Abridged Account of Area, Production and Productivity

The year 2014-15 shall  not be taken as real indicator for quantifying the production and productivity due to devastating floods during September -2014 and damage due to untimely rains from Feb to April 2015

Area under Food Crops        Area = 000ha
Crop 1950-51 1980-81 2011-12 2013-14 2014-15
Paddy 110.00 166.00 158.00 141.35 141.35
Maize 80.00 100.517 100.00 80.74 80.74
Wheat             (Kharief + Rabi) 22.00 4.672 9.25 10.16 10.16
Pulses              (Kharief + Rabi) 12.00 14.15 25.60 19.88 19.88
Others N.A N.A 8.72 14.03 14.03

 

Trends in productivity level of food crops. (Qtls per Hectares)
Crop 1950-51 1980-81 2011-12 2013-14 2014-15
Rice 12.00 22.95 35.50 39.80

Productivity adversely efected  due to sept.2014 floods and damage due to untimely rains during Feb to April 2015

Maize 7.53 9.55 *12.00 20.00
Wheat             4.31 5.26 22.50 25.50
Pulses            4.00 5.33 10.00 10.00
Others N.A N.A 10.00 -
* Reduction due to drought like situation from June 2011 to August 2011 resulted in decline in production from targeted level of 200 thousand M.Tonnes to 120 Thousand M.Tonnes.

 

Food Grain Production in relation to population Growth Production/Requirement 
  (Quantity =000 Tonnes)

Year

Production

Population

Requirement

%Deficit

1950-51

206.30

1795304

307.00

32

1980-81

486.92

3269276

559.05

23

2011-12

826.72

7426575

1260

34

2013-14

957.92

7488918(P)

1271.05

24.63

2014-15

240.00

7638696 (P)

1296.47

81.50

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