Udgir Situated in South East Maharashtra, the town has achieved remarkable development in various fields like administration, transport, agriculture, education, health, hospitality and entertainment. It has introduced revolutionary study techniques for the intensely competitive 10th and 12th standard examinations. Udgir created academic history with many of its students topping the Maharashtra State merit list.
The town is an important commercial center for nearby villages. The cattle market of Udgir is known mainly on account of the Deoni breed of oxen, which is not only a merely graceful herbivore but an equally efficient friend of the farmer.
The main occupation of about the people of Udgir is agriculture. Agriculture here is the best source of income because of vast agricultural land and sufficient water availability. The soil and vegetation of Udgir are related to the climate and the geology. The soil as a part of Deccan plateau is made up of black basalt soil. This type of soil is rich in humus. It is best suitable for cultivation of cotton. The main source of water is being monsoon rains and other private water sources. The main crops that are cultivated are whole grains including jowar, bajri, wheat, sorghum, mung, tur, urad gram, soyabeans, sugarcane, onions and other green leafy vegetables. With introduction of new and efficient machinery and agricultural equipments the production of farming is increased with increased quality of food grains.
Industries and Trade
The main occupation of about the people of Udgir is agriculture so agri based business like pulses (Dal) industry, warehouses, cold storage, sugar factories are running in well sound
It has around 80 dal (mils) processing units
|Elevation||632 m (2,073 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Latur|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Udgir|