|| Weekly Area Coverage under Kharif Crops as on 17-Sep-2021 ||

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