Wheat Output: Govt sees 3 computer fall in wheat output at 106.41 million tonnes in 2021-22


The nation’s wheat output is estimated to drop by about 3 per cent to 106.41 million tonnes within the 2021-22 crop 12 months (July-June) from the earlier 12 months, agriculture ministry mentioned in its newest estimate launched on Thursday. The manufacturing is, nevertheless, decrease by 4.61 per cent from the sooner estimate of 111.32 million tonnes projected for the 2021-22 crop 12 months, the info confirmed.

Wheat manufacturing stood at a report 109.59 million tonnes within the 2020-21 crop 12 months.

Agriculture secretary Manoj Ahuja had final week attributed the the autumn in wheat manufacturing to decrease crop yields, primarily in Punjab and Haryana because of the warmth wave. He had additionally indicated wheat manufacturing might decline to 105-106 million tonnes this 12 months.

In keeping with the third advance estimate of foodgrains manufacturing launched by the ministry, apart from wheat, a marginal fall is anticipated in cotton and coarse cereals output. In case of different foodgrains and money crops, the manufacturing figures are greater than the earlier 12 months.

Rice manufacturing is estimated to extend to 129.66 million tonnes within the 2021-22 crop 12 months in comparison with 124.37 million tonnes within the earlier 12 months.

Pulses manufacturing is projected to extend to 27.75 million tonnes in 2021-22 from 25.46 million tonnes in 2020-21 crop 12 months.

Manufacturing of coarse cereals is anticipated to say no marginally to 50.70 million tonnes from 51.32 million tonnes within the comparable 12 months.

However doubtless fall in wheat and different two commodities’ output, the nation’s total foodgrain manufacturing is estimated to the touch a brand new report at 314.51 million tonnes in 2021-22 in contrast with 310.74 million tonnes within the earlier 12 months.

In case of oilseeds, manufacturing is estimated to be a report 38.49 million tonnes in 2021-22 as in opposition to 35.94 million tonnes within the earlier 12 months.

So far as money crops are involved, the ministry mentioned cane output pegged at report 430.4 million tonnes this 12 months as in opposition to 405.39 million tonnes within the earlier 12 months.

Cotton output, nevertheless, is estimated to be decrease at 31.54 million bales of 170 kg every in 2021-22 in contrast with 35.24 million bales within the earlier 12 months.

Jute and mesta manufacturing is anticipated to be 10.22 million bales of 180 kg every in 2021-22 in contrast with 9.35 million bales within the earlier 12 months, as per the ministry’s newest estimate.

The ministry releases three advance estimates of foodgrains manufacturing earlier than the ultimate one at completely different phases of harvesting.

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