29-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
As per the Land Use Statistics, the state-wise details of net irrigated area in the country from 2013-14 to 2015-16 (latest available)
26-Feb-2020 - 0 Comments.
Odisha State has about 6.5 million hectares of cultivable area out of the total geographical area of 15.6 million ha, accounting for 41.16%. Rice is the main crop of the State covering 75-80% of the total cultivated area with 3.8 million ha (Source: Odisha Agriculture Statistics 2013-14 ).
25-Dec-2018 - 0 Comments.
As per the results of ‘Situation Assessment Survey of Agricultural Households’ conducted by National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) in 2013, about 63.5 percent of the agricultural households in the rural areas of the country reported cultivation as their principal source of income. Details of the number of farmers still following age old practices are not available in the Survey.