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Rabi Oilseeds Sowing Progress

Published on: Jan 13, 03:56

The area coverage under mustard, as on 12th January 2018, is reported down 5.03% at 66.38 lakh hectares compared to 69.90 lakh hectares at the same period last year. The area under groundnut is reported higher by 13.73% at 5.13 lakh hectares and that of sunflower is reported higher by 8.63% at 1.59 lakh hectares.


The total sown area under rabi oilseeds, as on 12th January 2018, is lower compared to the previous year’s level which is down by 5.03% at 78.62 lakh hectares compared to 81.61 lakh hectares during the corresponding period last year.



(Source: Government of India)