The Agriculture Ministry says that their sowing has not had any impact of the Kovid-19 epidemic.
The second wave of Corona will not have any effect on Rabi crops. The second Kovid-19 wave has not affected the ongoing crop operations in the country as more than 55% of the farmers have already harvested their crop on Friday. Please tell that this time the yield of Rabi crops has been good.
Soon the whole harvesting process will be done
The crop data released by the Ministry of Agriculture shows that farmers have already harvested 91% oilseeds, 83% sugarcane, 82% pulses, 77% coarse grains such as maize and sorghum, and over 31% wheat. At the beginning of the season, out of the total acreage of 697 lakh hectare, more than 390 lakh hectare rabi crops were harvested till Friday. The government says that the production of pulses crops has been very good and harvesting is going on very fast. Soon the entire harvesting process will be completed.
The ministry estimated the country’s food production as an all-time record of around 303 million tonnes (MT) in February 2020-21, a 2% increase over the previous year’s production. Paddy (120 MT), wheat (109 MT), maize (30 MT) and gram (12 MT) were produced.Also read- Bad news: this shocking report came out! By the year 2025, 6 out of every 10 people will lose their jobs
No effect on watermelon, melon, cucumber
The crops sown in the time between Rabi and Kharif crops are called Zayed crops. Zayed crops mainly include watermelon, melon, cucumber, cucumber, gourd, turai, bhadi, arabi, moong, urad, sunflower, maize, green fodder, brinjal, bhadi, kadima, chilli, pumpkin, onion, greens etc. Farmers take advantage of these crops in March-May, which gives economic benefit to the farmers. The Ministry of Agriculture says that their sowing has not affected the Kovid-19 epidemic.