Tuesday 20th Aug 2019

Dharmapuri

District  : Dharmapuri

Dharmapuri district is situated in the Western Agro climatic zone. Minimum temperature prevailing is 16°C and maximum temperature is 38°C.

Soil Types:

Loamy soil, Clayey soil, Alluvial soil, Sandy loam and Sandy clay soil and acidic loamy soils are the soil types found in the district

Rain Fall:

SeasonRain fall (mm)
Winter:8.60
Summer:207.80
South West monsoon:406.10
North East Monsoon:389.50
Grand Total:1012.00

Major Horticulture Crops:

Major horticulture crops cultivated in this district are fruits crops like mango and banana, vegetables like tomato, brinjal, bhendi, onion, chillies and tapioca, spices like turmeric, chillies and tamarind,  plantation crops like betel vine, cocoa and areca nut and flowers like tube rose, jasmine, crossandra, marigold, rose and chrysanthemum, medicinal plants like Coleus and Aloe vera and aromatic plants like Palmarosa

Schemes operated: 

S.NoName of the SchemeInputs SuppliedSubsidy
AState Schemes  
1Integrated Horticulture Development SchemeVegetable Seeds, Planting Materials50%
2National Agriculture Development Programme – Precision FarmingSeeds, Fertilizers50%
3National Agriculture Development Programme – High Tech Productivity Enhancement ProgrammeVegetable Seeds50%
4National Agricultural Insurance Scheme  
5Rainfed Area Development Programme -50% 
BState and Central Shared Schemes  
1National Horticulture MissionVegetable Seeds, Planting Materials50-75%
2National Mission on Micro IrrigationDrip Irrigation components 75-100% 
CCentrally Sponsored Schemes  
1National Mission on Medicinal Plants -75-100%  
2National  Bamboo Mission -50% 
DExternally Aided Schemes- TN IAMWARM Seeds, Planting Materials50% 

State Horticulture Farms:

There are no State Horticulture Farms in the District.

Horticultural crops statistics:

S.NoName of the CropAreaProdn.Provty.
1FRUITS1958523272811.88
2VEGETABLES3169680831125.50
3PLANTATION CROPS10693418303.91
4SPICES & CONDIMENTS6601359795.45
5FLOWERS2133175838.24
6MEDICINAL & AROMATIC CROPS22186654030.00
 TOTAL78051127984216.40
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