Department of Public Relation:Government of Madhya Pradesh

Fact File - Madhya Pradesh 

AGRICULTURE

Fact File
About MP
♦ Agriculture
Industry and Minerals
Irrigation and Power
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Festivals
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Districts of M.P.

Agriculture is the mainstay of the State's economy and 74.73 per cent of the people are rural. As much as 49 per cent of the land area is cultivable.

Agriculture (Land Utilization) (2017-2018)
  Area according to village Papers (Lakh in Hect.) 231.29
  Area under forest (Lakh in Hect.) 87.08
  Culturable Waste Land (Lakh in Hect) 9.67
  Total Fellow Land 10.29
  Net Area Sown 151.91
  Gross Cropped Area 251.14
  Double Cropped Area 99.23
  Net Irrigated Area 105.66
  Gross Irrigated Area  113.94
Land Holding (Agricultural Census, 2010-11)
  No. of Land Holdings  8873.000 (In Thousand)
  Area of Land Holding  15836.000 (In Hect.)
  Averages Size of Land Holding  1.78 (Hect.)
Agriculture Production (2017-2018) 
  Food Grains Production  436.35  (Lakh M. T.)
  Soyabeen 53.21
  Total Oil Seeds (Including Soyabeen) 69.47 
  Sugar Cane (In Term of Gur) 5.43
  Cotten (Lakh Bales of 170 K.G.) 18.49
Average Yield of Principals Crops (2018-2019)
  (K. G. per Hect.)
  Rice (Peddy) 3507
  Wheat 3537
  Jawar 1933
  Gram 1525
  Soyabeen 1072
  Sugarcane (in term of Gur) 61545
  Cotton 1580