sowing of chana has Increased.

The sowing of chana in the country as of Feb 04 is pegged at 114.95 lakh ha as compared to 110.38 lakh ha in the corresponding period last year.

The total sowing area of Chana in Maharashtra has been increased to 27.085 Lakh ha as compared to 24.750 Lakh ha as compared to last year. Madhya Pradesh has been also increased to 25.06 Lakh hectare as compared to 24.84 lakh hectare.