District Profile - Chitradurga

Chitradurga is situated in the central part of the state has got its own historical background.  Chitradurga fort is a historical monument.  Chitradurga district is a low rainfall region and is affected by drought very frequently.  Crops like Coconut, Arecanut, Banana, Flowers, Fig, Vegetables like Onion, Chillies, Brinjal, Tomato, Flower Crops like Crossandra, Jasmine, Tuberose, Chrysanthemum are being grown. The soil type and climatic factors are conducive for cultivation of horticultural crops

Horticulture Area & Production

Major Crops Area Production
Fruits 11745 226299
Vegetables 21962 424438
Spices 2099 3924
Plantations 70138 21916
Commercial Flowers 1274 10992
Medicinal Plants 16 48
Aromatic Plants 19 60
Total 107253 687677

Horticulture Related Industries/Nurseries/Organization etc.

Processing Industries

Name & Address Commodities Stored
M/s. Vasundra processing unit, B.G.kere village, Mollakalumuru Tq. Tamarind & Cocoa processing