West Bengal State Marketing Board

Production of principal crops in the district of Bankura

(Thousand tonnes)

Crops
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
Foodgrains : 
Rice
867.0
958.5
1013.4
1138.0
1173.6
Aus
54.2
53.0
39.2
53.2
55.1
Aman
707
802.5
847.1
945.6
926.3
Boro
105.8
103.0
127.1
139.2
192.2
Wheat
19.6
14.6
12.5
12.8
7.7
Barley
-
-
-
-
-
Maize
0.7
1.1
1.5
2.1
0.7
Other Cereals
0.3
0.1
0.4
0.5
0.5
Total Cereals
887.6
974.3
1027.8
1153.4
1182.5
Gram
#
0.2
#
#
0.1
Tur
#
#
#
#
#
Other Pulses
0.7
0.2
0.4
0.2
0.2
Total Pulses
0.7
0.4
0.4
0.2
0.3
Total Foodgrains
888.3
974.7
1028.2
1153.6
1182.8
Oil Seeds :
Rapeseed & Mustard
9.3
6.9
7.7
6.3
8.1
Linseed
#
#
#
#
#
Other Oil seeds
25.5
11.7
11.7
20.2
22.1
Total Oil seeds
34.8
18.6
19.4
26.5
30.2
Fibres : *
Jute
0.2
5.2
0.1
0.6
0.8
Mesta
0.9
#
#
#
-
Other Fibres
1.2
1.1
1.0
1.0
1.9
Total Fibres
2.3
6.3
1.1
1.6
2.7
Miscellaneous crops :
Sugarcane(+)
0.6
1.0
0.6
0.7
1.1
Potato
370.7
539.0
650.2
456.4
941.7
Tobacco
#
#
#
#
#
Tea
-
-
-
-
-
Chillies (dry)
1.7
1.4
1.7
1.7
1.7
Ginger
0.3
0.3
0.4
0.5
0.5
Total Miscellaneous crops
373.3
541.7
652.9
459.3
945.0

 

* In 1000 bales of 180 kgs each               (+) In terms of gur           '# Less than 50 tonnes

Sources : 1) Directorate of Agriculture, Govt.of W. B.

Sources : 2) Bureau of Applied Economics & Statistics, Govt.of W. B.