Meghalaya, or "abode of the clouds", is a beautiful resource-rich state tucked between Assam and Bangladesh.
Electronics, IT identified as thrust sectors for development.
Industries such as steel, ferro alloys, cement are being set up.
Diverse sets of soil, red-loamy to laterite, support various crops.
Hydro-electricity potential of nearly 3,000 MW in the state.
US$5.19bn GSDP recorded during fiscal year 2019-20.
Meghalaya has the locational advantage for the Southeast Asia trade with a gateway to Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar.
large and medium scale food processing units are operational in the state. A major producer of spices and areca nut in India.
Shillong, the state capital, is the cleanest and greenest hill station in the country with a modern, vibrant and youthful culture.
of Meghalaya (3,108 sq km) is covered by bamboo forests, and the state is one of India's leading bamboo products manufacturer.
medicinal plants in India, and 834 diverse plants, including the famous Himalayan Yew, are found across Meghalaya.
The state has abundant deposits of coal, limestone, granite, quartz, kaolin feldspar, industrial clay, and uranium.
Backed by unparalleled natural beauty and weather, including India's highest annual rainfall, tourism is a key earner here.
The Meghalaya Mines and Minerals Policy,2012 has been formulated with an aim to facilitate systematic, scientific and planned utilization of mineral resources and to streamline mineral based development of the State, keeping in view, protection of environment, land, health and safety of the people in and around the mining areas.
Star Cement, a subsidiary of the Kolkata based Century Plyboards India, has a clinker manufacturing capacity at Lumshnong in Meghalaya.
French-Spanish joint venture, Lafarge Umiam Mining has been commercially mining in Meghalaya from 2006.
Uranium mineralization in Meghalaya has been found over a large area around Domiasiat, Wahkyn, Lostoin, among others.
The state government is inviting investments in power sector through the PPP mode.
Natural resources, policy incentives and infrastructure in the state favour investments in the tourism, hydroelectric power, manufacturing and mining sectors.
Proposed hydroelectric power projects with a total capacity of 687 MW.
Smart Cities Mission, for which Shillong is the city identified in Meghalaya.
to bet set up by Government of India at Byrnihat, near Guwahati over 250 acres.
Export-import business/trading activities are being carried out from 8 functional and two non-functional Land Custom Stations in the state.
India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive, and capital establishments