Economy and Business in Agartala

Like most of the other cities in Tripura, Agartala is too depended on agriculture. However, a sizable number of people are also engaged in state and central government, government owned enterprises and private employment. People here are also engaged in cottage and small scale industries which brings good revenue to the city. Let us take a closer look at the economy of Agartala.

Agriculture in Agartala

agricultureAgriculture forms an important part in the economy of Agartala. Most of the population in Agartala are engaged in agriculture and a good part of the revenue of the city comes from agriculture. Paddy is the principal crop here. The other agricultural crops are jute, sugarcane, wheat, coconut and turmeric. Rubber plantation also finds a special mention in the agriculture of Agartala. The major things exported from Agartala are rubber, tea, Agarbatti, bamboo stick, and handicrafts and gas/LPG.

Industries in Agartala

Other than agriculture, industries also contribute to a fine share in the economy. And most of the industries in Agartala are cottage and small scale industries.

Major PSUs in Agartala

GAIL
VIP Rd, Abhoynagar, Agartala, Tripura 799005

ONGC
Badarghat Complex, Agartala (Tripura West) - 799014
Telephone: 0381-2374300 (Office), Fax No.: 0381-2374288

The small scale sector is the life blood of the economy of Agartala and also employs a large number of people here. MSME, Development Institute works for strengthening the base to provide impetus to the promotion and development of small scale industries here.

Address and contact number
MSME – Development Institute
Government of India
Ministry of MSME
Advisor Choumuhani, Krishnanagar Road,
Agartala – 799 001.
Tele Fax No. 0381- 2326570
E-mail: dcdi-agartala@dcmsme.gov.in

Tourism Industry in Agartala

Agartala is a visitor's paradise because of its innumerable tourist places. The ancient buildings and monuments, wildlife sanctuaries, museums and historical places in Agartala form an important part of the tourism of Agartala. They also contribute their share in the economy of Agartala.

Cottage and Small Scale Industry

Among the cottage and small scale industries in Agartala handloom and handicraft forms an important part. They contribute a fine share in the economy of the city. The bamboo and cane works of Agartala are much in demand in the Northeast and in all over India. They are unique piece of art liked by all and bring about good revenue to the city.

Craft Shops in Agartala


Purbasa
(Tripura Govt. Craft
Emporium)
Address: Tripura Handloom & Handicrafts Development
Corporation Ltd, M.B.B. Sarani, Agartala- 799007, Tripura.
Phone: +91 - 381 - 2223496

Tripura Cottage Industries
Address: Orient Chowmuhani, Akhaura Road, Agartala-799001,Tripura.
Phone: +91-9862218008

Mahamaya Handicrafts
Address: NH-44 (Assam Agartala Road), Majlishpur, Jirania,
Agartala, Tripura.
Phone: +91-9436137267

Sukanta Handicrafts
Address: Sakuntala Road, Opp. Aitorma Centrum, Agartala-
799001, Tripura.
Phone: +91-9402155426

New Craft Emporium
Address: Orient Chowmuhani, Akhaura Road, Agartala-799001,Tripura.

Craft Heritage
Address: Airport Road, Nutannagar, Agartala-799009, Tripura

Craft-Ex
Address: Old R.M.S. Chowmuhani, Akhaura Road, Agartala-
799001, Tripura

Geetanjali Crafts
NH-44 (Assam Agartala Road), Majlishpur, Jirania,
Agartala, Tripura.

Das enterprise
Address: ‘Shyamali Bipani Bitan’, Shyamali Bazar, near G. B.
Market, Agartala-799006, Tripura.

Biswakarma Kala kendra
Address: NH-44 (Assam Agartala Road), Majlishpur, Jirania,
Agartala, Tripura.

Purbashree
Address: Orient Chowmuhani, Akhaura Road, Agartala-799001

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