ABOUT TBM

Tripura Bamboo Mission (TBM) is an initiative of the Government of Tripura  for integrated development of bamboo sector in the state. The Mission’s objectives of scaling up turnover of Bamboo sector…

VISION

To make Tripura as the hub of bamboo based sustainable  micro, small and medium industries in the country by mobilizing the local natural and human resources and enable structured growth in the sector by strong institution building and market linkage.

OBJECTIVE

  • To sustain the growth achieved in the bamboo sector and increase the current turnover to 200 crores by March 2017.
  • Build the bamboo sector as a major livelihood provider and provide employment opportunities to 20,000 poor producers in the sector…

STRATEGY

  • Build sustainable bamboo based livelihoods based on a cluster based approach
  • Develop an institutional structure owned and managed by grassroots producers & their federations
  • Build their enterprises based on commercially sustainable business models…

BAMBOO IN TRIPURA

Bamboo is one of the major and important natural resources of Tripura. The state sustains tropical moist deciduous forests with patches of forests of evergreen species and a substantial area under bamboo brakes. The climate ranges from moist to humid and annual rainfall varies between 2,250-2,500 mm. At least 19 species of bamboos are commonly found in the State (source: Forest Dept. Tripura). The extent of bamboo bearing area in the forests of the state is 3,246 km².

WHY INVEST IN TRIPURA

Natural/ historical links with Bangladesh

Potential gateway between Bangladesh and North East.

Lowering of tariff

Lowering of tariff/ non-tariff barriers with SAFTA coming into force w.e.f. 01.01.2006.

Healthy official trade growth

856 Km. long border with Bangladesh. 7 designated Land Custom Stations. Healthy official trade growth; four-fold increase since 2006-07.

Transporation

Passenger Bus Service between Agartala and Dhaka has been started.

Ideal Location

Tripura is ideally located to become the ‘Gateway to the North East India’

5 MAIN REASONS TO CHOOSE US

Natural/ historical links with Bangladesh. Potential gateway between Bangladesh and North East.
Lowering of tariff/ non-tariff barriers with SAFTA coming into force w.e.f. 01.01.2006.
856 Km. long border with Bangladesh. 7 designated Land Custom Stations. Healthy official trade growth; four-fold increase since 2006-07.
Passenger Bus Service between Agartala and Dhaka has been started.
Tripura is ideally located to become the ‘Gateway to the North East India’