kailashahar is taking a significant role. The institude is training ninety-six youths every yearin six trades. The institude is being lograded for six new trades in addition to the existing ones.

Tea Industry in Unakoti District

Tea processing is the single largest industry in the district. There are twenty-three gardends with ten processing factories. The total production is about 23 million -kg.