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A place of satiety

State Facts

Area: 10486 Sq. km

Population (2011): 36,71,032

Literacy: 87.75 %

Capital: Agartala

Major crops and resources for economic upliftment

The industrial sector of the state continues to be highly underdeveloped: brickfields and tea industry are the only two organised sectors. Tripura has considerable reservoirs of Natural gas. According to estimates by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), the state has 400 billion metres3 reserves of natural gas, with 16 billion metres3 is recoverable. ONGC produced 480 million metres3 natural gas in the state, in 2006-07. In 2011 and 2013, new large discoveries of Natural gas were announced by ONGC. Besides Natural Gas, Tripura is enriched in Glass sands of 3,62,832 Tons, Limestone of 990.00 Tons and Plastic Clay 1.73 Million Ton.



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