Agri Ministry estimates foodgrains output at record 316.06 million tonnes this year

India is set to harvest record foodgrains in the 2021-22 crop 12 months (July-June), thanks to a new higher in the output of rice, wheat, maize and pulses, the government stated on Wednesday. The document creation of foodgrains, which has been soaring consistently each and every calendar year considering that 2016-17, has assisted India to be amid the top rated 10 agricultural create exporters in the environment. At the same time, the food stuff subsidy, much too, has been increasing each individual 12 months with the surplus acquiring distributed between the weak individuals to make certain food items stability.

Overall creation of foodgrains is estimated to be 316.06 million tonnes (mt) this year, comprising 153.54 mt from the kharif time and 162.53 mt from the rabi season, the Agriculture Ministry claimed releasing the second progress estimates of crops output.

When the expansion in the kharif output is believed at just

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