Geographical Location:

8°37'0" N, 77°51'0" E

Description:Thathankulam is a railroad station (class S - Spot Feature) in State of Tamil Nadu, Asia with the region font code of Asia/Pacific. It is located at an elevation of 17 meters above sea level. Thathankulam is also known as Tadankulam, Thathankulam, Tādankulam.

LOCATION: Tathankulam is in Tuticorin District of Tamil Nadu, India.                                  
DISTANCE FROM: 24 Kms from Tirunelveli, 40 Kms from Trichendur.


LANDMARKS: Near Thathankulam Railway station and Karunkulam Srinivasa Temple.
TOTAL AREA OF THE FARM: 2000 Acres
TOTAL NUMBER OF TREES: 1,95,140
TREE VARIETIES:


Sl. No

Plant / Crop

Total

1

Guava (Koiyya maram)

4400

2

Gooseberry (Nelli maram)

3400

3

Coconut (Thennai maram)

25000

4

Neem (Vaeppa maram)

12000

5

Mango (Maa maram)

24600

6

Bamboo (Moongil maram)

5000

7

Tamarind (Puliya maram)

500

8

Sapote (Sapotta maram)

9000

9

Peepal Tree (Arasa maram)

200

10

Teak (Thaekku maram)

550

11

Kashmir Teak (Kumizh maram)

650

12

Palm (Panai maram)

50

13

Beefwood Tree (Savukku maram)

100000

14

Eucalyptus (Thaila maram)

10

15

 Indian Beech Tree (Pungai maram)

500

16 

East Indian Walnut (Vaagai maram)

500

     17

Rain Tree (Thoongu munji maram)

200

18

Jamun Tree (Naaval maram)

540

19

Portia Tree (Poovarasu maram)

150

20

Custard Apple (Seetha maram)

240

21

Dates (Pericham maram)

200

22

 Mahua (Iluppai maram)

620

23

Manila tamarind (Kodukaipuli maram)

450

24

Jack fruit tree (Palaa maram)

120

25

Indian Kino tree (Vengai maram)

500


YIELD:


Plant / Crop

Total(in Kgs)

Mango

41798

Guava

773

Sapote

14089

Coconut

31280

Amla

123

Coconut Dry Leaves

22900


SOIL TYPE: Red soil and black soil.

CULTIVATION SUITABLE FOR:Mango, sapote, gooseberry and coconut.

CLIMATIC CONDITION: Temperature ranges from 25°C to 40°C across the year.


WATER LEVEL & IRRIGATION: Copious water level found from 50 feet under the ground.

FARM ANIMALS: Goat, sheep, hen, goose, cow, hunting dogs, and rabbit.

EMPLOYMENTS AND BENEFITS: 250 workers are employed in the farms, also provided with residential quarters, and school education for their children.

OTHER FACETS : Vermiculture Composting, Old Age Home, Check Dam. Our Chairman has come up with an innovative idea to enrich the soil by adding the coconut barks to the soil enabling it to decompose, mineralize, thereby revitalizing the soil adding value to the soil and the crops. We do have a juice factory, cement factory, Matriculation School, and Watch Tower. Entire farm area is planned, well-fenced with well-structured pathway. There is a guest house and staff quarters for the accommodation of people.  Within a distance of 3 Kms from farm is the Kamarajar dam supplying water for the entire part of Dindigul. KVK (Kisan Vikas Kendra – Central Govt.) Providing livelihood for 250 families, proving upliftment for the downtrodden.


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