Tuesday 20th Aug 2019

Sivagangai

District  : Sivagangai

Sivagangai district is situated in the Southern Agro climatic zone. Minimum temperature prevailing is 20°C and maximum temperature is 39°C.

Soil Types:

Loamy and sandy Clay are the soil types found in the district.

Rain Fall:

SeasonRain fall (mm)
Winter:119.30
Summer:135.50
South West monsoon:202.80
North East Monsoon:446.80
Grand Total:904.40

Major Horticulture Crops:

Major horticulture crops cultivated in this district are fruits crops like mango, banana, guava, jack, sapota and aonla , vegetables like bhendi, tomato, brinjal, onion, chillies and tapioca, spices like chillies and coriander , plantation crops like cashew and flowers like jasmine.

Schemes operated: 

S.NoName of the SchemeInputs SuppliedSubsidy
AState Schemes  
1Integrated Horticulture Development SchemeVegetable Seeds, Planting Materials50%
2National Agriculture Development Programme – Precision FarmingSeeds, Fertilizers50%
3Rain fed Area Development programmeVegetable Seeds, Planting Materials50%
4National Agricultural Insurance Scheme--
BState and Central Shared Schemes  
1National Horticulture MissionSeeds, Planting Materials50-75 %
2National Mission on Micro IrrigationDrip Irrigation components75-100%
CCentrally Sponsored Schemes  
1National Mission on Medicinal Plants--
DExternally Aided Schemes- TN IAMWARMSeeds, Planting Materials50 %

State Horticulture Farms:

There are two State Horticulture Farms in the District one at Devakottai and the other at Nemem.

Horticultural crops statistics:

S.NoName of the CropAreaProdn.Provty.
1FRUITS39827326118.40
2VEGETABLES513848416.54
3PLANTATION CROPS10183578905.69
4SPICES & CONDIMENTS454278341.72
5FLOWERS3348014.56
6MEDICINAL & AROMATIC CROPS72690.96
 TOTAL193251480217.66
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