Commercial Sector in Gumla
The main commercial activities is based on agriculture and forest products .The farmers mainly sale paddy, vegetables, pulses and produces based on forest products. Besides these necessary goods such as clothes, grocery items are imported from different places. Most people of this area are engaged in agriculture, it is necessary to promote the people for commercial activities, so that they can earn money and improve their economic status.
Scope for development and constraints to growth.
There is lot of scope for development of economic activities in Gumla, Which is described below:-
|Creation of irrigation scheme|
|Using Scientific methods such as modern techniques, improved varieties of seeds , use of fertiliser, land development programme etc in agriculture.|
|Cattle improvement programme|
|Cottage and SSI|
|Using new methods for collection, processing and marketing of NTFP|
|Food & vegetable processing units|
|Mineral based industry|
The main constraints to growth are:-
|Poor infrastructure facilities|
|Low literacy & education awareness among people.|
|The habit of drinking and non-saving attitude of tribal poor.|
|The naxalite and other extremist’s activities.|