4.

13 (b): Area, Production and Yield of Gram during 2008-09 and 2009-10 in major
alongwith coverage under Irrigation

Producing States

Area - Million Hectares
Production - Million Tonnes
Yield - Kg./ Hectare
2009-10
2008-09
%
Production
%
Yield
Area
%
Production
to
to
to
All - India
All - India
All - India
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Madhya Pradesh
3.09
37.77
3.30
44.20
1071
2.84
35.99
2.79
Maharashtra
1.29
15.80
1.11
14.90
863
1.14
14.48
0.77
Andhra Pradesh
0.65
7.92
0.85
11.32
1308
0.61
7.69
0.86
Karnataka
0.97
11.90
0.57
7.68
591
0.73
9.25
0.40
Rajasthan
0.88
10.83
0.53
7.15
604
1.26
15.96
0.98
Uttar Pradesh
0.62
7.57
0.51
6.81
824
0.55
7.02
0.56
Chattisgarh
0.25
3.09
0.22
2.97
880
0.24
3.04
0.20
Gujarat
0.13
1.62
0.13
1.67
947
0.18
2.22
0.18
Haryana
0.08
1.03
0.06
0.83
738
0.12
1.56
0.13
Bihar
0.06
0.71
0.06
0.78
1014
0.06
0.78
0.06
Orissa
0.05
0.55
0.03
0.45
749
0.04
0.48
0.02
West Bengal
0.02
0.27
0.02
0.32
1110
0.02
0.27
0.02
Others
0.08
0.96
0.07
0.92
@
0.10
1.27
0.09
All India
8.17
100.00
7.48
100.00
915
7.89
100.00
7.06
@ - Since area/ production is low in individual states, yield rate is not worked out.
Note: States have been arranged in descending order of percentage share of production during 2009-10.
* Provisional
State

Area

Source: Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation.

Area

%
to
All - India
10
39.47
10.96
12.14
5.67
13.90
7.96
2.82
2.51
1.81
0.80
0.35
0.32
1.29
100.00

Yield Under Irrigation(%)
2008-09*
11
981
677
1412
552
779
1014
831
1011
1041
925
662
1037
@
895

12
51.4
25.7
2.1
17.2
38.7
14.7
31.4
28.8
15.7
5.9
32.7
33.6

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