How has been the production of horticultural crops in 2021-22? Read the 3rd advance estimates

How has been the production of horticultural crops in 2021-22? Read the 3rd advance estimates

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India has released the 3rd advance estimates of the area and production of various horticultural crops for the year 2021-22. According to this estimate, a record 342.33 million tonnes are estimated to be produced in an area of 28.08 million hectares. Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar has congratulated the farmers, scientists and officers of horticulture for this achievement.

The third advance estimates of the area and production of various horticultural crops for the year 2021-22, compiled on the basis of information received from the states and union territories and other government source agencies, the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare said.

Production of horticultural crops in 2021-22 (3rd Advance Estimates)
Total Horticulture

 

2020-21 (Final) 2021-22

(Second Advance Estimate)

2021-22

(Third Advance Estimate)

 

Area (in million hectares) 27.48 27.74 28.08

 

Production (in Million Tonnes) 334.60 341.63 342.33

 

 

Key highlights of 3rd Advance Estimate 2021-22
  • The total horticulture production is estimated to be 342.33 million tonnes in the year 2021-22, showing an increase of about
  • 7.73 million tonnes (an increase of 2.3 per cent) over the year 2020-21 (final).
  • Production of fruits is estimated to be 107.24 million tonnes as against 102.48 million tonnes in 2020-21.
  • Production of vegetables is estimated to be 204.84 million tonnes as against 200.45 million tonnes in 2020-21.
  • Production of onion is estimated to be 31.27 million tonnes as against 26.64 million tonnes in the year 2020-21.
  • Production of potatoes is estimated to be 53.39 million tonnes as against 56.17 million tonnes in 2020-21.
  • Tomato production is estimated to be 20.33 million tonnes as against 21.18 million tonnes in 2020-21.
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