Production of Turmeric with Special Reference to Nagiampatty Village, Salem DT – A Study

  • Sathiyakala R Assistant Professor of Economics, Sri Vidya Mandir Arts and Science college katteri, Uthangarai., Tamil Nadu, India
  • Sivaranjani R Research Scholar, PG & Research department of Economics, Sri Vidya Mandir Arts and Science college, katteri, Uthangarai Tamil Nadu, India.
Keywords: Turmeric, Salem, Agriculture


Salem is geologist paradise. Surrounded by hills and the landscape dotted with hillocks. Salem has a effervescent culture dating back to the ancient Kongu Nadu.
Salem has its significance in various aspects. There are many things in Salem that are not worthy by virtue of its location and social set up. Tamil Nadu second in turmeric production next to Andhra Pradesh. The main occupation of the inhabitable of the Gangavalli area is agriculture. The climate if the area is very much suitable to cultivate turmeric. Being a member of native turmeric cultivator family the researcher selected the Topic. An economic study of turmeric production with special reference for Nagiampatty Village, Salem district. sIt is grown as sole crop as well as an inter crop in irrigated condition between June an March. Out of 29 districts of Tamil Nadu the concentration of turmeric production in large only in the following six districts. Erode, Salem, Coimbatore, Dharmapuri, Viluppuram, Tanjore so like this. To study the growth trend of turmeric production in India and Tamilnadu. To examine the importance of turmeric production in India. To analysis the socio-Economic condition of turmeric producer in the study region. To estimate the quantum of income generated from the turmeric production. To give suggestion to the future betterment of the turmeric cultivator. The economic aspects of the turmeric as discussed above evidently prove
that turmeric is one of the most promising commercial crops capable of attracting substantial amount of income and considerable employment opportunity this
adequately justifies its nomenclature as “Indian saffron”.