With reference to the agricultural production and productivity, the Western States such as Punjab, Haryana and Western UP contribute more in the central pool in comparison to Eastern States. Consider the following statements is this regard:
- The higher contribution by western states is mainly because of better access to irrigation
- The irrigation in western states is predominantly via groundwater sources
- The eastern states are more vulnerable to natural calamities such as floods, cyclones, drought
Which among the above statements is / are correct?