According to the recent release by Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, farmers have covered 133.68 lakh ha area under pulses as on 30th September, 2022, down by 3.96% from 139.2 lakh ha. same time last year. Green Gram (Moong) has been sown in 33.44 lakh ha., down by 3.88% from 34.79 lakh ha., Black Gram (Urad) in 38.27 lakh ha., down by nearly 3.27% from 39.57 lakh ha. Tur (Arhar) has been sown in 46.15 lakh ha. area, down by 4.44% from 48.29 lakh ha. same time last year.