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Main Agricultural and Horticulture Crops

Pineapples and jackfruits, Mandarin oranges, mango, cashewnut,


Tripura is an agrarian state known worldwide for its production of coffee, raw silk and sandalwood. The
state has a 75% share of the total floriculture industry of the country. About 70% of the people of the state live in
villages and 71% of the total population is agriculture dependent. 59% of total coffee produced in the country
comes from Tripura whereas the state is also a major producer of ragi. The major crops grown in the state are:
rice, ragi, jowar, maize, and pulses besides oilseeds and number of cash crops. Cashew, coconut, areca nut,
cardamom, chilies, cotton, sugarcane and tobacco are among the other crops produced in the state.
Tripura is land of high hills, hillocks, interspersed with rivers and valleys having moderately warm and
humid climate, well distributed annual rainfall of 2500 mm. The terrain soil and climate of the state of Tripura are
ideally suited for rain-fed horticulture. fruits like pineapple, jackfruit, orange, litchi, cashew nut, coconut, lime, and
lemon are produced in abundance.
Cashew processing centre of NERAMAC (a Government of India undertaking) capable of processing
500 Kg of raw - cashew per day.

ripura is an agrarian state with more than half of the population dependent on agriculture and allied activities.
[70]
However, due to hilly terrain and forest cover, only 27 per cent of the land is available for cultivation. [70] Rice,
the major crop of the state, is cultivated in 91 per cent of the cropped area. [70]According to the Directorate of
Economics & Statistics, Government of Tripura, in 200910, potato,sugarcane, mesta, pulses and jute were the
other major crops cultivated in the state.[71] Jackfruit and pineapple top the list of horticultural products.
[71]
Traditionally, most of the indigenous population practised jhum method (a type of slash-and-burn) of
cultivation

Agriculture forms a primary sector of the economy of Tripura. More than 75% of the state's total workforce is dependent on
agriculture for their subsistence.
In fact, about 24.3 % of the state's net area is reserved for agricultural purposes of which, about 2.5 lakh hectares fall under the net
cultivated area. Paddy is the principal crop that is reaped in Tripura. Besides paddy, jute, sugarcane, wheat, oilseeds, coconut and
turmeric are also grown in plenitude in the northeast Indian state. The state takes elaborate measures to spruce up the agricultural
infrastructure. New technologies, fertilizers, improved seeds and protective chemicals have been implemented to keep the state's
agriculture in top shape.
Agriculture of Tripura mainly comprises of horticulture products. Blessed with a salubrious climate and an average rainfall of 2500
mm, Tripura produces several delicious fruits that add to the economic strength of the state. The warm and humid climatic condition
of Tripura is perfect for producing plenty of fruits, spices and vegetables. Rubber and tea are also produced in some parts of
Tripura.
Agriculture is the backbone of the economy of Tripura. Most of the indigenous local inhabitants of the state are engaged in the
traditional occupation of cultivating fruits, and vegetables. Some of the important agricultural productions of the state of Tripura are:

Jackfruit

Orange

Pineapple

Banana

Mango

Litchi

Lemon

Kharif Vegetables

Potato

Rabi Vegetables

Cashewnut

Coconut

Areca-nut

Turmeric

Ginger

Chilly

The farmers of the state practice organic cultivation of fruits, vegetables and spices.. Most of the cultivators follow traditional
methods of producing crops. The state government of Tripura has taken special steps to improve the agricultural growth of the
region.

The cultivated area is around 10% of the total geographical area.


The soils are red and yellow, with acidity and low fertility. Rice is
the important crop of the state with low productivity. Fertilizer use
is low at 15-25 kg/ha. Soil erosion is a problem due to shifting
cultivation. Suggested interventions for natural resource
management for agriculture in the state are as follows:

Rice

The state has 0.25 million ha under rice cultivation, which covers
irrigated and rainfed areas.
Pineapple

Tripura is one of the largest pineapple producer state in northeastern region.

Mahatma Gandhi Essay 1 (100 words)


Mahatma Gandhi is very famous in India as Bapu or Rastrapita. The full name of him is Mohandas
Karamchand Gandhi. He was a great freedom fighter who led India as a leader of the nationalism against
British rule. He was born on 2nd of October in 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat, India. He died on 30 th of January in
1948. M.K. Gandhi was assassinated by the Hindu activist, Nathuram Godse, who was hanged later as a
punishment by the government of India. He has been given another name by the Rabindranath Tagore as
Martyr of the Nation since 1948.

Mahatma Gandhi Essay 2 (150 words)


Mahatma Gandhi is called as Mahatma because of his great works and greatness all through the life. He was a
great freedom fighter and non-violent activist who always followed non-violence all though his life while leading
India for the independence from British rule. He was born on 2 nd of October in 1869 at Porbandar in Gujarat,
India. He was just 18 years old while studying law in the England. Later he went to British colony of South
Africa to practice his law where he got differentiated from the light skin people because of being a dark skin
person. Thats why he decided to became a political activist in order to do so some positive changes in such
unfair laws.
Later he returned to India and started a powerful and non-violent movement to make India an independent
country. He is the one who led the Salt March (Namak Satyagrah or Salt Satyagrah or Dandi March) in 1930.
He inspired lots of Indians to work against British rule for their own independence.

Mahatma Gandhi Essay 3 (200 words)


Mahatma Gandhi was a great and outstanding personality of the India who is still inspiring the people in the
country as well as abroad through his legacy of greatness, idealness and noble life. Bapu was born in the
Porbandar, Gujarat, India in a Hindu family on 2 nd of October in 1869. 2nd of October was the great day for India
when Bapu took birth. He paid his great and unforgettable role for the independence of India from the British
rule. The full name of the Bapu is Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. He went to England for his law study just
after passing his matriculation examination. Later he returned to India in as a lawyer in 1890.
After his arrival to India, he started helping Indian people facing various problems from the British rule. He
started a Satyagraha movement against the British rule to help Indians. Other big movements started by the
Bapu for the independence of India are Non-cooperation movement in the year 1920, Civil Disobedience
movement in the year 1930 and Quit India movement in the year 1942. All the movements had shaken the
British rule in India and inspired lots of common Indian citizens to fight for the freedom.

Mahatma Gandhi Essay 4 (250 words)


Bapu, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, was born in 1869 on 2 nd of October at Porbander in Gujarat, India.
Mahatma Gandhi was a great Indian who led India with independence movement against British rule. He
completed his schooling in India and went to England for further study of law. He returned to India as a lawyer
and started practicing law. He started helping people of India who were humiliated and insulted by the British
rule.
He started non-violence independence movement to fight against the injustice of Britishers. He got insulted
many times but he continued his non-violent struggle for the Independence of India. After his return to India he
joined Indian National Congress as a member. He was the great leader of the India independence movement
who struggled a lot for the freedom of India. As a member of the Indian National Congress he started
independence movements like Non-Cooperation, Civil Disobedience and later Quit India Movement which
became successful a day and help India in getting freedom.
As a great freedom fighter, he got arrested and sent to jail many times but he continued fighting against British
rule for the justice of Indians. He was a great believer in non-violence and unity of people of all religions which
he followed all through his struggle for independence. After his lots of struggles with many Indians, finally he
became successful in making India an independent country on 15 th of August in 1947. Later he was
assassinated in 1948 on 30th of January by the Nathuram Godse, a Hindu activist.