New Delhi [India]- Boisterous with good monsoon during 2016 and various policy initiatives undertaken by the government, the country witnessed a record food grain production, estimated at, 273.38 Million tonnes in 2016-17, as per a report released by the third advance estimates of the Ministry of Agriculture.
The production is higher by 8.34 million tonnes than the previous record production of foodgrain of 265.04 million tonnes achieved during 2013-14.
The total production of rice also achieved new record estimated at 109.15 million tonnes, higher by 2.50 million tonnes than the previous year. Last year rice production was 104.41 million tonnes.
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