Agriculture

GIST ON FORMATION OF NEW DISTRICT AND SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT:

            The Government of Telangana in the interests of better administration and development of the area concerned, the erstwhile Warangal District was bifurcated into 5 District amongst them Warangal Rural is the New District formed vide G.O.Ms.No.232, Revenue (DA-CMRF) Department, Dt:11-10-2016 and it is function from 11-10-2016 and it comprises of 15 Mandals and 226 Revenue Villages.

The Department of Agriculture has been created mainly to provide Agricultural Extension services to farmers and to transfer the latest technical knowledge to the farming community. The objectives of the Department are to assess requirements of agriculture inputs well in advance and to regulate their production and monitor timely supply of seeds, fertilizers and pesticides, implements, credit etc., to farmers. The Department also performs the statutory functions under various acts and regulations (i.e., quality control) to ensure supply of quality inputs i.e., Seeds, Fertilizers and Pesticides etc., to the farmers community.

Rainfall:

The month wise rainfall received is given below

Sl No.

Month WARANGAL RURAL
Normal Rainfall Actual Rainfall (in mm)
1 June, 2016 144.40 233.20
2 July, 2016. 305.5 271.7
3 August, 2016. 253.90 131
4 September, 2016. 137.8 449.2
5 October, 2016. 83 71.2
6 November, 2016 27.9 0.5
7 December, 2016 8.2 0
8 January, 2017 5.3 0
9 February, 2017 4.7 0
TOTAL 970.7 1156.8

Red and Black Soils are predominant in the District and Major crops grown in the District are:

  • Paddy
  • Cotton
  • Maize
  • Groundnut
  • Pulses

 

  • Total No of Farmers             –           197391
  • Small Farmers                   –             37069
  • Marginal Farmers             –           143826
  •   Others                                  –             16496

CRop coverage areas DURING KHARIF- 2016

Sl.No Mandal Paddy Maize Greengram Blackgram Redgram Chillies Turmeric Groundnut Cotton Sesamum Soybean Total
1 Parkal 2738 441 125 0 281 1160 328 0 5810 0 0 10883
2 Shayampet 1919 540 4 0 18 440 510 13 3310 0 0 6754
3 Damera 1147 534 36 0 84 204 257 10 5362 0 2 7636
4 Geesugonda 1029 2988 14 0 188 36 479 73 3853 0 7 8667
5 Atmakur 915 714 38 0 68 233 296 8 4409 0 0 6681
6 Sangem 1769 3217 5 0 105 99 195 56 6065 5 0 11516
7 Wardannapet 1143 816 81 0 246 0 37 32 3934 25 0 6314
8 Raiparthy 2249 1142 150 0 120 215 155 120 5860 10 0 10021
9 Parvathagiri 1255 876 34 0 42 142 131 20 4678 0 0 7178
10 Nallabelli 2093 1383 158 4 85 807 142 592 2967 10 27 8268
11 Duggondi 1313 1740 0 0 67 781 509 380 4152 0 0 8942
12 Narsampet 3186 1490 106 6 218 225 291 1278 2448 0 11 9259
13 Khanapur 4981 569 11 0 14 189 84 44 741 0 76 6709
14 Nekkonda 2647 2099 96 10 294 334 1002 28 4087 6 34 10637
15 Chennaraopet 1780 1999 26 66 33 388 752 263 2504 0 59 7870
  TOTAL(Ha) 30164 20548 884 86 1863 5253 5168 2917 60180 56 216 127335

CROP COVERAGE AREAS DURING RABI- 2016-17

Sl.No Name of the Mandal Area in acres Paddy Ground nut Maize Bengal gram Others Fallow land Total
1 Geesugonda 21387 1622 85 4268 79 258 15075 21387
2 Shayampet 19220 2905 190 1335 30 291 14469 19220
3 Sangem 31890 4348 328 3812 36 354 23012 31890
4 Parkal 27012 5237 462 1667 314 964 18368 27012
5 Atmakur 17131 4323 82 2611 154 2796 7165 17131
6 Damera 21430 2437 47 1501 154 558 16733 21430
7 Narsampet 25130 4695 1519 2059 2 3000 13855 25130
8 Chennaraopet 23126 3005 2699 4009 16 1252 12145 23126
9 Nallabelly 23933 2375 775 2800 77 2228 15678 23933
10 Khanapur 17842 10913 208 1805 3 711 4202 17842
11 Nekkonda 31717 2902 790 3352 45 936 23692 31717
12 Duggondi 22136 3013 939 4452 0 533 13199 22136
13 Wardhannapet 30449 7280 446 4410 93 686 17534 30449
14 Rayaparthy 33053 6133 1866 1887 45 255 22867 33053
15 Parvathagiri 24799 6093 441 2644 30 293 15298 24799
  TOTAL(Acre) 370255 67281 10877 42612 1078 15115 233292 370255
  TOTAL(Ha) 149840 27228 4402 17245 436 6117 94412 149840

CROP WISE SEED ALLOTMENT FOR THE YEAR 2017-18

Sl.No Crop Allotment in Qtl
1 Paddy 7480
2 Maize 1050
3 Greengram 155
4 Blackgram 80
5 Redgram 155
6 Groundnut 1800
7 Dhaincha 2700
8 sunhemp 260
9 Soyabeen 180
  TOTAL 13860

SEED SUPPLY PLAN 2017-18

The department of Agriculture has planned to supply subsidy seed to the farmers at their door step from the year 2017-18. All the MAOs, AEOs are prepared to supply the Seed through PACS involving Co-Operative Department. The Action Plan for supply of Seed to the farmers of AEO cluster wise is given below. (Annexure-A enclosed).

