Srigandham and it’s Benefits

Indian Sandalwood (Santalum Album) may be considered as on the of worlds most valuable commercial timber and is currently valued globally for its heartwood and oil. Since the liberalization of rules regarding sandalwood growing in 2001 and 2002, there has been tremendous interest among farmers and stakeholders across India in farming this tree. The Semi-parasitic nature of the tree, its adaptability to grow in semiarid tracts and potential to grow in combination with horticultural species as secondary hosts make it a potent agroforestry species. High demand and remunerative prices of heartwood have motivated farmers/stakeholders to take up sandalwood farming especially in non-traditional areas in many states across India like Gujarat, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Telangana since the past decade. The potential of the tree in natural and naturalized forested areas, existing farming systems and other silver-horticultural systems across India have been studied by IWST including heartwood and oil formation systems including the economics of cultivation have been critically analyzed and presented. The current problems and future prospects for increased livelihood opportunities and enhancing farm income levels also discussed along with a suggestion for promoting sandalwood farming practices across India.

Cultivation of srigandham and it’s benefits

Indian Sandalwood (Santalum Album) may be considered as on the of worlds most valuable commercial timber and is currently valued globally for its heartwood and oil. Since the liberalization of rules regarding sandalwood growing in 2001 and 2002, there has been tremendous interest among farmers and stakeholders across India in farming this tree. The Semi-parasitic nature of the tree, its adaptability to grow in semiarid tracts and potential to grow in combination with horticultural species as secondary hosts make it a potent agroforestry species. High demand and remunerative prices of heartwood have motivated farmers/stakeholders to take up sandalwood farming especially in non-traditional areas in many states across India like Gujarat, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Telangana since the past decade. The potential of the tree in natural and naturalized forested areas, existing farming systems and other silver-horticultural systems across India have been studied by IWST including heartwood and oil formation systems including the economics of cultivation have been critically analyzed and presented. The current problems and future prospects for increased livelihood opportunities and enhancing farm income levels also discussed along with a suggestion for promoting sandalwood farming practices across India.

In India, nearly 98% (8300 Sq.K.Ms) of the total Sandalwood area is in KARNATAKA AND TAMILNADU. Only in Karnataka occupied 5245 Sq.K.Ms. Cultivation. India exports around 2000 tons of sandalwood and 100 Tonns of Oil to various countries for 10 years. Globally production is decreased due to lack of Government support and encourage this sandalwood cultivation. After a long time, the Indian Government identified the importance of Sandalwood cultivation as revenue-wise since one-decade government encourages farmers and stakeholders regarding this cultivation.

Benefits:

An investment for you and your loved ones secure future The Proceeds to be handed over to the individual owners will be calculated on the basis of the overall price of Sandalwood at the end of the harvest period.

The returns will be divided between the owners and BE VE KE HOUSING on 50:50 percent basis. Easy and flexible payment options through ECS/ACH.

Year wise Production in Tonns Year wise Prices per Tonn
1965-1970  |  3922 1962-1965 – Rs 6,874
1971-1975  |  3810 1966-1970 – Rs 10,910
1976-1982  |  2571 1971-1975  – Rs 20,371
1983-1987  |  3341 1976-1980 – Rs 33,176
1988-1992  |  2805 1991-1995 – Rs 2,00,000
1991-1997  |  1630 1995-2000 – Rs 6,46,000
1997-2002  |  1370 2000-2005- – Rs 21,50,000
2003-2007  |  834 2005-2010 – Rs 54,00,000
2008-2013  |  300 2011-2012 – Rs 55,00,000
2013-2014 – Rs 60,00,000
 2015-          – Rs1,20,00,000

Srigandham Benefits

As per the calculation of 2015 prices i.e., 12,000/- per kg income

calculation on 100 sq.yds. as example on each 100 Sq.Yd. plot contains 10 sandalwood plants cultivated

as per the Scientific Direction on each plant yielding of hardwood is minimum 75 kgs. i.e., 75 X12,000/- =9,00,000/- Counting on 10 plants is 10 X 9,00,000/- = 90,00,000/- this is only 2015 prices calculation on 75 kgs., (if more than 75 kgs yielding is depends upon soil culture) but after 15 years i.e., 2019 + 15 years = 20134 th year pricex are very high and unexpectable…then your share income is very high. On each 100 Sq.Yd income is Rs.90,00,000/- (sharing to Company + Customer as 50-50%)

Just you imagine investment on 8 Cents, 16 Cents, 22 Cents, 33 Cents, 42 Cents.

For Example if you are purchase 33 Cents Unit your share income

calculate like this….

33 Cents = 1584 Sq.Yds. Total 120 + Plants Cultivate

120 X 9,00,000/- = Rs.10,80,00,000/- (sharing to Company and Customer 50-50% equal share)

Just Investment in 33 Cents your WEALTH is Rs.5,40,00,000/- on Sandalwood in addition to PLOT / UNIT Price Increase within 15 Years.