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Government of India
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
29-July-2016 17:42 IST
Production of Apple Increases by About 36% in 2015-16

 

According to the information received from the states so far, there is likely to be an increase of about 36% in apple production in the country during the year, 2015-16 as compared to the previous year, 2014-15.  

 

The details of the production of apple during each of last three years and the estimated production during the current year in major apple producing States, State-wise is given below.

 

 

Production of Apple in Major Apple Producing States

Production in '000 MT

STATES/UTs

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16                                       (Provisional)

JAMMU & KASHMIR

1348.15

1647.69

1368.63

2003.07

HIMACHAL PRADESH

412.40

738.72

625.20

753.35

UTTARAKHAND

123.23

77.45

106.10

106.14

OTHERS

31.60

33.82

33.91

34.03

TOTAL (All INDIA)

1915.38

2497.68

2133.84

2896.59

               Source: Horticulture Statistics Division, Department of Agriculture,Coopn & FW

 

 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Shri Parshottam Rupala today in Rajya Sabha.

 

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