West Bengal State Marketing Board

Production of principal crops in the district of Uttar Dinajpur

(Thousand tonnes)

Crops
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
Foodgrains : 
Rice
700.0
650.3
692.4
589.7
683.5
Aus
1.1
3.2
2.5
3.3
3.0
Aman
424.7
383.2
437.8
322.5
407.3
Boro
274.2
263.9
252.1
263.9
273.2
Wheat
93.6
104.4
77.8
86.3
98.2
Barley
0.1
0.1
0.5
0.1
#
Maize
21.3
46.6
51.8
60.2
60.5
Other Cereals
2.0
2.6
2.4
2.2
2.3
Total Cereals
817.0
804.0
824.9
738.5
844.5
Gram
0.9
0.4
0.5
0.4
0.1
Tur
#
#
#
#
-
Other Pulses
3.3
2.3
2.1
2.3
1.4
Total Pulses
4.2
2.7
2.6
2.7
1.5
Total Foodgrains
821.2
806.7
827.5
741.2
846.0
Oil Seeds :
Rapeseed & Mustard
30.6
23.1
26.0
19.5
24.5
Linseed
0.4
0.3
0.4
0.2
0.1
Other Oil seeds
1.3
1.6
1.4
1.0
1.2
Total Oil seeds
32.3
25.0
27.8
20.7
25.8
Fibres : *
Jute
666.5
632.7
645.0
650.0
609.6
Mesta
33.9
34.4
28.5
17.7
22.1
Other Fibres
-
-
-
-
-
Total Fibres
700.4
667.1
673.5
667.7
631.7
Miscellaneous crops :
Sugarcane(+)
-
-
0.7
2.1
-
Potato
167.3
150.7
167.0
109.8
247.3
Tobacco
-
-
-
-
-
Tea
0.6
0.7
0.6
0.9
0.7
Chillies (dry)
2.1
1.8
1.9
1.6
5.1
Ginger
2.3
1.7
1.8
1.6
2.5
Total Miscellaneous crops
172.3
154.9
172.0
116.0
255.6

 

* 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.