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Manipur: August 2012

August, 2012

Manipur is situated in the Eastern-most corner of Northeast India. The state shares borders with other Northeastern states of Nagaland, Mizoram and Assam and the neighbouring country of Myanmar.

Depending on the altitude of hill ranges, the climatic condition varies from tropical to sub-alpine.

The Manipur river basin has seven major rivers such as Imphal, Iril, Nambul, Sekmai, Chakpi, Thoubal and Khuga. Loktak Lake, the largest fresh-water lake in the Northeast, is situated in the state.

Imphal city is surrounded by green verdant hills with salubrious weather. It is a delight for tourists with a variety of attractions such as lakes, parks and mountains.

With 79.8 per cent literacy rate, Manipur offers a largely educated workforce. Knowledge of English is an added advantage of the Manipuri workforce.

At current process, the state’s Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) in 2011-12 was US$ 2.12 billion. In 2011-12, the total Net State Domestic Product (NSDP) of Manipur at current prices was about US$ 1.9 billion.

State Presentation (August 2012)

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