FERTILIZER SUPPLY PLAN 2017-18

            S.NO CROP AREA             (HA) FERTILIZER REQUREMENT  (M.TONNS)
UREA DAP MOP COMLEX TOTAL
1 Paddy 36197 9049 4525 2425 4525 56720
2 Maize 24658 1110 3082  0 3082 31932
3 Greengram 1061 48 133  0 133 1374
4 Blackgram 103 5 13  0 13 134
5 Redgram 2236 101 279  0 279 2895
6 Chillies 6304 4097 788 1240 1576 14005
7 Turmeric 6202 5023 775 3845 775 16620
8 Groundnut 3500 151 438 291 438 4817
9 Cotton 72216 18776 9027 7149 9027 116196
10 Sesamum 67 6 8 50 8 140
11 Soybean 300 20 38 20 38 414
12 Others(Orchards) 5400 1350 675 1350 675 9450
  TOTAL 158243 39734 19780 16371 20568 254697

SOIL SAMPLES

For the year 2016-2017 (21470) soil samples were collected from the farmers fields and all the 21472 samples are analyzed and 32311 Soil Health Card results were distributed to farmers.

S.No. Mandal Target for soil sample collection Achievement Targets under distribution of SHC No of  soil Health cards distributed
1 Chennaropet 1741 1741 9375 4563
2 Duggondi 893 893 2196 1342
3 Khanapur 1253 1253 6966 3627
4 Nallabelly 1522 1522 5588 1077
5 Nekkonda 1840 1840 6322 2654
6 Narsampet 1215 1215 4057 2847
7 Parvathagiri 1781 1781 6907 4223
8 Wardhannapet 1987 1987 7672 3998
9 Sangem 2605 2605 11572 1204
10 Damera 0 0 0 0
11 Raiparthi 1030 1030 2779 1230
12 Atamakur 2497 2497 7695 2368
13 shayampet 950 950 2603 875
14 Parkal 1605 1605 6855 1400
15 Geesukonda 551 551 4447 903
   Total 21470 21470 85034 32311

NATURAL CALAMITIES

During Kharif 2015, an area of 42,333.111 ha of area was reported as drought area covering 79,364 farmers for sanction of Rs.28.78 crores. Out of the proposed, an amount of Rs.20.43 crores i.e., 71.005% was released which was sent to the concerned banks for crediting to the individual farmers accounts.

The details are

Sl No Mandal No of Farmers Amount

(100%)

Amount

Released

(71.005%)

1st Spell

(35.368%)

2nd Spell

(35.637%)

Total Amount

Disbursed

(71.005%)

1 Dharmasagar 6070 19352528 13741262.51 5931699.39 5802193.53 11733892.92
2 Bachannapet 5384 20363042 14458777.97 8457264.53 8521590.71 16978855.24
3 Ghanpur (Stn) 9227 40898498 29039978.5 13619347.56 13117642.37 26736989.93
4 Janagaon 4034 13651136 9692989.117 4493015.02 4495929.50 8988944.52
5 Lingalaghanpur 5606 30187716 21434787.75 6153807.12 6183103.64 12336910.76
6 Narmetta 8464 27493012 19521413.17 11892698.32 11905655.94 23798354.26
7 Raghunathapally 8093 41426552 29414923.25 10423900.39 9885730.30 20309630.69
8 Zaffargadh 8936 15777564 11202859.32 4181396.72 4209366.57 8390763.29
9 Narsimhulapet 6558 19143088 13592549.63 2951576.91 2386689.58 5338266.49
10 Cherial 11795 49094300 34859407.72 15729332.52 15848971.30 31578303.82
11 Maddur 5197 10477712 7439699.406 5887067.04 5889553.52 11776620.56
  Total 79364 287865148 204398648.3 89721105.52 88246426.96 177967532.48

CROP LOAN WAIVER SCHEME

An amount of Rs. 1847.04 Crores required for Loan Waiver scheme for crediting into 410065 farmers. The year wise releases shown below.

Sl. No YEAR BUDGET RELEASED
1 2014-15 Rs. 472.24 Crores
2 2015-16 RS. 460.07 Crores
3 2016-17 – 1st treanche Rs. 228.68 Crores
4 2016-17 – 2nd treanche Rs. 229.00 Crores
5 2016-17-3rd treanche Rs. 455.858 Crores
Total Releases(4 instalments) Rs. 1845.848 Crores

An amount of Rs. 455.858 Crores has been released as 4th Instalment and which will be credited to the Farmers accounts.

