Economic INDICATORS
Natural Resources
: Forest products
Major Industries
: Floriculture & Forest based products
Forest Coverage (2003)
: 82.29 percent
Average Annual Growth Rates (1995-96 to 2004-05)
: 6.52 percent
Per capita GSDP (2004-05)
:

Rs. 26215

Per capita NSDP (1999-2000)
: Rs.13356
Number of Bank Branches (2004-05)
:

55

Credit Deposit Ratio (2004-05)
:

28.95

Population below poverty line (1999-2000)
: 36.55 percent
Road Density- Road Length per 1000 square kilometre area (1996-97)
: 258 kilometres
Railway Density- Rail length per 1000 square kilometre area (1996-97)
: NA
Unemployment Rate among Educated Youth (1999-2000)
: Rural: 11.8  Urban:12.1
Installed electricity Generation Capacity (2002)
: Not Available
Per capita electricity consumption (2004-05)
: 397.7 kwh
Share of total public Expenditure on Education (1998-99)
: 7.31 percent
Share of total public Expenditure on Health (1998-99)
: 2.84 percent
Large and medium industries (March 2003)
: 3 units
Number of Small Scale Industries (2002-03):
: 351 units
Index of Social & Economic Infrastructure (2003)
: 108.99 (9 th among 25 States)