Economic INDICATORS
Natural Resources
: Oil, Coal, Natural Gas, Forest products
Major Industries
: Forest-based industries, handloom and handicraft
Forest Coverage (2003)
: 61.55 percent
Average Annual Growth Rates (1995-96 to 2004-05)
: 1.39 percent
Per capita GSDP (2004-05)
: Rs. 21,919
Per capita NSDP (1999-2000)
: Rs.14338
Number of Bank Branches (2004-05)
: 68
Credit Deposit Ratio (2004-05)
: 24.40
Population below poverty line (1999-2000)
: 33.47 percent
Road Density- Road Length per 1000 square kilometre area (1996-97)
: 168 kilometres
Railway Density- Rail length per 1000 square kilometre area (1996-97)
: 0.01 kilometres
Unemployment Rate among Educated Youth (1999-2000)
: Rural: 0.8         Urban: 3.0
Installed electricity Generation Capacity (2002)
: 39.40 MW
Per capita electricity consumption (2004-05)
: 144.8 kwh
Share of total public Expenditure on Education (1998-99)
: 12.04 percent
Share of total public Expenditure on Health (1998-99)
: 5.43 percent
Large and medium industries (March 2003)
: 15 units
Number of Small Scale Industries (2002-03)
: 5022 units
Index of Social & Economic Infrastructure (2003)
: 69.71 (Lowest among 25 states)
 
Overall India Economic Profile