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India: Foodgrain output estimated at 154 MT in kharif season

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Published Mar 1, 2024

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The Indian government projects the country's food grain production to reach 154.19 million tonnes during the kharif season and 155.12 million tonnes in the rabi season in 2023-24. The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare's estimates include kharif rice output at 111.46 million tonnes, rabi season rice at 12.36 million tonnes, and wheat at 112.02 million tonnes. Other estimates include millet grain, tur, gram, lentil, soybean, rapeseed and mustard, cotton, and sugarcane. The projections are part of the ministry's second advance estimate of major agricultural crops.
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The government on Thursday estimated the country's production of food grains to be about 154.19 million tonnes during the kharif season and 155.12 million tonnes in the rabi season in 2023-24.As per the second advance estimate of major agricultural crops released by the Ministry of Agriculture. and Farmers Welfare, kharif rice output is estimated at 111.46 million tonnes. For the Rabi season, the estimate is 12.36 million tonnes. Production of wheat is projected to be 112.02 million tonnes.The estimate for millet grain (Shree Anna) production is 12.89 million tonnes during the kharif season and 2.49 million tonnes during the rabi period.The estimate for tur is 3.34 million tonnes, slightly more than last years production of 3.31 million tonnes.Gram projection is estimated at 12.16 million tonnes, which is marginally lower than the previous year.Lentil output is estimated to be 1.64 million tonnes, compared with 1.56 million the previous ...
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