Today: 22.Oct.2018
Foodgrain output at record level (Vishwa Mohan, The Times of India)
17.Aug.2017
Rate this item
(0 votes)

The Times of India, Vishwa Mohan: India's foodgrain production for the 2016-17 crop year is estimated at record 275.68 million tonnes. The government on Wednesday revised its previous figures upward by 2.3 million tonnes and came at the new figure which is over 4 per cent higher than the previous record production achieved in the country during 2013-14. The production in 2016-17 is significantly higher by 24.12 million tonnes (9.59 per cent) than the output of 2015-16 which was a drought year.

Read 4586 times Last modified on Thursday, 17 August 2017 16:00

Newsletter Subscription

  • Latest
  • Popular
  • Rob Jeffrey, Economic Risk Consultant: “Although nuclear…
  • Rob Jeffrey, Economic Risk Consultant, Poverty is…
  • Mohn Doss, Medical Physicist in Diagnostic Imaging:…
  • John Dunn, MD, JD: The United States…
  • Robert Bryce is author of “Smaller Faster…
  • Rob Jeffrey, Economic Risk Consultant: “Although nuclear…