Foodgrain production likely to hit record high for 2021-22: govt

The entire foodgrains manufacturing within the nation is pegged to achieve an all-time report excessive of 316.06 million tonnes as per the Second Advance Estimates of manufacturing of main crops for the agricultural yr 2021-22, launched by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare on Wednesday.

The estimated foodgrains manufacturing for agricultural yr 2021-22 (July-June) is 1.71 per cent increased than 310.74 million tonnes recorded in 2020-21 and the goal set for the present yr, present the estimates. It reveals that wheat manufacturing can also be anticipated to achieve on the highest ever degree of 111.32 million tonnes throughout 2021-22, which is 1.58 per cent increased than 109.59 million tonnes over the last yr. The entire manufacturing of rice (kharif and rabi each) can also be anticipated to achieve an all-time report excessive of 127.93 million tonnes, which is 2.86 per cent increased than the final yr’s rice output of 124.37 million tonnes.

In 2021-22, the manufacturing of 9 oilsseeds–groundnut, castorseed, sesamum, nigerseed, soyabean, sunflower, rapeseed & mustard, linseed and safflower– is estimated to at 371.47 million tonnes, which is 3.34 per cent increased than 359.46 million tonnes recorded over the last yr.

The rabi oilseed manufacturing is predicted to achieve 133.32 million tonnes within the present yr, which is 9.06 per cent increased than the final yr’s determine of 122.24 million tonnes. The manufacturing of rapeseed & mustard, which is the primary rabi oilseed crop, is predicted to achieve at a report degree of 114.59 million tonnes–12.24 per cent increased than final yr’s determine of 102.10 million tonnes.

The rise in rapeseed and mustard manufacturing is important as a result of the edible oil costs, significantly mustard oil costs, have soared to a report excessive in latest months. In line with the information out there on the Ministry’ web site, on sixteenth February, 2022, the all-India common retail value of groundnut oil was reported at Rs 179.42 per kg, mustard oil at Rs 190.11 per kg, vanaspati Rs 141.10 per kg, soya oil Rs 147.39 per kg, sunflower oil 160.83 per kg and palm oil Rs 131.06 per kg. The typical retail costs of those six edible oils are increased within the vary 10.34% to 30.49% when in comparison with the costs a yr in the past.

The pulses manufacturing is estimated to extend by 5.87 % to 26.96 million tonnes in 2021-22 from 25.46 million tonnes within the final yr.

Sharing Is Caring:

Leave a Comment