INDUSTRY PROFILE

 

The only major industries existed in Manipur currently are traditional oriented ones such as khadi and village industries, handlooms and handicrafts. Handloom sector is an important source of income especially for the women of the state. It provides maximum employment opportunities after agriculture.

The main handloom products of Manipur are sarees, bed sheets, curtains, towels, tablecloth, fashion garments with intricate designs, scarves, pillow covers, woolen shawls among others. Handicrafts of Manipur have a unique place among the various crafts of the country and have their won aesthetic and artistic value. The cane and bamboo crafts of Manipur are not only famous in India but also world wide. The Bamboo production of Manipur is above ten lakh ton per annum. The number of artisans engaged in cane and bamboo craft is around 1.50 lakh. The contribution of the manufacturing sector to the total gross state domestic product at current prices is estimated to be 4.15 percent for the year 2013-14.

Handloom

Handloom industry is the largest cottage industry in Manipur. It is a traditional cottage industry providing avenues of employment opportunities to the people of Manipur. A great number of the handloom weavers in the state are self-employed artisans who are carrying on their profession in their own homes with the support of their family members in pre-loom and post loom process. Manipur boasts of having fourth largest number of looms in the country.

The Government has adopted a diverse range of welfare as well as handloom development scheme considering the promotion and development of handloom industry. These Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) include welfare measures and better working conditions to handloom weavers, a package of group insurance scheme, health package scheme, workshed cum-housing scheme, project package scheme, integrated handloom village development project etc.

Handicrafts

Handicrafts industry of Manipur has a unique identity out of the various crafts of the country. It is an important contributor to the economic structure and development of the state. Craftsmen of Manipur produce excellent handicrafts in the form of cloths embroidery, cane and bamboo, ivory, stone and wood carving, metal crafts, deer horn decorative and supari, walking sticks, dolls and toys, kouna products, artistic weaving, wood carving etc.

The state Government is operating two agencies - Manipur Handloom & Handicrafts Development Corporation and Manipur Development Society for production and marketing of handloom and handicrafts products in Manipur. Manipur State Handloom Weavers Co-operative Society is apex co-operative society playing a vital role in the co-operative sector for development of handloom & handicrafts in the state.

Food Processing Industries (FPI)

Food Processing Industries play a decisive role in the development of industries and employment generation in the state. During the year 2014-15, a plan fund of Rs. 52.00 lakhs was offered for Food Processing Industries. The Government has adopted the following promotional schemes For the further development of FPI-

i) National Mission on Food Processing
ii) Training on FPI

Bamboo Processing Industries

Manipur is responsible for 25% of the total growing stock of bamboo of the North Eastern Region of India and 14% of the country. Manipur have been prominently benefitted from the national programme for bamboo development.

Power

Demand and supply of power of Manipur

Year Power (MW)
Demand Part of the Demand Met Shortfall
2003-04 189 106 83
2004-05 116 108 8
2005-06 140 115 25
2006-07 155 110 45
2007-08 145 110 35
2008-09 157 100 57
2009-10 170 110 60
2010-11 184 110 74
2011-12 171 115 56
2012-13 201 119 82
2013-14 229 130 99
2014-15 262 232 30

Source: Annual Administrative Report, 2014-15, Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited, (MSPDCL).

Requirement of Power & Energy in Manipur during 2010-11 to 2014-15

Year Peak load (MW) Energy requirement (MU)
2010-11
184
838
2011-12
171
615
2012-13
201
722
2013-14
229
824
2014-15
262
956

Power availability in respect of Manipur State

  Power (Lakh KWH)
Year Require-ment Generated Purchased Free Energy from Loktak Hydto-Electric Project Total Available(Col 3 to Col. 5) short-fall Per Capita availa-bility
2007-08 6,410 17.30 5720.30 707.70 6,445.30 35.3 246.06
2008-09 7,020 6.46 5504.25 587.69 6098.40 921.60 228.41
2009-10 7,660 20.11 4651.21 447.86 5,119.18 2540.82 188.15
2010-11 8,390 20.11 5672.18 709.09 6401.38 1978.62 230.93
2011-12 6150 15.64 5633.70 610.49 6259.83 109.83 216.77
2012-13 7220 10.08 5783.44 669.04 6462.56 757.44 212.68
2013-14 8240 10.10 6064.02 736.86 6810.98 1429.02 225.45
2014-15 9560 10.10 6425.8 424.2 6860.10 2699.90 222.21

