Economic Profile of Arunachal Pradesh

By: EconomyWatch   Date: 29 June 2010

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POPULATION (2001 census) 1097968
MALES 579941
FEMALES 518027
URBAN POPULATION % 20.41
LITERACY RATE (census 2001) in % 54.3
MALE LITERACY in % 63.8
MALE LITERATE in numbers 303281
FEMALE LITERACY in % 43.5
FEMALE LITERATE in numbers 181504
NSDP at current prices 1740 Rs Crores *(2001-2002)
PER CAPITA NSDP (2002-03) at current prices Rs 15785 Rs *(2001-2002)
*(2003-04): Advanced Estimates
*(2001-02): Quick Estimate
NSDP: Net State Domestic product

Source: Directorate of Economics & Statistics of respective State Governments (As on March 26, 2004), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India

 

MAJOR INDUSTRIES

Agriculture is the main occupation of the people of Arunachal Pradesh. Most of the state Land is covered with dense and rich forest. So the forest product and industries based on forest products are the life line in the state and provides income and employment to large scale of people. Most of the industries in the state are based on forest products such as Timber, Veneer and Plywood. Apart from forests based industries there are industries in tea, cement, petrochemical areas as listed below:

 

1. Tirap Veneer & Saw Mills Ltd. Miao, Dist. Changlang
2. Bizari Veneer & Saw Mills Ltd. Vizari, Dambuk Dist. Dibang Valley
3. Arunachal Saw & Veneer Mills. Jairampur, Dist. Changlang
4. Guna Saw & Veneer Mill. Chowkham, Dist Lohit
5. Arunachal Plywood Industries. Namsari, Dist. Lohit
6. Dibang Valley Timber Trade Ltd. Bolung, Dist Dibang
7. Jenney Plywood Industries Ltd. Bogapani, Dist Tirap
8. Node Timber CompanyVeneer. P.O Deomali
9. Banderdewa Saw Mills and Plywood.
10. Narottam Co-operative Industries. Deomali Dist. Tirap
11. Arunachal wood based & Chemical Industries (p) Ltd. Roing, Dist. Dibang Valley
12. Arunachal Forest Products (p) Ltd. Kharsang, Miao, Dist Changlang.
13. Nampong Plywood Ltd. Nampong, Miao, Dist Changlang
Other Industries
14. Parsuram Cement Ltd. Tezu, Dist Lohit
Cement Industry
15. Arunachal Horticulture Processing Industries Ltd. Jam, Jelly & Squash Industry
16. Donl Polo Petro Chemicals Ltd. West Kameng
Petro Chemical Industry
17. Slang Tea Industries (p) Ltd. Oyan, Pashighat Dist. East Siang
Tea Industry
 
 
 
 
ART AND CRAFTS INDUSTRY

  • WEAVING INDUSTRIES
  • CANE AND BAMBOO INDUSTRY
  • CARPET INDUSTRY
  • WOOD CARVING INDUSTRY
  • ORNAMENETS INDUSTRY
  • OTEHR CRAFT INDUSTRY - paper making, smithy work, carpentry, pottery and ivory work are other crafts practiced by the people
  • TOURISM INDUSTRY

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