Tuesday 20th Aug 2019

madurai

District  : Madurai

Madurai district is situated in the Southern Agro climatic zone.

Soil Types:

Loam and Clay loam and alluvial soil are the soil types found in the district

Rain Fall:

SeasonRain fall (mm)
Winter:305.40
Summer:373.00
South West monsoon:21.80
North East Monsoon:131.80
Grand Total:840.00

Major Horticulture Crops:

Major horticulture crops cultivated in this district are fruits crops like mango, banana and aonla, vegetables like bhendi, gourds, tomato, brinjal, onion and chillies, plantation crops like cashew and betel vine, and flower crops like jasmine and tuberose.

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--
BState and Central Shared Schemes  
1National Mission on Micro IrrigationDrip Irrigation components75-100%
CCentrally Sponsored Schemes  
1National Mission on Medicinal Plants--
2National  Bamboo Mission--
DExternally Aided Schemes- TN IAMWARMSeeds, Planting Materials50 %

State Horticulture Farms:

A new State Horticulture Farms has been established in Poonjuthi village in the District.

Horticultural crops statistics:

S.NoName of the CropAreaProdn.Provty.
1FRUITS1195922111818.49
2VEGETABLES22274075218.29
3PLANTATION CROPS1127911923910.57
4SPICES & CONDIMENTS205393964.58
5FLOWERS18032162411.99
6MEDICINAL & AROMATIC CROPS684970914.18
 TOTAL3000842184014.06
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