Saturday 25th Jan 2020


District  : Namakkal

Namakkal district is situated in the North Western and Western Agro climatic zones. Minimum temperature prevailing is 22°C and maximum temperature is 38°C.

Soil Types:

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

Rain Fall:

SeasonRain fall (mm)
South West monsoon:234.00
North East Monsoon:288.00
Grand Total:677.00

Major Horticulture Crops:

Major horticulture crops cultivated in this district are fruits crops like mango, banana, pine apple and jack, vegetables like tomato, onion, and tapioca, spices like pepper and turmeric and plantation crops like coffee, areca nut and betel vine.

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 Mission on Micro IrrigationDrip Irrigation components75-100%
CCentrally Sponsored Schemes  
1National Mission on Medicinal Plants-20-100%
2National  Bamboo Mission-50 %

State Horticulture Farms:

There are two State Horticulture Farms in the District one at Semmedu and the other at Padasolai.

Horticultural crops statistics:

S.NoName of the CropAreaProdn.Provty.
3PLANTATION CROPS134931129198.11
4SPICES & CONDIMENTS3986164564.13
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