Can you grow saffron in Kashmir?
In the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, it is predominantly cultivated in, Kishtwar, Budgam, Srinagar and Pulwama. In district Pulwama the main cultivation is confined in the karewa’s of Pampore region, popularly known as “Saffron Town”.
In which season saffron grows in Kashmir?
It is late autumn in Kashmir, and villagers around Pampore – also known as the saffron town of Kashmir – are picking the delicate flowers to fill their wicker baskets. Kashmir’s saffron (Crocus Sativus Kashmirianus), known for its flavour and colour, is harvested just once a year from late October till mid November.
Which district of Kashmir is famous for saffron?
It is famous for its saffron and known as the Saffron town of Kashmir. Pampore is one of the few places in the world where saffron, the world’s most expensive spice, grows. The area is about 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Srinagar city centre Lal Chowk.
Where are the saffron fields in Kashmir?
Officials said saffron was grown across 3,700 hectares in Kashmir compared to 5,500 hectares in the late 1980s. The ₹410-crore national mission on saffron has been implemented on 3,500 hectares. Of this, 3,200 hectares is located in Pampore and the rest in Srinagar and Budgam.
Who brought saffron to Kashmir?
According to legend, an arhat Indian Buddhist missionary by the name of Madhyântika (or Majjhantika) was sent to Kashmir in the 5th century BC. Upon his arrival he seemingly sowed the first Kashmiri saffron crop. From there, saffron use spread throughout the Indian subcontinent.
What is the price of saffron in Kashmir?
The price of Kashmiri Saffron products is between ₹190 – ₹220 per Gram during Apr ’21 – Mar ’22….Mahak International.
Which area in J&K is famous for saffron cultivation?
Saffron in J&K is primarily cultivated in four districts (Pulwama, Budgam, Srinagar, Kishtwar) with 86% saffron farming system in heritage site of Pampore over 3200 hectares.
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What is the cost of 1 kg saffron?
What is the cost of saffron per kg?
Saffron Price in India per Kg is around 3 to 3.5 Lakhs rupees but there is assorting of best quality saffron.
Where is the best Saffron grown in India?
Retaj agro farm has its own saffron growing fields in a village known as Gundbal, which is located in the province of Pampore, Kashmir, whre the the world’s best saffron is being produces. We have several extensive saffron fields that produce fresh, genuine & authentic saffron.
Is saffron cultivation in Kashmir on the decline?
Recent history has shown a decline in the area under cultivation of saffron in Kashmir. The area under Saffron cultivation declined from 5707 hectares in 1996-97 to 3785 hectares in 2010-11.
What is Mongra Kashmiri saffron?
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