Oranges and Bananas Account for Over 80 Per cent of the State’s Food Produce

Why Invest in Mizoram

Production

Apart from Paddy Being the Primary Crop and Maize the Secondary Crop, the State also Grows a Wide Range of Fruits, Vegetables, Spices, Oil Seeds and Pulses 

Connectivity

Mizoram is Well Connected to the Rest of the Country via Road with Over 5000 Km National Highways and a Domestic Airport at Lengpui Provides Air Connectivity

Infrastructure

The State has been Sanctioned 1 Mega Food Park, 2 Cold Chain Projects and 1 Abattoir Project

Source: Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture (2015-16)
Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture (2015-16)

S. No. Category Districts
1. Potato Mamit, Aizawl, Lunglei
2. Ginger Mamit, Aizawl, Kolasib, Champai
3. Tapioca Mamit, Kolasib, Lunglei
4. Pineapple Mamit, Aizawl, Lunglei, Saiha
5. Rice Aizawl, kolasib, Champai
6. Maize Aizawl, Champai, Lunglei
7. Sugarcane Aizawl, Saiha
8. Livestock Champai, Serchhip, Lunglei

Source: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India – Central and State License

S. No. Category Districts
1. Spices & Condiments Processing Mamit
2. Tea Champai, Aizawl
3. Mandarin Orange Aizawl
4. Bakery Products Aizawl
5. Milk Processing Aizawl
6. Beverages Aizawl
7. Ginger Aizawl
8. Turmeric Aizawl
9. Bird Eye Chili Aizawl

Source: Cold Chains: Ministry of Food Processing Industries (dated 31.08.2017)
Food / Industrial Park: Ministry of Food Processing Industries (Year -2015)

S. No. Industrial Park Location Type (Multi/ single product), ETC. Total Area(Hectare) Total Land Available
Mega Food Park
1. Zoram Mega Food Park Private Limited Kolasib Multi products 9.3 9.3

Key Production Statistics

State Govt Policy Initiative

Policy Incentives Download Policy

  • A capital subsidy of 50~90 per cent is available for MSMEs
  • Interest on loans in excess of 8.5 per cent paid by an industrial unit shall be subsidized up to a maximum of 4 percent. This is valid for new industrial units for a period of five years 
  • A subsidy of 30 to 60 per cent is being provided by the State on total expenditure on power consumption made by MSMEs
  • 50 per cent of the cost of captive generating set and installation charge there of,  subject to a ceiling of INR 0.3 Million per unit
  • 50 per cent of the actual cost of transportation of plants and machineries by either rail or road or both would be reimbursed by the State to MSMEs
  • Income Tax exemption of 100 per cent will continue to be provided under the North East Industrial & Investment Promotion Policy  (NEIIPP), 2007
  • New industrial units, as well as substantial expansion of existing units, are eligible for reimbursement of 100 per cent insurance premium
  • New and existing agro processing and food processing units are eligible for incentives alluded to in the policy
  • 50 per cent of actual course fee per trainee will be borne by the State to meet the Human Resource Development plans laid out in the policy
  • The State Government has introduced the New Land Use Programme (NLUP) under which it is mandated to provide sustainable employment and encourage better utilization of land to increase agriculture, horticulture and livestock produce, ensure better utilization of forest resources, plantation and work towards development of Micro Enterprises at the rural level

Key Players