Kharif output seen at record 150.5 m t

Elvera Bartels

 

The state is preparing for a document kharif harvest of a hundred and fifty.50 million tonnes with an increase in the output of paddy and pulses. Increased output of cotton, sugarcane, and jute and mesta is also witnessed, in accordance to the Agriculture Ministry’s Very first Advance Estimate. This is in spite of the monsoon taking part in truant in lots of elements of the state.

Creation of rice, the major kharif cereal crop, is pegged at 107.04 million tonnes, up two.fifty one for each cent about last year’s kharif output of 104.forty one mt (for each Fourth Advance Estimate).

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, releasing the Very first Advance Estimate today, stated: “A document foodgrain output is estimated at a hundred and fifty.50 million tonne in kharif period.” The bumper crop is thanks to the tireless challenging function of farmers and experts apart from farmer-friendly government guidelines, Tomar stated

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