Rabi Crop Sowing Crosses 635 Lakh Hectare Area

Fri, 24 Jan 2014

INDIA - The total rabi sown area, as per reports received from States, during this week stands at 635.13 lakh hectare (6,350,0000 hectares) as compared to 603.39 lakh hectare (6,30,0000 hectares) at this time last year.

Total sown area under wheat, pulses and oilseeds exceeds the normal area for the entire season.

Details of the areas sown so far this year and last year are given below: