Despite record rice output, foodgrains production likely to fall 1 per cent: Government

Despite record rice output, foodgrains production likely to fall 1 per cent: Government

 India's foodgrains production is estimated to decline by one per cent to 281.37 million tonnes in 2018-19 despite record rice output, as the country is likely to harvest lower coarse cereals and pulses crops, the government said on Thursday.

The country had produced 284.83 million tonnes (MT) in the 2017-18 crop year (July-June).
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