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Posts published in “Day: May 15, 2020”

Foodgrain output likely to be at 296 million tonnes for 2019-20: 3rd advance estimates

Report production in most crops, barring pulses, in 2019-twenty has aided India to have a bumper foodgrains harvest of 295.sixty seven million tonnes (MT), virtually three.seven for every cent much more than 285.21 MT manufactured in 2018-19, in accordance to third progress cop estimates introduced by Agriculture Ministry on Friday.

Wheat and coarse cereals accounted for much of the raise in production. While wheat output is approximated to be 107.18 MT in the current crop yr (July-June) as as opposed to 103.six MT in the prior yr, coarse cereals production to raise by virtually 4.five MT to forty seven.fifty four MT. The output of rice far too scheduled to go up by close to one.five MT to 117.94 MT as in opposition to that in the prior crop yr.

At 33.five MT, oilseeds production is projected to be 2 MT bigger than 31.52 MT in the prior yr, whilst pulses

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