phone +91 9342971231 / 95911 47402 /  99808 51347

About Us

Mr. Gopal Krishna Reddy , Director, Nursery Operations Marketing and Sales, has been a serial entrepreneur for more than 5 years in the sphere of nursery, building consultant and trader in Bangalore. In particular, the nursery has been Mr. Reddy’s area of passion and over the years, he has developed deep expertise in sandalwood nursery, procurement, marketing and trading to produce top-notch quality sandalwood in the country. Form Chandana Siri Mr.Thirupillappa (Retd IWST ) who is forestry consultant for sandal nursery and plantation expert and adviser for plantation, treatment of sandal plants.

Further, his institutional experience is in the area of waterproofing chemicals trading and building consultants etc., he underwent training at the prestigious Institute for Wood Science and Technology. Mr. Reddy has more than 6 years of experience in sandal nursery, especially in equipment, labour sourcing, management and supply chain management from ‘seed to soil’. With deep interest, he developed sustainable yet economically viable farming and he co - founded Chandana Siri. This has enabled us to gain not only the satisfaction of the clients' but also a reputation as a most sought-after firm in the market.


About my father

I had doing the business of building consultant past 10years, but my father told about sandal plantation I got interested in this agro forestry I got quite impressed in the sandalwood plantation because my father he was telling about sandal growing , he had given knowledge about sandal nursery and plantation. i want tell about my father his name is Mr.N.Thirupillappa who is worked for 25years experience in the sandal wood nursery he was working in indian institute wood science technology, malleswaram Bangalore-03, he had done so many plantations & nursery in south india which is Andhra pardesh, tamil nadu, Karnataka almost 2 lakh plantation had done. & also he consultant for other state like Assam, Maharasthra,Gujarath, Jammu & Kashmir & Punjab.

Second  option
Melia dubia tree holds promise of good returns for framers & empty land owners.
About Rs.2 lakhs per acre can be expected from sixth year of planting. One of the main problems that farmers face today is decreasing income from an acre per year against sudden increase in the value of agricultural lands due to newly formed rural roads, mushrooming of industries, and concrete dwellings. This forces several small farmers to sell their lands and settle in urban concrete jungles.

Low income
Diminishing income from an acre against increasing land value, forces many farmers to sell their lands. A family of 4 members need a monthly income of Rs.40,000 from an acre if they have to survive. But today from an acre one gets anything between Rs.10,000 to Rs.12,000. “How is this enough? Naturally he prefers to sell his lands than continue farming. If we are keen that farming lands should not be sold then we must ensure income generation of at least Rs.20,000 to Rs.30,000 from an acre a year.

Easy method
The easiest way to increase income from an acre is by planting certain tree varieties such Melia dubia (Kadu bevu in Kannada) which fetch a handsome price in the market, assured buyback, and require low maintenance expenditure. In addition, the trees also aid the planet by preventing temperature rise and checking gas emission into the atmosphere as the trees are naturally endowed to absorb maximum CO{-2}.

Money spinner

Melia is a money spinning tree of short duration. Even if planted as a single row along the field bunds, about 60 trees can be planted per acre, which will fetch an income of about Rs.2 lakhs in the sixth year of planting.
“Since there is a total mismatch between demand and supply for wood and veneer, block planting of 300 to 400 trees per acre can ensure a minimum profit of rupees one lakh per year from an acre. Under good maintenance and controlled irrigation from sixth year onwards, depending on the soil depth and quality trees of 80 to 100 cm gbh with a clear bole of 5 metres height can fetch Rs.4, 000 at today's price (7 per cent escalation can be added per year for the sale price). Intercultivation can be done with annual crops in the first three years and then spices such as pepper can be grown.

Single row planting
Even if planted in a single row along the field bunds, about 60 trees can be planted at six feet spacing which will fetch an income of about Rs.2 lakhs in the sixth year. Under high density planting with 1,000 to 1,500 trees in an acre, a yield of 40 to 50 tonnes is possible from the second and third year of planting.  “As the demand for Melia wood is quite high, minimum profit of about Rs.40,000 per year from an acre can be ensured for the farmers today,” says, Mr.Thirupillappa.

Pest infestations
Regarding pest infestations affecting this tree Mr.Thirupillappa says, “The variety is susceptible to root rot. Only optimum irrigation is required.
While planting the seedlings application of 2-3 kgs of vermicomposting, 40 gms of Phosphobacteria.

Buy back

“Interested farmers who want to buy the seedlings can contact our office and we are willing to guide them right from purchasing the seedlings to buy back,” assures Mr.Thirupillappa.
For information contact Mr.N.Thirupillappa, (Retired IWST) Forest Consultant, #22, 3rd Cross, S.S.A Road, cholanagar, hebbal.Bangalore - 560024

 

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Chandana Siri
At Chandana Siri, we offer a wide variety of sandalwood saplings for nursery, applicator and trading with premium quality and lasting life. All our saplings are grown in a clean and hygienic ambiance to make sure it gives numerous profits within a short period of time. Avail finest sandalwood.
Mr. Gopalkrishna Reddy (M)+ 91 - 9591147402 / + 91 - 9980851347