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Zonal Agriculture Office, Diu.

Zonal Agriculture Office, Diu
Zonal Agriculture Office
Near Mamlatdar Office, Diu

The brief note on Zonal Agriculture Office, Diu are as under:

 

Diu being an island located on the west coast of the country adjoining to Saurashtra Region of Gujarat State. The Zonal Agriculture Department, Diu is functioning to carry-out different activities in the field of agriculture by implementing the schemes pertaining to the department.
 

District Profile:

 
Total Geographical Area of the District 3667 hac
Area under fallow land 586 hac
Area under cultivation 705 hac
Area under irrigation 273 hac
Total No. of Villages  
Urban 1
Rural 4

Total No. of Operational Holdings:

 
Total Holdings 1338
Marginal Holdings (below 1 hac) 1209
Small Holdings (1-2 hac) 106
Semi Medium Holdings (2-4 hac) 15
Medium Holdings (4-10 hac) 6
Large Holdings (10 hac and above) 2

Area covered under different crops:

 
Bajra 390 hac
Vegetables 65 hac
Jowar 8 hac
Fodder crops 35 hac
Fruit crops 140 hac
Other crops (tapicon, Ground Nut, Castor etc.) 20 hac

Fertilizer Consumption:

 
Type of FYM/Organic manure used FYM, Compost, Castor Cakes, Ground nut cakes etc.
Chemical Fertilizer Consumption 25 tones

Scheme Implemented by the Departments:

 
  • > Supply of Agricultural inputs to the farmers
  • > Plant protection scheme
  • > Orchard development scheme
  • > Demonstration activities at Government Agriculture Farm, Malala
 

Staff Strength of the Department:

 
Assistant Agricultural Officer 1
Upper Division Clerk 1
Agriculture Assistant 1 (post vacant)
Field Assistant 1 (half day working arrangement in Tourism Department, Diu)
Power Tiller Driver 1 (working arrangement in Mamlatdar Office, Diu
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