District Profile

District Profile

Suryapet the new district, carved out from the erstwhile district Nalgonda comprises of 4 agriculture sub-divisions Suryapet, Tungaturty, Kodad, and Huzurnagar comprising (23) Mandals. The most important river in the district is the Krishna which forms the Southern Boundary. Musi River tributary to Krishna is the next important river in the district.

DISTRICT AT A GLANCE:-

S.No.

Item

Unit

Suryapet district

1

Total Geographical area

Ha

3,66,005

2

Gross cropped area

Ha

2,20,247

3

Net cropped area

Ha

1,55,053

4

Gross Irrigated area

Ha

1,61,692

5

Net Irrigated area

Ha

1,04,433

6

Average rainfall (from June  to November )

mm

778.3

7

Number of Revenue Divisions

No

2

8

Number of Agriculture Divisions

No

4

9

Number of Revenue Villages

No

273

10

Number of Gram Panchayaths

No

323

 

Number of Farm Holdings (in No’s) :

1

Marginal

(< 2.5 acres)

136791

2

Small

(2.5 to 5.0)

50579

3

Semi – Medium

( 5.0 – 10.0)

23145

4

Large (Big)

(> 10.0)

7064

 

 

Total

217440

 

WEATHER DATA

Month

Rainfall (mm)

Temperature 0 C

Relative Humidity (%)

Maximum

Minimum

January 2021

5.0

32

16

44

February 2021

0

32

19

40

March 2021

0

35

22

52

April 2021

5

38

25

46

May 2021

38.1

39

26

47

June 2021

133

34

24

74

July 2021

271.3

31

23

59

August 2021

154.4

29

22

64

September 2021

187

31

22

74

October 2021

54.1

31

21

73

November 2021

39.1

29

18

67

December 2021

2.2

28

16

50

 

SOILS:

The soils of the district are mostly consisting of Red chalka soils (43%),Red sandy loams(47%) and the fertile black cotton soils forms only 10 percent.

S. No

Soil type

Characteristics

Area in ha

1

Red chalka soils

These are formed under well drained conditions.

117150

2

Red sandy loams

Soil is mixture of clay, sand and silt.

128048

3

Fertile black cotton soils

The soils have very good water holding capacity. Very fertile compared to other soils

27244

 As majority of soils in district are red chalka and sandy loams which has a very low moisture retaining capacity.

CROPPING PATTERN:

The major crops grown in Kharif season are Paddy, Groundnut, Cotton, Redgram, Greengram, Jowar, Bajra, Maize, and Sesamum Chilies and during Rabi are Paddy, Jowar, Maize, Horsegram, Blackgram, Bengalgram, Groundnut, Sunflower, Coriander, Chillies etc.

Major Crops and varieties grown in suryapet district

S.No

Crop

Variety/Hybrid

1.

Paddy

MTU 1010, RNR 15048, KNM 118, MTU 1001,HMT Sona,  MTU 1156,

2.

Cotton

Jaadu, Jackpot, Tulsi 4, GK-209, GK-207, Mallika,ATM, Ujawal, Surpass

3.

Green gram

WGG-42, MGG-295

4.

Red gram

ICPH 87119,ICPL-85063, LRG-41, PRG-176

Area, Production and Productivity of major crops cultivated in the district (or the jurisdiction as the case may be) for 2021

Kharif

S. No

Crop

Area (ha)

Production (Qtl)

Productivity (Qtl /ha)

1

Paddy

469880

21388938

45.52

2

Cotton

98138

1967667

20.05

3

Maize

31

1356

43.75

4

Red Gram

9544

95440

10

5

Green Gram

4611

13372

2.9

6

Black gram

25

105

4.18

7

Ground Nut

1110

16561

14.92

8

Jowar

16

52

3.27

9

Sugarcane

372

334800

900

 

Rabi

S. No

Crop

Area (ha)

Production (Qtl)

Productivity (Qtl /ha)

1

Paddy

459600

28476816

61.96

2

Ground Nut

3696

92030

24.9

3

Jowar

519

1811

3.49

4

Maize

104

7280

70

5

Red Gram

129

1305

10.12

6

Green Gram

403

2337

5.8

7

Black Gram

409

1710

4.18

8

Bengal Gram

125

3125

25

9

Horse Gram

59

295

5

10

Cow Pea

340

1666

4.9

 

Horticultural crops

S.No.

Crop

Area (ha)

Production (Tones)

Productivity (kg/ha)

01

Mangoes

5294

59553

11250

02.

Acid Lime

3405

68112

20000

03

Sweet Orange

262

5102

19500

04.

Guava

70

700

10000

05.

Other Fruit Crops

352

11792

 

06.

Tomato

1203

25653

21250

07.

Red Chilies

9885

56463

5712

08.

Okra

932

9316

10000

09.

Green Chilies

506

5056

10000

10.

Brinjal

274

7546

27500

11.

Gourd Crops

527

10544

20000

12.

Other Vegetables

6171

95805

 

13.

Oil Palm

1918

2874

15000

14.

Floriculture (Marigold, Jasmine)

10

81