Rabi Crops Sowing Crosess 616 Lakh Hactare

As per preliminary reports received from the States, the total area sown under Rabi crops as on 13th January 2017 stands at 616.21 lakh hectares as compared to 581.95 lakh hectare this time in 2016.
different-types-grains_4fdc5c692f79d253Wheat has been sown/transplanted in 309.60 lakh hectares, rice in 14.92 lakh hectares, pulses in 155.35 lakh hectares, coarse cereals in 54.87 lakh hectares and area sown under oilseeds is 81.47 lakh hectares.