Agriculture Maharashtra. Agro-climatic zones of Maharashtra. Land Utilisation Pattern. Area fig. in “00’ ha. KHANDESH. VIDARBHA. MARATHWADA. Area (Lakh Ha.) Normal Kharif Rabi 5.12 0.32 20.21 3.22 20.53 25.03 40.23 20.56 48.89 7.15 134.98 56.28.
Area fig. in “00’ ha.
Area (Lakh Ha.)
Drought Prone Areas
National Average – 41.90 %
Flow - 17.33 lakh Ha.
Wells - 20.77 lakh Ha.
Total - 38.10 lakh Ha.
Percentage- 16.89 %
Bringing Stability in Rainfed Agriculture
Area under Organic cultivation -------- 6.50 Lakh Ha.
Area Registered for Certification ----- 1.14 Lakh Ha.
Certified ----------------------------- 0.42 lakh Ha.
Under conversion ------------ 0.72 lakh Ha.
Total Vermicompost units ---------- 1.26 lakh
Total Biodynamic compost depot ---- 2.02 lakh
Identified Service Provider ----------- 91 N.G.O.
Developed Model Organic Farm ----- 37 farms
Major Crops ------ Cotton, Cereals, Fruits & Vegetables etc.
During 2007-08 due to satisfactory and well distributed rainfall resulted into highest production
National 2001 2082 782 803 687 980 273 64.47MT
State ‘s initiatives for the poverty alleviation of S.C. & S.T. farmers
Implementation of Special Component Plan for S.C. & Tribal Sub Plan for S.T.
Paddy- Increase area under Hy. Rice, Use of Urea DAP briquettes , Popularising “Chatu-Sutri”-Four point paddy production technology
Cashewnut - Area expansion , Productivity enhancement , Promotion of organic cashew
Mango - Area expansion under Alphonso , Post harvest management including better transportation of mango, Adoption of GAP
Construction of Konkan Jalkund, Check dams, Diversion Bundhara
Western Maharashtra & Khandesh
Sugarcane - increase productivity & release area for foodgrains and soybean
Soybean – increase area & productivity
Grapes& Banana – major stress on export
Pomegranate - area expansion in DPAP blocks
Floriculture & high value vegetables- cultivation under controlled conditions
Promote organic fruits & vegetables
More emphasis on ICM & IPM for horticultural crops like Pomegranate, Grapes
Promote floriculture & Cold chain
Region based Crop strategies
Cotton - Increase the yield & promote Clean & quality cotton
Maize - Increase the area for cattle feed & industrial use
Oilseeds & pulses - Bridge the yield gaps
Promote the cultivation of sweet oranges, mangoes & banana
Kharif sorghum - Promote industrial use
Discourage the cultivation of sugarcane and divert the area under soybean & gram
Promote protective irrigation through the farm ponds, dug wells and other water harvesting structures
Region based Crop strategies
Paddy- SRI method for increasing productivity
Soybean- increase the area & productivity
Cotton- promoting Clean & quality cotton through contract farming, reduction in cost of cultivation through INM & IPM
Organic cotton & mandarin promotion campaign
Pulses – promoting as intercrop in soybean and cotton
Mandarin Orange – improving the quality & productivity through improved packages of cultivation and quality planting material
Promoting PHM of mandarin orange through better packing , transportation & preservation
Promoting Public Private partnership to develop clusters of pulses, vegetables, flowers & fruits for the ultimate market in the urban areas
Water harvesting through farm ponds, dug wells, check dams, malgujari tanks & bodis
Region based Crop Strategies
Promoting small planters and harvesters in paddy & sugarcane
Promoting mechanization for Orchards Management
Promoting custom hiring facility for farmers through State Farms.
Promoting grading & processing facility for soyabean
Harvesters in Wheat and soyabean
No. Of Villages - 3000
Expected Farmers - 150000
Area of Seed Production - 30000 Ha.
(0.50 Acres per farmer)
Total Seed requirement In qtls. - 18825
A) 50% Cost of Seed - 3.23Crore
B) Training of Farmers -4.50 Crore.
C) Storage Bins (25% Subsidy - 3.75 Crores
Total Funds required - 11.48 Crore.
