|| Weekly Area Coverage under Kharif Crops as on 23-Sep-2022 ||

S.No.Crops Area Sown (Lakh Ha)Difference in
Area Coverage(Lakh Ha) Over
% of Increase (+)/
Decrease (-)(Lakh Ha) Over
2022202120212021
1 Rice 420.36
2 Total Pulses 132.83 138.29 -5.46 -3.95
(i)    Arhar 46.04 48.22 -2.18 -4.52
(ii)    Kulthi 0.42 0.72 -0.30 -41.87
(iii)    Urad 37.75 39.26 -1.51 -3.85
(iv)    Moong 33.37 34.71 -1.34 -3.85
(v)    Other Pulses 15.25 15.38 -0.13 -0.82
3 Total Coarse Cereals 181.43 174.05 7.39 4.24
(i)    Jowar 13.96 14.64 -0.68 -4.62
(ii)    Bajra 69.89 63.29 6.60 10.43
(iii)    Ragi 8.56 9.59 -1.03 -10.75
(iv)    Maize 83.00 81.26 1.74 2.14
(v)    Small Millets 6.02 5.27 0.76 14.35
4 Total Oilseeds 191.75 193.28 -1.53 -0.79
(i)    Groundnut 45.53 49.15 -3.62 -7.37
(ii)    Sunflower 2.02 1.53 0.48 31.62
(iii)    Sesamum 13.35 13.20 0.15 1.16
(iv)    Niger 1.10 1.02 0.08 7.65
(v)    Castor 8.81 7.40 1.41 19.12
(vi)    Soyabean 120.83 120.86 -0.04 -0.03
(vii)    Other Oilseeds 0.12 0.13 -0.01 -4.84
5 Sugarcane 55.22
6 Total Jute and Mesta 6.96 7.00 -0.05 -0.66
7 Cotton 127.39 118.56 8.83 7.45
Grand Total 640.36 1106.76 -466.40 -42.14