|| Weekly Area Coverage Under Kharif Crops As on 23-Sep-2022 ||

(Area in Lakh Ha.)

S.No.Crops Normal Area
[DES]
(Lakh Ha)
Area Sown (Lakh Ha)Difference in
Area Coverage Over
% of Increase (+)/
Decrease (-) Over
2022202120212021
1 Rice 0.00 420.36
2 Total Pulses 0.00 132.83 138.29 -5.46 -3.95
(i)    Arhar 0.00 46.04 48.22 -2.18 -4.52
(ii)    Kulthi 0.00 0.42 0.72 -0.30 -41.87
(iii)    Urad 0.00 37.75 39.26 -1.51 -3.85
(iv)    Moong 0.00 33.37 34.71 -1.34 -3.85
(v)    Other Pulses 0.00 15.25 15.38 -0.13 -0.82
3 Total Coarse Cereals 0.00 181.43 174.05 7.39 4.24
(i)    Jowar 0.00 13.96 14.64 -0.68 -4.62
(ii)    Bajra 0.00 69.89 63.29 6.60 10.43
(iii)    Ragi 0.00 8.56 9.59 -1.03 -10.75
(iv)    Maize 0.00 83.00 81.26 1.74 2.14
(v)    Small Millets 0.00 6.02 5.27 0.76 14.35
4 Total Oilseeds 0.00 191.75 193.28 -1.53 -0.79
(i)    Groundnut 0.00 45.53 49.15 -3.62 -7.37
(ii)    Sunflower 0.00 2.02 1.53 0.48 31.62
(iii)    Sesamum 0.00 13.35 13.20 0.15 1.16
(iv)    Niger 0.00 1.10 1.02 0.08 7.65
(v)    Castor 0.00 8.81 7.40 1.41 19.12
(vi)    Soyabean 0.00 120.83 120.86 -0.04 -0.03
(vii)    Other Oilseeds 0.00 0.12 0.13 -0.01 -4.84
5 Sugarcane 0.00 55.22
6 Total Jute and Mesta 0.00 6.96 7.00 -0.05 -0.66
7 Cotton 0.00 127.39 118.56 8.83 7.45
Grand Total 0.00 640.36 1106.76 -466.40 -42.14