|| Weekly Area Coverage under Kharif Crops as on 01-Jul-2022 ||

S.No.Crops Area Sown (Lakh Ha)Difference in
Area Coverage(Lakh Ha) Over
% of Increase (+)/
Decrease (-)(Lakh Ha) Over
2022202120212021
1 Rice 43.45 59.56 -16.11 -27.05
2 Total Pulses 28.06 26.23 1.83 6.99
(i)    Arhar 10.57 12.27 -1.69 -13.80
(ii)    Kulthi 0.10 0.15 -0.06 -37.41
(iii)    Urad 3.45 3.79 -0.34 -8.92
(iv)    Moong 10.76 8.17 2.60 31.81
(v)    Other Pulses 3.18 1.85 1.32 71.52
3 Total Coarse Cereals 37.07 36.32 0.75 2.06
(i)    Jowar 1.78 2.75 -0.96 -35.10
(ii)    Bajra 15.01 10.23 4.78 46.72
(iii)    Ragi 0.07 0.14 -0.07 -49.88
(iv)    Maize 19.03 22.09 -3.06 -13.87
(v)    Small Millets 1.17 1.10 0.07 5.95
4 Total Oilseeds 46.34 50.36 -4.01 -7.97
(i)    Groundnut 13.71 18.28 -4.56 -24.98
(ii)    Sunflower 1.07 0.60 0.47 78.26
(iii)    Sesamum 0.97 1.08 -0.11 -10.36
(iv)    Niger 0.01 0.03 -0.02 -78.57
(v)    Castor 0.04 0.06 -0.02 -27.31
(vi)    Soyabean 30.52 30.29 0.23 0.76
(vii)    Other Oilseeds 0.03 0.03 0.00 2.17
5 Sugarcane 52.92 53.41 -0.49 -0.91
6 Total Jute and Mesta 6.80 6.82 -0.02 -0.25
7 Cotton 64.08 61.73 2.35 3.80
Grand Total 278.72 294.42 -15.70 -5.33