India's monsoon crop acreage drops by 12% this year.

Monsoon Representation

Monsoon Representation

As per a study, Indian farmers have produced monsoon crops such as rice, cotton, and soybeans on 61.19 million hectares (151 million acres) of farmland as of July 16, down 12 percent from a year ago.

 According to a Bloomberg article citing the Union agricultural ministry, the region of sugarcane has increased about 1.7 percent to 5.37 million hectares so far this year, indicating that the agricultural production for monsoon has seen a drop. Cotton has been seeded on 9.84 million hectares, dropping 13% from a year ago, according to the government later Friday.

The decrease in planting seeds follows a drop in the nation's monsoon rain configuration, which has had a significant influence on the agricultural and agriculture sectors. India is the largest supplier of rice and the largest importer of edible oils in the world. 

A decrease in output might reduce rice exports while simultaneously increasing imports of edible oils including palm oil, sunflower oil, and soyoil. The country's agricultural production, which supports almost all crops, is largely reliant on the monsoon. Irrigation facilities are unavailable to about 60% of India's net-sown area. Rains, particularly monsoon rains, fill more than 100 nationally significant aquifers.

The rainfall also help with the nation's drinking purposes, electricity, and irrigation demands. Millions of farmers in the country rely on the rainfall to cultivate summer crops due to a lack of efficient irrigation systems.

More

SPORTS

Team India

India Beat Australia by 9 wickets and won the warm-up match

New Delhi: Indian cricket team wins the warm-up match by 9 wickets, during the final warm-up game which took place at the ICC Cricket stadium on Wedne...

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli hilariously mimics Shikhar Dhawan's signature batting posture

Virat Kohli has the ability to fascinate those who watch him in more ways than one. The Indian skipper is known for his performance on the pitch, but...

States & UTs

10 disappeared when the boat was in the Ghaghara River at UPs near Lakhimpur Kheri

10 disappeared when the boat was in the Ghaghara River at UPs Lakhimpur Kheri Capsizes

At least ten people were missing after a boat capsized Wednesday in the Ghaghara River near the village of Mirzapur in the Lakhimpur Kheri district of...

NH9 connecting Noida

The NH9 connecting Noida, Gaziabad, and Delhi remains closed for 22 days

Due to the repair work, Carried by the National Highway Authority of India, the vehicles are further permitted to ply from Tigri roundabout to Noida a...

POLITICS

Priyanka Gandhi

UP Election 2022: Priyanka Gandhi's political bet, smartphone and scooty promise to help voters

Congress has made another big announcement on Thursday after announcing that 40 percent tickets will...

Akhilesh & Rajbhar

After meeting with Akhilesh, Rajbhar announces party alliance with SP

SUHELDEV BHARATIYA Samaj Party (SBSP) will tie up with Samajwadi Party in subsequent year&...

ENTERTAINMENT

Actor Ananya Panday

Actor Ananya Panday Raided By Anti-Drugs Agency, Called For Questioning

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) raided Bollywood actress Ananya Panday’s home on Thursday,...

Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan meets His son Aaryan in Mumbai Jail

Mumbai:  Bollywood superstar was in Mumbai’s Arthur road jail to meet his son, and this w...

About

The Live Newz is an independent, budding and online news portal that came into existence recently. Our mission is to create and deliver the finest news for the readers. We act as a cutting-edge platform that provides the users with every update on recent happenings. We aspire to be true to the journalistic values and maintain the standard of its excellence by presenting the truth to the readers.