The spot sown less than paddy is 7 per cent lessen so considerably through this kharif year at 207.65 lakh hectares as as opposed to the yr-ago interval, in accordance to the agriculture ministry details.
The paddy acreage stood at 222.88 lakh hectares in the similar interval last yr.
Paddy is a significant kharif (summer season-sown) crop.
Space less than oilseeds remained lessen at a hundred forty five.eighty one lakh hectares as from 162.sixty eight lakh hectares a yr ago.
Pulses acreage has declined to 87.thirty lakh hectares so considerably from 97.19 lakh hectares.
The spot less than coarse cereals fell to a hundred and ten.eighty five lakh hectares from 131.21 lakh hectares in the similar interval last yr.
Overall spot less than kharif crops stood at 721.36 lakh hectares so considerably, as from 791.84 lakh hectares in the corresponding interval of kharif year 2020.