Agriculture, Uttarakhand

Agriculture in Uttarakhand

Agriculture is the backbone of Uttarakhand and is practised my many people especially those living in the hilly areas of Uttarakhand. Many hilly people of Uttarakhand have taken agriculture as their main occupation as it gives them bread and butter. The women of Uttarakhand are also involved in agriculture as men leave the hills to find better jobs in cities.

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Chaubatia Gardens

Chaubatia Gardens
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Ram Tal Horticulture Garden

Ram Tal Horticulture Garden
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Agriculture- The source of livelihood in Uttarakhand

Like most parts of India, agriculture plays a significant role in the economy of Uttarakhand. Owing to its vivid topography and diverse agro-climatic endowments, subsistence farming is practised in most parts of Uttarakhand. The hilly areas of Uttarakhand practise mixed cropping, while in the plain areas single crops are grown. Crops like basmati rice, wheat, coarse cereals, pulses, soybeans and oil seeds are widely grown in Uttarakhand.

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