Agriculture Product Export: India is making rapid development in the agriculture sector. This is the reason that during the April to October quarter, India has exported more than last year. According to the information given by the Ministry of Agriculture on Monday, during the April-October period of the current financial year, India’s export of agriculture and allied goods has increased by 11.97 percent to $ 30.21 billion.
At the same time, during the April to October period of the financial year 2021-22, the total exports were $ 26.98 billion. Wheat, basmati rice, raw cotton, castor oil, coffee and fruits have been mainly exported from India. Similarly, in the financial year 2021-22, the total exports had increased by 20 percent to $ 50.24 billion, while during the previous financial year, the total exports were $ 41.86 billion.
Export of 46.56 lakh tonnes of wheat
In the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Anupriya Patel has informed that the export of wheat during the April-October period has been worth $ 1.5 billion, which is 46.56 lakh tonnes. While the export of basmati rice has been 2.54 billion dollars (24.10 lakh tonnes).
More than four thousand farmer organizations registered
The Ministry of Agriculture also informed that about 1 thousand 260 wholesale markets in 22 states and three union territories have been electronically linked to the National Agriculture Market. In this, 1.72 crore farmers and 2.13 lakh traders have been registered till December. Also, 4,015 Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) have been registered with the new scheme.
Increased yield due to Kisan Rail
According to the information given by the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry said that in July 2020, the facility of ‘Kisan Rail’ was started. Since then, there has been facility in agricultural produce and import-export. Due to this, the logistics of agricultural produce has improved. Tell that till December this year, Kisan Rail has been run on 167 routes in the country.