Trends in Foodgrain Production in India

Food Grains include Rice, wheat, maize, coarse cereals and pulses. In 2014-15, India’s estimated food grain production stands at 257 million tonnes with 103 million tonnes rice; 96 million tonnes wheat, 23 million tonnes maize and 18.4 million tonne of pulses.
Historical Trend in Food grain Production
In 1947, India’s population was 330 million and in those days, feeding people was biggest c…

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