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

 
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Shri Manik Sarkar
Chief Minister
Minister for Home (excluding Jail & Fire Services),Planning and Co-ordination,GA (Excluding Printing and Stationary) and Other Departments not allocated to any Minister
 
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Shri Aghore Debbarma
Minister
Minister for Agriculture,Tribal Welfare (Excluding TRP, PTG) and Animal Resource Development
 
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Shri Badal Choudhury
Minister
Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Revenue and Public Works(Excluding Drinking water and sanitation)
 
 
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Shri Tapan Chakraborty
Minister
Minister for Education (School & Higher), Industries & Commerce (including IT) and Law
 
 
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Shri Manik Dey
Minister
Minister for Power,Urban Development,Rural Development (Panchayat) and Transport
 
 
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Shri Khagendra Jamatia
Minister
Minister for Co-operation,Fisheries and Home (Fire service)
 
 
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Shri Manindra Reang
Minister
Minister for Tribal Welfare (TRP & PTG),Home (Jail) and GA(Printing and Stationary)
 
 
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Smt Bijita Nath
Minister
Minister for Social Welfare & Social Education,Welfare of OBC and Science, Technology and Environment
 
 
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Shri Sahid Choudhuri
Minister
Minister for Minority Development,Labour and Education(Sports and Youth Affairs)
 
 
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Shri Bhanu Lal Saha
Minister
Minister for Finance, Food, Civil supplies and Consumers Affaires, Information and Cultural Affairs
 
 
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Shri Ratan Bhowmik
Minister
Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Cast ,Public Works (Drinking Water and Sanitation) and Tourism
 
 
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Shri Naresh Chandra Jamatia
Minister
Minister for Forest, Rural Development (excluding Panchayat), Election