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Telangana Bags Top Position In Agriculture Growth

The state has gained a growth of Rs 9.38 lakh crore in 2020-21 from Rs 6.09 lakh crore in 2017-18 in agriculture and its related sector

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Telangana bagged the top position among all States by registering double growth in Agriculture in a period of five years. As per the reports by Net State Value Added (NSVA), the economic activity in the agriculture sector has seen a cent per cent rise between 2017 and 2021. Telangana attained the top position by registering double growth in agriculture production.

The economic activity of NSVA has seen an enormous increase from Rs 95,098 crore in 2017-18 to Rs 1.81 lakh crore in 2020-21 in the agriculture, forestry and fishing sectors, as per the data released by "Handbook of the Statistics Indian Economy 2020-21.

Total food grain output, including pulses recorded as 1.5 crore tonnes in 2021 compared to 94 lakh tonnes in 2017. Paddy production has seen an incline from 62 lakh tonnes to 1.23 crore tonnes in 2021, the report stated.

The southern States like Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu have considered being the rapidly growing states in the agriculture sector including West Bengal.

Continual and free-of-charge irrigation functions and power supply helped Telangana to reach this goal. Several farmer-friendly schemes such as Rythu Bandhu and Rythu Bima have also been credited for the tremendous growth of crop production.

States like Gujarat, Karnataka, and Uttar Pradesh had recorded a growth of 10-50 per cent.

In addition, Telangana has also witnessed a laud growth in the mining and quarrying sector from Rs 19,885 lakh crore to Rs 25,866 crore.

Meanwhile, the manufacturing sector has seen impressive growth in trade, repair, hotels, and restaurants. It has recorded a growth of Rs 1.03 lakh crore from Rs 71,274 in 2020-21.

Crediting all the achievements of K Chandrasekhar Rao, Chief Minister of Telangana, B Vinod, Vice President of Telangana State Planning Board stated that due to the deep understanding and analysis of our CM, the socio-economic needs of the people have achieved a commendable feat.

The state has gained a growth of Rs 9.38 lakh crore in 2020-21 from Rs 6.09 lakh crore in 2017-18 in agriculture and its related sector.


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