|| Weekly Area Coverage under Kharif Crops as on 23-Jul-2021 ||

S.No.Crops Area Sown (Lakh Ha)Difference in
Area Coverage(Lakh Ha.) Over
% of Increase (+)/
Decrease (-)(Lakh Ha.) Over
2021202020202020
1 Rice 207.64 222.89 -15.25 -6.84
2 Total Pulses 87.30 97.19 -9.89 -10.17
(i)    Arhar 38.44 36.48 1.96 5.37
(ii)    Kulthi 0.22 0.22 0.00 0.68
(iii)    Urad 22.13 28.62 -6.49 -22.69
(iv)    Moong 20.90 25.62 -4.72 -18.43
(v)    Other Pulses 5.62 6.25 -0.63 -10.11
3 Total Coarse Cereals 110.85 131.21 -20.36 -15.52
(i)    Jowar 8.17 10.57 -2.41 -22.78
(ii)    Bajra 31.83 44.93 -13.10 -29.16
(iii)    Ragi 1.15 2.19 -1.04 -47.33
(iv)    Maize 66.23 69.40 -3.17 -4.57
(v)    Small Millets 3.47 4.11 -0.64 -15.66
4 Total Oilseeds 145.81 162.68 -16.87 -10.37
(i)    Groundnut 36.10 41.56 -5.47 -13.16
(ii)    Sunflower 1.00 0.76 0.24 32.15
(iii)    Sesamum 5.72 7.23 -1.50 -20.80
(iv)    Niger 0.09 0.24 -0.15 -60.99
(v)    Castor 0.31 0.47 -0.15 -33.07
(vi)    Soyabean 102.52 112.34 -9.82 -8.74
(vii)    Other Oilseeds 0.07 0.09 -0.02 -18.22
5 Sugarcane 53.86 52.94 0.92 1.73
6 Total Jute and Mesta 6.95 6.91 0.04 0.62
7 Cotton 108.93 118.03 -9.10 -7.71
Grand Total 721.34 791.84 -70.49 -8.90