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Dept of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare releases Final estimates of 2022-23

The horticulture production in the country in 2022-23 is estimated to be about 355.48 million tonnes, an increase of about 8.30 million Tonnes (2.39 per cent) over 2021-22.

The Department of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare has released the Final Estimates of 2022-23, compiled on the basis of information received from States/ UTs and other governmental source agencies.

Highlights of 2022-23 (Final Estimates):     

The horticulture production in the country in 2022-23 (Final Estimates) is estimated to be about 355.48 million Tonnes, an increase of about 8.30 million Tonnes (2.39 per cent) over 2021-22. An increase in area of 1.41 per cent or 0.40 million Ha is observed in 2022-23 (Final Estimates) over 2021-22.

The Fruit production is estimated to be 110.21 million Tonnes in 2022-23 (Final Estimates), mainly due to increases in production of Apple, Banana, Grapes, Mango and Watermelon.

Production of vegetables has increased from 209.14 million Tonnes in 2021-22 to 212.55 million Tonnes in 2022-23 (Final Estimates). This is mainly contributed by increase registered in all vegetables except Chillies (Green), Onion, Radish, Tapioca and Tomato.

Onion: Production in 2022-23 (Final Estimates) is estimated to be 302.08 Lakh Tonne compared to 316.87 Lakh Tonne in 2021-22.

Potato: Production in 2022-23 (Final Estimates) is estimated to be around 601.42 Lakh Tonne, compared to 561.76 Lakh Tonne estimated for 2021-22.

Tomato: Production in 2022-23 (Final Estimates) is estimated to be around 204.25 Lakh Tonne, compared to 206.94 Lakh Tonne estimated for 2021-22.

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