West Bengal State Marketing Board

Production of principal crops in the district of Paschim Medinipur

(Thousand tonnes)

Crops
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
Foodgrains : 
Rice
1508.2
1736.8
1629.6
1798.8
1798.9
Aus
104.6
106.4
89.2
81.3
84.1
Aman
1067.9
1260.0
1178.5
1281.1
1156.2
Boro
335.7
370.4
361.9
436.4
558.6
Wheat
22.1
24.1
21.0
15.3
16.6
Barley
-
-
-
-
-
Maize
1.7
1.6
2.0
1.8
1.0
Other Cereals
-
-
0.1
#
-
Total Cereals
1532.0
1762.5
1652.7
1815.9
1816.5
Gram
0.5
0.1
#
#
-
Tur
1.5
0.4
0.3
0.2
0.1
Other Pulses
4.9
4.3
4.0
3.2
4.2
Total Pulses
6.9
4.8
4.3
3.4
4.3
Total Foodgrains
1538.9
1767.3
1657.0
1819.3
1820.8
Oil Seeds :
Rapeseed & Mustard
17.8
16.0
16.7
13.3
14.8
Linseed
-
#
#
-
-
Other Oil seeds
58.7
62.4
62.9
86.2
113.5
Total Oil seeds
76.5
78.4
79.6
99.5
128.3
Fibres : *
Jute
77.9
72.5
74.9
70.8
53.1
Mesta
0.3
#
#
-
-
Other Fibres
2.2
2.2
1.5
4.2
4.7
Total Fibres
80.4
74.7
76.4
75.0
57.8
Miscellaneous crops :
Sugarcane(+)
178.2
122.5
175.0
205.0
243.5
Potato
1547.5
1268.7
1519.6
843.7
1874.4
Tobacco
-
-
-
-
-
Tea
-
-
-
-
-
Chillies (dry)
5.0
5.8
5.1
5.5
6.2
Ginger
1.8
1.9
2.2
2.5
2.5
Total Miscellaneous crops
1732.5
1398.9
1701.9
1056.7
2126.6

 

* 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.