*Per Capita Availability is calculated by using Estimated Population

Source: Annual Administrative Report, 2014-15, Manipur State Power Distribution
Company Limited (MSPDCL)

Industries

Large & Medium Industries:

Serial No. Name & Address Year of Establishments Product Sector
01. Manipur Spinning Mills Corporation,
Loitam Khunou, Manipur, P-27, Imphal Dist. Manipur Central
1973 Acrylic Yarn State Govt.
02. Kandsari Sugar Mill, Thoubal Dist. 1973 Sugar State Govt.
03. Manipur Cycles Corporation, P.O.- Takyel Industrial Estate, Nilo Singh Building, Kanchup Road, Imphal, Manipur 1985 Assembling Manufacturing Cycle State Govt.
04. Manipur Cement Limited, Hundung,
C/O Directorate of Industries, Manipur.
1992 Cement State Govt.
05. Manipur Pulp & Allied, Dist. Imphal, Jiribum, Takyel Pat. Imphal, Manipur. NA Bamboo Chipping Product State Govt.
06. Manipur Vanaspati & Allied Industries Limited, Thangal Bazar, Imphal, Manipur 1988 Edible Ghee State Govt.
07. Manipur State Drugs & Pharmaceutical Limited, Imphal Dimapur Road, Nillkunthi, District. Imphal 1987 Pharmaceutical Product State Govt.
08. MAGFRUIT Limited Pharmaceutical Limited NA Fruit Processing Squash State Govt.
09. Manipur Electronics Development Corporation, Takyeal Industrial Estate, Imphal, Imphal West District. 1987 TV, Radio Assembling State Govt.
10. Meerless Steel Limited, Kanglatombi NA Rods Private Sector
11. Shree Manipur Flour Mills Limited, Mantripukhuri, Imphal, Imphal Central District 1988 Wheat Flour Private Sector
12. K. B. Sons Private Limited, Lamsang, Imphal NA Brick Industries Private Sector

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Number of Registered Factories by Class of Industries in Manipur

Industries 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Rice Mill 685 672 683 690 691 697
Oil Mill 58 59 37 37 19
-
Saw Mill 18 18 18 23 33 34
Repairing and
Maintenance of
Motor Vehicles
7 8 9 12 13 14
Dal Mill 10 10 10 10 10
-
Flour Mill 2 2 2 3 3
-
Iron Works 19 26 30 33 40 42
Printing 28 31 36 39 41
-
Printing 28 31 36 39 41
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Statistical Handbook of Manipur 2017

Growth of MSME EM FILED (Part-II) in Manipur

Year
No. of Units
No. of Employ-ment
Average No. of Employ-ment per unit

Invesment

(Rs in lakh)

Average invesment per unit (Rs in thousands)

Produ-ction

Average

per unit

producti-ion (Rs-in lakh)

2007-08 54 573 10.6 203.4 3.76 686.98 12.72
2008-09 137 1035 7.5 1160.37 8.47 2840.00 20.73
2009-10 81 1012 12.5 1397.07 17.25 7289.95 90.00
2010-11 122 1327 10.91 959.40 7.86 2814.57 23.07
2011-12 122 1570 12.9 1492.11 12.23 9071.65 74.36
2012-13 181 1815 10.0 1224.57 6.77 5492.72 30.35
2013-14 180 2152 12.0 1754.43 9.74 6405.16 35.58
2014-15 198 2245 11.3 2643.32 13.35 8060.60 40.71

Source: Directorate of Commerce & Industries, Govt. of Manipur.