Summer rice sowing area decreased by 2.7%:

According to Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, the area under Summer rice is decreased by 2.7 percent to 3,929 thousand hectares as against 4,037 thousand hectares sowed during the same period last year.

Telangana stands out among the Indian states as the one that contributes the most to the sowing of rice, with 1,478 thousand hectares. Comparing this to the 1,544 thousand hectares of sowing over the same period last year, there has been seen a decline of 4.3%.

Tamil Nadu, with its 1,206 thousand hectares of sown land, comes in second among the states. However, when compared to the 1,210 thousand hectares over the same period last year, this statistic shows a loss of 0.3%.