ସୌରଜଳନିଧି

Sourajalanidhi

କୃଷି ଓ କୃଷକ ସଶକ୍ତିକରଣ ବିଭାଗ
ଓଡିଶା ସରକାର
Department of Agriculture & Farmers' Empowerment
Government of Odisha
About Us

The State gets 300 clear sunny days with solar radiation of 5KW hour/Sqm/day. There is also ample scope for exploiting untapped ground water potential. Marginalized (less than 1 hectare land holdings) farmers' population happens to be majority (90%) in Odisha. Many of the small and marginal farmers of Odisha usually cultivate vegetable in Kharif and Rabi seasons in 0.3 to 0.5 acre of land. Dug wells are the most feasible irrigation sources for small and marginal farmers.


The State Government has taken initiative to promote Solar Photo Voltaic Pump Sets in the remote farming areas having no electricity supply connectivity, with the objective of increasing irrigation potential and cropping intensity in the state.

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Contact Us


Directorate of Agriculture and Food Production,
Odisha, PIN-751003
Email: diragri.or@nic.in
Phone Number:0674-2395532