Assam which derives its name from the word "Asama" meaning peerless, is the world's largest tea-producing region.
20 industrial estates, 17 industrial areas, 11 IIDC and food parks
6 airports, two inland waterways and one inland container depot.
Rich resources - O&G, coal, rubber; minerals, and forest resources.
Renowned for arts, crafts and cottage industries, mainly handloom.
Cottage industries include sericulture, bamboo articles and metal crafts.
US$ 58.47 bn state GDP recorded during financial year 2019-20.
largest producer of O&G in India with capacity of 150,000 bpd.
Rich fertile lands stretch along the Brahmaputra valley.
of land has been allocated for industrial use in the state.
national parks, 18 wildlife sanctuaries offer rich biodiversity.
of India's total annual tea production comes from the state.
largest producer of silk in India with an output of 4,861 tonnes in 2017-18.
The broad objective of the Non-lapsable Central Pool of Resources scheme is to ensure speedy development of infrastructure in the North Eastern Region by increasing the flow of budgetary financing for new infrastructure projects/schemes in the Region.
Under the Scheme guidelines of NESIDS, 100% centrally funding is provided to the State Governments of North Eastern Region for the projects of physical infrastructure relating to water supply, power and connectivity enhancing tourism and Social infrastructure relating to primary and secondary sectors of education and health.
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Reliance Industries has announced major investments in the state
Indian Oil runs refining operations in Digboi - India's oldest refinery
TATA Group to begin 17 cancer care centres across Assam from 2019
SpiceJet has been planning river plane service on Brahmaputra
Sun Pharmaceutical has invested to expand production operations
The Government of India, the State Government of Assam, and the World Bank have signed a US$88mn loan agreement to help modernise the passenger ferry sector
The Government of India has budgeted US$780 million for the North East Gas Grid project for the eight northeastern states.
North-East India's biggest industrial project at a cost of US$1.4b
Mass Rapid Transit System to ease traffic congestion in Guwahati
Six infra projects planned under City Infrastructure Development Fund
has identified Guwahati in Assam for urban development programme
worth US$9.38bn through the Bharatmala Pariyojana initiative is being developed.
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