Skip to main content

Foodgrain production estimated at 285 mn tonnes in 2018-19

Foodgrain production estimated at 285 mn tonnes in 2018-19

According to the 4th Advance Estimates, oilseeds production in 2018-19 is estimated at 32.26 million tonnes as compared to 31.45 million tonnes of the Final Estimates of 2017-18

Related Category: Sub Category:

Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Government of India has released the the 4th Advance Estimates of production of major crops for 2018-19, in New Delhi Monday evening.

As per 4th Advance Estimates, total foodgrain production in 2018-19 is estimated at 284.95 million tonnes compared to 285.01 million tonnes of the Final Estimates of 2017-18.

Foodgrain production (million tonnes)

Grains

4th Advance Estimates (2018-19)

Final Estimates (2017-18)

Rice 

116.42 

112.76

Wheat

102.19

99.87

 Nutri / Coarse Cereals

42.95

46.97

Maize

27.23

28.75

Pulses

23.40

25.42

According to the 4th Advance Estimates, oilseeds production in 2018-19 is estimated at 32.26 million tonnes as compared to 31.45 million tonnes of the Final Estimates of 2017-18. Cotton production is estimated at 28.71 million bales of 170 kg each against 32.8 million bales of 2017-18 and sugarcane production is estimated at 400.16 million tonnes as compared to 380 million tonnes of 2017-18.
 
Production of Jute & Mesta is estimated at 9.77 million bales of 180 kg each as compared to 10.03 million bales of 2017-18.

The assessment of production of different crops is based on the feedback received from the states and validated with information available from other sources.

Votes with an average with

Related Story

Grundfos provides access to clean water in TN village
Grundfos provides access to clean water in TN village

In order to provide access to clean drinking water to more than 1,450 villagers residing in Maiyur panchayat in Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu, Grundfos, a global leader in advanced pump…

US$200 mn ADB loan to upgrade rural roads in Maharashtra
US$200 mn ADB loan to upgrade rural roads in Maharashtra

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed a US$200 million loan to upgrade rural roads to all-weather standards in 34 districts of Maharashtra to improve road…

GramNet to connect all villages with Wi-Fi network
GramNet to connect all villages with Wi-Fi network

The Government today announced to provide Wi-Fi in all the villages through GramNet with connectivity between 10mbps to 100mbps speed. Delivering keynote address at the 36th Foundation Day…