Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Daman & Diu

Economy

Industries

The total number of industrial units registered as small scale industries in Daman And Diu together are about 535. The main industrial area of the union territory are Somnath, Dabhel, Bhimpore and Kadaiya. In view of additional demand on account of growth in industries and normal development work a 1x10Kva 66/11Kva unit was commissioned at Dalwada in Daman.

Agriculture

In the district of Daman, the important field and garden crops grown are paddy, Ragi, groundnut, pulses and beans, wheat, banana, sapota and mango. The net sown area is about 3727 hectares which forms about 67% of the districts geographical area. 

The Damanganga Project, located in the Dadra and Nagar Haveli, is a joint venture of the state of Gujarat and Goa and the Union Territory of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Double cropping has been introduced through the provision of irrigation facilities. For increasing agricultural production, area under double cropping has been increased by raising irrigation schemes as well as tapping surface water through minor irrigation potential.

Fishing is the main economic activity. Mechanical boats and other requisites are being provided. Cattle, buffaloes, sheep's and goats are the main livestock.

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