Rabi Crops Sowing Crosess 415 Lakh Hactare
New Delhi: As per preliminary reports received from the States, the total area sown under Rabi crops as on 2ndDecember, 2016 stands at 415.53 lakh hectares as compared to 382.84 lakh hectare this time in 2015.
Wheat has been sown/transplanted in 173.93 lakh hectares, rice in 13.37 lakh hectares, pulses in 112.95lakh hectares, coarse cereals in 44.59 lakh hectares and area sown under oilseeds is 70.70 lakh hectares.
The area sown so far and that sown during last year this time is as follows:
|Crop||Area sown in 2016-17||Area sown in 2015-16|