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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
73.2% (S.T. 56.6%).
Bengali and Kakborak
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