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Update on Kharif crop Sowing

Kharif crop sowing crosses 1028 lakh hectare area

September 04, 2017

The total sown area as on 1st September 2017, as per reports received from States, stands at 1028.14 lakh hectare as compared to 1034.28 lakh hectare at this time last year.

It is reported that rice has been sown/transplanted in 366.30 lakh ha, pulses in 137.61 lakh ha, coarse cereals in 180.60 lakh ha, sugarcane in 49.88 lakh hectare and cotton in 119.88 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 366.30 372.03
Pulses 137.61 143.08
Coarse Cereals 180.60 183.44
Oilseeds 166.80 180.81
Sugarcane 49.88 45.64
Jute & Mesta 7.05 7.56
Cotton 119.88 101.72
Total 1028.14 1034.28

Kharif Crop Sowing Crosses 943 Lakh Hectare Area

August 14, 2017

The total sown area as on 11th August 2017, as per reports received from States, stands at 943.45 lakh hectare as compared to 936.95 lakh hectare at this time last year.

It is reported that rice has been sown/transplanted in 320.29 lakh ha, pulses in 127.48 lakh ha, coarse cereals in 167.50 lakh ha, sugarcane in 49.73 lakh hectare and cotton in 117.11 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 320.29 314.01
Pulses 127.48 129.59
Coarse Cereals 167.50 169.98
Oilseeds 154.29 171.15
Sugarcane 49.73 45.64
Jute & Mesta 7.05 7.56
Cotton 117.11 99.03
Total 943.45 936.95

 


Kharif Crop Sowing Crosses 878 Lakh Hectare Area

5 August 2017

The total sown area as on 04th August 2017, as per reports received from States, stands at 878.23 lakh hectare as compared to 855.85 lakh hectare at this time last year.

It is reported that rice has been sown/transplanted in 280.03 lakh ha, pulses in 121.28 lakh ha, coarse cereals in 156.95 lakh ha, sugarcane in 49.71 lakh hectare and cotton in 114.34 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 280.03 266.93
Pulses 121.28 116.95
Coarse Cereals 156.95 156.81
Oilseeds 148.88 165.49
Sugarcane 49.71 45.64
Jute & Mesta 7.04 7.55
Cotton 114.34 96.48
Total 878.23 855.85

 

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