West Bengal State Marketing Board

Production of principal crops in the district of Purba Medinipur

(Thousand tonnes)

Crops
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
Foodgrains : 
Rice
1008.4
1065.4
786.7
1045.3
821.8
Aus
34.5
29.2
31.1
33.6
20.2
Aman
513.7
619.1
322.4
540.4
275.9
Boro
460.2
417.1
433.2
471.3
525.7
Wheat
0.3
1.1
1.1
1.2
1.4
Barley
-
-
-
-
-
Maize
-
-
-
-
-
Other Cereals
-
-
-
-
-
Total Cereals
1008.7
1066.5
787.8
1046.5
823.2
Gram
-
-
-
-
-
Tur
-
-
-
-
-
Other Pulses
8.4
11.3
11.2
13.0
8.5
Total Pulses
8.4
11.3
11.2
13.0
8.5
Total Foodgrains
1017.1
1077.8
799.0
1059.5
831.7
Oil Seeds :
Rapeseed & Mustard
4.4
4.1
3.4
2.2
2.9
Linseed
-
-
-
-
-
Other Oil seeds
26.9
23.1
28.2
34.5
37.1
Total Oil seeds
31.3
27.2
31.6
36.7
40.0
Fibres : *
Jute
31.2
11.7
21.0
26.5
8.4
Mesta
-
-
0.3
-
-
Other Fibres
6.7
1.1
1.2
2.0
2.4
Total Fibres
37.9
12.8
22.5
28.5
10.8
Miscellaneous crops :
Sugarcane(+)
-
-
0.2
11.4
15.5
Potato
48.5
56.7
56.9
49.6
76.2
Tobacco
-
-
-
-
-
Tea
-
-
-
-
-
Chillies (dry)
2.6
3.0
3.2
3.2
7.0
Ginger
1.6
1.7
1.8
1.8
1.9
Total Miscellaneous crops
52.7
61.4
62.1
66.0
100.6

 

* 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.