West Bengal State Marketing Board

Production of principal crops in the district of Dakshin Dinajpur

(Thousand tonnes)

Crops
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
Foodgrains : 
Rice
519.6
550.5
519.3
446.4
492.0
Aus
17.0
16.9
19.7
18.2
14.6
Aman
392.0
414.7
386.3
294.4
354.9
Boro
110.6
118.9
113.3
133.8
122.5
Wheat
22.4
22.2
17.7
21.9
29.9
Barley
#
-
-
-
-
Maize
-
0.3
0.2
4.1
1.4
Other Cereals
-
-
-
-
-
Total Cereals
542.0
573.0
537.2
472.4
523.3
Gram
0.1
#
#
#
#
Tur
-
-
-
-
-
Other Pulses
2.5
0.4
0.4
0.3
0.4
Total Pulses
2.6
0.4
0.4
0.3
0.4
Total Foodgrains
544.6
573.4
537.6
472.7
523.7
Oil Seeds :
Rapeseed & Mustard
20.8
19.2
17.4
13.1
13.2
Linseed
0.1
#
#
#
0.1
Other Oil seeds
-
0.1
0.2
0.4
0.7
Total Oil seeds
20.9
19.3
17.6
13.5
14.0
Fibres : *
Jute
220.5
208.9
185.6
204.6
250.9
Mesta
34.0
27.6
48.3
43.0
39.9
Other Fibres
-
-
-
-
-
Total Fibres
254.5
236.5
233.9
247.6
290.8
Miscellaneous crops :
Sugarcane(+)
0.6
-
-
-
-
Potato
65.0
56.0
59.3
42.1
92.4
Tobacco
-
-
-
-
-
Tea
-
-
-
-
-
Chillies (dry)
1.7
1.7
1.9
2.5
3.4
Ginger
0.3
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.2
Total Miscellaneous crops
67.6
58.0
61.4
44.8
96.0

 

* 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.