|| Weekly Area Coverage Under Summer Crops As on 16-Apr-2021 ||

(Area in Lakh Ha.)

S.No.Crops Target Area
(Lakh Ha)
Area Sown (Lakh Ha)Difference in
Area Coverage Over
% of Increase (+)/
Decrease (-) Over
2021202020202020
1 Rice 5.60 38.95 33.73 5.22 15.49
2 Total Pulses 21.05 9.51 6.33 3.18 50.27
(i)    Urad 5.20 2.42 1.54 0.88 57.37
(ii)    Moong 15.45 6.79 4.61 2.18 47.32
(iii)    Other Pulses 0.41 0.30 0.18 0.12 65.07
3 Total Coarse Cereals 8.03 11.18 10.98 0.20 1.78
(i)    Jowar 0.28 0.64 0.77 -0.13 -16.46
(ii)    Bajra 0.80 3.23 3.23 0.00 0.07
(iii)    Ragi 0.17 0.21 0.16 0.05 29.19
(iv)    Maize 6.77 7.10 6.83 0.27 3.97
4 Total Oilseeds 8.99 10.11 8.78 1.33 15.18
(i)    Groundnut 5.40 5.56 4.89 0.66 13.53
(ii)    Sunflower 0.74 0.51 0.45 0.05 11.51
(iii)    Sesamum 2.84 3.97 3.39 0.58 17.05
(iv)    Other Oilseeds 0.01 0.08 0.04 0.04 99.16
Grand Total 43.67 69.75 59.82 9.93 16.61