TNPSC Thervupettagam

Samba/Thaladi cultivation season in Tamilnadu 2024

May 7 , 2024 36 days 248 0
  • Despite Tamil Nadu’s poor realisation of Cauvery water during the current water year, the delta region has exceeded the normal coverage during the Samba / Thaladi cultivation season by three lakh acres.
  • However, the achievement fell short of the target by about 1.25 lakh acres.
  • At the end of April, the cumulative realisation of Cauvery water was around 78.8 tmc ft.
  • Against the normal coverage of 8.9 lakh acres (based on an average of five years), the delta region achieved about 11.93 lakh acres.
  • The harvested area comprised around 11.67 lakh acres.
  • The area under direct sowing accounts for about 45.7%, or 3.32 lakh acres, in the Samba season alone.

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