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Government Of Assam Majuli District

Agriculture Department

  • Department:-        Agriculture

    Contact Details:-  Office of the District Agriculture  Officer,    
                                   P.O- Garamur, Assam   

                                   Mail id: daomajuli@gmail.com

    The Economy of Majuli District agrarian agriculture along with its allied activities the principal occupation of the people of Majuli. As high as around 90 percent of the total population of the District depended their livelihood from agriculture and its allied activities. As per records of 2011 census. 80.63 percent of the total working population of the District are cultivators and agriculture workers.

    The main activities of the department are to transfer the technologies from Agriculture university’s laboratory to farmer’s field to increase the production maintaining the health of environment and soil through training, awareness camp & field visit, conducting demonstration on improved technologies to increase production.

    Setup of the District:-

    SL.NO

    ADO CIRCLE                              

                                   AEA  ELEKA

    1

    GARAMUR

    NATUN CHAMAGURI.GARAMUR.  BALICHAPORI, MAHARICHUK, KARATIPAR, FAKUWA, DHUDANG.

    2

    KAMALABARI

    LAHAN, BONGAON, DAKHINPAT, RAWANAPAR, KAMALABARI, UPPERKATANI, MOHKINA.

    3

    JENGRAI

    NAYABAZAR, RATANPUR, KUHIYARBARI, BHAKATI DUWAR,  JENGRAI, PHULANI,  PAHUMARA.

    Soil type -  Sandy  loam to silty loam ( New Alluvial soil.), average Soil PH 5.5
     
    Demographic details of the  District.
     

    Sl.No

    Particulars

    Majuli Dev.Block

    Ujani Majuli Dev. Block

    Total

    1

    Total population

    100427

    70223

    170650

    2

    Female per “1000 male"

    946

    968

    957

    3

    Literacy (%)

    74

    74

    74%

    4(a)

    Non-Agricultural workers (%)

    3

    3.5

    3.25

    4(b)

    Agricultural Labour (%)

    24

    21.5

    22.75

    4(c)

    Agricultural workers (%)

    73

    75%

    74

      5(a)

    S.C Farmers

    19.34%

    5.6 %

    4734(13.75%)

      5(b)

    S.T Farmers

    40.00%

    63.0%

    16979(49.36%)

      5 (c)

    General Farmers

    40.66 %

    31.4%

    12697(36.89%)

       6

    Women Farmers

    8425

    11564

    19989

      Total village   243 Nos (210  cadastral, and 33  non  cadastral)

      Total Mouza  3 Nos (Kamalabari, Salmara and Ahatguri.)

       No of Rural Market/ whole sale Market with name - 5 nos  

                          (1. Nayabazar  2.Jengrai  3. Garamur 4.Balichapori 5. Kamalabari)

    Different categories of Farm Families in the District.

    Sl.No

    Categories of farmer as per size of farm

    S.C

    S.T

    General

    Total

    1

    Land- less

    262

    979

    788

    2029

    2

    Marginal

    2082

    8566

    5774

    16422

    3

    Small

    1416

    4612

    3899

    9927

    4

    Big

    974

    2822

    2236

    6032

    5

    Total

    4734

    16979

    12697

    34410

    Land use Statistics.
     

    Sl. No

                       Particulars

    Majuli D.B.(Ha)

    Ujani

    M.D.B(Ha)

    Total (Ha)

    1 (a)

    Geographical Area  (reported)1246Sq km, while the main land area  at present 73452 Ha

    45311

    28141

    73,452

    1  (b)

    Forest Area

      1524

      762

      2286

    2

    Not available  for  Cultivation

      9850

    4925

    14775

    2 (a)

     Area under non Agricultural use

      2724

    1362

      4086

    2 (b)

    Barren and uncultivable

      7126

    3563

    10689

    3

    Other uncultivation land

      4298

    2149

      6447

    4

    Fallow land

      5693

    5391

    11084

    4 (a)

    Current fallow (CF)

      4000

    5431

      8531

    4(b)

    Fallow other than  CF

      1693

       860

      2553

    5

    Net area sown

    23946

    14914

    38860

    6

    Gross cropped area

    41356

    25652

    67008

    7

    Cropping  intensity

    172.70%

      171.99%

    172.40%

     

     

     

    Major Crop- coverage, production & Productivity:-

    2015-16

    2016-17

    2017-18

    2018-19

    Sl No

    Crop

    Area

    (Ha)

    Productivity

    (kg/

    Ha)

    Production (Mt)

    Area

     ( Ha)

    Productivity (kg/

    Ha)

    Production (Mt)

    Area

     ( Ha)

