District Profile

Land utilization pattern in Bageshwar district

S.N.
1 Total Geographical area 2246 Km2
2 Total Population (2011) 259900
3 Net Sown Area 24295 ha
4 Net Irrigated Area 5000 ha (20 %)
5 Area under Horticultural Crops 28119 ha
6 Area under Forest 110160 ha
7 Cultivable Barren Land 10921 ha
8 Barren and uncultivable land 6502 ha
9 Permanent Pastures and other grazing land 21439 ha
10 Annual Rainfall (Average) 1284 mm
11 Total Livestock Population (2012) 273051

Source: District Statistical diary of Bageshwar district (2017)


Land Use Pattern of District Bageshwar



6.5 Area and production of major field crops in Bageshwar district



Population of livestock, Poultry, Fisheries etc. in the district

The total livestock population in Bageshwar is 2,73,051 in which cattle is 101407, Buffalo is 35378, Goat is 107050, sheep is 17635, Pig is 69, horse/mule is 21347and other is 9367 and poultry is 25926. The per annum total production of milk is 55.17 ThMT, meat is 01 Lakhkg, egg is 18.6 Lakhs and wool is 31.2 Thkg. The per capita availability of milk in Uttarakhand is 387g/day/person while meat is 2kg/person/year and egg is 27egg/person/year (as per livestock census 2012).


Major farming systems/enterprises (based on the analysis made by the KVK)

S.N. Farming system/enterprise
1 Agriculture+Animal Husbandry
2 Agriculture+Horticulture
3 Agriculture+Horticulture+Animal Husbandry

Description of Agro-climatic Zone & major agro ecological situations (based on soil and topography)

S.N. Farming system/enterprise Farming system/enterprise
1 Western Himalayan region

Soil Type's

S.N. Soil Type Characteristics Area in ha
1 Sandy loam Shallow & moderately Shallow, 4.5-5.5 pH+
2 Sandy loam Deep & Shallow, 5.5 – 6.5 pH+
3 Sandy loam Rock out crops & glacier, > 6.5 pH+

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

S.N. Crop Area (ha) Production (Qtl) Productivity (Qtl /ha)
Field Crops Including Oil Seed & Pulses
1 Rice 15439 188590 12.21
2 Wheat 14,570 11.42
3 Barley 1,270 12.00
4 Maize 384 3650 9.5
5 Mandua 5382 58970 10.95
6 Madira 466 4630 9.93
7 Urad 69 490 7.10
8 Masoor 895 6.00
9 Field pea 8
10 Gahat 333 265 7.97
11 Rajmash 12 8 6.50
12 Bhatt 694 4340 6.25
13 Rape Seed & Mustard 230 3.00
14 Seasmum 11 2 2.2
15 Groundnut 0 0 0
16 Soybean 200 2450 12.25
Vegetables
1 Pea 180 615 34.0
2 Radish 230 2,5300 110.0
3 French Bean 54 3800 70.3
4 Tomato 140 1,1200 80.0
5 Brinjal 41 5850 136.0
6 Capsicum 38 1900 50.0
7 Okra 30 2100 70.0
8 Onion 86 9460 110.0
9 Cabbage 60 6950 115.8
10 Cauliflower 30 2900 96.6
11 Potato 543 107,670 198.2

Weather Data

Month Rainfall (mm) Temperature 0 C Relative Humidity (%)
Average Annual 1610.30 Maximum : 35.0
Minimum : -3.2
N/A

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

Category Population Production Productivity
Cattle
Crossbred 2666
Indigenous 1,19893
Buffalo 43024
Sheep
Crossbred 9294
Indigenous 81105
Goat
Pigs 58
Crossbred 0
Indigenous 58
Rabbits 97
Poultry
Hens 6467
Desi 6236
Improved 3122
Ducks 13
Turkey and Others 0
Category Area
Fish
Marine
Inland
Prawn
Scampi
Shrimp