|| Weekly Area Coverage Under Kharif Crops As on 17-Sep-2021 ||

(Area in Lakh Ha.)

S.No.Crops Normal Area
[DES]
(Lakh Ha)
Area Sown (Lakh Ha)Difference in
Area Coverage Over
% of Increase (+)/
Decrease (-) Over
2021202020202020
1 Rice 395.66 414.18 413.34 0.84 0.20
2 Total Pulses 135.29 140.72 137.89 2.83 2.05
(i)    Arhar 45.64 50.02 48.18 1.85 3.83
(ii)    Kulthi 2.20 0.57 0.56 0.01 1.94
(iii)    Urad 37.28 39.43 38.65 0.78 2.01
(iv)    Moong 33.48 35.25 35.38 -0.13 -0.37
(v)    Other Pulses 16.70 15.45 15.12 0.33 2.18
3 Total Coarse Cereals 183.57 174.70 178.83 -4.13 -2.31
(i)    Jowar 19.52 14.65 15.13 -0.48 -3.15
(ii)    Bajra 73.43 63.40 68.67 -5.27 -7.68
(iii)    Ragi 10.49 10.35 10.10 0.25 2.47
(iv)    Maize 74.68 81.52 80.24 1.29 1.60
(v)    Small Millets 5.46 4.77 4.69 0.08 1.67
4 Total Oilseeds 180.03 193.95 196.45 -2.50 -1.27
(i)    Groundnut 41.70 49.14 50.98 -1.83 -3.60
(ii)    Sunflower 1.42 1.51 1.23 0.29 23.20
(iii)    Sesamum 13.13 13.31 13.99 -0.69 -4.91
(iv)    Niger 1.95 1.13 1.57 -0.44 -28.06
(v)    Castor 8.95 6.96 7.34 -0.38 -5.13
(vi)    Soyabean 112.88 121.77 121.20 0.56 0.47
(vii)    Other Oilseeds 0.00 0.13 0.14 -0.01 -8.41
5 Sugarcane 47.53 54.97 54.08 0.89 1.64
6 Total Jute and Mesta 7.33 7.00 6.92 0.08 1.13
7 Cotton 123.59 119.66 126.97 -7.31 -5.76
Grand Total 1073.01 1105.18 1114.48 -9.30 -0.83