INDIAN STATE : NAGALAND
Nagaland is blessed with unimaginable beauty, picturesque
landscapes and deep valleys. It is located amidst the
gentle green hills of the Himalayas.
Nagaland is bounded by Assam in the west, Myanmar (Burma)
on the east, Arunachal Pradesh in the north and Manipur
in the south. The state comprises of eight districts
with Kohima as the state capital and Dimapur is the
commercial center of the state and is well connected
by both air and rail. Nagaland shares a long international
border with Myanmar, which is a vantage point to develop
trade and business with other South East Asian countries.
The state has rich and varied cultural heritage. The
natural skill of the Nagas lies in basketry, pottery,
cultivation, spinning, weaving, carving and dyeing metal
||0.17 (lakh sq. km)
|Population (2001 Census)
||In lakhs 19.9
|Percentage of State Population
to All India Population
||Nagamese, English, Hindi and
Source: CSO Estimates.
Nagaland Industrial Development Corp Ltd.
Director of Industries & Commerce, Govt of Nagaland.
- The state of Nagaland is highly endowed with fertile
soil, sublime climate making it ideal for agri based
- Presence of medicinal herbs and plants in abundance
in the hilly regions of the state
- Potential region for the promotion of horticulture.
- Tremendous potential in dairy and allied products,
processing of hides and skins for leather industries,
piggery, poultry and sericulture.
- Floriculture offers tremendous potential for exports
- Rich reserves of minerals such as petroleum, natural
gas, coal, nickel, cobalt, chromium, etc.
- Tourism offers limitless potential with Nagaland
aptly being described as the "Land of Festivals".
- Availability of skilled human resource.
- Amicable atmosphere conducive for progressive for