Ministry of Textiles18-July, 2014 16:28 IST
Production of Cotton

The Cotton Advisory Board (CAB) in its meeting dated 02nd July, 2014 estimated cotton production for the Cotton Season 2013-14 at 390 lac bales.

State-wise details of production of cotton crop is at Annexure-I

In its meeting dated 02nd July, 2014 CAB estimated surplus of 32 lac bales of cotton during the Cotton Season 2013-14.

Cotton exports are currently under Open General License subject to a prescribed procedure of registration.

 Annexure I

 

State-Wise Production of Cotton Crop for the Cotton Season 2013-14*

                         (In lakh bales of 170 kg each)

Sr. No.

Name of the State

Pressed Bales

Loose Cotton

Total

1.

2.

3.

Punjab

Haryana

Rajasthan

18.50

20.00

12.90

2.50

3.00

1.10

21.00

23.00

14.00

NORTHERN REGION

51.40

6.60

58.00

4.

5.

6.

Gujarat

Maharashtra

Madhya Pradesh

116.80

78.25

18.30

3.20

5.75

0.70

120.00

84.00

19.00

CENTRAL REGION

213.35

9.65

223.00

7.

8.

9.

Andhra Pradesh

Karnataka

Tamil Nadu

69.50

20.90

2.80

6.50

1.10

2.20

76.00

22.00

5.00

SOUTHERN REGION

93.20

9.80

103.00

10.

Odisha

3.95

0.05

4.00

11

Others

2.00

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2.00

 

TOTAL

363.90

26.10

390.00

 

*As estimated by Cotton Advisory Board (CAB) in its meeting dated 02nd July, 2014 

The information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Textiles Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

 

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