Sikkim is blessed by a fertile land that largely supports agriculture. The topography and the climatic condition of Sikkim is favorable for agriculture at Sikkim. Therefore, Sikkim witnesses a high yield every year. Among the chief crops grown in Sikkim are:
- Buck wheat
- Tea, etc.
Another important aspect of agriculture of Sikkim is tea. Sikkim is known for producing a special variety of tea that is known for its taste and quality throughout the world. One might come across a number of tea estates in Sikkim that form an integral part of Sikkim agriculture.
Moreover, to improve the prospects of agriculture in Sikkim, an agricultural department has been established under the economic plans of the government of Sikkim. Under this plan, improved varieties of seeds and fertilizers are being used so that the total yield of the land can be increased.
Therefore, it can be said that agriculture is the most important part of the socio-economic pattern in Sikkim.
Last Updated on : 7 March 2013