State Level Bankers' Committee, Tripura
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Destination Tripura
SLBC Schemes
Objectives of SLBC
  • To review the assistance required and provided by Govt. agencies.
  • To oversee the implementation of branch expansion programme.
  • To review the recovery performance.
  • To consider problems referred by the district level forums and take necessary follow-up action.
  • To solve operational problems in implementation of Service Area Approach, Credit Plans, Govt. and other agencies programmes etc.
 
State Economy

Tripura is a land locked state. The State has about 856 Km long international borders with Bangladesh, which is about 84% of the total perimeter of the State. Most of the important cities of Bangladesh (including Dhaka) are within 150 km distance of the town in Tripura. The direct distance between Agartala (Tripura) and Kolkata (through Bangladesh) is only about 350 Km.

The agro-climatic condition of the State is very congenial for a large variety of Agriculture including Horticultural crops.

Industrial development is gradually picking up over the past few years.

State Domestic Products:

The Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) growth rate was 10.50% during 1999-2000 to 2007-08. The Secondary sector share in Gross State Domestic Product has risen from 14.12% to 22.59% during 1999-2000 to 2007-08. The per capita income of the State rose from Rs.14,119 in 1999-2000 to Rs. 28,806 in 2007-2008.

Major Industries:

Agro based industries like Tea, Rubber; Food Processing contributes to a large extent to economy of the State apart from other Industries like Gas and InfoTech.

State Profile:

Location

Tripura is located in the North Eastern Region of India. The State is connected with Guwahati, by National Highway (NH-44) – the distance between Guwahati and Agartala being about 587 km. Siliguri of W.B is about 1065 Km. away from capital Agartala.

Agartala is now connected by Railway Line upto Sabroom, the southern-most part of Tripura. The State Capital, Agartala is also well-connected by Air to Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Guwahati and other parts of the country. Agartala Airport is the second busiest Airport in the North East, after Guwahati.

District

State Tripura has four Districts namely Tripura (W), Tripura (S), Tripura (N) and Dhalai. United Bank of India has the Lead District responsibility in the above four districts. 60% of the total area of Tripura is covered under hill and Forest. Govt recently started distribution of patta to landless farmers in forest land which will be encouraging for the tribal people for movement towards improved farming.