The northeastern frontier of India and an important state in the community of 7 Sisters is Assam. The state has a history and culture that dates back to when the Ahom language was used to converse. The adjoining cities, states and towns around the state boundaries were once a part of Assam, namely Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, and Meghalaya. The capital, formerly Shillong (now the capital of Meghalaya), was shifted to Dispur, a residential area of Guwahati, in 1972.
The principal food crop is rice which is also the staple diet, but tea holds an important and significant place, for its world quality tastes and experience. This increases the relevant demand and thus allow trade and export increment to everywhere on the planet.
According to history, races like Austric, Mongolian, Dravidian and Aryan came to this land long ago and have contributed to its current composite culture. Thus, Assam encompasses an affluent heritage of culture and civilization. Assam was said as Pragjyotisha or the place of eastern astronomy throughout the epic period and later named Kamrupa. The earliest epigraphic reference to the dominion of Kamrupa is found among the Allahabad pillar inscription of king Samudragupta.
Assam is an agriculture-oriented freshwater state and has an important place in the economy. Tea plantations are world-renowned and also serve as a tourist spot. The principal and staple food crop is rice. Jute, tea, cotton, oilseeds, sugarcane, potato, etc are the commercial crops. Some items of horticulture are orange, banana, pineapple, areca nut, coconut, guava, mango, jackfruit, and citrus fruits.
Several important institutes have been set up in the state, thus contributing to the increase in the literacy rates of the state. The quality and quantitative increase in the institutions, schools, universities and other areas of study are thus impacting the shift of economic activities while also creating new opportunities. The local natives are being empowered to choose from among the various activities, and thus increase the output and share in flying colours. Some of the growth-oriented sectors are.