Although Meghalaya itself is one of the youngest and smallest state in the country yet it is having a 443kms long international border with Bangladesh. Such geographical closeness of Meghalaya to Bangladesh implies a unique advantage for setting up of industries based on demand in the country. All such units will enjoy a competitive advantage on account of low cost of product transportation.
To obviate the problem of prospective entrepreneurs in acquiring site for industries, industrial estate and areas have been created and more likely to come up in the near future. The following are the existing industrial sites in the State.
|Location||Industrial estates (Area in acres)||Growth Centre Area(in hectares)||EPIP/Industrial (Area in Acres)|
All these places are well connected, having basic facilities such as road, power, water, hospital, Post & Telegraph, shopping complex, school, colleges etc.
At present there are 10 (ten) Land Custom Stations in the State with the routes mentioned below through which export-import business/trading activities are being carried out:
|District||Land Custom Station||Routes|
|South Garo Hills||Baghmara||Someshwari River|
|West Garo Hills||Mahandraganj||Mahandraganje Dhanua|
|Dalu Nalitbari Road|
|East Khasi Hills||Shella||Shella River|
|Pharang Karuh (Maula River)|
|Bholaganj to Company Ganje|
|Komorrah- Chhatak Ropeway|
|West Khasi Hills||Borsora||Cherragaon quarry-Cherragaon|
|Chalitachera- Samsar Bil|
|Jaintia Hills||Dawki||Gauripur-Samsar Bil|