According to the latest release of Agriculture Department of Rajasthan, as of August 16th, 2022, total pulses coverage in the state has reached at 33,82,360 hectares, up by only 0.67% from 33,59,900 ha. same period last year. The target set by the department for the season is 40,85,000 ha.
Green Gram (Moong) has been sown in 20,44,470 ha., down by only 0.27% from 20,49,920 ha. same time last year while remains lower from the set target of 24,00,000 ha.
Similarly, 3,17,140 ha. area has been sown under the Black Gram (Urad), down by around 20% from 3,96,960 ha while also remains lower from the set target of 5,50,000 ha for the ongoing Kharif 2022. Tur (Arhar) has been sown in 9,000 ha. area, down by 5% from 9,480 hectare same time last year. The sowing target is 9,000 ha.