    Productivity (kg/Ha)

    Production

    (Mt)

    Area

    ( Ha)

    Productivity (kg/

    Ha)

    Production (Mt)

    1

    Sugarcane

    770

    3000

    (gur)

    2310

    770

    3000 (gur)

    2310

    779

    3600

    2804

    780

    3600

    2808

    2

    Kharief

    Vegetable

    783

    8649

    6772

    783

    8545

    6690

    784

    8560

    6711

    787

    8694

    6842

    3

    Sali  paddy

    15300

    3600

    55080

    13900

    3600

    50040

    15300

    3600

    55080

    13700

    3600

    49320

    4

    Bao Paddy

    9770

    2400

    23280

    9700

    2400

    32380

    9100

    1800

    16380

    8500

    1800

    15300

    5

    Black Gram

    4900

    820

    4018

    4902

    825

    4043

    4905

    825

    4047

    6367.5

    825

    6500

    6

    Pea

    1520

    1510

    2295

    1520

    1050

    1596

    1521

    1050

    1597

    1631

    1050

    1713

    7

    Lentil

    170

    600

    102

    170

    600

    102

    170

    600

    102

    315

    600

    189

    8

    Garlic

    103

    3375

    348

    125

    3375

    422

    290

    3375

    979

    290

    3375

    979

    9

    Potato

    590

    9000

    5310

    590

    9000

    5310

    590

    9000

    5310

    592

    9000

    5328

    10

    Green Gm.

    1270

    490

    622

    1270

    490

    622

    1270

    615

    781

    1471

    615

    905

    11

    Mustard

    8250

    670

    5528

    9391

    675

    6339

    9395

    850

    7986

    8310

    850

    6983

    12

    Rabi  Veg.

    915

    4250

    3888

    929

    4362

    4052

    915

    4500

    4162

    948

    750

    7110

    13

    Onion

    121

    9000

    1085

    121

    9000

    1089

    270

    9000

    2430

    285

    2450

    6983

    14

    Summer

    Paddy.

    3180

    4500

    14310

    4500

    4600

    20700

    4500

    4600

    20,700

    4835

    4650

    22482

    15

    Maize

    15

    4800

    720

    12

    5200

    624

    38

    5200

    1976

    42

    5200

    2184

    16

    Ground Nut

    12

    1560

    19.92

    14

    1800

    25.2

    15

    1875

    26.25

    204

    1880

    38.35

    17

    Autumn

    paddy

    3010

    1800

    5418

    3010

    1800

    5418

    3010

    1800

    5418

    3210

    1825

    5858

    18

    Jute

    25

    2100

    52.5

    32

    2155

    68.9

    35

    2200

    77

    30

    2100

    63

    19

    Summer

    B.Gram

    115

    750

    86.25

    220

    790

    174

    400

    525

    210

    400

    780

    312

    20

    Summer G. Gram

    120

    720

    86.4

    135

    715

    96.5

    400

    625

    250

    400

    725

    290

     

     

     

    Crop coverage of Horticultural Crops:-

    Sl.

    No

    Name of Crop

    2015-16

    2016-17

    2017-18

    2018-19

     

     

    Area

    (Ha)

    Produ

    ctivity

    (kg/Ha)

    Produ

    ction (Mt)

    Area

    (Ha)

    Productivity

    (kg/Ha)

    Production (Mt)

    Area

    (Ha)

    Productivity

    (kg/

    Ha)

    Production (Mt)

    Area

    (Ha)

    Productivity

    (kg/Ha)

    Production (Mt)

    1.

    Assam Lemon

     

     

    120

    6645

    7974

    123

    6645

    817.3

    125

    6645

    830.7

    130

    6645

    863.9

    2

    Papaya

     

    45

    15782

    710.14

    47

    15782

    741.75

    48

    15782

    757.5

    50

    15782

    789.0

    3

    Pineappl

    e

     

    14

    15590

    218.26

    15

    15590

    233.85

    15

    15590

    233.84

    17

    15590

    265.0

    4

    Banana

     

    350

    16000

    5600

    352

    16000

    5632

    352

    16000

    5632

    355

    16000

    5680

    5

    Aracanut

     

    325

    1000

    ( dry )

    325

    330150

    1000

    ( dry)

    330

    330

    1000

    ( dry )

    330

    335

    1000 ( dry )

    335

    6

    Coconut

     

    150

    8544  nuts

    12816600

    nuts

    155

    8544 nuts

    1281600 nuts.

