Assam’s agro-climatic conditions favor the growth of a variety of fruits and vegetables like coconut, banana, pineapple, orange, etc. Until recently, horticulture was practiced as a non-commercial activity. With adequate infrastructure, resources support, and better know-how, this sector has tremendous potential for growth in the coming years. Opportunities exist in sourcing organically produced fruits and vegetables and value addition in the chain like processing, extraction, and packaging.
The horticulture sector in Assam deals with the following crops and activities.
Medicinal & Aromatics and
Besides it deals with Bee keeping, Food processing, Micro irrigation and post-harvest management including Cold-chain development
The Horticultural Growth rate in Assam contributes in large towards overall of growth of Agriculture in the state. During 2014-15 the Growth rate of Horticulture in the state is increased to 7.6 % over 6.6 % in 2013-14.
Ease of Doing Business in Assam aims to create a platform for providing the best support towards the prospective and existing business community in the state and drives forward the state's vision of prosperity for all - by employing technology, innovation, inclusivity, and sustainability as key factors for development. It provides objective measures of business regulations.
Ease of Doing Business in Assam encourages economies to compete towards more efficient regulation; it looks at domestic small and medium-sized companies and measures the regulations applying to them through their life cycle.