American Journal of Agriculture, Horticulture and Soil Science (AJAHS)
ROSPECT OF NATURAL SUGARCANE DEVELOPMENT FOR JUICE AND JAGGERY(GUR): An EMPLOYMENT FOR RANCHERS OF INDIAN SUNDARBAN DELTA
(This article belongs to Vol - 01, Issue - 01)
AbstractThe Indian Sundarbans Delta (ISD) is a part of the delta of the Ganga- Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) basin and shared among Bangladesh (~60 %) and India (~forty %). The ISD unfold over about 9630 square kilometers between 21o30′ to 22o 40′ N, 88o 05′ to 89o 55′ E. The ISD covers 6 administrative blocks of the North 24 Parganas district (Haroa, Hansbad, Hingalganj, Minakhan, Sandeshkhali-I, Sandeshkhali-II) and thirteen blocks in South 24 Parganas (Basanti, Canning-I, Canning-II, Gosaba, Joynagar-I, Joynagar-II, Kakdwip, Kultali, Mathurapur-I, Mathurapur-II, Namkhana, Patharpatima, Sagar) of West Bengal. The vicinity reviews a subtropical monsoonal climate with an annual rainfall of 1,600– 1,800 mm. Sugarcane (Saccharum sp. hybrid complex) is a vegetatively propagated cash crop inside the world as well as in India and the juice extracted from sugarcane is used for making white sugar, brown sugar (Khandsari) and jaggery(gur). Sugarcane has a place of 17 thousand hectares with a median yield of 76.1 MT in keeping with hectare and general manufacturing of 12.94 lakh MT throughout 2017-18 in West Bengal. Sugarcane also can be eaten as is or ate up within the shape of juice, which has a big call for. a pitcher of sugarcane juice with the contact of lemon and ice makes a famous drink which honestly life both health and depleting tiers of energy. natural sugarcane juice has a robust defense in opposition to cancer, mainly breast and prostate cancer. Diabetic patients can also consume sugarcane juice because of the low glycemic index (GI). demands of sugarcane juice can easily be seen through the massive crowd rounding the roadside providers, waiting for a pitcher of Sugarcane juice. organic Jaggery (Gur) is a higher sweetener and having all of the elements of sugarcane juice in addition to sucrose and has an extra dietary fee and characteristic flavor because of natural compounds and can be prepared with the aid of sugarcane growers with the help of some skilled artisans in a small scale. installation of sugarcane juice bars/stores/stalls inside the Bus Stands, health center campuses, market places, academic institutes, one of a kind government office, Kishan Mandies, Parks, traveller Spots, spiritual locations, and so forth and organic jaggery(Gur) can considerably exchange the scenario and having possibilities of employment era as well as boom the earnings of the farmers in ISD
American Journal of Agriculture, Horticulture and Soil Science (AJAHS) ISSN 2227-2078 Published by SDIP, London, United Kingdom.