District Profile

Major farming systems/enterprises – Paddy-Wheat

Description of Agro-climatic Zone & major agro ecological situations


S.N. Agro-Climatic Zone Characteristics Agro Ecological Situation Characteristics
1 North Eastern Plain Zone High rainfall (1000-1200 mm annual), Temperature varies from 450 C to 4.50 C. Cropping Intensity is 142%, Irrigation is through canal & tube wells, Frequent floods, Paddy based cropping. AES-1, AES-2, AES-3, AES-4 Silty Loam soil texture, irrigated, CI - 200% Silty Loam, rain fed, Cropping Intensity 200% Silty Loam, water logged, CI 100 to 200% Bhat soil. Irrigated, CI 200%

S.N. Agro-Climatic Zone Characteristics Agro Ecological Situation Characteristics
1 North Eastern Plain Zone High rainfall (1000-1200 mm annual), Temperature varies from 450 C to 4.50 C. Cropping Intensity is 142%, Irrigation is through canal & tube wells, Frequent floods, Paddy based cropping. AES-1, AES-2, AES-3, AES-4 Silty Loam soil texture, irrigated, CI - 200% Silty Loam, rain fed, Cropping Intensity 200% Silty Loam, water logged, CI 100 to 200% Bhat soil. Irrigated, CI 200%

Soil Types

S.N. Soil Type Characteristics
1 Alluvial Loam Brought by water flow from Himalaya & deposited in the District, rich in calcium, forts soil rich in organic matter & acidic in nature.
2 Bhat Soil Water holding capacity is very high, pulverization stage come after long time.

Area, Production and Productivity of major crops cultivated in the district

S.N. Crop Area (ha) Productivity (q /ha)
1 Paddy 168000 42
2 Wheat 143903 29
3 Massor 6
4 Cane Sugar 250

Weather data


Production and productivity of livestock, Poultry, Fisheries etc. in the district


Details of Operational area / Villages


Total villages adopted-5

  1. Village-Basuli Block-Nichlaual,Distt.Mahrajganj
  2. Village-Khesrari Block-Siswa Bazar,Distt.Mahrajganj
  3. Village-Barwa Sonia Block- Mithora,Distt.Mahrajganj
  4. Village-Bargadwa Block- Ghguali,Distt.Mahrajganj
  5. Village-Parsoni Bujurag Block- Ghguali,Distt.Mahrajganj

Priority Thrust Areas

  • Poor quality seed
  • Imbalance use of fertilizers
  • Infestation of insect pest and diseases
  • Improper sowing technique
  • Weed infestation
  • Improper crop rotation
  • Untimely sowing
  • Improper feeding
  • Poor diseases management
  • No use of supplementary feeds
  • Improper feeding and ratio