Valsad district is located at 20.7’ to 21.5’ North latitude and 72.74’ to 73.00’ East longitude and at elevation of 12 meters above mean sea level. It is surrounded by Navsari district in North, Nasik and Thane district of Maharastra in east and South respectively andarabian sea in West. Valsad district falls in South Gujarat Heavy Rainfall Zone- I which consist of two agro-ecological situation viz. I- comprise of Dharampur and Kaparada block (1650 sq.km., sub-mountain , undulating topography, more than 90% forest, more than 90% tribal population) and II- comprise of Valsad, Pardi and Umargam block ( 927 sq.km., plain,mediam black soil, coastal region). Agriculture and Horticulture are major enterprise in the district. Major crops of district are mango, sapota, banana, paddy, sugarcane, pulses and vegetables ( brinjal,chilli, tomato and cucurbits). Dairy, poultry, fishery and forestry are some allied agrobase enterprises.