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Put 15,000 rupees in Tulsi cultivation, you can earn this much in just 3 months

Highlights:

  • You do not need to spend much money to start Tulsi cultivation.
  • You can also start Tulsi cultivation through contract farming.
  • Many companies available in the pharmaceutical market like Dabur, Vaidyanath, Patanjali etc. are cultivating Tulsi on contract.

New Delhi: If you also want to earn more in less investment by cultivating medicinal plants, then you should pay attention to the cultivation of Tulsi. You do not need to spend much money to start Tulsi cultivation. You can also start Tulsi cultivation through contract farming.

You will have to spend only 15,000 rupees for the cultivation of Tulsi. After 3 months of sowing, Tulsi crop is sold for an average of Rs 3 lakh. Many companies available in the pharmaceutical market like Dabur, Vaidyanath, Patanjali etc. are cultivating Tulsi on contract.

Central government gives incentives

The central government is currently promoting medicinal farming across the country. The Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India has set a target of distributing medicinal plants to 75 lakh families by next year. Tulsi is also one of those plants.

How to Cultivate Basil?

Plants are prepared by sowing 600 grams of seeds separately for the cultivation of basil in one acre of field. The best time to prepare the Tulsi plant is the first week of April. Plants are ready in about 15-20 days. Monsoon Tulsi plants get ready in June-July. Once the plants are ready, they are removed from the nursery and planted in rows. While planting basil plants, special care should be taken that the distance from one plant to another is 12 to 15 inches and the distance from line to line is 15 to 18 inches. 2 to 3 irrigations per month is sufficient for Tulsi crop. In which only manure is used.

Question 9

Tulsi crop is ready in 65-70 days after planting. After this, Tulsi plants are cut and dried. When the basil leaves are dry, it is collected. Yield of dry leaves is 5 to 6 quintals per acre. Pharmaceutical companies like Dabur, Patanjali, Vaidyanath and Hamdard buy basil leaves at Rs 7,000 per quintal. It costs Rs 5000 to grow a Tulsi crop in one acre. Tulsi crop can be grown thrice a year.

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