AGRICULTURE SCENARIO OF SIVASAGAR

Agriculture occupies a very important role in the Economy of the Sivasagar district and is the major source of income providing lively hood to the 92.76 P.C. of Rural population.

Winter Paddy which is commonly known as sali is widely cultivated throughout the district . Area under this crop is increased to 7594. Hectors then 1997-98 due to absence of flood in the district during the years . Autumn Paddy being the next popular major Crop in the district covered area 1835 Hect. In 1999-2000 against 1420 Hect. During 1998-99. Other major crops cultivated in the district are Jute, Potato, Sugarcane, Rape and Mustard ,Pulses, [ Matikali, Masur, Mug, Peas etc,] and Wheat.

 

Yielding Variety of Paddy in Sivasagar, 2000-2001 (Area in hect)

 

Autumn Paddy Winter Paddy Summer Paddy Total
444 43081 409 43934

 

Consumption of Fertilizer in Sivasagar, 2000-2001 (In tone)

 

  Kharif       Rabi    
N P K Total N P K Total
439 381 214 1034 366 177 137 680

N= Nitron, P= Phosphorous, K= Murate of Potash.

 

Small Tea Growers of Sivasagar Registered with Tea Board of India upto August/2003

 

No. of Small Growers Registered Area (in hect.)
89 261.05

 

 

                                 

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