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Kharif Sowing Crosses 876.70 Lakh Hectare MarkKharif Sowing Crosses 876.70 Lakh Hectare Mark
97.71% of Normal of Corresponding Week Area Covered
Sowing of kharif crops showed a steady increase during this week. The total sown area as on 14th August, as per reports received from States, stands at 876.70 lakh hectare as compared to 928.03 hectare at this time last year. The total sowing area reaches to 97.71% of normal of corresponding week area i.e 897.20 lakh hectare.
The details of the areas sown so far this year and last year are given below: -
Area sown in 2014-15
Area sown in 2013-14
Jute & Mesta