Final estimates of production of major crops released for the year 2022-23

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Source: The post is based on the articleFinal estimates of production of major crops released for the year 2022-23 published in “PIB” on 19th October 2023

What is the News?

The Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has released the Final Estimates of production of major crops for the year 2022-23.

What is the data on production of major crops for the year 2022-23?

The food grain production in 2022-23 recorded an increase of over 4% when compared to 2021-22.

Rice output during 2022-23 was 4.6% higher than 2021-22. It was also higher than the five-year production average.

Wheat production during 2022-23 was higher by 4.7% than 2021-22.

Total Pulses production during 2022-23 was higher than the last five years’ average pulses production.

Oilseeds production showed a 9% increase in 2022-23 compared to 2021-22.

Sugarcane output for 2022-23 was 11.6% higher than 2021-22.

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