Nagaland State Symbols

Nagaland State Symbols

Nagaland State Government have revealed four symbols to be used in acceptable places and acceptable occasions to represent the state. These symbols the image of the state categorical its policy, tell concerning its wealth and virtues within the terms of Animal, Bird, Flower and Tree.

Emblem of Nagaland

The Emblem of Nagaland is the official seal of the government of the Indian state of Nagaland. The emblem is a circular seal depicting a Mithun bison standing on a green hilly landscape, surrounded by the motto “Unity” and the words “Government of Nagaland”.  It was designed by local artist Merimvu Doulo and was officially adopted in August 2005.

Emblem of Nagaland

Nagaland State Animal

Mithun

Mithun

Nagaland State Bird

Blyth’s Tragopan

Blyth's tragopan

Nagaland State Flower

Phododendron

Nagaland State Symbols-Tree rhododendron

Nagaland State Tree

Alder

Nagaland State Symbols-Alder tree

Nagaland is a state in northeastern India. It borders the state of Assam to the west, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam to the north, Myanmar to the east, and Manipur to the south. The state capital is Kohima, and the largest city is Dimapur. It covers an area approximately of 16,579 square kilometres.

Nagaland State Economy

Nagaland became the state of India on 1 December 1963. Agriculture is the most important economic activity and the principal crops include rice, corn, millets, pulses, tobacco, oilseeds, sugarcane, potatoes, and fibres, which covers 70% of the state’s economy. Other significant economic activity includes forestry, tourism, insurance, real estate, and miscellaneous cottage industries. The state has experienced insurgency, as well as an inter-ethnic conflict since the 1950s. The violence and insecurity have long limited Nagaland’s economic development because it had to commit its scarce resources to law, order, and security.