ABOUT FARIDABAD DISTRICT : AT A GLANCE

District Faridabad is considered the Industrial hub of Haryana State and it extends between 270 52’ – 280 23’ N latitude and 770 06’ – 770 32’ longitude in the South – East of the Haryana State. District Faridabad is bounded by the Union Territory of Delhi in the North, by the state of Uttar Pradesh in the North – East, East And South – East and by the district of Gurgaon in the West. It is located in the Southern part of Haryana with a perennial river, Yamuna, on its East. For administrative purposes, this district is divided into 2 Sub-divisions, 2 Revenue Tehsils and 2 Blocks (Ballabgarh and Faridabad). The district consists of 192 villages with the geographical area of 721 sq km. The density of population in the district is 2495 persons per sq. km. with a total population of 17,98,954 persons. The soils of the district are light to medium in texture particularly sandy loam, loam and sandy ,salt affected lands  and water logged .The district falls under the semi – arid climatic zone with extremes of temperature (3.50C-460C) in winter and summer. Average rainfall remains between500- 550 mm.

 

 

Area, Production and Productivity of major crops in the district(2011-12)

S. No

Crop

Area (ha)

Production (qtl)

Productivity (qtl /ha)

1.

Wheat

32000

1450000

45.45

2.

Barley

1000

35000

35.05

3.

Sugarcane

1000

530000

526.00

4.

Rabi Oilseeds

(Rapeseed and  Mustard )

1000

20000

16.25

5.

Paddy

12000

300000

25.07

6.

Bajra

4000

60000

15.23

7.

Jowar ( Green fodder)

1000

50000

500

Fruit Crops

S. No

Crop

Area (ha)

Production (qtl)

1.

Mango

35.00

195.00

2.

Guava

514.00

5385.00

3.

Citrus

164.00

1795.00

4.

Ber

178.00

1420.00

5.

Aonla

56.00

1750.00

6.

Others

70.00

980.00

 

Total

1017.00

11525.00

Vegetable Crops

S. No

Crop

Area (ha)

Production (qtl)

1

Potato

550

13700

2

Onion

350

950

3

Tomato

950

22950

4.

Radish

1580

25940

5

Carrot

800

19850

6

Cabbage

855

21300

7

Cauliflower

1035

22950

8

Chillies

210

995

9

Bhindi

790

3770

10

Brinjal

270

6800

11

Cucurbits

3150

10920

12

Peas

150

1100

13

Leafy vegs.

970

12140

14

Others

860

6510

 

Total

12520

169875

Floriculture

S.No.

Name of Crop

      Area (ha)

Production

1

Gladiolus

350.00

660 Lacs Sticks

2

Tuberose

70.00

140 Lacs sticks

3

Marigold

154.00

2565 MT

4

Chrysanthemum

30.00

11 Lacs sticks

 

Total

604.00

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   Mushroom Production: 11600 Trays with 50 Tonnes production

   Forest :  55 Sq.Km including Palwal district.