The culturally-rich northeastern state, whose name literally translates to ‘A Jewelled Land’, borders Myanmar.
70% of Manipur’s geographical area is under forest cover.
Manipur ranks 4th in the concentration of looms in India.
Home to a variety of rare medicinal and aromatic plants.
US$ 4.5bn GSDP recorded during fiscal year 2018-19.
US$ 122mn FDI inflow over 2000-19 under Guwahati jurisdiction
Gateway to East
Manipur's Moreh is the only feasible land route for trade between India and Myanmar, and other SE Asian countries.
different varieties of silk are produced in Manipur, making the state a key player in Indian sericulture and handlooms.
can be a key growth contributor for the state's economy given the favourable factors and traditions of horticulture.
The state is home to Kuki, Naga, Pangal, and other ancient tribes; Predominant community is the Hindu Meitei tribe.
Given favourable topographical features, the state has untapped hydroelectric power generation potential.
Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam and National Hydroelectric Power Corporation are jointly setting up a mega hydroelectric power project at Tipaimukh with an investment of US$2b.
Government of India and Manipur Government have signed MOUs for road building with loans from Asian Development Bank and Japan International Cooperation Agency.
Government of India has signed a trilateral agreement with Thailand and Myanmar, to construct a trans-Asian highway, connecting India (through Manipur) with the two countries
Patanjali Ayurved have invested in operations in Manipur for both marketing products in the region as well as a sourcing destination.
37 projects allotted under the National Mission for Food Processing Scheme in the state.
India-Myanmar-Thailand (IMT) Trilateral Highway, originating from Moreh in Manipur, will considerably strengthen connectivity to Southeast Asia.
Imphal has been identified for urban development.
India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive, and capital establishments