Sl. Constraints and Challenges Counter measures
1 Problem soil There is no problem soil area. Hence no
reclamation is necessary.
2 Adverse climatic On perusing the past rainfall reco rd,
condition/Drought drought occurs once in 10 years. Drought
tolerant varieties, agronomic practices will
3 Quality of seeds (Low yielding High Yielding certified seeds of crops and
traditional varieties still prevalent) quality planting materials will be supplied to
the farmers through Agrl.Extension
Centres, TNAU etc. Low yielding local
varieties will be replaced with high yielding
varieties during the project period.
4 Limited availability and Certified seeds are stocked and distributed
distribution of certified sed from in Agricultural Extension Centres as per the
Government source/private and SRR prescribed by the Agriculture
High cost of hybrid seeds Department. The private Hybrid seeds
costs more and can be utilized. Supply of
seeds by NSC and other private sources
will also be arranged.
5 Improper Irrigation practices SRI Technique in paddy crop will be
popularized by laying demonstration by
TNAU. Drip and sprinkler irrigation is going
to be introduced by the Agricultura l
Engineering Department for all the crops.
Sl.No. Constraints and Challenges Counter measures
6 Departmental Extension Workers in all
levels are limited in the sub basin.
Government extension service is main
source. Private extension services like
TNAU, Agriculture clinics and Kissan call
center can be used.
7 Risk aversion Only a few farmers have known the risk
aversion. Many farmers has no idea about
this. Farmers will be educated through
trainings, and Demonstratio ns under
Centrally Sponsored Schemes Training will
impart all improved package of practices
to the farmers and demonstrations will act
as teaching floor for all farmers.
8 Limited Processing Units . Based on the necessity and demands of
the farmers, required units will be set up
through private entrepreneurs.
9 Availability of labour To overcome the existing labour problem,
required from mechanization like Dripn and
Fertigation units, can be introduced for
cotton sugarcane and all farm implemnts
and equipments can be distributed through
subsidy schemes to avail labour
unavailability during peak season.
10 Adoption of traditional method Introducing new planting method for
of cultivation sugarcane like pit method and paired two
method instead of mound plan ting,
Introducing SIR technique for paddy,
Bund/inter/mixed cropping for pulses,
paired row planting for cotton will be
Activities proposed to implement in Palar Sub basin of PAP Area of
Sl. Name of the Unit Cost / No / No / No / No / No / Total
No. Activity Unit Cost Cost Cost Cost Cost cost for 5
L.Rs. for 1st for 2nd for 3rd for 4th for 5th years
year year year year year L.Rs.
1. Demo on Vermi- Nos. 0.200 45 45 45 45 45 225
L.Rs. 9.000 9.000 9.000 9.000 9.000 45.000
2. Demo on Coir Nos. 0.020 37 30 30 30 30 157
L.Rs. 0.740 0.600 0.600 0.600 0.600 3.140
3. Demo on Nos. 0.046 16 12 12 12 12 64
Coconut L.Rs. 0.736 0.552 0.552 0.552 0.552 2.944
4. Demo on Nos. 0.070 10 9 9 9 9 46
management in L.Rs. 0.700 0.630 0.630 0.630 0.630 3.200
5. Distn. of MN Ha. 860 840 840 840 840 4220
L.Rs. Rs.35/kg 52.675 51.45 51.45 51.45 51.45 258.475
6. Distn. of Bio- Nos. Rs.6/No. 1630 1630 1630 1630 1630 8150
L.Rs. (2Nos./ 34.23 34.23 34.23 34.23 34.23 171.150
7 Integrated Nos. 0.050 5 5 - - - -
groundnut LRs 0.250 0.250 - - - -