Bank Run

Gainers: Axis Bank (up 9%) posted 2% and 22% growth in income and operating profit,...

Premium Content
Monthly Digital Access

Subscribe

Already A Subscriber?
Login
Yearly Digital+Print Access

Subscribe

Moneylife Magazine Subscriber or MSSN member?
Login

Yearly Subscriber Login

Enter the mail id that you want to use & click on Go. We will send you a link to your email for verficiation
Acreage of kharif crops up, courtesy onset of monsoon

The kharif season starts from middle of May and sowing for the season ends by August. With the onset of monsoon, sowing area of these crops is expected to increase further

With monsoon reaching all parts of the country, sowing area of major kharif crops, including paddy and coarse cereals, has increased though pulses acreage still lags behind, reports PTI.

As per the official data, paddy sowing picked up in the last one week with its acreage going up to 72.3 lakh hectare till 9th July, which is 3.6 lakh hectare more than the same period last year.

Acreage of coarse cereals also witnessed an increase, with the crops having been sown in 58.2 lakh hectare area, 5 lakh hectare more than the corresponding period a year ago.

Sugarcane sowing area also went up to 47.37 lakh hectare as against 41.79 lakh hectare during the same year-ago period.

However, sowing of pulses is still lagging behind and has been sown in 8.2 lakh hectare area, which is marginally less than previous year's acreage of 8.4 lakh hectare.

Oilseeds acreage has also surged to 58.39 lakh hectare over last year's acreage of 56.64 lakh hectare.

The kharif season starts from middle of May and sowing for the season ends by August. With the onset of monsoon, sowing area of these crops is expected to increase further.

User

Dividend Boost

HCL Technologies gained 10% after announcing good Q4 results and a dividend payout

Gainers: HCL...

Premium Content
Monthly Digital Access

Subscribe

Already A Subscriber?
Login
Yearly Digital+Print Access

Subscribe

Moneylife Magazine Subscriber or MSSN member?
Login

Yearly Subscriber Login

Enter the mail id that you want to use & click on Go. We will send you a link to your email for verficiation

We are listening!

Solve the equation and enter in the Captcha field.
  Loading...
Close

To continue


Please
Sign Up or Sign In
with

Email
Close

To continue


Please
Sign Up or Sign In
with

Email

BUY NOW

The Scam
24 Year Of The Scam: The Perennial Bestseller, reads like a Thriller!
Moneylife Magazine
Fiercely independent and pro-consumer information on personal finance
Stockletters in 3 Flavours
Outstanding research that beats mutual funds year after year
MAS: Complete Online Financial Advisory
(Includes Moneylife Magazine and Lion Stockletter)