Estimated decrease in the production of Kharif crop in the crop year 2022-23 in the country. According to the estimates of Origo Commodities, the total kharif production in 2022-23 is estimated to be 640.42 million metric tonnes, which is 2 per cent lower than the previous year. The total Kharif production in 2021-22 was 653.59 million metric tonnes. According to Rajiv Yadav, Senior Vice President, Origo Commodities, overall kharif production is expected to decline mainly due to reduction in area under paddy, groundnut, castor, sugarcane and jute, as well as the negative impact of yield reduction.
Tarun Tatsangi says that as far as the production estimate of soybean is concerned, soybean production in 2022-23 is estimated to increase by 4.5 percent year-on-year to 12.48 million metric tons, while in 2021-22, soybean production is 11.95 million metric tons. was. Though soyabean sowing is same as last year, but due to increase in yield, production may be higher.
According to Inderjit Paul, Senior Manager (Commodity Research), Origo E-Mandi, maize production is estimated to increase by 1 per cent year-on-year to 21.95 million metric tonnes in 2022-23, as against 21.77 million metric tonnes in 2021-22. On the other hand, if we talk about paddy, there is a possibility of decline in its production.
According to the production estimates of Origo Commodities, paddy production in 2022-23 is projected to decline by 13 per cent year-on-year to 96.7 million metric tons, as against 111.17 million metric tons in 2021-22. The area under paddy has registered a decline of about 9 per cent as compared to last year. Paddy crop has been adversely affected due to deficient rains in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Bihar.