According to the recent release by Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, farmers have covered 132.83 lakh ha area under pulses as on 23rd September, 2022, down by 3.94% from 138.28 lakh hectare same time last year. Green Gram (Moong) has been sown in 33.37 lakh ha., down by 3.84% from 34.71 lakh ha., Black Gram (Urad) in 37.73 lakh ha., down by nearly 3.87% from 39.26 lakh ha. Tur (Arhar) has been sown in 46.03 lakh ha. area, down by 4.52% from 48.22 lakh ha. same time last year.