ball.gif (7394 bytes) Status of Agriculture in Arunachal Pradesh (Base Year 1999-2000)

                                                                                                                                                                                    
1)     Total Geographical Area:                                             83742 Sq. km
                                                                                             (8374200 hect)

2)     Total cultivable area ( as on 31 . 03. 2000)      
               Under Jhum/shifting Cultivation                             1.10 lakh hect.
               Under permanent Cultivation                                 0.90 lakh hect.

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3)     Percentage of area under High Yielding Varieties
                Percentage to net area                                         29.50 ( approx )
                Percentage to Gross area                                      24.25 ( approx )


4)     Area coverage under:    
                a) P. P Activities                                                     36,500 hect.
                b) Fertilizer Application                                          22,200 hect.

5)     Per Unit Consumption of fertilizer :
                a) To net area                                                        3.50 kg/hect.
                b) To gross area                                                     2.92 kg/hect.

6)     Coverage under assured Irrigation :                   
                a) To net area percentage                                    19%
                b) To gross area                                                     15%

7)     Area Statistics :
                a) net area ( hect )                                                1.97 lakh hect
                b) gross area (hect )                                              2.40 lakh hect.
                c) Cropping Intensity ( % )                                     122

8)     Crop wise area, production and yield ( 1999-2000 )            
                                                                                                               
        Area lakh hect
                                                                                                                                                             Production in MT
                                                                                                                                                             Yield in Qtl./hect.

Crop Total Area Total Production Yield
Rice 122740 134807 10.98
Maize 35637 48346 13.56
Millet 19800 17123 8.64
Wheat 3896 5096 13.00
Pulses 6554 6634 10.12
Total food crops 188627 211979 11.23
Potato 4960 32434 65.39
Ginger 4399 34890 79.31
Oil seeds 27748 27228 9.81
Turmeric 404 1473 36.45
Chilli 1499 1696 11.31
Sugarcane 809 16219 20.04
Seasonal vegetables 12811 37060 20.04
Total commercial crops 52630 151000 28.69

9)     Number of institution / laboratory under control of Department :

(i)           Farmers training centers                                      05 nos.
              (Salari, Pasighat , Kheram,
              Ziro, Deomali ( Namsang )
(ii)         Gramesevak Training Centers                              1 no, in Pasighat .
(iii)         Seed testing laboratory                                       1 no, at Sonajuli p/pate district
(iv)         Soil testing Laboratirty                                         1 no, at pasighat in E/ Siang
(v)         Organic fertilizer Production unit                         1 no, at Kheram in Lohit .


10)    ( A ) Major Crops & Cropping Sequence:

          Crop            Season of Cultivation              Varities
          Paddy          Kharif                                       IR-36, Mashuri, IET 6666.
                                                                            Bahadur and local germ plasm
          Maize           Kharif ( 90% )                           G-11, G-5, VC, Deccan 103.
                              Rabi ( 10% )
          Millet            Kharif                                       Foxtall , Millet , Rangi
          Wheat          Rabi                                        RR-21, Sonali
          Rape seed   Rabi                                        M-27, Varuna
          Mustard
          Soyabeen      Kharif                                      Bragg, PK-472
         Pea               Rabi                                        Rachna, Bounnvilliae
         Arhar             Kharif                                      T-22, ICPL- 151, PARBHAT
         Potato          Kharif & Rabi                           Kufri-Jyoti
         Ginger           Summer                                  Nadia

(B)    Important Cropping pattern / Sequence:

    Rice                 -                     Wheat
    Rice                 -                     Maize
    Rice                 -                     Potato
    Maize               -                    Potato-Maize
    Maize/Rice      -                    Vegetables
    Rice/Maize      -                    Mustard/Pulses

11)    Total Manpower with Department ( as on 31-03-2001)
        Group A                                    38
        Group B                                   224
        Group C                                  927
        Group D                                  182
        Total                                      1369

12) Number of Government Farms:                  08( Eight ) Nos
       
     a) Govt potato Foundation seed multiplication farm  -      TAWANG
     b) Government seed farm                                              -      SONAJULI
     c) Government Agriculture farm                                     -     PAMPOLI
     d) Government Agriculture farm                                     -      PASIGHAT
     e) Government Agriculture farm                                     -      YAZALI
     f)  Government seed farm                                               -     JOMLO
     g) Government seed farm                                               -      TEZU
     h) Government seed farm                                               -     BOLUNG


13). farmers and Size of Holdings :-

    a) No. of small and marginal farmers
                                                      Marginal                          -      16399
                                                      Small                                -      17366
    b) Average Size of Holdings    
                                                       Marginal                         -       0.61 hect
                                                       Small farmers                  -      1.51 hect

14) Financial Support to Agriculture ( PLAN )                         ( Rs. In lakh )
      As per revised estimate.  

                                              *     1992-1993                                 Rs. 808.00
                                              *     1993-1994                                 Rs. 904.00
                                              *     1994-1995                                 Rs. 1057.00
                                              *     1995-1996                                 Rs. 1177.00
                                              *     1996-1997                                 Rs. 1081.00       
                                              *     1997-1998                                 Rs. 1250.00
                                              *     1998-1999                                 Rs. 1078.00
                                              *     1999-2000                                 Rs. 1072.00
                                              *     2000-2001                                 Rs. 1105.00

15)     Agro-climatic Sub-Regions :-

Sl. No.     Name of Sub-Regions          Constituent District/Districts

01.        Humid Hyperthermic               10% of area under West Kameng.
            (Foot Hills)                                District 9% of area under East Kameng District.

02.        Prehumid Hyperthermic          9% of area under West Siang District .
                                                           14% of area under East Siang District
                                                           12% of area under Lohit District
                                                           100% of area under Tirap District .
                                                           100% of area under Changlang District.

03.        Thermic Prehumid                    78% of area under West Kameng District.
            (Mid-Hills & Valleys )                  83% of area under East Kameng District
                                                            80% of area under Lower Subansiri .
                                                            90% of area under Upper Subansiri.

04.        Thermic humid                         77% of area under West Siang District.
            (Mid-Hills & Velleys)                   86% of area under East Siang District.
                                                            53% of area under Dibang Valley District
                                                            50% of area under Lohit District.

05.        Alpine & High Hills                    100% of area under Tawang District.
                                                            12% of area under West Kameng District
                                                             8% of area under East kameng District
                                                             8% of area under Lower Subansiri District
                                                            10% of area under Upper Subansiri District    
                                                            14% of area under West Siang District
                                                            35% of area under Dibang Valley District
                                                            30% of area under Lohit District.

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