New Delhi: As per ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare’s Annual Report 2017-18 India’s total geographical area is 328.7 million hectares. Out of this, the reported net sown area is 140.1 million hectares and the gross cropped area is 198.4 million hectares with a cropping intensity of 142 percent (figures as per the land use statistics 2014-15).
The net area sown works out to be 43 percent of the country’s total geographical area while the net irrigated area is 68.4 million hectares.
Highest estimates Of Yield – Total Foodgrains in the last four years (Kg. Per Hectare) of 5 states
Lowest Estimates Of Yield – Total Foodgrains in the last four years (Kg. Per Hectare) of 5 states
Here’s looking at State-Wise Estimates Of Yield – Total Foodgrains in the last four years (Kg. Per Hectare)
The Provisional Estimates released by Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation on May 31 2017, stated that agriculture and allied sectors contributed approximately 17.4 percent of India’s GVA at current prices during 2016-17.