Business & Economy

In 2006 the Indian government named Gumla one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640). It is one of the 21 districts in Jharkhand currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).


INDUSTRIAL SCENERIO OF GUMLA:
Sl No. Head Unit Particulars
1. REGISTERED INDUSTRIAL UNIT NO. 696
2. TOTAL INDUSTRIAL UNIT NO. 903
3. REGISTERED MEDIUM & LARGE UNIT NO. --
4. ESTIMATED AVG. NO. OF DAILY WORKER EMPLOYED IN SMALL SCALE INDUSTRIES NO. 5003
5. EMPLOYMENT IN LARGE AND NO. --
  MEDIUM INDUSTRIES    
6 NO. OF INDUSTRIAL AREA NO. --
7 TURNOVER OF SMALL SCALE IND. IN LACS --
8 TURNOVER OF MEDIUM & LARGE SCALE INDUSTRIES IN LACS --

DETAILS OF EXISTING MICRO & SMALL ENTERPRISES AND ARTISAN UNITS IN THE DISTRICT:
TYPE OF INDUSTRY NUMBER OF UNITS INVESTMENT (Lakh Rs.) EMPLOYMENT
Agro based 10 12.77500 38
Ready-made garments & Embroidery 7 8.19000 34
Wood/wooden based furniture 76 51.10656 222
Chemical/Chemical based 19 18.23650 94
Metal based (Steel Fab.) 61 40.24900 224
Electrical machinery and transport equipment 5 15 41
Paper and Paper Products 3 14.65000 22
Leather Products 3 1.79000 39
Rubber,Plastic & petro based 1 3.70000 12
Mineral Based 11 41.14300 394