According to the Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare recent data, farmers have covered 116.4 lakh ha as on 5th August, 2022. It is now down by around 2.5% from 119.43 lakh hectare same time last year. Under the Pulses, Urad acreage has reached at 31.829 Lakh ha, down by 6% from 33.87 lakh ha. same time last year while Moong acreage is pegged at 30.995 lakh ha., up by 2.53% from 30.231 lakh ha and Tur sowing is pegged at 39.805 lakh ha., down by 10.42% from 44.43 lakh ha. as on aforesaid date.