What is food grain production target of India in 2021-22?

Food grain production

  • The overall foodgrains production target for the finamcial year 2021-22 is 307.31 million tonne whoch includes kharif and rabi season.
  • Rice production tatget for the year 2020-21 was 102.60 million tonne and rice production has been estimated to be 103.74 million tonne. The rice production target for the 2021-22 kharif season is set at a record 104.3 million tonne.
  • The production target for coarse cereals is 37.31 million tonne
  • The production target for oilseeds is 26.20 million tonne and pulses is 9.82 million tonne for the kharif season of 2021-22.
  • The total foodgrains production target of 151.43 million tonne has been set for the kharif season of this year while in the last lharif season the target was 149.35 million tonne and production estimated is 147.95 million tonnes.
  • Other production targets include Cotton – 37 million bale (of 170 kg each), sugarcane – 387 million tonne, jute/mesta – 10.6 million bale (of 180 kg each)
  • Agri-inputs demands have been estimated as follows -Urea -177.53 lakh tonne, di-ammonium phosphate (DAP) – 65.18 lakh tonne, Muriate of Potash (MoP) – 20.24 lakh tonne, NPK fertilisers – 61.87 lakh tonne

Author: agristudent

Team Agristudent is a young and dynamic team of Agriculture specialists who have acquired specialised knowledge in their respective subjects. Their mission is to create a unique online encyclopedia of agriculture, which can be useful to millions around the world as an online reference library

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.