The Indore center is located in Central highlands (Malwa) Gujarat plain Kathiawar peninsula semiarid ecoregion (AESR 5.1) and Malwa plateau in Madhya Pradesh. The climate is hot dry semi-arid, annual rainfall is 944 mm. centre, Indore in Nignoti village in Indore district, Madhya Pradesh. The total cultivated area is 248 ha out of which 100 ha is rainfed. The mean annual rainfall was 954 mm with seasonal rainfall of 1559 mm during kharif (June - September 2012). The major soil types are medium deep to deep black soils. The major rainfed crops during kharif are soybean, maize, sorghum and wheat and chickpea during rabi season. The number of small, marginal and large farmers is 65, 47 and 137 respectively. The ground water table is 20 m. The sources of irrigation are open well, bore well, tube well, farm ponds, nallah etc., covering 60 per cent of cultivated area.
Normal and actual (2012) monthly rainfall
at Nignotiwadi village
Normal and actual (2012) monthly rainfall at Indore
Total no. of farmers
In TSP adopted villages total 100 tribal farmers were participated in TSP during 2012-13.