Manipur has significant potential for growing various horticultural crops because of varied agro-climatic conditions. Growing of fruits and vegetables on small plots of land provides additional income to the farmers undertaking crop-husbandry.
At current prices, the total Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) of Manipur was about US$ 1.11 billion in 2007-08. The average GSDP growth rate from 1999-2000 to 2007-08, was about 5.95 per cent. The primary and tertiary sectors contribute around 65 per cent to the total GSDP. Within the primary sector, agriculture and allied activities have registered the highest growth during this period.
In 2007-08, the total Net State Domestic Product (NSDP) of Manipur at current prices was about US$ 1.25 billion. From 1999-2000 to 2007-08, the average NSDP growth rate was about 8.9 per cent.
In 2007-08, the tertiary sector contributed 56.6 per cent to the state’s GSDP at current prices, followed by the primary sector at 35.0 per cent. The secondary sector’s share in GSDP was 8.3 per cent in 2007-08 vis-à-vis 7.3 per cent in 1999-2000. This growth is driven by registered and un-registered manufacturing, which registered a growth of 7.6 per cent between 1999-2000 and 2007-08.
The primary sector’s growth was due to the contribution of agriculture, forestry and fishing. It recorded a growth of 6.9 per cent between 1999-2000 and 2007-08.
In 2007-08, the state’s per capita GSDP was US$ 541.7. The per capita GSDP increased at a CAGR of 7.1 per cent between 1999-2000 and 2007-08.State Presentation (April 2010)
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