Friday, 30 June 2017

Kharif Crop Sown in 222.30 Lakh Hectare so far

Ministry of Agriculturere30-June, 2017 17:31 IST
Kharif Crop Sown in 222.30 Lakh Hectare so far
         The total sown area as on 30th June 2017, as per reports received from States, stands at 222.30 lakh hectare as compared to 187.03 lakh hectare at this time last year.

            It is reported that rice has been sown/transplanted in 38.93 lakh ha, pulses in 18.80 lakh ha, coarse cereals in38.12 lakh ha, sugarcane in 47.52 lakh hectare and cotton in 46.10 lakh ha.

             The details of the area covered so far and that covered during this time last year are given below:

                                                                                                                              Lakh hectare 
Crop
Area sown in 2017-18
Area sown in 2016-17
Rice
38.93
39.08
Pulses
18.80
13.04
Coarse Cereals
38.12
35.41
Oilseeds
25.90
28.35
Sugarcane
47.52
44.82
Jute & Mesta
6.93
7.25
Cotton
46.10
19.07
Total
222.30
187.03

             


SS: weather watch 30.06.2017


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