Rubber :

• Suitable agro-climatic conditions.
• Total area under plantation at present - 75000 hactare..
• Total potential for plantation in the State - 1,00,000 hactare.
• Rubber Production 48,000TPA; likely to go up.
• Rubber Park has been set up.

Tripura is the second largest rubber producing state in the country, after Kerala. More and more plantations are reaching yielding stage and the productivity levels are also encouraging. Keeping
in view the area under plantation, growth potential and rubber production trends, there is
vast potential for setting up of rubber-based industries in the State..

The State Government has set up a Rubber Park, with technical support of the Rubber Board, to facilitate setting up of rubber-based industries. All common facilities including Centralised Quality Control Lab, Training Center, Tool Room, Centralised Latex & Carbon Black Masterbatch Unit, Warehouse for Raw Material Storage, Common EffluentTreatment Plant (CETP) are being provided in the park for rubber-based industries.

Tripura, is an attractive destination for rubber-based industries. Keeping in view the natural advantages and the positive factors, a good number of rubber-based industries have come up. These include rubber thread, tread rubber manufacturing, ISNR, tyre retreading etc.

There is vast scope on investment in sectors bike tyres/ tubes, auto parts, footwear, tread rubber, vulcanized rubber, rubber band, rubber cushion and mattress, latex thread, surgical gloves, hoses etc.