Rubber

  • Suitable agro-climatic conditions.
  • Total area under plantation at present - 63,223 hectares (as on 31.12.2013).
  • Total potential for plantation in the state - 1,00,000 ha.
  • Rubber Production -37,339 MT during 2012-13; likely to go up.
  • Rubber Park  at Bodhjungnagar 

Tripura is the second largest rubber producer in the country, after Kerala. More and more plantations are reaching yielding stage and the productivity levels are also encouraging. Keeping in view the area under plantation,growth potential and rubber production trends,  the state  has  been identified  as the -second rubber capital of the country. There is a vast potential for setting up of rubber-based industries in the State.

The State Government has set-up a Rubber Park at Bodhjungnagar over 90 acres of land with technical support of the Rubber Board, Government of India. All common facilities including Centralised Quality Control Lab, Training Center, Tool Room, Centralised Latex & Carbon Black Masterbatch Unit, Warehouse for Raw Material Storage, Centralised procurement of subsidiary raw material are being created in the park for rubber based industries.