|| Weekly Area Coverage Under Summer Crops As on 19-Apr-2024 ||

(Area in Lakh Ha.)

S.No.Crops Target Area
(Lakh Ha)
Area Sown (Lakh Ha)Difference in
Area Coverage Over
% of Increase (+)/
Decrease (-) Over
2024202320232023
1 Rice 29.80 27.41 2.39 0.00
2 Total Pulses 13.35 12.24 1.11 0.00
(i)    Urad 2.76 2.54 0.22 0.00
(ii)    Moong 10.36 9.42 0.94 0.00
(iii)    Other Pulses 0.23 0.28 -0.05 0.00
3 Total Coarse Cereals 11.44 10.52 0.92 0.00
(i)    Jowar 0.37 0.16 0.21 0.00
(ii)    Bajra 4.61 4.36 0.25 0.00
(iii)    Ragi 0.13 0.18 -0.04 0.00
(iv)    Maize 6.33 5.82 0.50 0.00
4 Total Oilseeds 9.88 9.42 0.46 0.00
(i)    Groundnut 4.58 4.43 0.14 0.00
(ii)    Sunflower 0.33 0.29 0.05 0.00
(iii)    Sesamum 4.74 4.46 0.28 0.00
(iv)    Other Oilseeds 0.22 0.24 -0.01 0.00
Grand Total 64.47 59.59 4.88 0.00