How has been Kharif crop sowing this year?

How has been Kharif crop sowing this year?
With collective reports from the states, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Government of India has released the Kharif crops sowing area status sown till July 24, 2020

With collective reports from the states, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Government of India has released the Kharif crops sowing area status sown till July 24, 2020. According to the report there has been satisfactory progress of sowing area coverage under Kharif crops.

Crop-wise sowing area coverage
Rice: About 220.24 lakh ha area coverage under rice as compared to 187.70 lakh ha during the corresponding period of last year.
Pulses: About 99.71 lakh ha area coverage under pulses as compared to 79.30 lakh ha during the corresponding period of last year.
Coarse cereals: About 137.13 lakh ha area coverage under coarse cereals as compared to 120.30 lakh ha during the corresponding period of last year.
Oilseeds: About 166.36 lakh ha area coverage under oilseeds as compared to 133.56 lakh ha during the corresponding period of last year.
Sugarcane: About 51.54 lakh ha area coverage under sugarcane as compared to 51.02 lakh ha during the corresponding period of last year.
Jute & Mesta: About 6.94 lakh ha area coverage under jute and mesta as compared to 6.84 lakh ha during the corresponding period of last year.
Cotton: About 118.03 lakh ha area coverage under cotton as compared to 96.35 lakh ha during the corresponding period of last year.

Central Water Commission (CWC) has reported that the live water storage in 123 reservoirs in different parts of the country is 155 percent of the corresponding period of the last year.

In Rabi Marketing Season (RMS) 2020-21, a total of 420.90 lakh metric tonne (LMT) wheat has arrived to Food Corporation of India (FCI), out of which 389.75 LMT has been purchased.

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