Business and Economy of Calangute
Fishing Industry in CalanguteSince Calangute is the longest beach in North Goa, the fishing sector is another important contributor of the economic growth.The fishermen here are involved in activities like prawn hatcheries and brackish water fish farms.There has been a steady increase in the fish production of the state. Thanks to the various education programs of the government for the fishermen living in these small fishing hamlets. This in turn has led to the upliftment and welfare of the fisher-folk.
Mining in CalanguteAnother sector that is mentionable is the mining sector. The Goan land is blessed with rich minerals such as iron-ore, manganese, limestone and bauxite. Small mines located in and around Calangute too contribute towards the economic growth.
Agriculture in CalanguteApart from the above mentioned sectors, agriculture plays a pivotal role in the Calangute region. Crops like rice, maize, bajra, ragi, pulses are cultivated here. The cashew-crop is something unique to this region.
The Goan economy has witnessed tremendous growth over the last few years. This has happened due to the contribution of a great many sectors.