Socio Economic Profile
The economy of the district is mainly agriculture based which is not yet commercialised due to inadequate irrigation facilities, lack of improved farming techniques. There are no major industrial activities except cottage and small scale industries. Predominant economic activities prevalent in the district include agriculture, handloom, wool-knitting, cane and bamboo works, pottery, black smithy and carpentry, retail trade/ small business. The industrial activities are concentrated in SSI, cottage and house-hold sectors.
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Non irrigated area during the agricultural year 2016-2017 is 6.97 hectares
Irrigated area during the agricultural year 2016-2017 is 17.49 hectares
Establishment and employment
As per the final report of 6th Economic Census (EC), 2013, there are 45346 establishments in Imphal East District. The number of establishment in rural areas is 27007 as against 18339 in the urban areas. There are 14061 establishments engaged in Handicrafts/ Handloom activities in Imphal East District.
The total number of persons working in all the establishments in Imphal East District is found to be 75172. Out of the total workers, 55.69 % are found to be working in the establishments operating in the rural areas while 44.31 % are in the urban areas.