Sectoral Information


AGRICULTURE (in hec.) - PAO

Production (2012-13)

Net area under cultivation

595210 ha.

Cereals (Aus, Amon, Boro, Wheat, Maize)

Area under forest

144613 ha.

Area (000 Hec.)

632.005

Area under Orchard & Misc fruit crops

20221 (2.18%)

Production (000 MT.)

2708.442

Barren and uncultivable land

18291 (1.97%)

Pulses ( Kalai, Mug, etc. )

Cultivable Wasteland / Current fallow land

119046 ha.

Area (000 Hec.)

11.612

Area under non agricultural use

126328 ha.

Production (000 MT.)

8.088

Flood Prone Area

142647 ha.

Oil Seeds (Mustered, Ground Nut, Seamun)

Drought Prone Area

335248 ha.

Area (000 Hec.)

102.532

Small farmers

180133

Production (000 MT.)

120.462

Marginal farmers

447397

Potato : Area (000 Hec.)

75.385

Med. Farmers

18326

Production (000 MT.)

1846.142

Agril. Labour

442706

Vegetables (Bhadoi, Winter, Summer):

Sources of Irrigation (PAO) (2011-12)

Area in ha.

Area (000 Hec.)

54.980

HDTW - 352 Nos.

9472

Production (000 MT.)

659.760

MDTW - 8548

81260

Fibre : Area (000 Hec.)

5.215

LDTW - 509

5086

Production

7.781

STW - 38604

104393

Sugar cane : Area (000 Hec.)

4.217

RLI - 406

13981

Production (000 MT.)

229.826

ODW - 12189

5331

Gross Cropped area

Cropping Intensity

912723 Hec.

153.34 %

Others - 3456

19606

No. of Cold Storage

82

Tank - 31749

25043

Capacity of Storing

14.04 lakh Mt.

Canal

29748

Agricultural Farm

14

Net irrigated area (2012-13)

293920 ha.

No. of Agril Labourers

442706

% on net area

49.38 %

Farmers Old Age Pension

8829