District Profile

Name of the District : Mathura

Total Geographical Area : 3.32 Lac ha.

No. of Tehsils : 05

(Mathura, Mahawan, Manth, Chhata & Goverdhan)

No. of Administrative blocks : 10

(Mathura, Farah, Mahawan, Baldew, Manth, Raya, Naujheel, Chhata, Nandgaon & Goverdhan)


Total geographical area : 3.32 mha.

Total Cultivated land : 3.28 mha.

Total Irrigated land : 3.11mha.



Agro - Ecological Situation

Mathura falls in South - West - Semi - Arid Zone

AES - 1 (Naujheel, Manth, Raya & Baldew blocks)

AES - 2 (Mathura, Farah, Chaumuha blocks)

AES - 3 (Chhata, Goverdhan & Nandgaon)


Soil Types

Yamuna - Low land/sediment soil - 108419 ha.

Yamuna - Upland soil - 86896 ha.

Yamuna - Leveled soil - 102221ha.

Degraded / Inferior soil - 30998 ha.


Area, Production and Productivity of major crops cultivated in the district :

S.N. Crop Area (ha) Production (Mt.) Productivity (Qtl /ha)
Kharif (2017)
A Paddy
Bajra
Til
Arhar
Maize
Cotton
Jawar
Total (A)
48723
43472
529
264.7
156
9975
31
103150.7
108360
63672
16
24602
445
149625
23
346743
29.57
14.65
3.03
12.40
28.51
15.00
7.45
110.61
B Rabi (2017 - 18)
Wheat
Barley
Mustard
Gram
Pea
Total (B)
183564
5173
51807
41
3
240588
796170
16000
115316
64
5
927555
42.00
30.94
17.23
15.61
16.67
122.45
C Zaid (2017)
Moong
Urd
Vegetables
Total (C)
2600
130

11834 14564
5000
380

-5380
5.40
2.92

-8.32
Total (A + B + C) 358302.7 1279678 241.38

Major Constraints

  1. Availability of poor quality irrigation water.(Saline, Alkaline, Oily etc.)
  2. Non availability of quality inpits. (Seed, Fertilizers etc. in time)
  3. Heavy weeds infestation in crops.
  4. Infestation of Pest & Disease.
  5. Low productivity of Animals.
  6. Non descript breeds of cattle.