HORTICULTURE & SERICULTURE
Medchal-Malkajigiri District is situated in North direction of Telangana State capital. The District is located in the direction of 17.6297°N, 78.4814°E. latitude and Longitude. Medchal – Malkajgiri carved out of erstwhile Ranga Reddy district (Dt. 11.10.2016), the new district of Medchal – Malkajgiri is bounded by Siddipet District on North, Sangareddy District on West, Yadadri District on East, Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy districts on South. The important river that flows in the district is Musi, which forms the southern boundary of the district. The district constitute of 15 mandals, (2) Revenue Divisions with total area of 5,005.98 km2 (1,932.82 sq mi). With 33 lakh population, is the second most populous district in the state of Telangana. Average Temperature 32 C with maximum 44 C and 9 C minimum. District Average Rain Fall 781.051 mm.
The net cropped are in the district 10643 Ha out of which the net horticulture crops were cultivated in an area of 4115.25 Ha in the Medchal-Malkajgiri District. The mandal wise crops cultivated details are as follows. (2018-19 Data)
|Sl. No.||Name of the Mandal||Fruits||Vegetable||Spices||Open Flowers||Flowers cultivation under Poly House||Total|
|9||Shameerpet & MC Pally||678.00||1432.80||16.00||6.00||3.23||2136.03|
Horticulture Department is committed to water conservation, afforestation at the same time maintaining the nutrient security to the citizens by implementing different schemes like Mission for integrated development of Horticulture (MIDH), Rastriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), Telangana State Micro Irrigation Project (TSMIP), Telangana Ku Haritha Haram (TKHH), State Bamboo Mission (SBM) & Sub Mission For Agro Forestry (SMAF) under cluster mode.