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Tripura’s First Ever SEZ

Key Points

It is around 120 km from Agartala

It would emerge as the commercial capital of the Northeast.

SEZ would be set up at Jalefa in Sabroom subdivision,

Total investment on the project is Rs 635 crore.

The SEZ would be focussed on four sectors namely,

Food processing,


Bamboo and

Textile sector.

An integrated check post will be set up for the movement of passengers and

This SEZ is going to make Tripura a self-reliant state.

It will generate around 5,000 jobs.

Farmers and traders will be benefited more.

What is special Economic zone (SEZ)

SEZ is an area in which the business and trade laws are kept different from the other part of the country. These areas are located within the national borders of country. The primary aim of the SEZ is to increase trade balance and employment, increase investment and job creation including the effective administration. Financial policies are introduced so as to encourage businesses to set up in these zones. Companies are also offered tax holidays so encourage investments.

Key Facts to remember

Tripura shares an 856-km-long international border with Bangladesh.

National Highway 8 connects Tripura with rest of the country.

Rice cultivation accounts for 91% of the land area.


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