First Advance Estimates of production of major kharif crops released
First Advance Estimates of production of major Kharif crops for 2022-23 have been released by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare on 21 September.
IMPORTANT FACTS -
- According to the Agriculture and Farmers Welfare ministry, foodgrain production of 149.92 million tonnes is estimated in the kharif season.
It is higher by 6.98 million tonnes than the average foodgrain production of previous five years’ from 2016-17 to 2020-21.
The total production of Kharif rice during 2022-23 is estimated to be 104.99 million tonnes, an increase of 4.40 million tonnes over the last five years.
Maize production in the country is estimated to be a record 23.10 million tonnes during 2022-23, which is higher by 3.21 million tonnes than the average maize production of 19.89 million tonnes.
The production of Kharif nut/coarse cereals is estimated at 36.56 million tonnes, which is higher by 2.92 million tonnes than the average production of 33.64 million tonnes.
First Advance Estimates of major kharif crops for 2022-23 :
Foodgrains - 149.92 million tonnes
Rice - 104.99 million tonnes
Nutri / Coarse Cereals - 36.56 million tonnes
Maize - 23.10 million tonnes. (record)
Pulses - 8.37 million tonnes
Tur - 3.89 million tonnes
Oilseeds - 23.57 million tonnes
Groundnut - 8.37 million tonnes
Soyabean - 12.89 million tonnes
Cotton - 34.19 million bales (of 170 kg each)
Jute & Mesta - 10.09 million bales (of 180 kg each)
Sugarcane - 465.05 million tonnes (record)
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