NATURAL RESOURCES

Mineral Resources:

Coal, Limestone, Oil, Natural Gas, Clay.

Forest Resources:

Quantity of Forest Produce in Mizoram (2012-13)

Forest Resources Production
Teak (Cu.M) 1,681.42
Round Timber (Cu.M) 417.00
Sawn Timber (Cu.M) 2,221.53
Fire-Wood (Cu.M) 73,318.00
Bamboo ('000 Nos.) 113
Broomstick (Qntls.) 5,787.25

Forest cover in Mizoram:

Forest cover Area in Sq.km
Very dense forests 138
Moderately dense forests 5858
Open forests 12752
Total forest cover 18748
Tree cover 535
Total forest & tree cover 19283
Per capita forest and tree cover 1.769
Of States geographical area 91.47
Of India’s forest and tree cover 2.43

Source: As per Indian State of Forest Report, 2015.

Land Resources (2012-13):

Land Resources (Area in '000 Hect.)
Geographical area 2108.700
Net Area Sown 130.821
Current fallow 50.380
Uncultivated land excluding fallow land 53.033
Fallow land other than current fallow 194.031
Culturable waste land 6.700
Land not available for cultivation 86.880
Gross Cropped Area 14.330

Horticulture

Area and production of Horticulture crops

(Area = 000’ Ha. Production = 000’ Mt)

CROPS Area & Production 2015-16
Estimate up to January 2016
Area Production
Fruits 60.67 350.91
Vegetables 43.57 261.52
Aromatics 1.08 0.94
Plantation crops 11.93 11.50
Spices 22.55 64.91
Roots and Tubers 155 12.74
Flowers 198 475.42 lakh (number)
Grand Total 339.35  

 

Sericulture

Total outcome during 2015-16

Items Production Target Achievement
Mulberry
Dfls production (Lakh Dfls) 14.30 11.38
Cocoon Production (MT) 756 525.44
Raw Silk Production (MT) 76.85 53.12
Eri
Dfls production (Lakh Dfls) 1.25 0.505
Cocoon Production (MT) 12.5 6.09
Raw Silk Production (MT) 10 4.86
Muga
Dfls production (Lakh Dfls) 2.25 0.12
Cocoon Production (MT) 90.0 4.57
Raw Silk Production (MT) 1.5 0.0762
Oak Tassar
Dfls production (Lakh Dfls) 1.25 0.001
Cocoon Production (MT) 50.00 0.32
Raw Silk Production (MT) 1.00 0.0047

Revenue earned by Tourism Department

Year Revenue (in lakh)
2012-2013 171.67
2013-2014 239.10
2014-2015 222.87
2015-2016 222.01