India Kharif crop sown over 1,050 lakh hectares
Sep. 11, 2017
According to the ministry, rice has been sown in 371.46 lakh hectares, pulses in 139.17 lakh hectares, coarse cereals in 183.43 lakh hectares, sugarcane in 49.88 lakh hectares, oil seeds in 169.20 lakh hectares, jute and mesta in 7.05 lakh hectares and cotton in 120.98 lakh hectares.
While the area sown under sugarcane and cotton is higher this year, the area under rice, pulses, coarse cereals, oil seeds and jute and mesta has reduced.
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