Second Largest Producer of Cardamom in the Country

Why Invest in Sikkim

Production

All Four Districts of Sikkim are Affluent Producers of Vegetables, Spices and Fruits

Connectivity

A Road Network of 5,775 Km Provides a Good Infrastructure in the Hilly State 

Infrastructure

100 Per cent Rural Electrification, Airport Coming Up Soon, IT Initiatives Undertaken by the Government for Transforming the State’s Telecom Infrastructure

Source: Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture (2015-16)
Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture (2015-16)
Re-assessed by the State ″s Horticulture Department

S. No. Category Districts
1. Mandarin Orange North, East, West and South Sikkim
2. Large Cardamom North, East, West and South Sikkim
3. Cherry Pepper East, West & South Sikkim
4. Potato North, East, West and South Sikkim
5. Rice North, East, West and South Sikkim
6. Milk North, East, West and South Sikkim
7. Maize North, East, West and South Sikkim
8. Ginger North, East, West and South Sikkim
9. Okra West Sikkim
10. Turmeric North, East, West and South Sikkim
11. Beans East Sikkim
12. Green Peas North, East, West and South Sikkim

Source: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India – Central and State License
Re-assessed by the State″s Horticulture Department

S. No. Category Districts
1. Spices & Condiments South Sikkim
2. Milk West & East Sikkim
3. Tea South Sikkim
4. Prepared Foods East Sikkim
5. Fruits & Vegetables South & East Sikkim
6. Beverages East Sikkim
7. Bakery Products East Sikkim

Key Production Statistics

State Govt Policy Initiative

Policy Incentives Download Policy

  • 15 per cent of total capital investment in plant and machinery, subject to a maximum of INR 30,000
  • 30 per cent of total capital investment in plant and machinery, subject to a maximum of INR 60, 000, for units set up by local entrepreneurs
  • 20 per cent of total capital investment in plant and machinery, subject to a maximum of INR 40,000, for units in thrust areas
  • 20 per cent of total capital investment in plant and machinery, subject to a maximum of INR 80,000, for units set up by local entrepreneurs in thrust areas