Zoning Atlas Maps

Sensitive Zones Map

Industrial siting cannot be done in some specific zones such as Reserved Forests, Protected Forests, Proposed Reserved Forests, Sanctuaries, Monuments etc. under certain existing central /state/local government laws, acts and regulations issued there under. In certain zones, such as steep hills, flood prone areas, reservoirs etc no industrial siting is possible due to physical constraints. Also, in certain zones, industrial siting in not permitted due to ecologically fragile/sensitive eco-system. Industrial siting also cannot be done in certain areas due to social restrictions such as places of organised bathing, religious places, military areas etc. These unsuitable sites are called 'Sensitive Zones'. Sensitive zones must be protected from industrial pollution. The industrial activities can not be allowed in these zones.

The sensitive features of Tripura are as follows:

  • Reserved forests,Proposed reserved forests,Protected forests and other forests.
  • Sanctuary
  • Protected monuments
  • Tourist/Scenic places
  • Protected tribal settlements
  • Hospitals
  • Prime agricultural lands
  • High physiography areas
  • Organised bathing places

There are many pockets of Reserved forests located all over the state.There are 3(three) important water bodies namely Dumbur lake,Rudrasagar,Hurijala and also some big ponds having historical importance.

In Tripura there are four wild life sanctuaries namely Sipahilaja,Gomti,Trisna and Roa.

There are a number of monuments of state as well as of national significance in Tripura such as Ujjayanta Palace,Neermahal , MBB College,Matabari etc.There are 2(two)protected archaeological sites having historical importance in Tripura -one at Unokoti in the North Tripura District and the other at Pilak in the South Tripura District.Tourism has been declared as an industry in Tripura.There are quite a good number of tourist spots and places of scenic beauty ,which provide impetus to the tourism industry in Tripura.