West Bengal State Marketing Board

Production of principal crops in the district of Purulia

(Thousand tonnes)

Crops
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
Foodgrains : 
Rice
639.7
673.7
528.9
731.4
768.2
Aus
2.7
1.6
1.5
3.0
3.8
Aman
632.9
669.3
524.6
725.1
760.0
Boro
4.1
2.8
2.8
3.3
4.4
Wheat
8.2
3.4
7.1
3.7
3.8
Barley
-
-
-
-
-
Maize
20.7
20.5
17.9
19.3
7.0
Other Cereals
0.2
0.2
0.2
#
0.1
Total Cereals
668.8
697.8
554.1
754.4
779.1
Gram
0.3
#
#
#
0.1
Tur
0.9
0.3
1.0
1.0
0.3
Other Pulses
5.1
8.1
3.5
5.2
4.5
Total Pulses
6.3
8.4
4.5
6.2
4.9
Total Foodgrains
675.1
706.2
558.6
760.6
784.0
Oil Seeds :
Rapeseed & Mustard
0.9
0.9
1.6
2.5
0.7
Linseed
#
#
0.3
0.3
0.2
Other Oil seeds
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.9
1.6
Total Oil seeds
2.1
2.2
3.3
4.7
2.5
Fibres : *
Jute
-
-
-
-
-
Mesta
2.1
0.1
0.2
0.6
#
Other Fibres
0.5
0.9
0.9
0.9
2.8
Total Fibres
2.6
1.0
1.1
1.5
2.8
Miscellaneous crops :
Sugarcane(+)
7.5
33.4
13.7
12.8
42.5
Potato
30.3
24.3
16.5
15.8
9.3
Tobacco
-
#
#
#
#
Tea
-
-
-
-
-
Chillies (dry)
0.5
0.7
0.6
0.6
2.1
Ginger
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.2
Total Miscellaneous crops
38.4
58.5
30.9
29.3
54.1

 

* 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.