State of Tripura consists of Eight Districts namely Dhalai, South Tripura, Gomati, North Tripura, Sipahijala, Khowai, West Tripura, Unakoti. The General information about Tripura State is as under.

Capital Agartala
Area 10491.69 Sq. Km.
Population 36.21 Lac.(Male-18.21 Lac, Female-18.00 Lac)
Literacy ratio 77% (Male -81%, Female- 64.9%)
Land Utilization Net Area Sown : 280000 ha
Irrigation Potentials Good average rain fall-2200 mm
Multi cropped area 210000 ha
Fishery water area 23571 ha
Main crops Rice, Potato and Vegitables

MSME-DI, Agartala

MSME - Development Institute, Agartala functions under the direct control of the Development Commissioner ( Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises ), Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India. The Institute has been working from the year 1972 and initially worked as a branch Institute. In the year 1991 it was upgraded to the level of a full fledged Institute in order to strengthen the base to provide impetus to the promotion and development of small scale industries in the state of Tripura and Mizoram.

The small scale sector is the life blood of the Indian economy as it has employment generation potential. In the emerging economic order of WTO regime, the competitiveness has become the compelling agenda for the Indian Industry. The formidable challenge before the Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises sector is to bring in fundamental improvement in managing costs, operations and productivity. The Govt. of India has taken policy initiatives for fiscal support, quality improvement, technology up gradation, knowledge management etc. In order to implement the policy initiatives fuelling the sustained growth of small scale sector, the MSME - Development Institute undertakes the following activities and programmes: