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Kharif sowing 3% more than last year’s


  • According to data from the department of agriculture, the area covered under kharif crops in 2015 is now three per cent more than that of last year.
  • Pune-based Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology in its forecast said that Central India might get another spell of rains around August 25.
  • According to the proposal, farmers would be given a subsidy of 50 per cent on diesel for irrigation.
  • The Kharif season accounts for 90 per cent of annual paddy production, 70 per cent of coarse cereals output, and 70 per cent of oilseeds production.

Source: BS


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