Third Largest Producer of Strawberry Amongst all Indian States

Why Invest in Meghalaya

Production

A Major Producer of Spices and Areca nut in India 

Connectivity

A National Highway Connects the State to the Rest of the Country via Guwahati.

Infrastructure

The State is Home to 12 Large and Medium Scale Food Processing Units 

Source: Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture (2015-16)
Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture (2015-16)

S. No. Category Districts
1. Tapioca West Garo Hills, East Garo Hils ,South Garo Hills , South West Garo Hills
2. Brinjal West Garo Hills, North Garo Hills, South Garo Hills
3. Tomato Ri-bhoi, West Garo Hills, West Jaintia Hills, East Garo Hills,South Garo Hills
4. Cabbage East Garo Hills, Ri-bhoi, East Khasi Hills, West Garo Hills, North Garo Hills
5. Rice East Garo Hills, Ri-bhoi, East Khasi Hills, South Garo Hills, West Garo Hills, Ri-bhoi
6. Radish East Khasi Hills, South West Garo Hills,West Khasi Hills
7. Maize East Garo Hills, Ri-bhoi, East Khasi Hills, South Garo Hills, West Garo Hills, Ri-bhoi
8. Carrot East Khasi Hills, East Garo Hills,West Khasi Hills
9. Beetroot East Garo Hills, East Khasi Hills,West Khasi Hills.
10. Turmeric  West Khasi Hills, Ri-bhoi, East Khasi Hills, East Jaintia Hills,West Jaintia Hills.
11. Black Pepper West Khasi Hills, East Khasi Hills, Ri-Bhoi,West Garo Hills,  North Garo Hills
12. Fruits ( Banana, Apple, Oranges) West Garo Hills, Ri-bhoi, East Garo Hills, East Khasi Hills, West Garo Hills, Ri-bhoi, East Garo Hills, East Khasi Hills

Source: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India – Central and State License

S. No. Category Districts
1. Spices & Condiments Processing East & North Garo Hills ,East Jaintia Hills, East Khasi Hills,  West Garo Hills,
2. Milk East & North Garo Hills, Re-Bhoi & East Khasi Hills
3. Cashewnut East Khasi Hills, West Garo Hills, South West Garo Hills
4. Honey Processing East Khasi Hills
5. Fruits & Vegetables Re-Bhoi, East Khasi Hills,West Jaintia Hills, South West Khasi Hills, West Garo Hills, East Garo Hills.
6. Beverages Re-Bhoi
7. Bakery products West Garo Hills, East Khasi Hills

Key Production Statistics

State Govt Policy Initiative

Policy Incentives Download Policy

  • Income Tax exemption of 100 per cent for 10 years from commencement of operations
  • Capital investment subsidy for plant and machinery at the rate of 30 per cent without any upper limit on investment
  • Interest subsidy of 3 per cent on working capital loans, for a maximum of 10  years from the date of commencement of production
  • Reimbursement of 100 per cent of premium for comprehensive insurance
  • Subsidy of 4 per cent on interest payments made to Banks/Financial Institutions 
  • Reimbursement of 75 per cent of the Stamp Duty and Registration Fees to Micro and Small Enterprises 
  • Subsidy of 30 per cent on power tariff for loads up to 2 MW for a period of 5 years from the date of commercial production
  • Subsidy up to 50 per cent of the cost of Generating Sets including Non-Conventional/ Renewable Energy Generating Sets