Perching on the high hills of the North-Eastern corner, Mizoram is a storehouse of natural beauty with its endless variety of landscape, hilly terrains, meandering streams deep gorges, a rich wealth of flora, and fauna. Flanked by Bangladesh on the west and Myanmar on the east and south, Mizoram occupies an important strategic position having a long international boundary of 722 Kms. Like several other north-eastern states of India, Mizoram was previously part of Assam until 1972, when it was carved out as a Union Territory. It became the 23rd state of India, a step above Union Territory, on 20 February 1987.

  • 13.04%

    GSDP growth rate, YoY(2018-19)

The landlocked area is bounded by foreign countries on all sides except for a small stretch that rubs shoulder with Assam, Manipur, and Tripura. Its international border, which is about 722 km, is almost 3 times longer than its border with the mainland.

The State’s economy is predominantly agricultural with more than 60% of the total workforce engaged directly or indirectly in agriculture. Aizawl district, the capital of Mizoram has feasibility and scope for the cultivation of a wide variety of crops. The staple food crop is paddy (rice), maize is secondary. A wide range of fruits, vegetables, spices, oilseeds, and pulses are grown. There are plenty of grasslands, wherein livestock rearing is possible due to naturally available fodder.

The key production statistics for the state (the year 2015-16) are presented as below:

Production Cluster of the State:-

S. No.





Mamit, Aizawl, Lunglei



Mamit, Aizawl, Kolasib, Champai



Mamit, Kolasib, Lunglei



Mamit, Aizawl, Lunglei, Saiha



Aizawl, kolasib, Champai



Aizawl, Champai, Lunglei



Aizawl, Saiha



Champai, Serchhip, Lunglei


Mizoram has the following marketing facilities in the state:

  • There are currently 179 markets across the state which is directly or indirectly managed by the
  • Department of Trade and Commerce, Government of Mizoram
  • 60% Population engaged in agriculture or agriculture-related activities
  • 144 warehouses in the state with a total storage capacity of 37,330 MT
  • One mega food park approved by MoFPI
  • Two cold chain projects have been sanctioned by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries
  • One abattoir project has also been sanctioned in the state

Agricultural markets in Mizoram:

  • 179 Agricultural markets
  • 144 Warehouses
  • 1 Mega Food Park
  • Two Cold Chain Projects
  • One abattoir project
  • 60% Population engaged in agriculture
  • 179 Agricultural markets

Some of the major processing clusters in the state include:

  • Spices & Condiments Mamit
  • Mandarin Orange Aizawl
  • Bakery Products Aizawl
  • Tea Champai, Aizawl
  • Beverages Aizawl
  • Turmeric Aizawl
  • Ginger Aizawl
  • Birds Eye Chilli Aizawl
  • Factors such as good climatic conditions, the fertility of the soil, and rainfall help in the breeding of all kinds of silkworms in Mizoram. All varieties of silk, including mulberry, MUGA, tasar and raw silk, are commercially exploited in the state. Raw silk production in Mizoram stood at 104 metric tonnes in FY20
  • The state government is working towards bringing maximum families under sericulture farming and silkworm rearing. The Government of Mizoram has opened one research & training institute at Aizawl (Zemabawk) which provides training and certification courses in Sericulture
  • Ethnic handloom and crafts of Mizoram have a large market in India and abroad. Bamboo crafts and ready-to-wear ethnic clothing are being marketed by Government agencies. The Mizoram Government is expanding the business by involving private players in manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of handloom and crafts of Mizoram
  • Approximately 60% of workers in Mizoram are engaged in agriculture & allied sectors. Paddy is the principal food crop & the staple food in Mizoram. The state has high potential in the processing of spices such as chili, ginger and turmeric, and palm oil-related products. Mizoram accounts for about 13.2% of the total fruits produced in the Northeast
  • With its highly green hills, crisscrossing rivers, and interspersed lakes, Mizoram is a tourist’s paradise. Under the Swadesh Darshan scheme, the North East India circuit and eco circuit are being developed in Mizoram
  • The state also organizes three festivals - Chapchar Kut in March, Anthurium Festival in September, and Thalfavang Kut in November- December, in order to attract more tourists to the state


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