|| Weekly Area Coverage Under Summer Crops As on 07-May-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 8.84 39.43 34.13 5.30 15.52
2 Total Pulses 24.13 17.75 10.49 7.26 69.22
(i)    Urad 5.25 2.94 1.95 0.99 50.95
(ii)    Moong 18.47 14.42 8.29 6.13 74.03
(iii)    Other Pulses 0.41 0.39 0.25 0.13 52.44
3 Total Coarse Cereals 11.35 9.57
(i)    Jowar 0.28 0.16
(ii)    Bajra 3.50 3.69
(iii)    Ragi 0.17 0.12
(iv)    Maize 7.39 5.61
4 Total Oilseeds 10.45 10.74 9.58 1.16 12.05
(i)    Groundnut 6.17 5.87 5.23 0.64 12.33
(ii)    Sunflower 0.79 0.52 0.51 0.02 2.98
(iii)    Sesamum 3.48 4.25 3.80 0.45 11.71
(iv)    Other Oilseeds 0.01 0.09 0.04 0.05 121.30
Grand Total 54.76 67.92 63.78 4.14 6.49