oil palm cultivation
Reviewing oil palm cultivation at the Telangana Horticulture Training Institute (THTI) here, Niranjan Reddy said Telangana had set a target to take up cultivation in 8.14 lakh acres in the next four years and if necessary, seed that yield more oil should be imported.
The Minister held a high-level meeting with the State level bankers meeting at Horticultural Training Centre here on Monday, and discussed with them about the State government's plans to promote the oil palm cultivation in the State on a large scale.
Responding to questions raised on oil palm cultivation during the Question Hour in the Assembly on Thursday, Agriculture Minister S Niranjan Reddy emphasised the need for crop rotation and cultivation of alternate crops like oil palm to increase yield and also cater to the market demand.
Since Siddipet project is getting multiple reservoirs under Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (KLIS), Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has been underlining the importance of cultivating the crops that gives highest profits besides having better demand in the market
Identifies an area of 2.78 lakh hectares in 206 mandals of 18 districts that have potential for cultivation
Administrative sanctions have been given for cultivation of oil palm in about 1,000 acres where drip irrigation systems were installed, and cultivation has already begun
IIOPR and Reassessment Committee of Oil Palm identified potential areas in 15 mandals in Mancherial for oil palm cultivation including five mandals in Chennur Assembly constituency
Hyderabad: The Agriculture department has decided to develop oil palm cultivation in the State with an investment of Rs 10 crore, Agriculture Secretary C...