Jasmine cultivation in Udupi, Karnataka

Last Modified: Tue Jul 27 2021 17:28:39 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 7,000
    Number of farmers engaged in the cultivation of Udupi Mallige (aka Shankarpura Mallige). Udupi Mallige enjoys Geographical Indication (GI) tag and is most sought after for religious ceremonies, weddings and other functions.
  • 116 hectares
    Area under cultivation of Udupi Mallige in Shankarpura, Shirva, Innaje, Bantakal, Katapady and surrounding areas in Udupi district of Karnataka in the year 2018-19.
  • 863.55 tonnes
    Annual production of jasmine in 2018-19 from the region.
  • Rs. 12.09 crore
    Estimated annual revenue from the sales of the flower.
  • Rs. 82.5 crore
    Funds awaiting approval by the state Directorate of Horticulture for the setting up of a Farmer Producer Organization (FPO) which will lead to the growers getting support right from cultivation to marketing, including cold storage facility and godowns. With cold storage facility, produce could be transported to Mangaluru airport and from there to markets in Mumbai, Bengaluru and the Middle East.
  • 2019
    Tackyant launches Udupi Mallige Android App that shows daily pricing of Shankarpura or Udupi Jasmine Flower, information on its cultivation, its fortification, various uses, diseases, prevention, remedies, plantation, fertilizer application, pest management, nutrition management and harvesting and some interesting facts.
  • 93 hectares
    Area under cultivation of Udupi Mallige in Shankarpura, Shirva, Innaje, Bantakal, Katapady and surrounding areas in Udupi district of Karnataka in the year 2019-20.
  • 1,205 tonnes
    Annual production of jasmine in 2019-20 from the region.
  • 144.68 hectares
    Area under cultivation of Udupi Mallige in Shankarpura, Shirva, Innaje, Bantakal, Katapady and surrounding areas in Udupi district of Karnataka in the year 2020-21.
  • 1,874.62 tonnes
    Annual production of jasmine in 2020-21 from the region.