Agriculture Scenario

Basic Information of the District

Geographical Area

971244 ha.

Net Sown Area

313000 ha.

Area Under Forest

160583 ha.

Fallow Land

102671 ha.

Waste Land

81507 ha.

Irrigated Land

60772 ha.

Area under Kharif crops

282170 ha.

Area under Rabi crops

30793 ha.

Cropping Intensity

133%

Agro Climatic Zone

North Western Plateau Zone

Annual Rainfall

1409.7 mm.

Temperature ( Maximum and Minimum)

Maximum - 410C Max, Minimum - 120C

Soil type of the district

Lateritic, Black & Red Soil

Major enterprises in the District

Agriculture, Livestock production

Total Population

2032673

Rural population

1626613

No. of Villages

1744

No. of Village Panchayats

262

No. of Blocks

17

No. of Tehsils

9

Agriculture Scenario in the District (X & XI Plan)

Three major field crops

Year

PADDY

BLAKGRAM

SESUMUM

A

P

Y

A

P

Y

A

P

Y

2002-03

202.6

108.4

5.4

19.3

5.3

2.8

20.0

6.8

3.4

2003-04

209.7

372.3

17.8

15.2

6.2

4.1

18.0

5.8

3.2

2004-05

208.9

371.7

17.8

15.7

2.1

3.3

23.0

5.5

2.4

2005-06

215.7

477.6

22.1

15.5

5.9

3.8

17.9

6.6

3.7

2006-07

214.1

484.3

22.6

16.9

6.7

4.0

18.0

5.6

3.1

2007-08

215.9

566.3

26.2

16.0

6.5

4.1

18.5

7.4

4.0

2008-09

216.3

514.2

23.8

17.0

7.0

4.1

20.2

8.1

4.0

2009-10

214.9

263.9

12.3

17.0

7.6

4.5

20.4

8.8

4.3

2010-11

190.6

259.5

13.6

19.3

8.6

4.5

21.5

9.2

4.3

2011-12

214.7

583.8

27.19

17.9

8.2

4.5

20.0

10.1

5.0

2012-13

213.4

644.9

31.1

17.5

8.4

4.83

20.4

10.5

5.1

2013-14

213.0

653.8

27.5

17.0

8.3

4.9

19.9

10.4

5.2

A=Area (‘000ha), P=Production (‘000 tonnes), Y=Yield (kg/ha)
Source: Agricultural Statistics of Govt. of Odisha & District Agriculture Strategy Reports.

Horticultural and commercial crops Vegetables

Year

Onion

Chilli

Total Vegetable

A

P

Y

A

P

Y

A

P

Y

2002-03

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

2003-04

1.4

9.45

67.4

3.2

2.7

8.5

32.2

250.2

77.7

2004-05

1.4

9.6

68.2

3.2

2.7

8.5

32.5

256.5

78.9

2005-06

0.9

5.1

55.6

3.9

3.5

8.9

40.1

321.5

80.3

2006-07

1.1

7.2

64.9

4.1

3.3

8

45.8

375.3

82

2007-08

1.3

8.7

66.8

4.3

3.9

9

49.1

411.4

83.8

2008-09

1.7

11

64.7

4

3.7

9.2

50.5

443.3

87.8

2009-10

1.9

13

68.5

3.5

3.2

9.2

44.7

396.3

88.7

2010-11

2.3

16.1

69.8

4.1

3.8

9.3

48.2

427.6

88.7

2011-12

2.2

12.3

55.7

4.1

3.9

9.4

44.0

401.5

91.1

2012.13

2.1

11.7

55.0

11

3.9

8.7

79.7

778.5

97.6

A=Area (‘000ha), P=Production (‘000 tonnes), Y=Yield (kg/ha)

Source: Agricultural Statistics of Govt. of Odisha & District Agriculture Strategy Reports

 

Horticultural and commercial crops- Fruits

Year

  Mango

  Citrus

--

A

P

Y

A

P

Y

A

P

Y

2002-03

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

2003-04

6.2

22.4

3.5

1.5

11.4

7.6

--

--

--

2004-05

6.4

22.3

3.4

1.6

11.4

7.2

--

--

--

2005-06

6.3

23.6

3.5

1.5

12.2

7.1

--

--

--

2006-07

6.6

23

3.5

1.6

10.2

6.5

--

--

--

2007-08

6.7

24.5

3.7

1.6

10.4

6.8

--

--

--

2008-09

6.8

24.3

3.6

1.7

12.1

7.3

--

--

--

2009-10

7.4

25.4

3.9

1.7

13.1

7.8

--

--

--

2010-11

7.1

26.9

3.8

1.7

11.2

7

--

--

--

2011-12

7.5

25.5

3.4

1.7

12.2

7.5

--

--

--

2012-13

8.8

39.0

5.69

1.7

19.2

11.8

--

--

--

2013-14

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

A=Area (‘000ha), P=Production (‘000 tonnes), Y=Yield (kg/ha)

Source: Agricultural Statistics of Govt. of Odisha & District Horticulture  Reports