The sowing space underneath pulses and coarse cereals is increased year-on-year, whereas the acreage of rice and oilseeds is decrease.
About 19.61 lakh ha space protection has been reported underneath pulses in contrast with 18.44 lakh ha final 12 months. They’re primarily in Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Gujarat.
Shri Anna and nutri and course cereals are being grown in about 11.73 lakh ha in contrast with 11.30 lakh ha final 12 months, with Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal being the highest three states.
About 27.89 lakh ha space protection underneath summer time rice has been reported in opposition to 29.80 lakh ha final 12 months whereas that of oilseeds is 9.6 lakh ha space this 12 months in contrast with 10.85 lakh ha final 12 months.
The agriculture ministry has set a goal of a report 332 million tonnes manufacturing of foodgrains for 2023-24 in opposition to the most recent estimate of 323. 5 million tonnes produced final 12 months.