FARM MECHANISATION(NORMAL STATE PLAN)

 Agricultural Mechanization is one of the thrust areas of the Government of Telangana   and Government of India. Different farm equipments are supplied to the farmers on 50 % subsidy under different schemes and also extended 95% subsidy to SC/ST farmers under certain components viz CHC etc.

The main objectives of Farm mechanization scheme are

  • To reduce the drudgery of labour
  • To take up timely agricultural operations.
  • To cover large areas in unit of time
  • To increase the production & quality of farm produce.
  • To reduce cost of cultivation

In Warangal Rural district during the year 2016-17 an amount of Rs.6.16 Crores was allotted for implementation of Farm Mechanization scheme for supply of Custom Hiring Centres for Paddy, Mini Tractors with Rotavators, Tractor Drawn Implements, P.P Equipment, Inter Cultivation Equipment, Post Harvest Equipment and Tarpaulins e.t.c.,

The details are:

Sl. No Component Target Achievement(Committed)
Physical Financial

(Rs in Lakhs)

Physical Financial

(Rs in Lakhs)

1 Tractor Drawn Implements 61 10.37 95 44.162
2 Plant Protection Equipments 300 13.5 183 19.506
3 Inter Cultivation Equipment 35 15.58 6 1.9
4 Post Harvest Equipment 8 4.72 58 8.2241
5 High Cost Machinery 0 0
6 i)                     Below 1 lakh 15 7.65 33 11.155
ii)                   Above  1 lakh 10 15 13 8.35
HDPE Tarpaulins 3244 40.55 3243 40.513
7 Custom Hiring Center for Land preparation for paddy (Mini) 26 52 12 27.6
8 Custom Hiring Center for Land Preparation for paddy 113 452 107 454.97
9 Custom Hiring center for Cotton 1 5 0 0
  TOTAL 3813 616.37 3750 616.38
10 State Reserve Quota 9 9 39.143
  Grand Total 3822 616.37 3759 655.526

RAINFED AREA DEVELOPMENT ( RAD) – NMSA -2016-17
National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) main objective is:
i) To make agriculture more productive, sustainable, remunerative and climate resilient by promoting location specific Integrated/Composite Farming Systems;
ii) To conserve natural resources through appropriate soil and moisture conservation measures;
iii) To adopt comprehensive soil health management practices based on soil fertility maps, soil test based application of macro & micro nutrients, judicious use of fertilizers etc.;
iv) To optimize utilization of water resources through efficient water management to expand coverage for achieving ‘more crop per drop’;

Rainfed Area Development (RAD): RAD aims at promoting integrated farming system(IFS) with emphasis on multi-cropping, rotational cropping, inter-cropping, mixed-cropping practices with allied activities like horticulture, livestock, fishery, agroforestry, apiculture, conservation/promotion of NTFPs etc. to enable farmers not only in maximizing the farm returns for sustaining livelihood, but also to mitigate the impacts of drought, flood or other extreme weather events,

Rs.1.25 crores was allotted to erstwhile Warangal district, out of which 64.80 lakhs was released. Rs. 60.77 lakhs was utilized under RAD –NMSA in erstwhile district and Rs.4.0 lakhs was surrendered to newly formed JANGOAN DISTRICT under TSP component.

THE DETAILS OF THE CLUSTERS IDENTIFIED UNDER RAD- NMSA 2016-17

The scheme was grounded and implemented in the following (5) clusters.

Sl. No Mandal District Cluster Identified
1 Jangaon Jangoan GANDIRAMARAM
2 Ghanpur(Stn) Jangoan CHAGAL
3 Raghunathpally Jangoan

 

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Dharmasagar Warangal  URBAN PEECHARA

PMKSY – PRIME MINISTER KRISHI SINCHAAYI YOJANA

Assured and protective irrigation encourages farmers to invest more in farming technology and inputs leading to productivity enhancement and increased farm income. Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) will ensure access to some means of protective irrigation to all agricultural farms in the country, to produce ‘per drop more crop’, thus bringing much desired prosperity to the farming community.

An amount of Rs. 123 Lakhs was released for Erstwhile Warangal District out of which 95.705 Lakhs was utilized for Drought proofing activities and 14.64 Lakhs was utilized for capacity building through ATMA.

SEED VILLAGE PROGRAMME

With an objective of supplying quality seeds at lower prices, encouraging farmers towards seed production and cultivation of new varieties Seed Village Programme was organized and foundation seed were supplied to farmers on 50% subsidy.

  • 18 Units of Paddy (135 Qtls) – 50% Subsidy
  • 03 Units of Bengalgram (22.5 Qtls) – 60% Subsidy
  • 03 Units of Blackgram (6 Qtls) – 60% Subsidy
  • 04 Units of Groundnut (72 Qtls) – 50% Subsidy
  • 60 Qtls of Redgram was supplied on 75% subsidy for Certified Seed Production.