About Tripura

Tripura, an North-east state, is located in the tale end of India, having surrounded by Bangladesh in its three sides. The topographical condition is mostly hilly terrains having negligible water resource. 33% of its population belongs to Tribal Community who are residing in far flung area where conventional energy with grid facilities are available. With the objective of developing each of all such remotest areas by providing  power through Non-conventional Energy Sources TREDA was set up in the year 1998. 

Location:

North Longitude: 22 Degree 56 minutes and 24 Degree32 minutes. 

East Longitude:  90 Degree 09 minutes and 92 Degree 20 minutes.

Extreme Length: 183.5 KM.

Extreme Width:  112.7 KM.

Boarder with Bangladesh: 856 KM.

Boarder with Mizoram: 109 KM.

Boarder with Assam: 53 KM.

The Land

Total area 10.492 Sq.Km..

60% Hilly Terrain, 60% Forest , 52.76% Forest cover,

39% Reserve Forest , 25% Net Shown Area

30% Operational Holding, Average Holding 1.02 Hect.,

Irrigation 13% of Cropped area.

Climate

Temperature varies between 10 to 35 Degree Celsius

Average Annual Rain Fall 2100mm

Highest Rain Fall 2855 mm(Kamalpur)

Lowest Rain Fall 1811 mm (Sonamura).  

Estimated Population:

Total: 34,74000

Male: 17,79,000

Female: 16,95,000 

Population (as per 2001 Census) 

Total Population 31,99,203

Rural Population 26,53,453, Urban Population 5,45,750,

Male 16,42,225 and Female 15,56,978.

Population Density 305 per sq.Km.,

16% Schedule Caste, 31% Schedule Tribe(19 tribes),

46% Other backward Communities(35 in Central list).

Literacy

73.2% (S.T. 56.6%).

Major Language

Bengali and Kakborak

Administration

Administratively it is divided into

8 Districts, 23 Subdivisions, 45  Blocks, 31 Revenue Circles, 183 Teshils, 874 Revenue Moujas, 962 Gram Panchayets, 3 Jilla Parishads, 18 Notified Areas, 1 Municipal Council.  

Council of Ministers

Shri Biplab Kumar Deb,
Hon'ble Chief Minister
1) Home
2) PWD (excluding DWS)
3) Industry & Commerce (excluding IT)
4) UDD
5) General Administration Department
6) Labour
7) Information & Cultural Affairs
8) All Policies and any other Department(s) which are not allocated to any Minister
Shri Jishnu Debbarma
Hon'ble Deputy Chief Minister
1) Power
2) RD (including Panchayat)
3) Finance
4) Planning and Coordination (including Statistics)
Shri Narendra Chandra Debbarma
Hon'ble Minister
1) Revenue
2) Fisheries
Shri Ratan Lal Nath
Hon'ble Minister
1) Education(Higher)
2) Education(School)
3) Law (including Parliamentary Affairs)
4) Welfare of Others Backward Communities
5) Welfare of Minorities
Shri Sudip Roy Barman
Hon'ble Minister
1) Health & Family Welfare
2) Science, Technology & Environment
3) Industry & Commerce (IT)
4) PWD (DWS)
Shri Pranajit Singha Roy
Hon'ble Minister
1) Agriculture
2) Transport
3) Tourism
Shri Manoj Kanti Deb
Hon'ble Minister
1) Youth Affairs & Sports
2) Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs
Shri Mevar Kr Jamatia
Hon'ble Minister
1) Tribal Welfare
2) Forest
Smt Santana Chakma
Hon'ble Minister
1) Social Welfare & Social Education
2) Animal Resource Development