    150

    8544 nuts

    1281600 nuts

    155

    8544  nuts

    1281600 nuts

    7

    Turmeric

     

    150

    32500

    4875

    8

    32500

    5037.5

    155

    32500

    5037.5

    160

    32500

    5200

    8

    Black

    Peepea

     

    7

    1500

    10.5

    130

    1500

    12

    8

    1500

    12

    9

    1500

    13.5

    9

    Zinger

     

    125

    15500

    1937.5

    270

    15500

    2015

    130

    15500

    2015

    135

    15500

    2092.5

    10

    Onion

     

    270

    9000

    2430

    270

    9000

    2430

    270

    9000

    2430

    275

    9000

    2475

    Food grain production 2018-19:-

    Sl. No.

    Name of food grain

    Population ( 2% increased  over 2015-16)

    Food grain requirement

    ( MT )

    Food grain

    Production

    ( MT )

    Food grain

    Surplus

    ( MT )

    Food grain

    Deficit

    ( MT )

    Remarks

     

    1

    Cereal

    ( Rice )

    174063

    20330.5

    34584 MT

    14253.5

    ------

    1. 80% of total    population 139250

    2. 400 g rice/man/day

    3. 65 g pulse/man/ day

    4.35 g  Oil seed/ Man

    /day

    2

    Pulses

    174063

    33037

    7839

    4535.3

    -----

    3

    Oil Seed.

    174063

    1778.9

    17457

    --------

    33.15

    Production and action plan for major crops 2018-19:-

    Sl. No.

    Crop

          Area ( Ha )

    Productivity ( Kg/ Ha )

    Production ( MT )

    Strategies to be adopted.

    2016-17

    2017-18

    2016-17

    2017-18

    2016-17

    2017-18

    1

    Winter Paddy

    13700

    15300

    (+ 11.67 % )

    3600

    3900

    ( + 8.30 % )

    49320

    59670

    1. Use of flood resistance Varieties like Swarna Sub-1, Ranjit Sub-1

    2

    Bao Paddy

      8500

    9100

    ( + 7.05% )

    1800

    1950

    15300

    29835

    1. Cultivation of more area under Organic red Bao with good export quality.

    3

    Summer paddy

      4835

    5500

    ( + 13.75 % )

    4500

    4800

    21758

    26400

    1. More area to be brought under HYV Summer Paddy

    2. Timely cultivation to escape from early flood.

    3. Maintaing proper plant population.

    4. Timely pest and disease management and inter-culture operation.

    Distribution of Agril. Machineries under diff. Scheme 2017-18, 2018-19:-

    Sl No.

    Name of Scheme

    Items

    Total quantity received

    Quantity Issued

    Period of Distribution

    Remarks

    1

    NFSM 2014-15,2016-17

    2 HP Electrical pump set

    ( STW )

            35 Nos.

    35 Nos.

    May & June/15

      Distribution completed

    2

    BGREI 2014-15,2016-17

    4 HP Diesel Pump set

     ( STW )

    140 Nos.

    125 Nos.

    June to Sept/15

    Distribution completed

    3

    BGREI 2014-15,2016-17

    2017-18

    2 HP Electrical pump set

    100 Nos.

    14 Nos.

    18 Nos.

    Aug & Sept/15

    August/2018.

    Distribution completed

    4

    Under Increasing Irrigation potentiality

    2 HP Electrical pump set

    223 Nos.

    220 Nos.

    May to Sept/& Dec/15

    Distribution completed

    5

    Under Capacity Dev.

    Mini Oil Mil.

    20 Nos.

    20 Nos.

    July & Aug/15

    Distribution completed

    6

    Under BGRI  2015-16,2016-17

    5 HP& 4 HP Diesel Pump set

     

    40Nos.

    40 Nos.

    Dec & Jan/16

    Distribution completed

    7

    Under BGRI  2015-16, 2016-17

    2 HP Electrical pump set

    80 Nos.

    80 Nos.

    Dec & Jan/16

    Distribution completed

    8

    Plant protection

    Hand sprayer

    20Nos.

    20 Nos.

    Sept/16

    Distribution completed

    9

    NFSM,2016-17

    Power tiller

    13 Nos.

    13 Nos.

    March/17

    Distribution completed

    10

    BGREI ,2016-17

    2017-18

     

    Power tiller

       3 Nos.

    78 Nos.

      3 Nos.

    78 Nos.

    Oct/2017 to August/2018.

     

    Distribution completed

    Photo Gallery:-

    Zero tillage potato cultivation

     

    Awareness camp for Pradhan Mantri KISANN Maandhan (PM-KMY) :-

    Awareness camp for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana:-

    Automatic weather station at Ujani Majuli Block:-

    Farmers Training:-