India’s crop production estimated at 230 mn tonnes

July 9th, 2008 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS  


New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) India’s food grain production as per the fourth Advance Estimates of Crop Production for 2007-08 is estimated at 230.67 million tonnes. The total food grain production includes rice production at 96.43 million tonnes, wheat at 78.40 million tonnes, coarse cereals at 40.73 million tonnes, pulses at 15.11 million tonnes and oilseeds at 28.82 million tonnes, according to a report released Wednesday by Agriculture Secretary P.K. Singh.

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