ACTIVITIES TAKEN UP BY THE HORTICULTURE & SOIL CONSERVATION DEPARTMENT, TAMENGLONG w.e.f. Ist MARCH, 2014.
  1. Area Expansion of Summer Vegetables:

    Sl.No.

    Name of Vegetable

    Area  (Ha.)

    Number .of  Beneficiery  (Nos.)

    1

    Red Kidney Bean

    20

    40

    2

    Bhindi

    40

    80

    3

    Tomato

    20

    40

    4

    Cucumber

    35

    50

    5

    Brinjal

    30

    60

    6

    Bitter Gourd

    15

    30

    7

    Turmeric

    5

    10

    8

    Ginger

    4

    8

  2. Area Expansion of Orange Under Orange Development Programme, Tamenglong:
    1. 400 Ha. of Orange plantation is targeted. Distribution of Budded orange saplings is already started.
    2. Grafting operation of Khasi Mandarin to Rough Lemon root stock is going on to Model Nurseries namely Khongjaron(Chinlon ),Tamenglong & Longjang (Thangal ), Nungba. Grafting operation to 25,000 Nos. of plants is already completed at Khongjaron (Chinlon ), Model Nursery.
    3. Several Training programmes related to Citrus decline is already held at District Level and Village Level. Inputs for Rejuvenation is also distributed to Orange Growing villages.
  3. Area Expansion of Fruit under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (R.K.V.Y.):

    Sl. No.

    Name of Fruits

    Area  (Ha.)

    Number of  Beneficiery (Nos.)

    1

    Tree bean

    18

    18

    2

    Litchi

    18

    18

    3

    Pomegranate

    18

    18

  4. National Mission of Micro Irrigation:
    Under this programme Drip Irrigation, Micro Sprinkler and Mini Sprinkler were installed to Fruit orchard and Vegetable growing fields.

    Up-to date installation in details are given below:-

    Sl.No.

    Type of Irrigation System

    Area  (Ha.)

    Number of  Beneficiery (Nos.)

    1

    Drip Irrigation (Subsidy)

    8

    20

    2

    Drip Irrigation (Demonstration)

    2.4

    6

    3

    Micro Sprinkler (Vegetable) (Subsidy)

    0.8

    2

    4

    Micro Sprinkler (Vegetable)  (Demonstration))

    2.8

    7

    5

    Mini Sprinkler (Subsidy)

    9.2

    23

    6

    Micro Sprinkler (Demonstration)

    0.8

    2


  5. Watershed Development Project in Shifting Cultivation Areas (WDPSCA)
    Under this scheme 8 (Eight) Villages of Tamenglong District are selected .    2    (Two) - Days Training Programme of Villagers to the selected Project sites is going on. Project activities is not yet started due to non release of fund.