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District Profile

District profile

Agro-Climatic Zone

North Eastern Coastal Plain Zone

Total Cultivated Area

2,19,378ha

Up Land
Medium Land
Low Land

18,274 ha
94,048ha
1,07,056 ha

Areas sown during Kharif, 2017

2,16,990ha

Areas sown during Rabi, 2018

99,087 ha

Areas sown during Summer, 2018

79,086ha

Cropping Intensity

154%

Annual rainfall

1592mm

Soil Type

Alluvial, Laterite and Saline

Soil pH

 5.1 to 7.2

Irrigation potential 
Kharif                               
Rabi

53% (1,15,428ha)
39% (84,729ha)

Farming Situation

Red Laterite Rain fed

Red Laterite Canal irrigated

Alluvial Canal irrigated

Alluvial rain fed

Low lying & flood prone area

Saline soil group

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Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Balasore was established at Devog,Baliapal as per the sanction of ICAR vide letter No. 22/82-Edn. II/KVK dated 17.01.1983.

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Dr. Sunil Kumar Mohapatra
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