Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare releases the 2017-18 Final and 2018-19 1st Advance Est. of Area and Production of Horticulture Crops Nation witnesses record production of 311.7 MT Horticulture Crops in 2017-18, 3.7% higher than the previous year and 10% higher than past 5 years’ average production

The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare has released the 2017-18 (Final) and 2018-19(1st Advance Est.) of Area and Production of Horticulture Crops. These estimates are based on the information received from different State/UTs in the country.

The following table summarizes the All-India Final Estimates: 2017-18 and 2018-19(1st Advance Estimates)vis-a-vis2016-17:

Total Horticulture

2016-17

2017-18

(Final)

2018-19

(First Adv. Est.)

Area

(Million Ha)

24.85

25.43

25.87

Production
(Million Tonnes)

300.64

311.71

314.67

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