HORTICULTURE & SERICULTURE

DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES:

The Bhadradri Kothagudem District is one of the Major potential district for Horticulture and Sericulture development in Telangana State and endowed with good Agro-climatic conditions for cultivation of all varieties of Horticulture crops, Oil palm & Sericulture.

 

  • Implementation of various Horticulture & Sericulture schemes in the district
  • Suggesting of best agronomic and plant protection measures for improving the productivity of crops.
  • Providing of technical assistance to farmers to getting sustainable income.
  • Motivating farmers for adoption of drip irrigation and Organic practices in Horticultural & Sericulture crops.
  • Impart training to farmers in cultivation and Marketing of Horticultural & Sericulture crops.
  • Promote production of quality plant material and supply to growers.
  • At present an area of 81,405 Acres is existing under Horticulture crops including Oilpalm and Sericulture.

SCHEMES INFORMATION:

TELANGANA STATE MICRO IRRIGATION PROJECT (TSMIP)
  • To irrigate the area with less water(Eg., One acre water is sufficient for 5 acres)
  • High yields by saving Electricity,Labour and fertilizers.
MISSION FOR INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT OF HORTICULTURE(MIDH)
  • To provide holistic growth of the horticulture sector through an area based regionally differentiated strategies which include research,technology promotion,extension based on the agro climate conditions.
  • The major activities under the programme are Area Expansion,Mulching,Organic farming,HumanResource Development

OILPALM CULTIVATION:

  • To provide nutritional Security by providing oil to every one.
  • Increasing farmer income by cultivating this oilpalm crop which is having marketing and processing facilities with MSP.

SERICULTURE:

Sericulture is agro based cottage industry with low invesments and high returns for upliftment of economic status of rural poor families.

BAMBOO & SANDALWOOD:

  • To increase  greenery,carbon,sequestration,organic matter.
  • To provide additional income to the farmer and natural Fencing.

 

 

SCHEME WISE TARGETS AND ACHIEVEMENTS (2018-2019&2019-20):

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NAME OF THE SCHEME  2018-2019         2019-2020      
   

 Physical

(Acres)

T                  A

Financial   (Lakhs)

TA

Physical

(Acres)

T                A

    Financial                  (Lakhs)

T                A

Remarks
1 Telangana State Micro IrrigationProject 1545         1545 417.26        417.26 7375         —- 1947 It is to submit that ,2019-2020 targets are not yet received 
2 Miision for Integratted Development Of Horticulture 687           687 19.21            19.21 434         353 13.91  
3 Oil palm area expansion 1250        1250 60.00         60.00 3250       2920 156  
4 Sericulture 120           120  8.4                8.4 100           31 7.00  
5 Bamboo     500          411 39.00  
6 Sandal Wood     110           110 4.40  

KEY CONTACT INFORMATION:

Sl.No OFFICER NAME DESIGNATION PLACE OF WORK CONTACT E-mail
1 Sri Mariyanna Jinugu District Horticulture and Sericulture Officer Kothagudem 7997725142 dhso-bdd-horti@telangana.gov.in

District Horticulture & Sericulture Officer,   

Bhadradri – Kothagudem Distrct.