per reports received from different States, sowing of rabi crops is
progressing well in different parts of the country.
The rabi sowing area has exceeded the area
sown by this time last year. Wheat has been sown in 187.35 lakh hectare
as compared to 181.67 lakh hectare rabi in 2011.
Total sown area stands at 420.63 lakh
hectare today as against 419.67 lakh hectare last yearThe
details of the area covered so far and that covered during this time
last year are given below: -
(Area in lakh hectare)
Area Sown (2012-13)
Area Sown (2011-12)
Total Rabi Area
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