Business and Economy of ArrahThe economy of the Arrah relies chiefly on farming and cultivation which is due to Sone Canal in its Southern side and rich Gangatic plains in the north. Rice and wheat are the two chief crops of Arrah, although other crops like sugarcane, guava and mango form a considerable portion of the agricultural cultivation of the region. The region is extremely fertile for vegetable cultivation, particularly potatoes and tomatoes.
Although the city has good potential for agricultural produce the region lacks behind in the implementation of apt storage facilities for perishable goods like fruits and vegetables. The region having agro ecological circumstances makes it fairly appropriate augmented production of livestock and poultry products. Even today animal husbandry is conventional occupation. The government along with the self help groups is making attempts to boost the output of milch animals and thus enhance the milk production.
Industrial Economy of ArrahThe city of Arrah has a good scope for industrial development. The majority of the industrial projects including LPG bottling plants and ventures are situated in the G.C. Giddha Industrial Estate. As the district is the chief agricultural hub of Bihar, it is undergoing a drastic increase in the number of agro-based industries along with processing of rice and associated products. Although the city has a strong root in their agricultural produce several allied services are extremely important for timely trade and transport which is a core competence for business activity.
Agro Based Economy in Arrah
The city along with the surrounding regions has affluent cattle
population which has led to the allied business gaining prominence in
the region. The city already houses a milk processing plant in the
region. Owing to the increased demand of milk products and poultry the
government of Bihar is keen to establish processing units along with
private partnership to meet the mounting requirements for these
products not only in Arrah but also in the surrounding regions.The utilization of deliberate methods, high eminence inputs in crop
growing in the region is maximizing the output potential of the
cultivable land. The Government of Bihar has of late been laying huge
prominence on organic agricultural practices not only in this region but
also in the state. The accessibility of natural compost in the region
and the closeness to markets is increasing driving people to go for the
expansion of organic farming.
Service Sectors in ArrahThe increased opportunities in the region have paved way for rise in the service sector. The increasing population and rising job opportunities in the region has resulted in the demand for service sectors like construction, monetary services. The increasing economic activities in the town have resulted in the raise of retail food and other consumables. Further generally creates service activities comprise wholesale trade of farming produce and other ready to use products, restaurants, hotels, transportation and automobile services. The supremacy of services has turned out to be all the more prominent once communal services such as management, security, health and education has been taken into consideration. The fiscal support of the city is sustained by numerous educational institutions, banking services, healthcare institutes, and railway and telecommunication network. Some of the sectors like legal services, real estate and construction services are gaining significance in the present time.
At present, there are several Non Governmental Organizations and Self Help Groups which are affianced in designing and embroidery of clothes. The women of the region are involved in jewelry crafting made from eco-friendly resources like desiccated grass and Bhojpuri painting. Apart from these Leather goods and blanket-making are gaining significance in this area. Several enterprises have popped up in the city like the wood and steel furniture, travel bags, jute items, card board so on.