Saturday 19th Oct 2019

Pudukottai

District  : Pudukottai

Pudukottai district is situated in the Cauvery Delta Agro climatic zone.

Soil Types:

Sandy Loam, Sandy clay soil and sandy river alluvium are the soil types found in the district

Rain Fall:

SeasonRain fall (mm)
Winter:21.50
Summer:94.90
South West monsoon:317.90
North East Monsoon:512.00
Grand Total:946.30

Major Horticulture Crops:

Major horticulture crops cultivated in this district are fruits crops like mango, guava, jack, sapota and banana, vegetables like brinjal, bhendi, pumpkin and tapioca, spices like chillies, tamarind and turmeric and plantation crops like cashew and cocoa and flowers like tuberose and marigold and rose.

Schemes operated: 

S.NoName of the SchemeInputs SuppliedSubsidy
AState Schemes  
1Integrated Horticulture Development SchemeVegetable Seeds, Planting Materials50%
2National Agriculture Development Programme – Precision FarmingVegetable Seeds50%
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%
2National Horticulture MissionSeeds, Planting Materials50-75 %
CCentrally Sponsored Schemes  
1National Mission on Medicinal Plants-20-75 %
2National  Bamboo Mission-50%
DExternally Aided Schemes- TN IAMWARMSeeds, Planting Materials50 %

State Horticulture Farms:

There are 3 State Horticulture Farms in the District one at Kudumiyanmalai, Vallathirakkottai and Nattumangalam.

Horticultural crops statistics:

S.NoName of the CropAreaProdn.Provty.
1FRUITS423911900328.07
2VEGETABLES14615088034.82
3PLANTATION CROPS16103913895.68
4SPICES & CONDIMENTS53017753.35
5FLOWERS388630016.24
6MEDICINAL & AROMATIC CROPS5.0028.905.78
 TOTAL2272626937711.85
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