Watershed Development Plan(11th FYP )
Soil Health Cards ( 3.5 lakh), organic matter recycling
In-situ moisture conservation, micro irrigation ( 5.51 lakh ha.)
Seed Village Programme ( 5 lakh Qtls)
Soil testing,Efficiency of Inputs to be used, use of urea briquettes, Ensuring the availability of best inputs .
Integrated Pest Management -cost reduction method
Since begining * No. of ToF Held - 80, * Total facilitators – 2374
Farmers Trained – 9.37 lakh
An Integrated Extension initiative..
Integrated and Aggressive Extension campaign.
Creating awareness among farmers about new farmingTechnologies.
Active peoples participation.
Awareness about Government schemes and initiatives.
Disseminating knowledge and techniques…
Package of practices of Crops.
Improved Agriculture Implements.
Post Harvest Management.
The theme conceptualized and planned at State level involving Field officers.
Duration - 1st may 2009 to 31st May 2009.
Pre planned route covering Revenue Circle Villages/important Market places of districts.
Covering Two villages per day.
Five extension personnel from each district identified
and trained at Pune and Amravati for delivering technology.
Participation of line department like Animal Husbandry, Dairy, Fisheries, , co-opersation, Seri culture, Irrigation etc
Krishi Dindi Rath/ Chariot
Mobile Agriculture Exhibition.
Audio & Video shows.
Technological power point presentations.
Interactions with progressive farmers.
Status of Formulation of
Comprehensive District Agriculture Plan
Grants Received and expenditure
by the end of April 2009
Dhule, Solapur, Satara, Beed, Aurangabad, Akola
Bhandara, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Gondia, Nasik, Pune
Ahmednagar, Aurangabad, Dhule, Nagpur, Nasik, Parbhani, Pune, Solapur
Ahmednagar, Akola, Amravati, Aurangabad, Buldhana, Chandrapur, Hingoli, Jalgaon, Jalana, Latur, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Osmanabad, Parbhani, Wardha, Wasim, Yavatmal
Rs. In Lacs
Total area under fruit crops : 16.64 lakh ha.
Area under Vegetable Crops : 4.77 lakh ha.
Area under Spices crops : 2.10 lakh ha.
Area under floriculture : 0.16 lakh ha.
Area under Protected Floriculture : 375 ha.
One Floriculture park.
One Mega Food Park and Three Food parks.
Two Wine Parks - 54 wineries
One Vapour Heat Treatment Plant
One Eradiation Plant
Four PEQ facility centres
136 Government, 42 SAUs, 1195 private registered nurseries.
4 Residue Testing Labs accredited by APEDA
130 Integrated Pack Houses accredited by APEDA.
7 Phyto-sanitary Certification Authorities for Export
Agri Export Zones :8
Mango (Alphonso), Mango (Keshar), Grapes, Mandarin Orange, Pomegranate, Banana, Onion and Flowers
Additional Crop Clusters : 5
Cashew, Sapota, Sweet Orange, Fig and Custard Apple
Mandarin Orange & Sweet Orange
Introduction of new varieties and root stocks.
DNA Finger Printing of Mother Block and Root Stock.
Developing international Standard Nursery infrastructure.
Crop productivity enhancement.
Productivity of farm family will form the basis for horticulture development.
Formation of groups of farmers for adoption of GAP protocol and their networking.
Market-linked organic farming.
Supply chain infrastructure - Convergence of schemes of APEDA (AEZ), NHM, RKVY, NMPB and MSAMB (Marketing Board)
Formation of SHGs of growers for post harvest handling, marketing and primary processing.
Agri-business centers through SHGs.
Protected cultivation and peri-urban vegetable production.
* Act Amended (June,2006), Rules Framed (June 2007)
I. Proposed Modern Market at - Kanhergaon, Tal. Vasmatnagar, Dist. Hingoli
II. Proposed Terminal/Modern Market at Aurangabad
Components of the Project
Details of the proposals submitted to APEDA
ACCREDIATION OF GODOWNS – PROPOSED LINK WITH PLEDGE LOAN AND MARKETING
MoU between MSAMB & NSEL is proposed with following concept
SPOT EXCHANGE LTD.
PROPOSED PLEDGE LOAN & MARKET LINKAGE :